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Myanmar: No map tattoos below waist 10.7.2014 BBC South Asia
Map tattoo on lower body 'disgraces country's pride'
Minister says no govt agency responsible for Chennai building collapse 10.7.2014 TOI: Chennai
Tamil Nadu minister for housing & urban development R Vaithilingam on Thursday said his government was not responsible in any way for the multi-storey building collapse at Moulivakkam in Chennai, in which 61 construction workers were ...
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World Cup 2014: FIFA rejects Suarez appeal against ban for biting 10.7.2014 FirstPost: Sports

The FIFA appeals committee rejected the appeal by Suarez and the Uruguay football federation in its entirety.

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Palestinian death toll mounts as Israel hits over 750 targets in Gaza 10.7.2014 FirstPost: World

It accuses Hamas Islamists of deliberately putting innocent Palestinians in harm's way by placing weaponry and gunmen in Gaza's residential areas.

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Israel’s Gaza offensive kills 74 Palestinians 10.7.2014 TOI: Home
At least 74 Palestinians, most of them civilians, have been killed in Israel's Gaza offensive, Palestinian officials said today.
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Myanmar: Journalists sentenced to 10 years for reporting on chemical weapons 10.7.2014 FirstPost: World

The article alleged that the country's military was operating a chemical weapons factory in the town of Pauk in Magway, under the instructions of former strongman junta chief Than Shwe.

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More than 1,70,000 dead in Syria over last three years: NGO report 10.7.2014 FirstPost: World

Among the dead in Syria were 56,495 civilians, including 9,092 children, according to the toll, which included casualties documented up to 8 July this year.

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Georgia death row inmate granted clemency 24 hours before execution 10.7.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Tommy Lee Waldrip's sentence for killing a store clerk in 1991 commuted to life without parole, pardons board confirms

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Iraq: Officials find 53 bullet-riddled bodies with tied up hands and blindfolds 10.7.2014 FirstPost: World

While the motives remain unclear, such grisly killings harken back to the worst days of Iraq's sectarian bloodletting in 2006 and 2007.

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Iraq: 53 bullet-riddled bodies found near Baghdad 10.7.2014 FirstPost: World

While the motives remain unclear, such grisly killings harken back to the worst days of Iraq's sectarian bloodletting in 2006 and 2007.

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Srinagar: Police ban academic lecture citing Section 144 10.7.2014 FirstPost: India

The police on Wednesday barred an academic lecture by writer Dr Mridu Rai from taking place at a hotel in Srinagar, citing Section 144.

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All Bodo Students' Union blames government for 2012 BTAD carnage 10.7.2014 Guwahati - City - The Times of India
All Bodo Students' Union (Absu), the apex students' body of Bodos in Assam, believes that the government's negligence led to the ethnic clashes in Bodoland Territorial Areas District (BTAD) in 2012.
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Israel and Hamas intensify attacks 10.7.2014 Telegraph: International
Gaza/Jerusalem, July 9 (Reuters): Israeli air strikes shook Gaza every few minutes today, and militants kept up rocket fire at Israel's heartland in intensifying warfare that Palestinian officials said has killed at least 47 people in the Hamas-dominated enclave.
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U.N. Security Council to meet on Israel, Palestinian hostilities 10.7.2014 FirstPost: World

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will brief the U.N. Security Council on Thursday on the escalating Israeli and Palestinian hostilities, which he described as a "troubling and volatile" situation.

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Iraq forces find 53 corpses south of Baghdad 10.7.2014 Zee News : World
Iraqi security forces found the bodies Wednesday of 53 men who had been bound and executed in a confessionally mixed province south of the capital, police and medical officials said.
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Delhi govt mulls ways to check building mishaps 10.7.2014 Zee News : States
In an effort to check incidents of fire, building collapse in the national capital, Delhi government is planning to provide temporary water, electricity connections to those buildings which fail to obtain fire safety certificate.
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Putin says Russia not seeking international isolation 10.7.2014 FirstPost: World

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Russia, facing the threat of new sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, wanted to avoid international isolation but would strongly defend its national interests. "We will never pursue isolationism. We will always be part of the international community," Putin said during a meeting with representatives of the Civic Chamber, a consultative body which monitors the work of the government and parliament.

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Delhi government mulls ways to check building mishaps 9.7.2014 CNN-IBN: India
In an effort to check incidents of fire and building collapse in the national capital, Delhi government is planning to provide temporary water and electricity connections to those buildings which fail to obtain fire safety certificate.
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Flee or die: violence drives Central Americas child migrants to US border 9.7.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Obama heads to Texas as the mirage of an open door on the southern border triggers a political storm in Washington

Two weeks ago, Karla arrived at the Texas border with her two very young children, her mother, and three siblings under the age of 15.

It had taken the family a month to make the 1,500 mile journey from their home in northern Honduras, travelling by bus through Guatemala and Mexico. They had sold everything they owned to pay a network of people smugglers who bribed the way clear through checkpoints along the route.

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Delhi government mulls ways to check building mishaps; higher water and electricity rates for defaulters 9.7.2014 DNA: Wide Angle
In an effort to check incidents of fire and building collapse in the national capital, Delhi government is planning to provide temporary water and electricity connections to those buildings which fail to obtain fire safety certificate. As per the proposal, the electricity and water rates for these buildings will be three times higher. The suggestion was made during a high-level meeting convened today to discuss structural safety guidelines under the chairmanship of the chief secretary. The meeting came in the wake of Delhi's Divisional Commissioner Dharampal's letter to the urban development department and civic agencies seeking a 'techno-legal' framework for regulating all construction activities. It was also recommended that no building be allowed to come up in the national capital without a sanctioned plan and that the sanction certificate will have to be displayed at the construction site, otherwise police or local bodies will be authorized to stop the construction. "These guidelines were being ...
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