Showing posts with label global threat. Show all posts
Showing posts with label global threat. Show all posts

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Putin warns of 'global catastrophe' in N Korea impasse

Putin warns of 'global catastrophe' in N Korea impasse
Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned of a global "catastrophe" unless a diplomatic solution over North Korea is reached, saying imposing further sanctions on North Korea would be useless.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Saturday, August 12, 2017

China urges Trump to tone down North Korea rhetoric

escalating war of words raised global alarm
Chinese leader Xi Jinping urged US President Donald Trump on Saturday to avoid rhetoric that could inflame tensions with North Korea as an escalating war of words raised global alarm.  

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Martin Schulz calls for solidarity against extremist groups in final plenary

European Parliament President Martin Schulz, in what will be the last time he presides over a full plenary in Strasbourg, opened the session on Monday with a call for unity and shared values in the fight against extremist organizations.

Saturday, July 2, 2016

States that sponsor terrorists must be made accountable: India

India has demanded in the UN that perpetrators of terror attacks and the nations that sponsor and provide safe havens to terrorists must be made accountable as it called for early adoption of the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT).

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

'Doomsday' scientists: World still under grave threat

Scientists behind a "Doomsday Clock" that measures the likelihood of a global cataclysm say the world is still under grave threat.

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists announced on Tuesday that the minute hand on the metaphorical clock remained at three minutes to midnight.

Friday, January 15, 2016

EU says attack in Jakarta reminder of global terrorism threat

European Union foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini said here on Thursday the latest attack in Indonesia was a tragic reminder that the threat is global and had to be tackled internationally.

Saturday, January 2, 2016

US concerned about Al-Qaida's re-emerging

Infamous terror group al-Qaida is back again, and that could be a dangerous development in 2016 that should not be underestimated, U.S. experts said.

Friday, January 1, 2016

Hollande: France has not finished with terrorism yet

French President Francois Hollande said in his New Year's Eve address on Thursday night that the country "has not finished with terrorism yet."

Munich police in warning over possible terror attack

German police said that they had "indications that a terror attack" was being planned for New Year's Eve in Munich, as they called on the public to avoid large gatherings and two key train stations.

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Paris scales back New Year celebrations after November attacks

Authorities in Paris have cancelled the New Year’s fireworks display on the Champs-Elysées, opting instead for a video show, as the French capital prepares to mark the event in an “atmosphere of sobriety” following the November 13 attacks.

Vienna to have strong police presence during New Year Eve celebrations

The Austrian capital is to witness a sizeable police presence during New Year's Eve celebrations in light of recent warnings over potential terror threats.

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

'Extensive' security prep in NY for New Year's Eve (mayor)

Measures to protect hundreds of thousands of revelers expected to ring in 2016 in New York are "more extensive than ever," Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday, amid global fears of an attack during New Year's Eve celebrations.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Foreign terrorist fighters pose ‘significant and evolving’ global threat, warns new UN report

 UN, 6 October 2015 – In the wake of last week’s meeting of world leaders at United Nations Headquarters on countering violent extremism, a new UN report released today throws into stark relief the growing threat posed by foreign terrorist fighters, especially in an era where extremist groups freely use social media and the Internet to disseminate their ideologies and even raise funds.

Sunday, August 23, 2015

British foreign secretary re-opens Tehran embassy

British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond on Sunday reopened Britain's embassy in Tehran, marking a major step in ending the Islamic Republic's isolation from Western powers.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Russia says no common approach with Washington on fighting ISIS/ISIL

Russia and the United States have not been able to agree a common approach to fighting Islamic State, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday after his second meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry in recent days.

Russia FM accuses US of contributing to spread of terrorism around the globe

The Islamic State terrorist group is, to a large extent, a product of a series of revolutions in the Middle East and North Africa, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told Singapore’s Channel News Asia.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Hungary's parliament votes to send troops to combat ISIS/ISIL

In a vote of 137 in favor and 57 opposed, Hungary's parliament voted on Tuesday to send a maximum of 150 soldiers to a training center in Erbil, Iraq, to help train combat forces fighting the Islamic State (IS) radical organization.

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