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Final phase of Sri Lankan demining will take longer

6th February 2014

KILINOCHCHI - Sri Lankan military officials have confirmed that the “final phase” of landmine clearance in the conflict-affected parts of northern Sri Lanka will take another two or three years. “What remains to be cleared are the difficult stretches. This requires… [source: IRIN]

Nuclear Security Summit negotiators meet in Thailand

14th January 2014

Negotiators from the countries and organisations that will participate in the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) are meeting this week in Thailand for what is likely to be the final preparatory meeting ahead of the Summit in March. The delegates… [source: Nuclear Security Summit 2014]