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China's yuan strengthens
Beijing, July 8 (IANS) The Chinese yuan gained 32 basis points to 6.1626 against the US dollar in its central parity Tuesday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trading System.

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 8:40:03 AM

Israel strikes Gaza targets, Hamas warns of heavy price
Jerusalem/Gaza, July 8 (IANS) The Israeli Air Force (IAF) struck targets in the Gaza Strip Monday afternoon as Palestinian militants in the coastal enclave continued lobbing rockets into southern Israel throughout the day, Xinhua reported.

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 6:00:04 AM

China wants US to stop abusing trade remedy measures
Beijing, July 8 (IANS) China has urged the US to respect the WTO's latest ruling against US measures on certain Chinese products and rectify its abuse of trade remedy measures, the Chinese government said Monday.

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 4:04:04 AM

China orders 123 Airbus helicopters
Beijing, July 8 (IANS) Three Chinese general aviation operators Monday signed deals with Airbus Helicopters for purchasing 123 helicopters for general aviation purposes.

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 1:26:10 AM

China, Greece to strengthen military ties
Beijing, July 8 (IANS) China and Greece Monday decided to enhance cooperation between their armed forces, Xinhua reported.

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 1:26:09 AM

Lebanon charges ISIS suspects for terror plots
Beirut, July 7 (IANS) A Lebanese military court Monday charged 28 people with being affiliated with an Al Qaeda breakaway group and planning to carry out suicide bombings in the country, state media reported.

Monday, July 07, 2014 11:12:12 PM

Ghani leads Afghan presidential run-off, Abdullah rejects result
Kabul, July 7 (IANS) The Afghanistan Election Commission Monday said former finance minister Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai was leading the preliminary results of June's presidential runoff polls. His opponent Abdullah Abdullah's team, however, termed the declaration "illegitimate".

Monday, July 07, 2014 11:12:11 PM

Israeli suspects confess to killing Palestinian teen
Jerusalem, July 7 (IANS) Three of the Jewish suspects accused of killing a Palestinian teenager admitted their criminal actions, and were asked to reenact the murder scene, Israeli police announced Monday.

Monday, July 07, 2014 8:50:05 PM

Afghan presidential poll preliminary result out, Ahmadzai leads
Kabul, July 7 (IANS) Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai is leading as Afghan election authorities announced the preliminary results of the presidential election Monday.

Monday, July 07, 2014 8:48:07 PM

Myanmar president seeks cooperation to nab riot instigators
Yangon, July 7 (IANS) Myanmar President U Thein Sein Monday called on the people to cooperate with the government in exposing instigators of the recent sectarian riots that took place in the country's second largest city of Mandalay.

Monday, July 07, 2014 8:06:05 PM

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