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US, Russia plan hotline to prevent cyber war: report

A hotline between the United States and Russia designed to defuse misunderstandings that could trigger a nuclear conflict will likely expand to cover the potential risk of a cyber war, The Washington Post reported Friday.

Apr 27, 2012
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Could the Mekong's water destabilise Asia?

(Phys.org) -- South-East Asian nations surrounding the Lower Mekong Basin should put construction of hydro-electric dams on the Mekong River on hold if they want to avoid a human security disaster more reminiscent ...

Apr 26, 2012
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2 managers of private-share funds charged by SEC

(AP) -- Federal regulators filed charges Wednesday against two managers of investment funds that buy stocks of privately held Internet companies including Facebook Inc. They were accused of misleading investors and failing ...

Mar 14, 2012
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Chimpanzees have policemen, too: study

Conflict management is crucial for social group cohesion, and while humans may still be working out some of the details, new research shows that some chimpanzees engage in impartial, third-party "policing" ...

Mar 07, 2012
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New data allows for unique conflict research

Which factors increase the risk for armed conflict and war? What circumstances make conflict resolution more likely to be successful? If work for peace is to bear fruit; these questions needs to be answered. Today, the Uppsala ...

Dec 08, 2011
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