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Over 110 killed in western province in Iraq
Baghdad, July 22 (IANS) At least 117 militants, including 111 alone in a western Iraqi province, were killed in series of clashes between security forces and Sunni militant groups as government tries to wrestle back rebel-held areas, security sources said.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:14:06 PM

Joko Widodo wins Indonesian presidential election
Jakarta, July 22 (IANS) Governor of Indonesia's capital city Jakarta Joko Widodo was Tuesday declared elected Indonesia's new president after the General Election Commission (KPU) settled the vote tally.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:36:12 PM

Gaza toll 609 as Israeli offensive rages on
Gaza/Jerusalem, July 22 (IANS) The relentless Israeli military campaign dubbed Operation Protective Edge targeting the Gaza Strip, which has lasted for more than two weeks, has killed over 600 Palestinians and wounded 3,720 others so far, an official said Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:06:06 PM

China's rotten meat scandal spreads to Japan (Roundup)
Beijing/Tokyo, July 22 (IANS) A rotten meat scandal which led several fast food chains to withdraw some of their most popular dishes in China this week spread to Japan Tuesday, as McDonald's announced it had stopped selling fried chicken.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 7:56:19 PM

Thai junta chief receives royally-endorsed interim charter
Bangkok, July 22 (IANS) Thai military junta chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha Tuesday evening received the royally-endorsed interim constitution of the country from King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 7:28:03 PM

Shuja'iya targeted as it is Hamas stronghold: Israel
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Suja'iya neighbourhood in Gaza was targeted in the ongoing Israeli offensive because it is a stronghold of the Islamic Hamas movement, the Israeli embassy here said in a statement.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 7:26:16 PM

MH17 crash: Accusations against Russia groundless, says diplomat
Kuala Lumpur, July 22 (IANS) Russian Ambassador to Malaysia Lyudmila G. Vorobyeva Tuesday dismissed as groundless accusations of Russia's involvement in the Malaysian passenger plane crash in Ukraine.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 6:30:06 PM

Israeli soldier confirmed missing, toll in Gaza 584
Jerusalem/Gaza, July 22 (IANS/EFE) The Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) confirmed Tuesday that a soldier had gone missing in action during its two-week air, naval and ground offensive in Gaza, which has so far claimed the lives of 584 Palestinians and 29 Israelis.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 6:14:03 PM

Thai king endorses interim charter: Junta chief
Bangkok, July 22 (IANS) Thai military junta chief Prayuth Chan-ocha Tuesday said King Bhumibol Adulyadej has endorsed the interim charter of the country and he expected to receive the endorsed charter later in the day.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 5:56:10 PM

China seals McDonald's, KFC supplies after scandal
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) Authorities in China have rushed to seal up suspicious meat products in fast food chains, including McDonald's and KFC, after one of their suppliers was accused of selling stale meat.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 5:26:08 PM

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