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Vienna: online child abuse is a growing international concern.

Vienna: online child abuse is a growing international concern.

In Vienna , under the umbrella of the UNODC, this week a group of experts met to review the effects of new information technology on the abuse and exploitation of…

European Commission to fight “Designer” drugs

European Commission to fight “Designer” drugs

The European Commission today proposed to strengthen the European Union’s ability to respond to ‘legal highs’ – new psychoactive substances used as alternatives to illicit drugs such as cocaine and…

Gibraltar crisis risks UK-Spain relationship.

Britain’s relationship with Spain risks being badly soured as a result of the ongoing spat over Gibraltar, a Foreign Office minister has warned, in comments that lay bare how worried…

Al Qaeda is planning attacks on high-speed trains in Europe, says NSA.

Al Qaeda is planning attacks on high-speed trains in Europe, says NSA.

Al Qaeda is planning attacks on high-speed trains in Europe and the authorities in Germany have stepped up security on the country’s rail system, a German newspaper reported on Monday.…

By Chuck Brooks: How to strengthen the public/private partnership through open collaboration, best practices, and shared research and development.

By Chuck Brooks: How to strengthen the public/private partnership through open collaboration, best practices, and shared research and development.

“The Internet was invented in a government laboratory, but it was the corporate vision that had it commercialized and institutionalized. It’s a great example of how the public and private…

IAEA report shows improvement in safety of old nuclear plants, like Tricastin.

IAEA report shows improvement  in safety of old nuclear plants, like Tricastin.

Significant progress was made last year in strengthening nuclear safety around the world, the U.N. atomic watchdog said in its annual review, despite the “challenge” posed by a large number…

Toulouse, Boston, Sweden, now terrorist attacks to soldiers in France and England: all mere coincidence, or something else?

Toulouse, Boston, Sweden, now terrorist attacks to soldiers in France and England: all mere coincidence, or something else?

What happened in England.- The UK government has defended security services against criticism they missed signs which might have helped prevent the murder of a soldier in London. The security…

Biometrics in Europe and U.S. have evolved dramatically.

Biometrics in Europe and U.S. have evolved dramatically.

The intelligence community is pushing to make biometrically enabled intelligence — the art of identifying people by fingerprints, digital mugshots, iris scans or DNA — a regular part of business.…

Portugal plans reducing Defence budget.

Portugal plans reducing Defence budget.

This is one of the transitional provisions contained in a working paper produced inside the Ministry of Defence titled “Reform of National Defense in Portugal,” which also proposes the suspension…

Italian far right growing.

Italian far right growing.

Italy’s economic crisis has provided a perfect breeding ground for far-right and extremist politics. Italy’s far right is not the strongest or most active in Europe, but a summer 2012…