From my Emerging Threats beat. Click on headlines to read stories I filed under the UPI byline.
KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 7 (UPI) — Aid operations in Congo’s volatile North Kivu province face serious challenges as violence continues, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross.
SKOPJE, Macedonia, May 7 (UPI) — Macedonian security authorities are participating in a training course aimed at strengthening efforts to counter organized crime in the country.
ORLANDO, Fla., May 7 (UPI) — An open-source crisis-mapping Internet platform originally created by Ushahidi to track violence in Africa has received a grant for further development.
LONDON, May 7 (UPI) — The British Defense Ministry said Thursday following a naval base review that the Royal Navy’s bases will undergo changes to ensure future capabilities.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, May 7 (UPI) — An ongoing conflict between the Sri Lankan army and rebels in the north of the country has displaced more than 192,000 people, according to the United Nations.