A Palestinian woman carries her belongings at a United Nations-run school sheltering Palestinians displaced by an Israeli ground offensive, that witnesses said was hit by Israeli shelling, in Jebalya refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Carnage at U.N. school as Israel pounds refugee camp

GAZA/JERUSALEM - Israeli shelling has killed at least 15 Palestinians sheltering in a school in Gaza's biggest refugee camp, the Health Ministry says, as Egyptian mediators prepare a revised proposal to try to halt the fighting.  Full Article | Video 

Moscow fights back after sanctions; battle rages near Ukraine crash site 4:05pm BST

MOSCOW/KIEV - Russia fought back on Wednesday over new U.S. and EU sanctions imposed over Ukraine, where fighting between Moscow-backed rebels and government troops has intensified since a Malaysian airliner was shot down.

A painted sign for a public house named 'The Banker' is seen in the City of London July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville

BoE cracks down on banker bonuses

Bankers who break rules on their conduct may have to hand back bonuses up to seven years after being awarded them, the Bank of England says as it unveils some of the world's toughest curbs on the sector.  Full Article | Factbox 

Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez arrives at a Mercosur summit in Caracas July 29, 2014.  REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Argentine debt talks go down to the wire

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina faces a race against on time to avert its second default in 12 years, needing either to cut a deal by the end of the day with 'holdout' investors suing it or to win more time from a U.S. court to reach a settlement.  Full Article | Video 

A newspaper with a picture of China's then Politburo Standing Committee Member Zhou Yongkang is seen at a newsstand in Hong Kong July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Xi reached deal to investigate ex-security chief

BEIJING - Two influential former Chinese leaders gave their consent for President Xi Jinping to investigate ex-domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang, sources have told Reuters, a sign the corruption probe will not open a rift in the ruling Communist Party.  Full Article | Video 

Carlos Tavares, Chief Executive Officer of French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen, poses before a news conference to present the group's strategic plan 'Back in the Race' at PSA headquarters in Paris April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Peugeot car division back in profit

PARIS - PSA Peugeot Citroen reports a surprise surge in first-half cash flow and the first auto-division profit in three years, sending the French carmaker's shares soaring as its turnaround plan begins to show results.  Full Article 

Women study Hadith excerpts at Maska Road Islamic School in Kaduna, July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Joe Penney

The battle of ideas against Boko Haram

KADUNA, Nigeria - In classrooms facing a sandy courtyard in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna, Maska Road Islamic School teaches a creed that condemns the violent ideology of groups like Boko Haram. Not everyone has got its message  Full Article 

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A new boot design to put a spring in your step

A British biomechanist believes he can help ease the strain on the shins of walkers and soldiers trekking for many miles while wearing heavy loads on their backs with a new type of footwear.  Video 

China's drone king says the revolution depends on regulators

Comparing his current crop of drones to early personal computers, DJI founder Frank Wang says the industry is poised for a growth surge - assuming regulators in more markets clear it for take-off.