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Rocket attack kills girl in Egypt

Rocket attack kills girl in Egypt

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 07:48

A nine-year-old girl child was killed and another injured when a rocket fell in front of a house in in Egypt`s Sinai peninsula in an apparent attack targeting soldiers.

U.S. says Russia violated nuclear treaty, urges immediate talks

U.S. says Russia violated nuclear treaty, urges immediate talks

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 07:44

In another sign of deteriorating relations between the United States and Russia, the U.S. government said on Monday that Moscow had violated the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces treaty, and urged immediate bilateral talks on the issue.

Armed clashes set Libya``s Tripoli ablaze

Armed clashes set Libya``s Tripoli ablaze

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 07:39

A huge fire at an oil depot in Libya`s capital Tripoli set part of the city ablaze Monday after being hit by warring militia`s rocket attacks.

China wants peace cooperation between UN, regional organisations

China wants peace cooperation between UN, regional organisations

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 07:34

China has called for enhanced peacekeeping cooperation and coordination between the UN and regional organisations to maximise their respective advantages.

New Israeli air strikes on Gaza Strip kill 16

New Israeli air strikes on Gaza Strip kill 16

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 07:26

New air strikes by Israeli war jets on central and southern Gaza Strip killed 16 Palestinians and wounded more than 50 early Tuesday, medics and witnesses said.

Airlines to push for independent guidance on airspace safety after Ukraine crash

Airlines to push for independent guidance on airspace safety after Ukraine crash

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 07:22

Global airlines will push to get "neutral information" on whether to use or avoid airspace over conflict zones at Tuesday`s meeting of the U.N. aviation agency and other airline bodies, a European-based airline industry source said.

U.S. marshals, police wounded, fugitive dead in NYC gunfight

U.S. marshals, police wounded, fugitive dead in NYC gunfight

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 07:07

Two U.S. marshals and a New York police detective were wounded and a fugitive wanted on sex abuse charges was killed in a shootout in the city`s upscale Greenwich Village neighborhood on Monday, authorities said.

NASA rover breaks out-of-this-world distance record

NASA rover breaks out-of-this-world distance record

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 06:40

The US space agency`s Opportunity rover has now clocked more miles on Mars than any man-made vehicle to reach another celestial body, NASA has said.

Ebola can spread like `forest fire,` US warns

Ebola can spread like `forest fire,` US warns

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 06:35

The deadly Ebola virus can spread like a forest fire, US health authorities have said, urging travelers to West Africa to take extra precautions amid the largest outbreak in history.

Rights group: Torture in Brazil still a problem

Rights group: Torture in Brazil still a problem

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 06:29

Torture remains a serious problem in Brazil despite government efforts to curb it, a leading human rights group has said.