U.S. taking action to prevent al Qaida threat out of an abundance of caution

Thursday, Aug 8, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Jay Carney
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Emergent reports financial results and accomplishments for Q2 2013

Thursday, Aug 8, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Emergent BioSolutions, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company offering products to address emerging health threats, announced its financial results and operational accomplishments on Monday for the second quarter of 2013.
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Avon awarded DoD contract for face mask

Thursday, Aug 8, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Avon Rubber announced on Monday that it has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Defense to make modified versions of its M53 face mask.
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Community College of Aurora hosts real-life emergency simulation for National Guard

Thursday, Aug 8, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Community College of Aurora, Colorado, hosted more than 200 National Guard Soldiers for a June 8 training that simulated what response teams could expect during a real national emergency.
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U.S. willing to talk with Iran if it forsakes nuclear weapon ambitions

Thursday, Aug 8, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. is open to discussions with Iran through the P5+1 and bilateral talks if Iran is willing to give up its ambitions for nuclear weapons, the White House said on Monday.
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U.S. concerned about terrorist activity in Iraq

Thursday, Aug 8, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. is concerned about terrorist activity and violence in Iraq, including a recent string of prison breaks throughout the country, the U.S. State Department said on Monday.
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UNODA's Kane gives statement on nuclear disarmament

Thursday, Aug 8, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Angela Kane
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U.S. NNSA and Tajikistan NRSA partner to prevent nuclear smuggling

Thursday, Aug 8, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration and the Nuclear and Radiation Safety Agency of Tajikistan signed a memorandum of agreement on April 29 to commit to partner against the illicit smuggling of nuclear and radiological materials.
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U.S. says it must take challenges of terrorism head-on

Friday, Aug 9, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

While the core of al-Qaida is on the path to defeat, affiliates around the world constitute a terrorist threat the U.S. must take head-on, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday.
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U.N. Security Council condemns terrorist attack in Afghanistan

Friday, Aug 9, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.N. Security Council condemned in the strongest terms a suicide bombing on Saturday near the Indian consulate in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, an attack that resulted in multiple deaths and injuries.
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White House postpones Russia-U.S. summit due to lack of progress on issues

Friday, Aug 9, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney gave a statement on Wednesday regarding President Barack Obama's upcoming trip to Russia and current issues with the country.
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Bavarian Nordic receives authorization for smallpox vaccine

Friday, Aug 9, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bavarian Nordic announced on Wednesday that it was granted marketing authorization for its IMVANEX smallpox vaccine by the European Commission.
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U.S. Ambassador DeLaurentis gives statement on disclosure of classified information

Friday, Aug 9, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Jeffrey DeLaurentis
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President Obama releases statement on 15th anniversary of embassy bombings

Friday, Aug 9, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Barack Obama
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U.N. officials urge nuclear disarmament on anniversary of Hiroshima bombing

Friday, Aug 9, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

On the 68th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, senior U.N. officials said on Tuesday that true security is based on the welfare of the people, not on military annihilation.
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Foreign Minister of China Wang Yi discusses CTBT with Lassina Zerbo of CTBTO

Friday, Aug 9, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Foreign Minister of China Wang Yi met with Executive Secretary of the Provisional Technical Secretariat of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization Lassina Zerbo in China on Tuesday.
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U.S. keeping embassies closed until threat is no longer viable

Monday, Aug 12, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Despite Yemeni reports that the country foiled a major al-Qaida plot, the U.S. is keeping its embassies closed until a threat no longer remains, the U.S. State Department said on Wednesday.
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President Obama says the U.S. does not get terrorized

Monday, Aug 12, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Barack Obama
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U.N. expresses concern about Bahrain's tougher anti-terrorism laws

Monday, Aug 12, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The United Nations human rights office said on Tuesday that it is concerned about a new recommendation in Bahrain that stiffens punishments on terrorists.
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U.N. states chemical weapon Mission in Syria is still in limbo

Monday, Aug 12, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A United Nations spokesperson released a statement on Tuesday that the date for the Mission in Syria to investigate the alleged use of chemical weapons has yet to be announced.
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