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World pushes for truce as Israel keeps up Gaza assaults

World pushes for truce as Israel keeps up Gaza assaults

Israel kept up its assaults in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, killing three Palestinians in as many air strikes, as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in the region with a mission to seek a ceasefire in the 14-day-old conflict "as soon as possibl ...
  • Bodies, black boxes handed over from Ukraine crash site

    The remains of some of the nearly 300 victims of the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over Ukraine were making their way to the Netherlands on Tuesday as a senior Ukrainian separatist leader handed over the plane's black boxes to Malaysian experts.
  • Three foreign advisers killed in near Kabul airport

    A Taliban suicide bomber detonated himself on Tuesday outside Kabul International Airport, killing three foreign advisers and an Afghan interpreter, police said.
  • Ten killed in air strike north of Baghdad

    Ten people were killed, including a mother and three children, in a government air strike on a militant-controlled town north of Baghdad on Monday, hospital sources and witnesses said.

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Africa

Tunisia orders crackdown after militants kill 14 soldiers Libyan militia tighten control of Tripoli airport U.N. pulls staff out of Libya as clashes kill 13, close airports Boko Haram leader claims blast in Nigeria's Lagos Blast in northern Nigeria kills 10 Sudanese Christian woman freed again

Middle East

World pushes for truce as Israel keeps up Gaza assaults Ten killed in air strike north of Baghdad IAEA says Iran eliminates enriched uranium Israel shells Gaza militants, probes Hamas claim of captured soldier Two Israeli soldiers die in Gaza clash; Palestinian toll tops 300 Wave of bombings in Baghdad kills 27 people

Europe

Bodies, black boxes handed over from Ukraine crash site U.S. presses case against Russia on downed jet as horror deepens International monitors work to secure Malaysia Airlines wreckage site Ukraine says rebels destroy MH17 evidence as battles flare More than 100 AIDS researchers killed on Malaysian jet Obama condemns Russia over downed plane in Ukraine, gunmen hamper inquiry

Asia - Pacific

Bodies, black boxes handed over from Ukraine crash site International monitors work to secure Malaysia Airlines wreckage site More than 100 AIDS researchers killed on Malaysian jet World leaders demand answers after Malaysian airliner downed over Ukraine with 298 dead Malaysia Airlines passenger jet shot down over Ukraine, 298 dead Obama pledges U.S. help for Malaysian plane probe, talks to Putin

US & Canada

US jury awards smoker's widow $23.6bn HIV infection rate in the US falls by a third in a decade Obama pledges U.S. help for Malaysian plane probe, talks to Putin

Latin America & Caribbean

Pope calls for justice in 1994 attack on Argentine Jewish center Luiz Felipe Scolari resigns as coach of Brazil Germany wins World Cup, beating Argentina 1-0

South Asia

Three foreign advisers killed in near Kabul airport Militants killed after audacious attack on Kabul airport Car bomb attack kills at least 30 in Afghanistan

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IAEA says Iran eliminates enriched uranium

Iran has moved to eliminate its most sensitive stockpile of enriched uranium gas under an interim nuclear deal reached with six world powers last year, according to a monthly update by the U.N. nuclear watchdog obtained by Reuters on Sunday. Israel shells Gaza militants, probes Hamas claim of captured soldier U.S. presses case against Russia on downed jet as horror deepens International monitors work to secure Malaysia Airlines wreckage site HIV infection rate in the US falls by a third in a decade Wave of bombings in Baghdad kills 27 people

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Taliban video shows handover of US soldier

The Taliban have released a video showing the handover of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to U.S. forces in eastern Afghanistan.The 17-minute video, made public on ...

Iranians 'released' from jail for making 'Happy' fan video

Police in Iran have released six people who were arrested for posting a video online of them dancing to US pop-star Pharrell Williams' hit song "Happy ...

Thailand army declares martial law

Source: Reuters and agencies / IBTimesThailand's army declared martial law on Tuesday to restore order after six months of anti-government protests wh ...

Turkish mine explosion leaves scores dead

At least 201 people were killed and hundreds more remained trapped underground after an explosion and fire in a coal mine in the western Turkish provi ...

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