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Seven militants, security man killed in Pakistan clash
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) Seven suspected militants and one elite forces man were killed in an armed clash between security forces and suspected militants during a search operation Thursday in Lahore, a minister said.

Thursday, July 17, 2014 11:56:19 AM

Horgos: Offspring of China's 21st century Silk Road
Beijing, July 17 (IANS) The 21st century Chinese vision of a Silk Road Economic Belt has witnessed the birth of a new city, Horgos, in the country's northwest Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

Thursday, July 17, 2014 11:48:04 AM

Terror attack near Kabul airport
Kabul, July 17 (IANS) Taliban guerrillas mounted a brazen attack Thursday on a building adjoining the Kabul International Airport (KIA) in Afghanistan, police said.

Thursday, July 17, 2014 10:32:14 AM

Indonesia now country with world's highest deforestation rate
Jakarta, July 17 (IANS/EFE) Indonesia has double the deforestation rate in Brazil and has become the largest destroyer of forests housing some of the world's most endangered species.

Thursday, July 17, 2014 10:32:13 AM

China's yuan weakens
Beijing, July 17 (IANS) The value of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, weakened by 29 basis points to 6.1564 against the US dollar in its central parity Thursday, authorities said.

Thursday, July 17, 2014 9:14:03 AM

Typhoon Rammasun kills 20 in Philippines
Manila, July 17 (IANS) Typhoon Rammasun left at least 20 people dead, seven injured and five missing in the Philippines, the state disaster agency said Wednesday night.

Thursday, July 17, 2014 7:48:03 AM

Hamas agrees on five-hour humanitarian ceasefire
Gaza, July 17 (IANS) The Islamic Hamas movement and Palestinian militant groups agreed late Wednesday to a UN appeal of a five-hour humanitarian ceasefire with Israel Thursday, a Hamas official said.

Thursday, July 17, 2014 4:08:04 AM

Fresh Israeli airstrikes on Gaza kill five more Palestinians
Gaza, July 17 (IANS) Two fresh rounds of Israeli airstrikes on the southern Gaza Strip town of Khan Younis Wednesday evening killed five more Palestinians, including a three-year-old girl, authorities said.

Thursday, July 17, 2014 1:04:03 AM

Gaza toll 213, Hamas rejects ceasefire deal (Roundup)
Gaza, July 16 (IANS) Four more Palestinians were killed Wednesday in a new Israeli airstrike on the Gaza Strip, taking the death toll in nine days of bombing to 213 even as the Islamic Hamas movement rejected a Egyptian ceasefire proposal with Israel.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 9:46:13 PM

Afghan car bombing toll down to 42 from 89
Kabul, July 16 (IANS/EFE) The Afghan defence ministry Wednesday lowered the toll in Tuesday's suicide car bomb attack on a crowded market in southeastern Afghanistan from 89 to 42 and raised the number of wounded from 42 to 67.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 9:44:03 PM

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