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BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan, Jan. 20 (UPI) — Security authorities in Kyrgyzstan participated in a conference Tuesday designed to strengthen security through better ties between police and citizens.
KIEV, Ukraine, Jan. 20 (UPI) — Ukraine’s prime minister met with the head of Interpol Tuesday to discuss border security initiatives and ongoing efforts to secure travel documents.
MOGADISHU, Somalia, Jan. 20 (UPI) — A top U.N. official says the time has come for Somalia to commit to a real working government and end the ongoing violence in the war-ravaged country.
DAKAR, Senegal, Jan. 20 (UPI) — The 15 countries of West Africa need to strengthen cooperation to avoid instability during the global financial downturn, a United Nations report says.
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan, Jan. 20 (UPI) — British troops are working to ensure that citizens in Afghanistan’s volatile Helmand province have access to healthcare as a strategy to secure the region.