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Commission welcomes Council’s green light to start negotiations for an EU #PassengerNameRecords agreement with #Japan

Commission welcomes Council’s green light to start negotiations for an EU #PassengerNameRecords agreement with #Japan

| February 18, 2020

Today (18 February), the Council gave its green light for the EU to start negotiations with Japan on an agreement to enable the transfer of Passenger Name Records (PNR) data from the European Union to Japan, essential to strengthen the EU-Japan partnership on fighting terrorism and serious transnational crime. The agreement will set out the […]

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56th #MunichSecurityConference: #Tokayev addresses #Afghan problem.

56th #MunichSecurityConference: #Tokayev addresses #Afghan problem.

| February 15, 2020

Between February 14 and 16, more than 500 high-ranking international decision-makers are coming together for the 56th Munich Security Conference chaired by Ambassador Wolfgang Ischinger. The representatives from politics, business, science and civil society will discuss current crises and future security challenges in Munich. A total of over 35 heads of state and government and […]

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#Cybercrime – New survey shows Europeans feel better informed but remain concerned

#Cybercrime – New survey shows Europeans feel better informed but remain concerned

| January 30, 2020

The Commission has released its latest survey on Europeans’ attitudes towards cybercrime. The results show that awareness of cybercrime is rising, with 52% of respondents stating they are fairly well or very well informed about cybercrime, up from 46% in 2017. Europeans are however growing less confident about their capacity to stay safe online: 59% of […]

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UK to introduce tougher jail terms for convicted #Terrorists after London Bridge attack

UK to introduce tougher jail terms for convicted #Terrorists after London Bridge attack

| January 22, 2020

Britain will introduce tougher jail sentences for convicted terrorists and will end early release as part of a series of measures to strengthen its response to terrorism, the government said on Tuesday (21 January), writes Kylie MacLellan. Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged to make changes after an attack near London Bridge in November in which Usman […]

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#Qatar had advanced warning of Iranian oil tanker attack, failed to warn US, allies: Report

#Qatar had advanced warning of Iranian oil tanker attack, failed to warn US, allies: Report

| November 28, 2019

  A confidential western intelligence report has revealed that Qatar had advanced knowledge of the attack on several international oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman in May, believed by experts to have been carried out by Iran. The US intelligence assessment, obtained by Fox News, allegedly shows that Qatar was aware of the planned […]

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Adversaries take notice: #B52Bombers are back and ready to roll

Adversaries take notice: #B52Bombers are back and ready to roll

| October 11, 2019

Less than a month after the B-2’s departure, another Bomber Task Force deployment of B-52 Stratofortress aircraft, Airmen and support equipment from the 2nd Bomb Wing, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, arrived at RAF Fairford, England, on 10 October, to conduct theatre integration and flying training. “Bomber Task Force rotations provide us with a consistent […]

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#Huawei delivering safe networks for the 5G era

#Huawei delivering safe networks for the 5G era

| October 10, 2019

Huawei welcomes the EU coordinated 5G network security risk assessment that was released today. This exercise is an important step towards developing a common approach to cybersecurity and delivering safe networks for the 5G era. Huawei said today “We are pleased to note that the EU delivered on its commitment to take an evidence-based approach, […]

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