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updated Tue. July 29, 2014

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:37:26 GMT
At least 60 Palestinians are said to have been killed after Israel intensifies its bombardment of Gaza and warns of a long conflict ahead.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:42:20 GMT
The European Union is set to back new sanctions against Russia, targeting its finance, energy and defence sectors over the conflict in Ukraine.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:38:55 GMT
China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang has been placed under investigation for "serious disciplinary violation", state media say.

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:46:18 GMT
The US accuses Russia of violating a Cold War arms treaty by testing a nuclear cruise missile, saying the breach is "very serious".
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:55:49 GMT
An anti-monopoly investigation into US technology giant Microsoft is launched by Chinese authorities.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 03:53:30 GMT
The UN blacklists the operator of a North Korean ship seized near the Panama Canal in July 2013 with undeclared Cuban weapons on board.

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:53:53 GMT
Italy offers to help extinguish a huge blaze that has engulfed the biggest fuel storage facility in the Libyan capital, Libya's government says.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:34:33 GMT
A suicide bomber kills Hashmat Karzai, an influential cousin of President Hamid Karzai in the southern City of Kandahar.

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:41:55 GMT
Two Pussy Riot activists who were imprisoned for performing a protest song in a Moscow cathedral are suing the Russian government.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:51:36 GMT
Two South Korean conscripts have died in apparent suicides, the military says, weeks after another soldier shot dead five members of his unit.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:45:58 GMT
An EU war crimes prosecutor accuses ex-Kosovo Liberation army (KLA) commanders of grave offences in the 1999 war against Serbia.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:19:50 GMT
Weightlifting gold medallist Chika Amalaha of Nigeria is provisionally suspended from Commonwealth Games for failing a drugs test.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:47:58 GMT
Fears recede over the fate of a Russian space satellite carrying gecko lizards as part of a sex experiment, after ground control restores contact.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:17:39 GMT
A koala has had an extraordinary escape clinging to the bottom of a car on a busy Australian highway.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:11:35 GMT
A US judge rules that the LA Clippers basketball team can be sold, despite the objections of banned co-owner Donald Sterling.




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