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Gaza: Death toll mounts as Israel continues relentless offensive

Jul 11, 2014

Gaza: Death toll mounts as Israel continues relentless offensive

The military have carried out more than 1,000 strike strikes against Gaza targets that have killed at least 95 people, including dozens of civilians. #World #Barack Obama #US #Hamas #Middle East #NewsTracker #Israel #UN #Benjamin Netanyahu #Palestine #West Bank #Lebanon #Hezbollah #Gaza #Mahmud Abbas #Air strikes in Gaza #Israel air raids Gaza #Teenagers kidnapped
UN chief urges restraint, says Gaza is on a knife-edge

Jul 11, 2014

UN chief urges restraint, says Gaza is on a knife-edge

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for restraint and an end to the new wave of Israeli-Palestinian violence. #World #NewsTracker #Israel #UN #Benjamin Netanyahu #Ban Ki-moon #Palestine #Secretary-General #Gaza #teenager #UN chief
Gaza: Israeli air strikes kill 14 as Hamas rockets pound Jerusalem, Tel Aviv

Jul 10, 2014

Gaza: Israeli air strikes kill 14 as Hamas rockets pound Jerusalem, Tel Aviv

There have been no Israeli deaths so far, but Hamas showed its firepower as it launched waves of rockets across Israel that triggered sirens in cities as far from Gaza as Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, and Haifa. #United Nations Security Council #US #Hamas #Middle East #NewsTracker #Israel #European Union #UN #Benjamin Netanyahu #Palestine #West Bank #Arab nations #Simon Peres #Jewish State #Israeli Teens Abducted #Mahmud Abbas #Gaa #Palestinian Teen abducted #Ban ii-moon
N Korea could become bargaining chip, warns Kim Jong-un at rocket firing drill

Jul 10, 2014

N Korea could become bargaining chip, warns Kim Jong-un at rocket firing drill

North Korea's Kim Jong-un has warned the reclusive communist country could become "a bargaining chip for the strong." #World #China #NewsTracker #South Korea #Seoul #North Korea #Kim Jong-un #Pyongyang #Park Geun-hye #missile #DPRK #rocket firing
N. Korean leader Kim Jong Un's limp takes center stage

Jul 08, 2014

N. Korean leader Kim Jong Un's limp takes center stage

This was a rare display of weakness in a country where leaders are portrayed as semi-divine and where state media is highly choreographed #World #NewsTracker #North Korea #Kim Jong-un #Kim Il-sung #Limping #Divinity of rulers

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AAP has a single agenda and will not last

Jan 14, 2014

AAP has a single agenda and will not last

While one can expect AAP supporters to sing praises of the party in question and claim that they will sweep India, it is yet to be seen if they can even govern Delhi effectively. #Delhi #UN #LetterstoFP #Lok Sabha elections #AAP

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No need to fight: Jairam, Modi both right about toilets

Jul 11, 2014

In Afghanistan, Kerry seeks path out of post-election crisis; UN plans to audit fraud claims

Secretary of State John Kerry is seeking to broker a deal between Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates as a bitter dispute over last month's runoff election risked spiraling out of control... #Afghanistan #John Kerry
No need to fight: Jairam, Modi both right about toilets

Jul 11, 2014

Nuclear material seized in Iraq seized not a risk

The UN nuclear agency said Thursday that nuclear material taken from an Iraqi city that has been overrun by jihadists doesn’t pose “a significant safety, security or nuclear proliferation risk.... #Afghanistan #John Kerry
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