Tuesday Emerging Threats

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

DHAKA, Bangladesh, May 12 (UPI) — The British and Bangladeshi navies recently conducted an exercise around the Ganges Delta to improve joint counter-terrorism capabilities.

MOGADISHU, Somalia, May 12 (UPI) — A recent surge in violence in Somalia allegedly backed by foreigners drew criticism Tuesday from the U.N. envoy for the country.

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, May 12 (UPI) — The ongoing fighting between the Sri Lankan government and rebels in the northeast of the country is preventing the Red Cross from being able to deliver aid.

BRUSSELS, May 12 (UPI) — A new report from the International Crisis Group suggests the instability in Congo’s east will continue without international partnerships and a real strategy.

BRUSSELS, May 12 (UPI) — Kosovo leaders’ inclusion of Serb minorities could assure the country’s stability and independence, a report from the International Crisis Group said.


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