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Bahrain denies opening airspace to Qatar

Bahrain denies opening airspace to Qatar

Under the NOTAM the access route, above the Arabian Gulf, connects Iranian airspace to Bahraini. Barclays, Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank would have a hard time getting any mandates in UAE capital Abu Dhabi due to Qatar Investment Authority's (QIA) shares held in those banks, UAE officials said, according to a Financial Times report .


Turkey: Russian national detained over planned drone attack

Turkey: Russian national detained over planned drone attack

Dogan, citing security officials, said Russian national Renat Bakiev was detained after police surveillance showed him scouting the southern city of Adana, where the base is located, with the aim of launching an attack. He described Alevis as "enemies of Allah", and criticised President Tayyip Erdogan while being interrogated, Dogan said. Bakiev also admitted to surveying the area to prepare for an attack, according to police.


Trump pledges tough law-enforcement response to opioid crisis

Trump pledges tough law-enforcement response to opioid crisis

The president did not offer any policy solutions during that meeting, instead saying he would work with health care and law enforcement professionals on addressing the matter. Huntington Mayor Steve Williams said on Twitter he was ready for partnerships on how to address opioid addiction to begin. Rob Portman of OH both applauded the news.


USA report confirms 2016 as warmest year on record

USA report confirms 2016 as warmest year on record

But the National Academy of Sciences has approved it, joining academies from around the world in recognizing the scientific and human implications of a rapidly warming climate. The draft was actually completed in January. The New York Times released a draft version of the report on Monday after researchers called attention to the fact that it had been uploaded on to the Internet Archive last January, but had yet to receive any public acknowledgement.


NZ air force detachment on Guam, island threatened by North Korea

NZ air force detachment on Guam, island threatened by North Korea

US intelligence officials believe North Korea has the ability to fit a nuclear weapon inside a missile. North Korea said it was preparing to send intermediate-range missiles near Guam, which was home to more than 160,000 United States citizens, including some 6000 members of the armed forces.


South Korean Military is Ready to Act Against Every North Korean Provocation

South Korean Military is Ready to Act Against Every North Korean Provocation

South Korean stocks opened lower on August 10 as North Korea risks weighed on the main index. Japan can intercept North Korea's ballistic missiles if Pyongyang ultimately opts to fire them towards United States military targets in the island of Guam in the Pacific, Kyodo cited Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera as saying.