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GAZA HORROR

GAZA CITY: Eight Palestinian children died when a missile slammed into a playground in a Gaza refugee camp yesterday.

Two others were also killed and 46 injured in the attack on the Shati camp run by the UN, emergency services said.

Soon after, a security source said five Gaza militants...ReadMore


LOCAL NEWS

His Majesty performs Eid Al Fitr prayers

MANAMA: His Majesty King Hamad yesterday performed Eid Al Fitr prayers at Al Sakhir Palace Mosque.

BUSINESS NEWS

Russia ordered to pay $51.6bn in Yukos case

MOSCOW: The Hague's arbitration court yesterday ruled that Russia must pay a group of shareholders in oil giant Yukos $51.6 billion for expropriating its assets, a big hit for a country teetering on the brink of recession.

 

WORLD NEWS

Jet downing 'a war crime'

GENEVA: The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may be a war crime, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said yesterday.

 

SPORTS NEWS

SOUTH AFRICA BACK ON TOP

COLOMBO: South Africa reclaimed top spot in cricket's Test rankings after grimly hanging on for a draw in the second and final Test against Sri Lanka yesterday to win the series 1-0.

 

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