Friday Emerging Threats

From my UPI Emerging Threats beat.  Click on headlines to read full story.

UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 9 (UPI) — A top U.N. official said in New York the international community must pay closer attention to lower-profile conflicts around the world.


KATHMANDU, Nepal, Jan. 9 (UPI) — The head of the United Nations has called for a six-month extension of the U.N. mission in Nepal to help support the peace process.


NEW DELHI, Jan. 9 (UPI) — Newly elected Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has promised there will be zero tolerance for terrorist activities in the country.


LONDON, Jan. 9 (UPI) — A Darfur-like crisis could spread across the whole of Sudan if the Comprehensive Peace Agreement fails, according to a Chatham House report released Friday.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 (UPI) — The U.S. Homeland Security Department’s widely dispersed offices will be consolidated after the approval of a plan by the National Capital Planning Commission.

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