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Israel approves 24 hour extension of humanitarian ceasefire
Jerusalem, July 27 (IANS) Israeli security cabinet Saturday night approved a 24-hour extension to the just ended UN-brokered humanitarian truce in the Gaza Strip, media reports said.

Sunday, July 27, 2014 7:06:18 AM

Megan Fox gave up bread to shed baby weight
Los Abgeles, July 27 (IANS) Actress Megan Fox had to stick to a low-carb diet following the birth of her second child to get back to her pre-pregnancy weight.

Sunday, July 27, 2014 6:02:21 AM

Hamas rejects to extend ceasefire for extra four hours
Gaza, July 27 (IANS) The Islamic Hamas movement said Saturday night that it has rejected Israel's four-hour extension proposal to the just ended UN-brokered 12-hour humanitarian ceasefire in the Gaza Strip.

Sunday, July 27, 2014 1:52:12 AM

Power plan: India, Nepal to work big on electricity (Roundup)
Kathmandu, July 27 (IANS) India and Nepal will work fast on the implementation of the Pancheshwar Multipurpose Project to boost hydropower generation between the South Asian neighbours, a joint communique issued after a meeting of the India-Nepal Joint Commission at the foreign minister-level stated Saturday.

Sunday, July 27, 2014 12:46:08 AM

Leaders call for Gaza ceasefire extension as toll exceeds 1,000 (Roundup)
Gaza/Jerusalem, July 26 (IANS) US Secretary of State John Kerry and top diplomats from Europe and the Middle East Saturday called for an extension to the temporary truce between Israel and the Hamas, as the toll in the Gaza strip violence rose to over 1,000 with the recovery of 130 bodies of Palestinians Saturday.

Saturday, July 26, 2014 11:56:20 PM

Overgrown Beijing 'forbids' development in core areas
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) In its bid to decongest the Chinese capital, authorities have banned construction of new universities and hospitals around the Forbidden City located in downtown Beijing.

Saturday, July 26, 2014 11:52:17 PM

China to boost infrastructure in Tibet
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) China has vowed to upgrade the transport infrastructure in Tibet and expand the existing network of rail, road and air routes within the next six years.

Saturday, July 26, 2014 9:18:03 PM

Gaza toll rises to over 1000
Gaza, July 26 (IANS) The toll in the 19-day Israeli offensive has climbed to 1,030, with the bodies of at least 130 more Palestinians being recovered from rubble across the Gaza Strip, officials said Saturday.

Saturday, July 26, 2014 8:36:07 PM

Scores of corpses pulled out from rubble in Gaza, toll 985
Gaza, July 26 (IANS) The bodies of around 85 Palestinians were found under the rubble in eastern Gaza city and the southern Gaza Strip city of Khan Younis during the humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza, taking the toll in the Israeli offensive to 985, officials said Saturday.

Saturday, July 26, 2014 6:54:03 PM

85 Syrian soldiers killed by Islamic State militants
Damascus, July 26 (IANS) As many as 85 Syrian government soldiers have been killed over the past two days in attacks launched by the so-called Islamic State (IS) on a military base in Syria's northern al-Raqqa province, activists said Saturday.

Saturday, July 26, 2014 6:22:13 PM

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