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International News Archive - July 26, 2006

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli forces killed seven Palestinians, including a three-year-old child, and wounded 30 others in attacks across the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, medics and witnesses said.

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's unpopular president Roh Moo-hyun faced another likely setback to his leadership on Wednesday as voting started in parliamentary by-elections that were expected to be swept by the main opposition.

By Aung Hla Tun YANGON (Reuters) - A black-tongued child soldier who commanded a small Myanmar guerrilla group called God's Army has surrendered to the military government, state media said on Wednesday.

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad discussed the Israeli offensive in Lebanon and Iran's nuclear program with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin said on Wednesday.

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Two Indian Muslims, one of them a chemical engineer, have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in this month's Mumbai train bombings that killed more than 180 people, police said on Wednesday.

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli forces killed nine Palestinians, including a three-year-old, and wounded 30 others in attacks across the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, medics and witnesses said.

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli forces killed nine Palestinians, comprising seven militants, a three-year-old girl and another civilian, in fighting across the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, medics and witnesses said.

By Matthew Green MARIDI, Sudan (Reuters) - A team of more than 100 people hoping to persuade Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) leader Joseph Kony to end his uprising prepared on Wednesday for the final leg of their journey to the Sudan-Congo border.

By Lin Noueihed BEIRUT (Reuters) - While tens of thousands of foreigners are fleeing Lebanon any way they can, some are determined to stick it out in the face of Israeli bombardment and blockade. A hardy few are even finding ways to get in.

JAKARTA (Reuters) - More than half of an estimated 45,000 Indonesians who were displaced by last week's tsunami on the south coast of Java have returned home, officials said on Wednesday.

Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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