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Israeli towns close to Gaza adjust to life as army bases

Jul 24, 2014

Israeli towns close to Gaza adjust to life as army bases

Those left behind say they are long inured to near-daily salvos of rocket fire from Gaza but newly discovered tunnels that have been dug by Islamic militants nearby have them spooked. #World #US #Hamas #Israel #UN #Benjamin Netanyahu #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #IDF #Gaza #John Kerry #air strikes #Israeli military #ground operation
India's pro-Gaza UNHRC vote leaves foreign policy hawks howling in protest

Jul 24, 2014

India's pro-Gaza UNHRC vote leaves foreign policy hawks howling in protest

one of the biggest reasons why India cannot back Palestine is our natural disdain for Hamas, an offshoot of the Muslim Brotherhood, an Egypt-based Sunni extremist organisation #World #US #Hamas #Israel #UN #Benjamin Netanyahu #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #IDF #Swapan Dasgupta #Gaza #John Kerry #air strikes #Israeli military #ground operation #GazaLive
India, Japan and US naval ships to start joint exercises

Jul 24, 2014

India, Japan and US naval ships to start joint exercises

Warships from the three countries are to begin the joint exercises on Friday, after an official opening ceremony at the Sasebo Naval Base in southern Japan on Thursday. #India #China #Japan #US #NewsTracker #South China Sea #Navy #Warships #Joint Naval Exercises
US aviation authority lifts ban on flights to Israel

Jul 24, 2014

US aviation authority lifts ban on flights to Israel

America's aviation authority has lifted a ban on US flights to Israel, which was imposed due to concern over the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets. #World #US #Hamas #NewsTracker #Israel #Palestine #ban #plane #Tel Aviv #Flight #FAA
US teen pilot seeking world record killed in plane crash

Jul 24, 2014

US teen pilot seeking world record killed in plane crash

A US teenager who was attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight was killed when his plane crashed and crews were searching for his dad. #NewsTracker #Plane crash #Pacific Ocean #plane #US teen pilot #US teen #Haris Suleman #Babar Suleman
New study proves that dogs are capable of feeling jealous

Jul 24, 2014

New study proves that dogs are capable of feeling jealous

Dogs are capable of feeling a basic form of jealousy, according to a study published in the PLOS ONE scientific journal. #World #US #didyouknow #science #Dog #PLoS One #Jealous #Complex emotion
My best is yet to come Usain Bolt ahead of Commonwealth Games

Jul 24, 2014

My best is yet to come Usain Bolt ahead of Commonwealth Games

Six-times Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt and his coach Glen Mills believe the Jamaican sprinter can run even faster. #Sports #Commonwealth Games #US #TheySaidIt #Usain Bolt #Kingston #Olympics #Glasgow #Justin Gatlin #Glen Mills #Jamaican sprinter
US Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began

Jul 24, 2014

US Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began

An Arizona inmate gasped for more than two hours during his execution before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny on death penalty in US. #United States #US #NewsTracker #Death sentence #Death Penalty #Arizona #Arizona Inmate
US Congress asks Basketball body to review policy against Sikh turbans

Jul 24, 2014

US Congress asks Basketball body to review policy against Sikh turbans

The letter says Sikh players participating within FIBA were told that their turbans violate Article 4.4.2 of FIBA's official rules, which states that "Players shall not wear equipment (objects) that may cause injury to other players." #Sports #World #WhyNow #basketball #US congress #Sikhs #FIBA #Sikh turban