29 Jul 2014
Washington: Uttar Pradesh saw the highest number of deaths in communal clashes in India in 2013, according to a US report which said the world last year witnessed the largest displacement of religious communities in recent memory.
28 Jul 2014
Gaza/Jerusalem: Ahead of the Muslim festival of Eid, Hamas agreed to a 24-hour United Nations-brokered humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza but despite the truce continued to exchange fire with Israel on the 20th day of the conflict that has killed over 1,060 Palestinians and 46 Israelis, including an Indian-origin soldier.
26 Jul 2014
Gaza/Jerusalem: A 12-hour humanitarian truce went into effect on Saturday after Israel and Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip agreed to a UN request for a pause in fighting, and efforts to secure a long-term cease-fire moved ahead.
17 Jul 2014
New Delhi: With the Rajya Sabha witnessing huge pandemonium over Gaza violence on Thursday, the Upper House was adjourned twice during Question Hour.
26 Jul 2014
Gaza/Jerusalem: Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip killed a top militant commander, two of his sons and a pregnant woman among others, taking the Palestinian toll to 832, as the 18-day conflict spread to the West Bank where largest anti-Israel protests in years turned violent.
23 Jul 2014
Gaza/Jerusalem: Israel bombed several mosques, a hospital and a stadium in Hamas-ruled Gaza even as international efforts intensified to broker a ceasefire to end the 15-day conflict that has killed 620 Palestinians and 29 Israelis.
25 Jul 2014
Gaza/Jerusalem: Israeli tanks shelled a UN-run school in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, killing 15 people and wounding dozens who took shelter there, amid frantic international diplomatic efforts to end the bloodshed that has left 770 Palestinians and 34 Israelis dead so far.
12 Jul 2014
United Nations: UN Security Council will vote on a resolution to allow aid access at four border crossings into rebel-held areas of Syria without government consent, said Western diplomats, who were hopeful Russia and China will support the move.
19 Feb 2014
Washington: United States has said that there is ‘no military solution’ to the current Syrian crisis but it is considering renewed options to resolve the conflict.
19 Jul 2014
Gaza/Jerusalem: Israel on Friday warned it would ‘significantly widen’ its first ground offensive in five years in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, after 11 days of airstrikes that have killed 265 Palestinians so far, failed to stop the militants' rocket attacks on the Jewish state.