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  • Gaza toll hits 342 on day 12, UN chief heads to region July 20, 2014

    Gaza/Jerusalem: Israel on Saturday pressed on with its lethal ground offensive and intensive airstrikes across Gaza, killing 46 Palestinians including children in one of the bloodiest days of fighting as the death toll rose to 342 with the UN chief set to visit the region. Israeli tanks plunged deeper into Gaza...
  • Afghan peace process must be inclusive: UN chief December 5, 2011

    United Nations: UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon has expressed concern over the security situation in Afghanistan, telling President Hamid Karzai that the peace process in the war-torn country should be inclusive and ensure respect for human rights. Ban met Karzai in Bonn, Germany ahead of Monday’s international conference on Afghanistan,...
  • Day in pics: Gambhir battles ban, Advani demands POTA November 1, 2008

    Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir was banned for one test on Friday for elbowing Australian bowler Shane Watson during the first day of the third test. The family of the dead Patna-boy Rahul Raj has demanded a judicial enquiry into his death following his act of holding a bus hostage at...