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NATO battalion conducts military exercise in Poland amid tensions with Russia

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 20/11/2021 - 03:14
A multinational NATO battalion has conducted military drills in Poland amid heightened tensions along the country's border with Russia's close ally, Belarus, and US provocations in the Black Sea region.
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Germany Holds First Talks With Taliban In Afghanistan

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 20/11/2021 - 03:14
Germany has sent high-ranking diplomats to Kabul to meet with the Taliban for the first time since the militia group took power in Afghanistan.
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US Rebuffs Taliban Appeal to Congress to Release Afghan Central Bank Assets

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 20/11/2021 - 03:14
The United States has berated the Taliban for what it said were misconstrued facts the Islamist group penned in a letter to the U.S. Congress this week regarding Afghanistan's economic and humanitarian crisis.
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Georgian Opposition Rallies In Support Of Hunger-Striking Saakashvili

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 20/11/2021 - 03:14
Hundreds of protesters have gathered in the center of the Georgian capital to demand the transfer of jailed former President Mikheil Saakashvili to a high-profile civilian clinic as concerns grow over the health of the opposition figure, who has been on a hunger strike for 50 days.
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FDA, CDC Authorize Pfizer, Moderna Boosters for All US Adults

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 20/11/2021 - 03:14
A U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory panel Friday voted unanimously to make COVID-19 vaccine booster shots available to those 18 and older. The CDC also said those older than 50 should get a booster.
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Austria Imposes COVID Lockdown as Cases Surge

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 20/11/2021 - 03:14
Austrian Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg announced Friday the government will begin a nationwide lockdown Monday and mandate vaccinations for all, making it the first European nation to reimpose COVID-19 measures, as cases throughout the region surge.
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German Officials: Current COVID Surge Is 'National Emergency'

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 20/11/2021 - 03:14
German health officials said Friday the current COVID-19 situation in the country is a national emergency and called for immediate measures to be taken to mitigate the situation — including lockdowns, even for people who have been vaccinated.
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Germany's daily COVID-19 infections reach record high of 65,000

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 20/11/2021 - 03:14
The number of daily COVID-19 infections in Germany continued to rise strongly, exceeding 65,000 for the first time since the pandemic began, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases announced on Thursday.
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Germany faces 'national emergency'; Austria to reimpose full lockdown amid COVID surge

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 20/11/2021 - 03:14
The German Health Ministry has announced that a new wave of coronavirus infections has plunged the country into a national emergency.
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NATO Secretary General: Germany has a special responsibility to keep NATO strong

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 20/11/2021 - 03:14
Speaking at the German Atlantic Association 'NATO Talk 2021' conference on Friday (19 November 2021), NATO's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg stressed the importance of transatlantic unity in the face of today's challenges: ''These challenges are all very different, but they have one thing in common'', he said. ''The best way to tackle them is to stay united. Europe and North America together, in NATO''.
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'Grotesque And Wrong': Foreign Diplomats Called Out For Meeting Taliban Without Women

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 20/11/2021 - 03:14
Since the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan, the international community has pledged to hold the militant Islamist group accountable for its treatment of women.
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US accuses China of threatening peace after water cannon used on Philippine ships

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 20/11/2021 - 03:14
The United States spoke up Friday in support of the Philippines after Chinese coastguard vessels were accused of harassing Philippine resupply ships with water cannon in the South China Sea.
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Statement by the North Atlantic Council on the recent anti-satellite missile test conducted by the Russian Federation

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 20/11/2021 - 03:14
"The North Atlantic Council strongly condemns the Russian Federation's reckless and irresponsible anti-satellite missile test on 15 November 2021."
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Navy to Christen Future Littoral Combat Ship Marinette

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 20/11/2021 - 03:14
The Navy will christen the future USS Marinette (LCS 25) as the newest Freedom variant littoral combat ship (LCS) during a 10:00 a.m. CST ceremony Saturday, Nov. 20, in Marinette, Wisconsin.
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NATO Secretary General discusses Belarus, Russia, with Chancellor Merkel

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 20/11/2021 - 03:14
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is meeting Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Friday (19 November 2021) for talks on current security challenges and further strengthening NATO.
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NATO Secretary General reaffirms Alliance unity in the face of security challenges

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 20/11/2021 - 03:14
Arriving at the German Atlantic Association 'NATO Talk 2021' conference in Berlin on Friday (19 November 2021), NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg commended Germany on its contributions to NATO.
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On the Situation in the South China Sea

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 20/11/2021 - 03:14
Two days ago, the People's Republic of China (PRC) Coast Guard blocked and used water cannons against Philippine resupply ships en route to Second Thomas Shoal in the South China Sea.
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Yemeni forces gain more ground near Ma'rib City

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 20/11/2021 - 03:14
Yemeni army troops and allied fighters from Popular Committees have taken control over new areas near Ma'rib as part of a battle to liberate the city from occupation by Saudi-backed militants.
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