From my UPI Emerging Threats beat. Click on headlines to read stories.
UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 27 (UPI) — In a move to continue security reforms and prevent a return to violence, the U.N. Security Council has extended the U.N. mandate in Timor-Leste.
SKOPJE, Macedonia, Feb. 27 (UPI) — The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe is backing a new book that guides local authorities on meeting international detention laws.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) — The U.S. Homeland Security and State departments said Thursday the statutory criteria for implementing the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative have been met.
BOGOTA, Feb. 27 (UPI) — The International Committee of the Red Cross has targeted infrastructure projects as a way to support civilians exposed to Colombia’s conflict with terrorists.
MOGADISHU, Somalia, Feb. 27 (UPI) — The difficulty of telling pirates from fisherman in the volatile waters off Somalia’s coast poses a significant challenge, a British naval official said.