It might not happen today or tomorrow, but the risk of a major European conflict is very much there.
Migrants attempting to jump the fence between Morocco and Ceuta, watched by Moroccan police in December 2016.
Tensions are mounting along the EU's only land borders with Africa on the Moroccan coast.
Illicit firearms and small weapons recovered during security operations being destroyed in Nairobi.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s comments about weapons as part of development for Africa could have the opposite effect if conditions aren’t strict and democratic processes aren't followed.
Since 2001, the proportion of full-time workers who believe they will not be with their current employer has been stable at about 7.5%; and the rate for part-time workers has decreased from 15.5 to 12.6%.
Data show that people don't feel more insecure in their jobs now. In fact, that feeling is decreasing.
Local vigilantes patrol communities in north east Nigeria to repel attacks by Boko Haram militants.
Nigeria's failure to protect its citizens from Boko Haram's insurgency has given rise to vigilante groups north east of the country.
Voice authentication technology could be used to increase blockchain security.
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Providing security in the blockchain would convert into a degree of predictability in the technology. If this was shown to work in the long term, it would also create trust.
A young boy being treated at Baghbanan health centre.
A small community health project in north-west Pakistan is showing how UK aid can change lives and perhaps have an impact on national security.
Why is malware getting into your apps? For money, of course.
It's not safe out there for an app.
Unsurprisingly, the Jason Bourne films won’t tell you much about ASIO.
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James Bond and Jason Bourne have little to tell us about modern spycraft.
It’s almost impossible to adequately protect soft targets like public gatherings.
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Because physical security can only do so much, communities have a role to play.
British Muslims adopt a variety of clothing styles, from traditional to contemporary Western.
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... and that won't make anyone safer in the long run.
Many African countries are sitting on vast and under-utilised oceanic territories that have the potential to unlock enormous economic value, if properly governed.
Local and national authorities are curtailing civil liberties in the name of 'security'.
To defeat continuing terrorist attacks, defenders must adapt and learn lessons quickly.
Police on the scene in Manchester.
Low-tech threats have been the biggest concern of late, but the Manchester bombing reminds us of a host of security concerns.
An illustrated look inside.
The U.S. is considering expanding a ban it imposed in March on several Middle Eastern countries to all flights from Europe. A close look suggests the meager benefits just aren't worth the high costs.
Macron meets veterans on VE Day, the day after his own election victory.
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Reforming France's intelligence and policing practices will be a big political battle.
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer hands documents to a woman entering the U.S. from Mexico.
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President Trump wants to renegotiate or eliminate NAFTA because of its impact on U.S. trade, but the accord is also a cornerstone of continental cooperation on security issues as well.
Armed officers patrol in London in late March 2017.
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Ask when, not if, police in the UK 'shoot to kill' under revised policy.
Mapping a face is the starting point.
Computers are getting better at identifying people's faces, and while that can be helpful as well as worrisome. To properly understand the legal and privacy ramifications, we need to know how facial recognition technology works.