Militarisation by both sides along the border has risen and public animosity between the two countries is growing, said Igor Sutyagin, senior research fellow at the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies and a former political prisoner in Russia."We have another Kashmir in the middle of Europe...There will be clashes from time to time because neither side will be able to pull back," he told delegates at a Global Security Seminar organised by the Thomson Reuters Foundation, referring to the disputed territory on the border between India and Pakistan.It has been described as one of the most effective and repressive intelligence and secret police agencies to have ever existed.The Stasi was headquartered in East Berlin, with an extensive complex in Berlin-Lichtenberg and several smaller facilities throughout the city.
Retired lieutenant-general Joseph K Kellogg Jr, a Vietnam War veteran, has been appointed as acting national security adviser.
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LONDON, Oct 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The tug-of-war between Russia and Ukraine over the separatist stronghold city of Donetsk has created a European Kashmir and will lead to several years of conflict, an expert on Russia said on Wednesday.
25 August 2017 – The head of the United Nations political office visited Somalia this week, where he praised the “real forward momentum” in the country's political development, and reiterated UN support as the Horn of Africa country tackles its challenges, such as the fight against the group Al Shabaab.
25 August 2017 – United Nations Secretary-general António Guterres today strongly condemned the attacks carried out against the Myanmar security forces in northern areas of Rakhine State, expressing concern about escalating tensions in the region.