Monday Emerging Threats

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

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 (UPI) — An international group of experts on genocide has used the term for the first time about the activities of strongman Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe.

BRUSSELS, Jan. 12 (UPI) — A European Union and NATO effort to stabilize the Balkans could be undermined by a dispute between Greece and Macedonia, the International Crisis Group says.

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan, Jan. 12 (UPI) — The British Ministry of Defense Police are working to counter the ongoing heroin threat in England by targeting illicit poppy growers in Afghanistan.

GENEVA, Switzerland, Jan. 12 (UPI) — The growing threat to health workers in conflict zones has prompted the International Committee of the Red Cross to call for additional protections.

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 (UPI) — Poland has signed a deal with the United States that targets the illicit trafficking of nuclear weapons material through Poland’s border crossings and ports.

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