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Last updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 3:50:04 PM

Ready for negotiations to free abducted girls, says Nigeria
Abuja, July 27 (IANS) Nigeria's Permanent Representative to the UN, Joy Ogwu said the country is open to negotiations in order to secure the release of over 200 schoolgirls who were abducted in April.

Sunday, July 27, 2014 11:28:03 AM

Lebanon expresses solidarity with Gaza, Mosul
Beirut, July 27 (IANS) The Lebanese parliament has expressed solidarity with the Palestinians of Gaza and the Iraqi Christians in Mosul.

Sunday, July 27, 2014 11:22:16 AM

Pakistani woman climbs world's seven highest peaks
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) Samina Baig became the first Pakistani woman to climb seven highest peaks in seven continents in under eight months, media reported Sunday.

Sunday, July 27, 2014 11:20:04 AM

Eight militants killed in Afghan attack
Kabul, July 27 (IANS) At least eight militants were killed Sunday in a Taliban attack on a police official's house in Afghanistan, a security source said.

Sunday, July 27, 2014 11:12:16 AM

Syrian army recaptures key gas field
Damascus, July 27 (IANS) The Syrian troops have recaptured a key gas field after intense fighting with militants of the Islamic State, the military said in a statement.

Sunday, July 27, 2014 11:00:03 AM

Abducted Iraqi official released
Baghdad, July 27 (IANS) An Iraqi official who along with his security guards was abducted here has been released, an official said Sunday.

Sunday, July 27, 2014 10:36:16 AM

China's industrial profits up
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) Chinese industrial businesses saw their profits rise by 11.4 percent year-on-year in the first half of this year, official data showed Sunday.

Sunday, July 27, 2014 9:02:08 AM

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

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