Wednesday Emerging Threats

From my UPI Emerging Threats beat. Click on headlines for full stories.

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, Jan. 14 (UPI) — A British and Canadian raid on a Taliban stronghold in southern Afghanistan resulted in the uncovering of a weapons cache and bomb-making factory.

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 (UPI) — A new study has identified the state of biometric security capabilities for the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation to support counter-terrorism operations.

VIENNA, Jan. 14 (UPI) — The United Nations has released a security handbook detailing ways to reduce crime and other threats in the southern African and Caribbean regions.

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo, Jan. 14 (UPI) — Rebel groups deploying child soldiers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have prompted the United Nations to demand all children be released immediately.

MANILA, Philippines, Jan. 14 (UPI) — The president of the Philippines has called for the resumption of peace talks with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front separatist group.

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