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Israeli commandos clash with Hamas militants on Day 6 of Gaza offensive

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli naval commandos clashed with Hamas militants in a raid on the coast of the Gaza Strip on Sunday, in what appeared to be the first ground assault of a six-day Israeli offensive on the territory aimed at stopping Palestinian rocket fire. #Arabic #Brazil #facebook #India #Israel #Mexico #opinion #Politics #Russia

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Israeli commandos clash with Hamas militants on Day 6 of Gaza offensive

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli naval commandos clashed with Hamas militants in a raid on the coast of the Gaza Strip on Sunday, in what appeared to be the first ground assault of a six-day Israeli offensive on the territory aimed at stopping Palestinian rocket fire. With aerial support from fighter jets, the Israeli force attacked a site in northern Gaza used to launch long-range rockets, an Israeli military spokesman, Lieutenant Colonel Peter Lerner, said. Militants opened fire, wounding four commandos, but the launch site was hit, he said. #Arabic #Brazil #China #France #India #Japan #Latin America #opinion #Politics #Technology #United States

14 mins ago

Govt roping in PSUs to build public toilets for women: Maneka Gandhi

As part of efforts to ensure safety of women, public sector units (PSUs) are being roped in to build toilets, a priority area for NDA government, Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi has said. #India #Maneka Gandhi #Minister Maneka Gandhi #NDA #public toilets for women #Women and Child Development Minister #women's safety

18 mins ago

Chinese prosecutors detain top TV news anchor

BEIJING (Reuters) - Prosecutors detained a top Chinese news anchor shortly before a nightly broadcast, state media reported, as authorities extend anti-corruption efforts deeper into the country's media industry. #Business #China #Entertainment #facebook #Japan #markets #Mexico #Middle East #opinion

33 mins ago

How PM Modi kept his promise to the northeast in Budget 2014

Modi’s smart pre-poll rhetoric turned into reality in an unprecedented manner, because the region that was so far neglected and alienated, has not only been awarded with two Cabinet berths, but also an outlay of Rs 53,706 crore in the Union Budget 2014-15 announced on July 10. #Allocation for northeast #Arun Jaitley #Arunachala Pradesh #Assam #Budget 2014 #India's northeast #Manipur #Meghalaya #Modi's budget #Nagaland #Northeast #Sikkim #Tripura

36 mins ago

West Bengal: 12 infants die in Malda hospital in 2 days

In a worsening situation at the Malda Medical College & Hospital, five more infant deaths have been reported on Sunday. #Child death #infant deaths #Malda #NewsTracker #West Bengal

48 mins ago

Heavy fighting breaks out near Libya’s Tripoli airport

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Heavy fighting broke out near the airport of the Libyan capital Tripoli on Sunday, residents and Reuters witnesses said. Explosions could be heard on the airport road and other parts of Tripoli though it was not immediately clear who was fighting whom. British Airlines cancelled its flight to London, it said on its website #Brazil #Entertainment #India #Latin America #Mexico #opinion #United Kingdom #United States

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Three is a charm: Why the Germany vs Argentina final promises to be epic

Like so many other FIFA World Cup winners, Germany and Argentina made history when they lifted the trophy. But at the Maracana on Sunday night, they will write a chapter in World Cup history that no other team has written before. #2014 #Argentina #FIFA #FIFA World Cup 2014 #Germany #Germany vs Argentina #Sports #WC 2014 Features #World Cup

Jul 13, 2014

Former Korean ‘comfort women’ for U.S. troops sue own government

PYEONGTAEK South Korea (Reuters) - Cho Myung-ja ran away from home as a teenager to escape a father who beat her, finding her way to the red light district in a South Korean town that hosts a large U.S. Army garrison. After she escaped home in the early 1960s, her pimp sold her to one of the brothels allowed by the government to serve American soldiers. #Argentina #Brazil #Business #Government #India #Japan #Latin America #Mexico #opinion #Politics #Russia #United Kingdom