U.N. peacekeepers look into blast near Israel-Lebanon border

Monday, Aug 12, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.N. peacekeeping force monitoring the Israeli-Lebanese border said on Wednesday that it has opened an investigation into an incident involving an explosion that injured several Israeli Defense Forces soldiers.
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Ban praises Saudi Arabia for contributions to counterterrorism center

Monday, Aug 12, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ban Ki-moon
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Hotzone participates in seminar on chemical safety

Monday, Aug 12, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Hotzone Solutions participated in a seminar on July 22 and 23 that reviewed general aspects of chemical safety and security.
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White House developing Cybersecurity Framework to manage cyber threats

Monday, Aug 12, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The White House released a statement on Tuesday that stated it is currently developing a Cybersecurity Framework to properly manage cyber security threats.
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U.S. says closing embassies was the right thing to do

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Jay Carney
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Satellite images show escalation of destruction in Aleppo

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

High-resolution satellite images taken between August 2012 and May in Syria's largest city, Aleppo, demonstrate the increasing amount of damage and destruction caused by the recent conflict, according to a report on Wednesday.
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China reaffirms commitment to Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Wang Yi, China's Foreign Minister, reaffirmed China's commitment to the Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty on Wednesday.
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Judge Weeramantry argues nuclear weapons are illegal by religious and humanitarian law

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Christopher Gregory Weeramantry
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U.S. encourages Syria to give full access to U.N. chemical weapons team

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Following recent reports that the Syrian army used sarin gas, the U.S. continues to encourage Syria to give the U.N. chemical weapons investigation team full access, the State Department said on Thursday.
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FBI director says U.S. must create effective response against cyber threats

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Robert Mueller
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Interpol targets traffickers in Eastern and Southern Africa

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Interpol announced on Thursday a successful operation across Eastern and Southern Africa that targeted human, drugs, and arms traffickers.
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Andrew Velasquez gives statement on FEMA Region V emergency plan

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Andrew Velasquez
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U.S. Senate confirms Haney for Stratcom, Scaparrotti for Korean forces

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Senate recently confirmed President Barack Obama's nominations of Navy Admiral Cecil Haney to command U.S. Strategic Command and Army Lieutenant General Curtis Scaparrotti to command U.S. Forces Korea.
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U.S. continues national emergency with respect to export control regulations

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

U.S. President Barack Obama will continue for one additional year the national emergency declared with respect to export control regulations, the White House announced on Thursday.
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ASSE approves Executive Order to strengthen chemical safety

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The American Society of Safety Engineers released a statement on August 5 that showed the organization's approval of President Barack Obama's Executive Order to improve and strengthen federal agency coordination of U.S. chemical facility safety and security oversight.
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Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu reports Iran is accelerating its quest for nuclear weapons

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Benjamin Netanyahu
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U.S., Russia discuss Syria at 2+2 meeting

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

John Kerry
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President Obama: U.S. will continue to be vigilant against terrorism

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Barack Obama
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U.N. representative Gyorgy Busztin outraged by Iraq car bombings

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

U.N. representative Gyorgy Busztin expressed his outrage and shock on Sunday after a group of coordinated car bombings took the lives of dozens in Iraq.
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Ban Ki-moon speaks on disarmament at the 68th anniversary of Nagasaki bombing

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ban Ki-moon
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