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Insecurity: Details of President Buhari meeting with Osinbajo, northeast governors, security chiefs emerge

by on August 10, 2020 0
President Muhammadu Buhari, Monday, gave strong assurances that security will be restored to Borno State, the Northeast and the nation at large, following the recent adoption of new strategies, and the acquisition of modern military equipment. Buhari gave the assurance while speaking at the State House in Abuja during a meeting with the five... Read More

Greek national security council meets amid Turkey tension

by on August 10, 2020 0
Greece raises alert after the announcement of Turkish exploration drilling in the eastern Mediterranean. Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has convened the government’s national security council after Turkey announced its research vessel would be conducting exploratory drilling in the eastern Mediterranean in an area between Cyprus and Greece. The council, which includes the ministers... Read More

US FCC designates Huawei, ZTE as national security threats

by on July 1, 2020 0
‘We cannot and will not allow the Chinese Communist Party to exploit network vulnerabilities,’ the FCC chairman said. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Tuesday formally designated Chinese firms Huawei Technologies Co and ZTE Corp as posing threats to United States national security, a declaration that bars US firms from tapping an $8.3bn government... Read More

Taiwan opens new office for Hong Kongers after security law

by on July 1, 2020 0
Taiwan on Wednesday opened a new office to deal with Hong Kongers wanting to move to the island after Beijing passed a sweeping security law for the city. Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen had pledged a humanitarian “action plan” after Chinese authorities announced the proposed law — which was passed on Tuesday. The Taiwan-Hong Kong... Read More

Chinese lawmakers close meeting without mention of Hong Kong security law

by on June 20, 2020 0
The body that handles most lawmaking for China’s top legislative body closed its latest meeting Saturday with no word on whether it had passed a highly controversial national security law for Hong Kong. The bill — which has been strongly criticized as undermining the semi-autonomous territory’s legal and political institutions — was raised for discussion at... Read More

India, Ireland, Mexico and Norway win seats on UN Security Council

by on June 18, 2020 0
India, Ireland, Mexico and Norway won non-permanent seats on the coveted United Nations Security Council — the organization’s most powerful board — for the committee’s 2021-2022 term. India, the world’s largest country without a permanent position on the Security Council, ran unopposed for a seat allocated to its geographic region. Mexico also ran without an opponent. Vying for... Read More
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