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No ceasefire without destruction of tunnels: Israeli PM
Jerusalem/Gaza, July 31 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Thursday said Israel will continue to destroy underground tunnels in Gaza regardless of any possible cease-fire agreement even as the toll in the coastal enclave touched 1,363.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 5:48:04 PM

Six killed in boat capsize in Bangladesh
Dhaka, July 31 (IANS) Six bodies have been recovered after a boat, carrying over a hundred passengers, capsized in the Jamuna river in Bangladesh.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 4:24:04 PM

Philippines adopts measures to prevent Ebola
Manila, July 31 (IANS) The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) Thursday said that it has adopted precautionary measures to prevent the entry and spread of the Ebola virus in the country.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 3:16:18 PM

Turkish expatriates start voting for new president
Ankara, July 31 (IANS) The process of voting for the next Turkish president has started for Turkish expatriates, Turkey's Supreme Election Board (YSK) said Thursday.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 2:32:15 PM

Gaza toll 1,363 as Israel calls up more reservists
Gaza/Jerusalem, July 31 (IANS) The toll in the ongoing Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip has escalated to 1,363, the Palestinian health ministry said Thursday even as Israel called up more reservists to bolster its military.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 2:30:08 PM

Seven killed in Indonesia boat capsize
Jakarta, July 31 (IANS) At least seven bodies were recovered Thursday after a boat with 47 passengers capsized in Indonesia's Sumatra region, an official said.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 2:08:09 PM

Israel to summon 16,000 reserve troops
Jerusalem, July 31 (IANS) The Israel Defence Forces (IDF) were Thursday instructed to summon 16,000 more reserve soldiers amid the ongoing operation in the Gaza Strip, bringing the total number of reserve soldiers to 86,000 even as the toll in the coastal enclave in the current offensive touched 1,360.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 2:00:05 PM

Malaria parasites in Southeast Asia resistant to key drug
Phnom Penh, July 31 (IANS) The malaria parasites in Southeast Asia are becoming resistant to a key drug, a study warns.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 1:56:17 PM

25 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, July 31 (IANS) Security forces have killed at least 25 Taliban militants in Afghanistan, the interior ministry said Thursday.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 1:38:04 PM

25 militants killed in operations in Afghanistan
Kabul, July 31 (IANS) At least 25 militants were killed by Afghan police along with the army, during a series of operations across the country, an interior ministry statement said Thursday.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 1:08:03 PM

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