1. Pakistani airports have been put on high alert following a bomb threat. Earlier this week British Airways suspended flight operations into Pakistan indefinitely.
2. While Pakistani PM Gilani insists that violations of Pakistan's sovereignty will not be tolerated, US Secretary of Defense Gates asserted that the United States has the right to strike al-Qaeda and Taliban terrorists safely holed up inside Pakistan's borders.
3. Georgia says it has shot down a Russian drone while Russia denies it.
4. Two were arrested in Venezuela on allegations that they were involved in an assassination plot against Hugo Chavez.
Airports on high alert after bomb threat - Adnkronos international (AKI)
Previously: British Airways suspends operations to Islamabad indefinitely - India Aviation
Security agencies asked to get their act together: Cabinet expresses concern over intelligence failure - DAWN
US has right to hit targets inside Pakistan: US SecDef Gates - Daily Times
Pakistan will not tolerate violation of sovereignty: Pak PM Gilani - Daily Times
Pakistan: Bajaur residents flee fighting, cross into Afghanistan - AKI