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HindustanTimes Sun,13 Jul 2014

World

Ukraine vows revenge after rebels kill 23 troops

Ukraine has vowed to make pro-Russian rebels pay after losing 23 servicemen in clashes across the separatist east, while Russia proposed a UN resolution demanding a ceasefire to Europe's deadliest conflict in decades.

US: Bus carrying Chinese tourists crashes, 8 hurt

Authorities say a bus carrying mostly Chinese tourists flipped on its side on a busy highway in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming, and eight people were hospitalized.

Philippines arrests Australian over ties to ISIS

The Philippines on Friday arrested an Australian national with suspected links to foreign Islamist militants after he urged Philippine Muslims on social media sites to support conflicts in Iraq and Syria, recruiting them to go to the Middle East.

Lawmakers intensify efforts for Modi's address to US Congress

A move to invite Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address a joint session of US Congress is gaining momentum with 36 lawmakers endorsing it in a letter to the Congressional leadership.

US agency investigating drone flights after fireworks video goes viral

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating several videos filmed using drones that flew into and around firework displays, including two apparently shot on the Fourth of July and one from Florida that has received nearly nine million YouTube views.

Chinese man accused of hacking into US computers

US authorities have charged a Chinese businessman with hacking into the computer systems of US companies with large defense contracts, including Boeing, to steal data on military projects, including some of its latest fighter jets, officials said on Friday.

Texas shooting suspect collapses twice in court

A man accused of killing six members of his ex-wife's family, including four children, after forcing his way into their suburban Houston home collapsed in court twice on Friday as a prosecutor read out details of the crime.

Tracy Morgan sues Walmart for crash that killed 1

Tracy Morgan has sued Walmart over last month's highway crash that seriously injured him and killed a fellow comedian.

Small tsunami hits Fukushima region after quake

A strong earthquake hit Japan's northern coast Saturday near the nuclear power plant crippled in the 2011 tsunami. At least one person was injured and a small tsunami was triggered, but no damage was reported.

Tsunami advisory issued after strong quake in Japan

Japan issued a tsunami advisory early Saturday after a strong 6.8-magnitude quake struck in the Pacific off Fukushima prefecture, authorities said.

Gaza toll nears 100, militants threaten Israeli airport

A fourth day of Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip killed 11 more Palestinians on Friday, raising the death toll in the coastal enclave to at least 96, most of them civilians, Palestinian officials said.

German FM, press applaud expulsion of CIA chief

Germany's decision to ask the CIA station chief in Berlin to leave the country was an adequate, inevitable response following fresh allegations of US spying on Berlin, German foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Friday.

Man sets self ablaze outside Berlin Libyan Embassy

Police say a man has sustained life-threatening injuries after setting himself alight outside the Libyan Embassy in Berlin.

US House of Representatives to sue Prez Obama

Speaker John Boehner intends to sue the US president over a portion of the new health care law, according to a draft of a House resolution released on Thursday.

China may prevent local troupes to perform abroad

Chinese authorities have begun crackdown on domestic cultural troupes that perform at famous centres abroad by abusing government funds and using the opportunity to make a publicity splash.
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