Two British human rights researchers released in Qatar

September 10th, 2014
Two British-Nepalese human rights researchers who were held by Qatari authorities for questioning on their work in the country were released on early on Tuesday, Gulf News has learned.

DFM makes unique investor number compulsory for IPOs

September 10th, 2014
Dubai Financial Market introduced new regulations making unique investor number compulsory for all investors subscribing to an IPO, a move aimed to improve transparency.

Obama ‘has authority’ to fight IS

September 10th, 2014
US President Obama says he "has the authority" to widen military action against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria without Congressional approval.

Confusion over Fiji’s UN troops

September 10th, 2014
Fiji's military says 45 UN peacekeepers taken captive in Syria will be released this week, but a Fijian government official denies the reports.

Official history of late Emperor Hirohito dodges controversies – The Japan Times

September 10th, 2014

Official history of late Emperor Hirohito dodges controversies
The Japan Times
The United States dropped another atomic bomb on the city of Nagasaki the next day, and the Emperor announced Japan's surrender on Aug. 15. The practice of documenting an emperor's reign follows a Chinese tradition, though in earlier times the records ...

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Longtime Rivals Look to Team Up to Confront ISIS – New York Times

September 10th, 2014

New York Times

Longtime Rivals Look to Team Up to Confront ISIS
New York Times
When the United States military was preparing to leave Iraq in 2011, its primary enemies were, for example, three Shiite militias, managed by Iran's spymaster, Qassim Suleimani, and armed with bombs traced to factories in Iran. But recently, as United ...

NYC police: Terror threat more complex than ever – The Seattle Times

September 10th, 2014

NYC police: Terror threat more complex than ever
The Seattle Times
That means thousands of officers in specialized teams, bomb-sniffing dogs who can detect not only the scent of a bomb but the vapors of a moving target, undercover officers and teams of police using radioactive detection devices and other high-tech tools.

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Hiding Steven Sotloff’s Jewish roots

September 9th, 2014
IS captive's friends' rush to erase his online Jewish identity

Scale of Flooding Stymies Relief Efforts in India and Pakistan – New York Times

September 9th, 2014

New York Times

Scale of Flooding Stymies Relief Efforts in India and Pakistan
New York Times
“India has dropped a water bomb on Pakistan," Mr. Saeed told a local news television network Tuesday morning. “It is time that the nation should get united against our enemy and teach it a lesson.” In India, one survivor, Irshad Ahmad, arrived in ...

It’s Time to Stop Putin’s Nuclear Arms Buildup – Foreign Policy

September 9th, 2014

Foreign Policy

It's Time to Stop Putin's Nuclear Arms Buildup
Foreign Policy
Beyond that problem, cajoling the Russians to return to compliance with the INF treaty, even if possible, fails to get at the most important question: Why was Russia developing an INF treaty-prohibited nuclear weapon at the same time it was negotiating ...
An Obsolete Nuclear Treaty Even Before Russia CheatedWall Street Journal
Russia should reveal more about a possible missile treaty violationWashington Post
Sen. Inhofe: Putin 'Flexing His Muscles' While Obama Sits StillNewsmax.com
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