Tuesday Emerging Threats

From my UPI Emerging Threats beat. Click on headlines to view stories.

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo, Feb. 3 (UPI) — The United Nations is calling on militiamen from the rebel Democratic Liberation Forces of Rwanda to end the ongoing violence and join a repatriation program.

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 (UPI) — A top U.S. Defense Department official said in order to counter modern terrorist threats, development of new capabilities in outer space is critical.

BRUSSELS, Feb. 3 (UPI) — The European Parliament Tuesday praised the U.S. decision to close the Guantanamo Bay prison and debated whether European countries should take prisoners.

KHARTOUM, Sudan, Feb. 3 (UPI) — The recent deterioration of security in the Darfur region of Sudan is increasingly threatening civilian safety, a top U.N. official said Tuesday.

KHARKIV, Ukraine, Feb. 3 (UPI) — The Ukrainian Defense Ministry Tuesday hosted top defense experts for a conference addressing security concerns in Europe and the Euro-Atlantic region.

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