Summary The strikes broke a relative lull in the fighting at the start of a major Muslim holiday. The pressure for a ceasefire followed new attacks launched by Israel and Hamas on Sunday despite the back-and-forth over proposals for another temporary halt to the fighting. The Security Council urged Israel and Hamas "to accept and fully implement the humanitarian cease-fire into the Eid period and beyond".
Summary CEO of the Illinois-based OSI Group Sheldon Levin, speaks during his news conference .... "We accept that there must be consequences and we take responsibility for the actions of those individuals working for our company." The scandal has alarmed Chinese diners and disrupted operations in China for the world's biggest fast food brands.
Summary As the last day of International Wine Festival organised by the Karnataka Wine Board Association held at Jayamahal Palace Hotel winded up on Sunday, one realised that Bangaloreans seem to be very health conscious even in sipping and buying wine. The organic wine contains natural alcoholic element and it is very good for health. Rudragowdar, the owner of Nesara Vine Yard stall from Bagalkotte, told dna, "There is suitable climate, soil and fresh water to grow enriched grapes to make organic wine. The percentage of alcohol is naturally formed and no flavour is added. People are more conscious about their health, having this type of wine is very good and there is no drowsiness by consuming it like other wines".
Summary Thousands of people took part in the funeral of a 27-year-old Indian-origin Israeli soldier killed after being hit by a mortar shell near the Gaza Strip border while Israel was holding fire under a UN-brokered humanitarian truce. His sister said it was "hard to wake up to a world in which you are not here. It's hard to describe the pain. You are everyone's hero and my personal hero. I love you my brother, guard us from above." Degorker was in a reserve unit of the Engineers Corps and was stationed close to the Strip with other units when he was injured by the mortar fire.
Summary Police arrive at the houses of Ahmadis after they were torched by a mob following accusations of blasphemy in Gujranwala, Pakistan. Police said the violence late on Sunday in the town of Gujranwala, 140 miles south-east of Islamabad, started with an altercation between young men, one of whom was an Ahmadi accused of posting "objectionable material". "Later, a crowd of 150 people came to the police station demanding the registration of a blasphemy case against the accused," said one police officer who declined to be identified.
Summary It appealed for "international help" but did not specify what sort of help it wants. Many Libyan families responded to the call and scrambled to leave their homes. The battle for control of the airport began two weeks ago when Islamist-led militias - mostly from the western city of Misrata - launched a surprise assault on the airport, which has been under control of a rival militia from the western mountain town of Zintan.
Summary A cyclist has died following a collision on the southbound carriageway of the M1 near Swords . The 50-year-old man was taken to Beaumont Hospital by ambulance after he was struck between the Donabate and Swords junction at about 5pm yesterday evening. He was later pronounced dead and the coroner was notified. The occupants of the car were not injured in the collision.
Summary The fireworks will be provided by pyrotechnic wizards, Alchemy, who have lit up the skies above some of the UK's most iconic venues, including Tower Bridge for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations. Described as one of the most unique and fascinating shows on the planet, this show was created by New Zealand born Carlos Van Camp. The crackle of Lightning Bolts will crash into the Tyne from two towers as two people, dressed in metal suits, interact with the power of lightning.
Summary KIEV, Ukraine -- At least eight civilians have been killed by fighting and shelling in two Ukrainian cities held by separatist militants , officials in the rebellion-wracked east said Monday. But as CBS News correspondent Charlie D'Agata reports, a contingent of international police were forced to abandon an attempt to reach the crash site over the weekend due to the heavy fighting. The Australian and Dutch police in Ukraine are not armed, but they have been eager to reach the crash area in hopes of enabling investigators to get on with the now extremely delayed work of documenting the wreckage.
Summary And running just short of five minutes, the trailer released by US cable channel Fox gives fans a sneak peak at several of the key scenes. Peter and Homer are seen bonding over doughnuts and flying a biplane together (in a daydream), while Bart schools Stewie in prank phone calls and skateboarding.
Summary Ms Dickson, 22 sees nothing wrong with giving her daughters spray tans. The single mum from Essex, has not worked since she left school at 16.
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Summary With the recent upgrades in investment-grade ratings and in the aviation industry, the Philippines is more open for business, President Benigno Aquino III said Monday during his fifth State of the Nation Address. The Philippines garnered three investment-grade ratings last year from Fitch's, Standard & Poors, and Moody's Investor Service. Last May, S&P stepped up the country's rating from BBB- (the lowest investment grade rating) to BBB.
Summary He cited the benefits of DAP for the scholars of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA). An audio-visual presentation showed TESDA scholars narrating how they obtained educational support from the controversial spending mechanism, which was declared partially unconstitutional by the Supreme Court (SC). Aquino also highlighted the investment grade rating obtained by the country from the ratings agencies Moody's, Fitch, and S&P last year, which he attributed to his government's fiscal management.