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ISRAEL IGNORED UN WARNINGS

GAZA CITY: UN officials had told the Israeli military 17 times that a school in Gaza's biggest refugee camp was a shelter for Palestinian civilians fleeing fighting in the teeming coastal strip, but it was not enough to save them from deadly shelling.

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Summer of Colours festival begins today

MANAMA: The Bahrain Summer Festival 2014 begins today with a groundbreaking show at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre.

BUSINESS NEWS

US economic growth rebounds strongly

WASHINGTON: US economic growth accelerated more than expected in the second quarter and the decline in output in the prior period was less steep than previously reported, which could bolster views for a stronger performance in the last six months of the year.

 

WORLD NEWS

Nothing is more shameful than attacking sleeping children

UNITED NATIONS: "Nothing is more shameful than attacking sleeping children," UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said yesterday.

 

SPORTS NEWS

ENGLAND CLOSE IN ON VICTORY

SOUTHAMPTON: England need six wickets on the final day to win the third Test against India after a superb bowling performance helped them reduce the tourists to 112-4, still 333 runs short of victory, at the end of day four at Southampton yesterday.

 

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