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Tripoli fire rages as Libya warplane crashes in Benghazi battle

Tripoli fire rages as Libya warplane crashes in Benghazi battle

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 02:22

A huge blaze raged for a third day at a fuel depot near Tripoli`s airport Tuesday, while a warplane crashed in Libya`s second city Benghazi during fighting with Islamists.

Kerry says he`s not worried by criticism in Israel

Kerry says he`s not worried by criticism in Israel

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 01:39

US Secretary of State John Kerry today said that widespread criticism of his efforts to win a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas do not worry him and said he will continue to work toward that goal because Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked him to.

Debt restructuring in review if Argentina defaults: IMF

Debt restructuring in review if Argentina defaults: IMF

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 01:34

The mechanisms allowing a country to restructure its sovereign debt should be "reviewed" if Argentina defaults, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said Tuesday.

France hands over suspected Jewish Museum gunman to Belgium

France hands over suspected Jewish Museum gunman to Belgium

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 01:29

France handed over to Belgium today the man suspected of carrying out a deadly shooting in May at the Jewish Museum in Brussels.

US vows strict monitoring of any Iran nuclear deal

US vows strict monitoring of any Iran nuclear deal

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 01:23

US officials pledged Tuesday that any deal struck with Iran would include a strict monitoring regime to thwart any bid by Iranian leaders to covertly try to develop nuclear weapons.

JPMorgan paying USD 650K to settle CFTC charges

JPMorgan paying USD 650K to settle CFTC charges

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 01:17

JPMorgan Chase will pay USD 650,000 to settle charges by federal regulators that it filed inaccurate reports on the trading positions of some of its large customers.

Proceedings against Finmeccannica in VVIP chopper deal shelved

Proceedings against Finmeccannica in VVIP chopper deal shelved

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 01:12

Italian prosecutors have "shelved" proceedings against defence major Finmeccannica, the parent firm of AgustaWestland, saying it had nothing to do with the alleged corruption in India`s Rs 3,600-crore deal to procure 12 VVIP helicopters, Italian news agency Ansa reported.

Former royal official charged with corruption

Former royal official charged with corruption

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 01:08

Prosecutors have charged a former top official working for Britain`s royal family with accepting more than 100,000 pounds (USD 169,000) in bribes in return for contracts for work at royal palaces.

US calls on Moscow to get rid of banned arms

US calls on Moscow to get rid of banned arms

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 01:03

Ratcheting up tensions with Moscow, Washington on Tuesday urged Russia to destroy prohibited weapons after it accused Russian leaders of flouting a 1987 treaty banning medium-range cruise missiles.

Militia gunfire in Libya capital as inferno rages

Militia gunfire in Libya capital as inferno rages

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 00:58

Heavy gunfire between warring militias prevented firefighters from battling a massive inferno in Libya`s capital today, despite calls for a cease-fire to end the worst violence in the capital since the country`s 2011 civil war.