In Pics: What happened across the world on July 19

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Bangalore, July 19: Israeli troops pushed deeper into Gaza on Friday to destroy rocket launching sites and tunnels, firing volleys of tank shells and clashing with Palestinian fighters in a high-stakes ground offensive meant to weaken the enclave's Hamas rulers.

Meanwhile a group of mountaineering women from Nepal "Seven Summits Women Team" is likely to become the first all-female team to climb the highest mountain on each continent.

OneIndia News brings to you news from across the world in pictures.

Israel steps up attack on Gaza

An Israeli tank moves into position near the Israel and Gaza border. Israeli troops pushed deeper into Gaza on Friday to destroy rocket launching sites and tunnels, firing volleys of tank shells and clashing with Palestinian fighters in a high-stakes ground offensive.

Israeli missile strikes Gaza

Smoke rises behind a mosque's minarets after an Israeli missile strike in Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip.

Suu Kyi pays homeage to her father

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi lays a basket of flowers at the tomb of her late father Gen. Aung San during a ceremony to mark the 67th anniversary of his 1947 assassination, at the Martyrs' Mausoleum in Yangon, Myanmar.

Leaders talk about nuclear issues in Vienna

European foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif address the media after closed-door nuclear talks in Vienna, Austria.

MH17: Dutch King signs condolence register

Dutch King Willem-Alexander signs a condolance register as Queen Maxima looks on at the Ministry of Security and Justice in The Hague, Netherlands.

Nepali women achieve incredible feat

A group of seven women mountaineers from Nepal posing for a group picture at the statue of Albert Einstein outside the Foggy Bottom headquarters of the State Department in Washington.

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