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Israel arrests 150 Hamas members, Gaza toll 718 (Third Lead)
Jerusalem/Gaza, July 24 (IANS) Israel has apprehended 150 alleged Hamas members as it intensified its 17-day-old military campaign despite international calls for ceasefire and the toll in Gaza rising to 718.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 5:14:03 PM

Nepal geared up for Sushma Swaraj's visit
Kathmandu, July 24 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrives here Friday for a three-day visit - the first high-level visit from the new Indian government - where the Nepal-India Joint Commission at foreign ministers' level will be meeting after 23 years.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 2:56:17 PM

Two foreign women shot dead in Afghanistan
Kabul, July 24 (IANS) Two foreign aid workers were Thursday shot dead in a drive-by shooting in Herat city, the provincial capital of western Afghanistan's Herat province, sources said.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 2:46:15 PM

Gunmen kill Yemeni army officer
Sanaa, July 24 (IANS) An officer of the Yemeni armed forces was shot dead by unidentified gunmen early Thursday in the troubled southern province of Lahj, a security source said.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 2:16:14 PM

60 prisoners killed in Iraq attack
Baghdad, July 24 (IANS) Up to 60 prisoners were killed in a bomb and gunfire attack on a convoy transferring prison inmates near Iraq's capital Baghdad Thursday morning, a police source said.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 2:14:06 PM

Man arrested for China nursing home castrations
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) A man has been arrested on suspicion of cutting off the testicles of three in-patients at a nursing home in northeast China's Heilongjiang province.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 2:12:24 PM

UN chief in Baghdad to meet Iraqi leaders
Baghdad, July 24 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arrived here Thursday on an official visit to Iraq.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 2:10:14 PM

Five killed in market blast in Afghanistan
Kabul, July 24 (IANS) At least five civilians were killed and 21 others wounded in a bomb attack that took place in a local market in Afghanistan's northern province of Takhar Thursday, a provincial government spokesman said.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 1:34:07 PM

Israeli airstrike kills four in Gaza, toll 707
Gaza, July 24 (IANS) An Israeli airstrike killed four Palestinians early Thursday in the northern Gaza Strip town of Beit Lahiya, taking the toll in the embattled coastal enclave to 707.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 1:30:05 PM

Plague quarantine lifted from Chinese city
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) China has lifted a nine-day quarantine imposed on its north-western city of Yumen following the death of a resident from plague last week.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 1:08:04 PM

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