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Ukrainian Official Says Agreement Reached On Prisoner Swap With Separatists

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:26
Advisers to the leaders of Germany, France, Russia, and Ukraine -- the four countries part of the so-called Normandy format for talks aimed at ending the conflict in eastern Ukraine -- have reached an agreement on a prisoner swap between Kyiv and Russia-backed separatists, a senior Ukrainian official has said. the four countries part of the so-called Normandy format for talks aimed at ending
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Law On Ukraine State Language Comes Into Force

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:26
The law on Ukraine's state language came into force on July 16, two months after former President Petro Poroshenko endorsed it days before leaving office.
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MOD update on the UK military presence in the Gulf

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:26
The UK has a long-standing maritime presence in the region.
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Britain to Send Third Warship to the Persian Gulf - MoD

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:26
The news comes after London earlier this month accused Tehran of attempting to seize a British tanker in the Persian Gulf, which Iran has strongly denied.
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All S-400 defense systems will be installed by April 2020: Turkey's Erdogan

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:25
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says all the Russian S-400s received by his country will be fully deployed in April 2020, and that Ankara seeks to produce the missile defense systems jointly with Moscow.
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Turkey's Erdogan: Russian S-400 Missiles To Be Deployed By April 2020

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:25
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said its Russian-made S-400 missile-defense system will be fully deployed in April 2020.
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'Severe' new US asylum restrictions will put vulnerable families at risk, UN refugee agency says

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:25
Deeply concerned about the new rule barring from asylum the majority of people crossing the southern land border of the United States, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has warned that the 'severe' measure will endanger vulnerable people in need of international protection from violence or persecution.
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UNHCR: A Coordinated Regional Approach Needed to Resolve US Asylum Problem

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:25
The U.N. refugee agency is reiterating its call for countries in the Americas to work together to develop a coordinated regional response to the growing Central American migration and asylum problem.
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Treasury Targets Al-Qa'ida in Mali

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:25
The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), in concert with the Department of State, took action today targeting Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal-Muslimin (JNIM), a west African terrorist group designated in September 2018, by designating a JNIM leader as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13224, which targets terrorists and those providing support to terrorists
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Terrorist Designation of Ali Maychou

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:25
The U.S. Department of State (DOS), in concert with the U.S. Department of Treasury, took action today targeting Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal-Muslimin (JNIM), a West-African terrorist group designated as both a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) and as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) in September 2018.
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Children Hardest Hit by Ebola Epidemic in DR Congo

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:25
The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is affecting more children than normal. The United Nations Children's Fund says kids represent nearly one-third of current total cases, compared to about 20 percent in previous outbreaks.
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Ebola emergency meeting to go ahead as UNICEF warns of higher risk to very youngest children

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:25
Ahead of a key expert meeting convened by the United Nations to decide whether to declare the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) an international health emergency, the UN Children's Fund UNICEF warned that the epidemic "is infecting more children" than earlier outbreaks.
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