Thursday, Jul 31, 2014
21 Palestinians killed as Israel pounds Gaza, toll reaches 1,262

21 Palestinians killed as Israel pounds Gaza, toll reaches 1,262

The Israeli assault intensified after the deaths of 10 soldiers in Palestinian cross-border attacks.

US, EU hit key Russian economy sectors with 'major' sanctions
US, EU hit key Russian economy sectors with 'major' sanctions

The European Union is joining us in imposing major sanctions on Russia, said Barack Obama.

At least 24 dead in Guinea rap concert stampede
At least 24 dead in Guinea rap concert stampede

Medics took about 24 bodies including 13 girls to a hospital morgue after Guinean rap concert stampede.

Ukraine official: Rebels lay mines near crash site
Ukraine official: Rebels lay mines near crash site

Foreign governments whose citizens died have complained the site is still not secured.

Israeli tourists leave Maldives resort after Gaza demo

Tensions rose after an Israeli man tore down the placard daubed with a Swastika which had been pinned to a coconut tree.

32 killed, several wounded in Xinjiang terror attack

The agency did not provide details or cite any reasons for the delay in reporting the news.

Israeli shelling kills 19 taking refuge in UN-run Gaza school

At the edge of the schoolyard, some 20 donkeys lay dead, still tied to a railing.

Gulf countries, Malaysia, Indonesia celebrate Eid

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Gulf countries, Malaysia, Indonesia celebrate Eid

How high-level Chinese officials are taken down

China's Former security chief Zhou Yongkang was prosecuted for graft, and this is how it happened.

Ukraine official: Rebels lay mines near crash site

Government security spokesman Andriy Lysenko said that separatists "have mined the approaches to this area".

At least six killed as suicide bombers attack two mosques in Nigeria

Suicide Bombers attacked two mosques in northeast Nigeria's Yobe state killing at least six people.

Gaza official: At least 100 killed on Tuesday in Gaza

The high death toll comes as Israel has escalated its military offensive in the coastal strip.

Russia has violated arms treaty by testing cruise missile: US

US President Barack Obama has sent a letter to his counterpart Vladimir Putin on the issue.

Death toll rises to 23 in Philippine road attack

Pinto says pursuit operations are continuing but there has been no encounter so far with the gunmen.

Dozens killed in a major terrorist attack in Xinjiang

A gang armed with knives attacked a police station and government offices in Elixku Township.

Iran's supreme leader accuses Israel of Gaza 'genocide'

Khamenei said Israel was acting like a "rabid dog" and "a wild wolf".

America  

The travel advisory said US citizens need to be aware of the risks of travel there because of the current conflict.

There was no word Sunday on the identities of any of the dead or the causes of the crashes.

Climate Change  

Over the past 6 years, the U.S. has cut consumption by 195 million tons as power plants have burned cheaper natural gas instead.

China's Xie Zhenhua said China should not be subject to the same rules for greenhouse gas emissions as the U S.

Europe  

Government security spokesman Andriy Lysenko said that separatists "have mined the approaches to this area".

A dozen Dutch policemen in armored SUVs set off for the site late Sunday morning.

Asia Pacific  

China's Former security chief Zhou Yongkang was prosecuted for graft, and this is how it happened.

Philippines has filed a complaint to an international tribunal alleging China's claims are illegal.