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Monthly News July 2014

Russia violated missile treaty: U.S.

Russia violated missile treaty: U.S.

U.S. President Barack Obama said in a letter to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in a letter on Monday that Russia had violated a 1987 arms control treaty when it allegedly ground-launched a cruise missile, a move that will heighten simmering tensions between Washington and Moscow over the... read more »

Six die when swept away by river in Mexi...

Six die when swept away by river in Mexico

Six people died and four went missing in northern Mexico after their vehicles were swept away by a swollen river near the US border. A statement from officials in Sonora State says more than 200 rescue crews were on a search on Tuesday for those missing in and around the Cabullona River in the... read more »

13 killed as tank shells hit Gaza UN sch...

13 killed as tank shells hit Gaza UN school

A Palestinian health official says 13 people were killed after tank shells hit a U.N. school in Gaza where hundreds of Palestinians had taken refuge from Israeli attacks. Gaza health official Ashraf al-Kidra said another 40 Palestinians were wounded in the shelling early on Wednesday. Adnan Abu... read more »

13 killed as tank shells hit Gaza UN sch...

13 killed as tank shells hit Gaza UN school

A Palestinian health official says 13 people were killed after tank shells hit a U.N. school in Gaza where hundreds of Palestinians had taken refuge from Israeli attacks. Gaza health official Ashraf al-Kidra said another 40 Palestinians were wounded in the shelling early on Wednesday. Adnan Abu... read more »

Girl gang-raped by five at gunpoint in Delhi

A class X student was allegedly gang-raped by five persons, including two minors, at gunpoint in Uttam Nagar area of west Delhi. The girl alleged in her complaint that the accused also... read more »

50 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

The Sri Lankan Navy arrested 50 Indian fishermen off Point Pedro in Jaffna on Monday, on charges of poaching in Sri Lankan waters. As many as seven trawlers in their possession were... read more »

File FIR against Tapas Paul: HC

Observing that the “rape and shoot” comments made by Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Paul against CPI(M) supporters were “outrageous and surpass all bounds of civility,” the Calcutta... read more »

Subdued Eid celebrations in Kashmir

Even as Muslims in large numbers participated in the congregational Eid-ul-Fitr prayers throughout Kashmir valley in the backdrop of subdued festivity due to the bloodshed in Gaza and most... read more »

End violence and restrict foreign terrorists: Hamid Karzai to Tal...

Afghan President Hamid Karzai urged Taliban leaders to stop violence and restrict the entry of foreign terrorists in Afghanistan. Karzai said that the Taliban should maintain peace with the fellow... read more »