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 Japan landslide death toll rises to 42
15 Views, 23-08-2014, Courtsey News Live

The death toll from devastating landslides in western Japan rose to 42 on Saturday, as rescuers worked around the clock to comb through destroyed houses in a search for survivors.    Local police said Saturday that least 43 people were still missing in Hiroshima, where heavy rain trigger...Read more

 Three climbers die after 800-metre fall from Mont Blanc
32 Views, 18-08-2014, Courtsey News Live

Two climbers and their guide have fallen 800 metres to their death in the Mont Blanc range, police said today, the latest in a series of tragedies on Europe\'s highest mountain.    "The fall of 800 metres gave them no chance," police said, adding they probably fell off a ridge ...Read more

 John Kerry urges Israel, Gaza to cash in on ceasefire
26 Views, 06-08-2014, Courtsey News Live

:00 am (local time) was discussed by Palestinian factions in Cairo on Monday.    Also, Israeli troops withdrew completely from Gaza Strip claiming that they had destroyed all the tunnels.    The truce further paves the way for delegations from both sides to hold further talks...Read more

Australia, Netherlands plan fresh attempt to reach MH17 site
15 Views, 02-08-2014, Courtsey News Live

A team of Dutch and Australian police will today again attempt to reach the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, a senior Australian official said, although he warned the situation was volatile. An unarmed team of Dutch and Australian officers was forced to drop their plans to visit the sit...Read more

US Secretary of State John Kerry to visit India July 30
27 Views, 02-08-2014, Courtsey News Live

 US Secretary of State John Kerry will visit India July 30-Aug 1, the external affairs ministry said Thursday. "External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will host US Secretary of State John Kerry in New Delhi from July 30 to Aug 1. Sushma Swaraj and Kerry will co-chair the fifth India-US S...Read more

EU, US to impose new sanctions against Russia
29 Views, 02-08-2014, Courtsey News Live

The United States and European Union plan to impose new sanctions against Russia this week, including penalties targeting key sectors of the Russian economy, the White House said Monday. The show of Western solidarity comes as the US accuses Russia of ramping up its troop presence on its border wit...Read more

Death toll hits over 1,200 in Gaza
17 Views, 01-08-2014, Courtsey News Live

:30 am (02.30 GMT), and a couple of hours after Israeli tanks had begun heavy shelling in the area. It came as a Palestinian delegation prepared for a trip to Cairo to discuss a temporary humanitarian ceasefire. International efforts have so far failed to get Israel and Hamas to agree to a truce an...Read more