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Gaza toll passes 100 in worst Israel-Hamas conflict since November 2012

Jul 12, 2014

Gaza toll passes 100 in worst Israel-Hamas conflict since November 2012

An airstrike outside a family home on early Saturday pushed the Palestinian death toll past 100 in four days of cross-border fighting. #World #United Nations #US #Hamas #NewsTracker #Israel #Benjamin Netanyahu #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #Tel Aviv #Israel PM
US prepared to facilitate cessation of hostilities in Gaza: Obama

Jul 11, 2014

US prepared to facilitate cessation of hostilities in Gaza: Obama

Obama reiterated US condemnation of rocket fire into Israel by Hamas and reaffirmed Israel's right to defend itself against the attacks, the White House said. #United States #World #Barack Obama #United Nations #Hamas #NewsTracker #Israel #Benjamin Netanyahu #Ban Ki-moon #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #death toll #Gaza #Airstrike #Palestinian President #Mahmud Abbas #Israel PM
Delhi is world's second most populous city, Mumbai sixth: UN

Jul 11, 2014

Delhi is world's second most populous city, Mumbai sixth: UN

Delhi has become the world's second most populous city in 2014 after Tokyo, more than doubling its population since 1990 to 25 million, according to a UN report. #World #India #China #United Nations #Population
Educate children on child pregnancies: Harsh Vardhan

Jul 11, 2014

Educate children on child pregnancies: Harsh Vardhan

Days after courting controversy over his remarks on imparting sex education in schools, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said it should be replaced by a format which makes people aware about child pregnancy and associated evils. #United Nations #WHO #World Population Day #Harshvardhan #child pregnancy

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In the Devyani Khobragade saga, Indo-US ties biggest victim

Jan 12, 2014

In the Devyani Khobragade saga, Indo-US ties biggest victim

The Americans grossly misjudged and miscalculated the response of India, ignoring the fact that Washington chose to up its ante at a time when general elections are less than four months away and no government in New Delhi could have politically afforded to take the American affront lying low. #United States #Barack Obama #diplomacy #ConnectTheDots #Preet Bharara #Nisha Desai Biswal #United Nation #Devyani Khobragade #Sangeeta Richards #India-US diplomacy #Diplomat arrest row

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

Jul 12, 2014

Amid effort to resolve runoff dispute, Kerry meeting again with Afghan presidential candidates

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting with rival Afghan presidential candidates for a second day as the United States struggles to find a path out of the crisis enveloping the nation's elections...
No need to fight: Jairam, Modi both right about toilets

Jul 09, 2014

Civilian casualties up sharply in Afghanistan as U.S. departure nears

Accelerating a grim trend in the evolving war in Afghanistan, civilian casualties rose sharply in the first half of this year due to heavier ground combat between government forces and insurgents in populated areas, the United Nations reported Tuesda... #Afghanistan #United Nations
No need to fight: Jairam, Modi both right about toilets

Jul 10, 2014

North Korea files U.N. complaint over Seth Rogen film 'The Interview'

North Korea has taken its case against Seth Rogen and James Franco's upcoming movie "The Interview" all the way to the United Nations... #United Nations #James Franco #Seth Rogen