Daily Archives: December 19, 2014

Egypt universities outsource security

[Translate] EGYPT PULSE إقرأ باللغة العربية نبض مصر Personnel from Falcon Group International conduct searches as students arrive for a new academic year at the main gate of Al-Azhar University during a protest, in Cairo, Oct. 12, 2014.  (photo by … Continue reading

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G4S guards found not guilty of manslaughter of Jimmy Mubenga

[Translate] G4S guards found not guilty of manslaughter of Jimmy Mubenga Terrence Hughes, Colin Kaler and Stuart Tribelnig cleared of killing Mubenga, who died as he was being deported from UK Jimmy Mubenga died on board a plane at Heathrow … Continue reading

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Floating arsenals: The boats full of guns for hire against pirates

[Translate] 7 December 2014 Last updated at 19:30 ET Floating arsenals: The boats full of guns for hire against pirates The floating armouries are generally moored in international waters around the edge of the Indian Ocean Continue reading the main … Continue reading

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Q&A: Floating Armouries

[Translate] Q&A: Floating Armouries Published on December 18, 2014 What are Floating Armouries?They are vessels used to store weapons, ammunition, and related equipment such as body armour and night vision goggles for use by Private Maritime Security Companies. They also … Continue reading

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Press release: Lack of regulation and oversight of floating armouries used to store weapons for Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSCs), need for international action

[Translate] Press release: Lack of regulation and oversight of floating armouries used to store weapons for Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSCs), need for international action Published on December 18, 2014 12 UK companies storing weapons on floating armouries registered to … Continue reading

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New report: Lack of regulation and oversight of floating armouries used to store weapons for Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSCs), need for international action

[Translate] New report: Lack of regulation and oversight of floating armouries used to store weapons for Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSCs), need for international action Published on December 18, 2014 A new report, Floating Armouries: Implications and risks by Omega … Continue reading

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The gunship archipelago

[Translate] The gunship archipelago Paul Rogers 18 December 2014 The growth of secretive floating armouries raises a challenge to maritime security worldwide. The MV Sinbad is a vessel of 250 gross tonnage, originally built as a fisheries patrol-boat in Sweden … Continue reading

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48,000 Federal Employees Potentially Affected by Second Background Check Hack

[Translate] 48,000 Federal Employees Potentially Affected by Second Background Check Hack wk1003mike/Shutterstock.com By Nextgov Staff December 18, 2014 15 Comments This story has been updated.  The Office of Personnel Management is alerting more than 48,000 federal employees their personal information … Continue reading

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