AP PHOTOS: At least 17 die in Gaza school attack

Palestinians collect body parts in a classroom at Abu Hussein U.N. school in Jebaliya refugee camp, northern Gaza Strip, Wednesday, July 30, 2014. Shelling of a school crowded with refugees in Gaza early Wednesday killed at least 17 people and wounded 90 more, according to Palestinian health officials. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)JEBALIYA, Gaza Strip (AP) — Shelling of a school crowded with refugees in Gaza early Wednesday killed at least 17 people and wounded 90 more, according to Palestinian health officials.



Deaths in shelling of Gaza market, school enrage UN

Palestinian paramedics move a victim of an Israeli air strike on a market to an ambulance in the Shejaiya neighbourhood near Gaza City on July 30, 2014More than 100 Palestinians were killed in the bomb-scarred Gaza Strip, among them victims of Israeli fire on a crowded market and a United Nations school. The United States and United Nations condemned the school shelling and Hamas said it fired a salvo of rockets into Israel in retaliation for both attacks. At least 17 people were killed in the strike on the market in Shejaiya, near Gaza City, as Israel observed a four-hour humanitarian lull in other parts of the crowded coastal strip.



Man on FBI's Most Wanted list in custody

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A man on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list in connection with a 2008 rape and homicide has been captured and brought to Louisiana, where the crime took place.
Landslide hits Indian village, killing at least 21

Rescatistas trabajan en el sitio donde un alud provocado por lluvias intensas sepultó decenas de casas en la villa de Malin, en el oeste de India, y dejó al menos 18 muertos, el miércoles 30 de julio de 2014. (Foto AP/Nitin Lawate)NEW DELHI (AP) — Rescuers worked in rain Thursday to dig through a remote village in western India where at least 21 people died as a landslide swept away scores of houses, possibly trapping many more people under debris, officials said.



China evacuates hundreds of workers in Libya to Malta

China has evacuated several hundred workers from Libya and is taking them by ship to Malta, the head of the Malta Civil Service, Mario Cutajar, said on Wednesday. Earlier on Wednesday, the Philippines said it had chartered a ship to take up to 1,000 Filipinos to Malta. Cutajar said 150 foreign workers, mostly Filipinos, had arrived in Malta on Tuesday on flights from Mitiga airport near Tripoli. On Monday the United States said its ambassador to Libya, who was evacuated on Saturday, will be temporarily based in Malta.


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