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UN warns of possible Israeli war crimes, Gaza toll 650 (Roundup)

Jul 23 2014, 10:26am CDT | by IANS

Geneva/Jerusalem/Gaza, July 23 (IANS) UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay Wednesday warned that Israeli military attacks on Gaza could constitute a war crime, as the toll in Israel's ongoing offensive... Read more Jul 23 2014, 10:26am CDT
 
 

Ukraine rebels withdraw from Donetsk outskirts

Jul 23 2014, 10:18am CDT | by IANS

Moscow/Kiev, July 23 (IANS) Pro-Russian separatists Wednesday exited three towns on the outskirts of the eastern city of Donetsk and areas surrounding the airport, rebel militia chief Igor Strelkov said even as the... Read more Jul 23 2014, 10:18am CDT
 
 

Indian student wins damages for illegal detention at Heathrow

Jul 23 2014, 9:58am CDT | by IANS

London, July 23 (IANS) An Indian student has won 3,500 pounds ($5,967) in damages for her illegal detention at Heathrow Airport in London, media reported. Read more Jul 23 2014, 9:58am CDT
 
 

25 killed in bomb explosion in Nigeria

Jul 23 2014, 9:36am CDT | by IANS

Abuja, July 23 (IANS) At least 25 people were killed Wednesday in a bomb explosion in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna, police said. Read more Jul 23 2014, 9:36am CDT
 
 

Iraq parliament postpones presidential vote

Jul 23 2014, 9:30am CDT | by IANS

Baghdad, July 23 (IANS) The new Iraqi parliament Wednesday postponed selecting the nation's president till Thursday after the Kurdish political bloc asked for more time to mull over its candidate. Read more Jul 23 2014, 9:30am CDT
 
 

Somali lawmaker, driver gunned down

Jul 23 2014, 8:44am CDT | by IANS

Mogadishu, July 23 (IANS) Somali lawmaker Saado Ali Warsame and her driver were killed by suspected Islamist gunmen Wednesday in a drive-by shooting in the capital Mogadishu, police and witnesses said. Read more Jul 23 2014, 8:44am CDT
 
 

Two Ukrainian military jets shot down in restive east

Jul 23 2014, 8:42am CDT | by IANS

Kiev, July 23 (IANS) Two Ukrainian fighter jets were shot down in rebel-held eastern regions, the country's defence ministry said Wednesday. Read more Jul 23 2014, 8:42am CDT
 
 

UN warns of possible Israeli war crimes in Gaza

Jul 23 2014, 7:36am CDT | by IANS

Geneva/Jerusalem, July 23 (IANS/EFE) UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay Wednesday warned that Israeli military attacks on Gaza could constitute a war crime, as the death toll in Israel's two-week... Read more Jul 23 2014, 7:36am CDT
 
 

Online visa for Indians travelling to Bahrain

Jul 23 2014, 7:28am CDT | by IANS

New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Indians travelling to Bahrain will be able to apply for electronic visas from October this year under new visa rules announced in the Gulf country. Read more Jul 23 2014, 7:28am CDT
 
 

23 more killed in Israeli offensive, Gaza toll 650

Jul 23 2014, 7:08am CDT | by IANS

Gaza, July 23 (IANS) Israel's large-scale offensive continues to wreak havoc on the Gaza Strip, killing 23 Palestinians and wounding around 230 others Wednesday and pushing the toll in the coastal enclave to over... Read more Jul 23 2014, 7:08am CDT
 
 

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UN warns of possible Israeli war crimes, Gaza toll 650 (Roundup)
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India at Commonwealth Games Thursday
Glasgow, July 23 (IANS) The following is the list of Indians participating on the first day of competition at the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Thursday. India's schedule: Badminton: India will take on Ghana and then...
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Peter Webber is planning a sequel to 'Girl with a Pearl Earring'. The director - who launched actress Scarlett Johansson into the spotlight with his 2003 debut - has now begun work on a new project. The similarly art...
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Indian student wins damages for illegal detention at Heathrow
London, July 23 (IANS) An Indian student has won 3,500 pounds ($5,967) in damages for her illegal detention at Heathrow Airport in London, media reported. Swathi Palisetty, a student of the University of...
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