Monday Emerging Threats

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

LONDON, March 23 (UPI) — A new court in Africa will target the widespread abuse of human rights and could mark a shift away from impunity, a report from the Chatham House said.

BRUSSELS, March 23 (UPI) — The distrust between the Free Aceh Movement and the Indonesian military is threatening the country’s unity, an International Crisis Group report said.

TBILISI, Georgia, March 23 (UPI) — The tensions in Georgia have prompted calls for a consensus on the continued presence of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe in the country.

VIENNA, March 23 (UPI) — The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said the global economic crisis may be prompting a surge in xenophobia, raising concerns about violence.

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, March 23 (UPI) — Central Asia became the fifth nuclear-weapon-free zone in the world Saturday, drawing praise from the head of the United Nations.

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