Friday Emerging Threats

From my Emerging Threats beat. Click on headlines to read the stories I filed under UPI.

REDMOND, Wash., April 17 (UPI) — France-based Interpol released plans to further integrate next-generation computer technologies for use by global police forces in a move to counter cybercrime.

BRUSSELS, April 17 (UPI) — The ongoing violence in eastern Sri Lanka needs to serve as a lesson for the country’s plans in the north, a report from the International Crisis Group said.

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan, April 17 (UPI) — Security experts from Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Kazakhstan and Turkey met Friday at a conference to address ways to reform Kyrgyzstan’s police.

VIENNA, April 17 (UPI) — The spread of organized criminal groups has become an escalating threat, the head of the Vienna-based U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime said.

LUCCA, Italy, April 17 (UPI) — The United Nations announced it has opened a new office in Italy in order to develop methods and policies to counter the appeal of terrorism.

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