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Israeli air strike kills three Hamas commanders in Gaza

Israeli air strike kills three Hamas commanders in Gaza

Israel killed three senior Hamas commanders in the Gaza Strip in an air strike on Thursday and said it would continue to target the group's armed leadership after a ceasefire failed.

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Liberia 'losing grip on Ebola' as hunt for patients goes on Kiev says forces shelled Russian armour inside Ukraine Boko Haram kidnap men and boys in northeast Nigeria Ebola crisis vastly underestimated, says WHO West Africa struggles to deal with Ebola outbreak WHO declares Ebola an international health emergency

Middle East

Israeli air strike kills three Hamas commanders in Gaza New US strikes in Iraq after IS Foley video Gaza war rages on, Hamas says Israel tried to kill its military chief U.S. military failed in rescue attempt for journalist Foley Palestinian Druze poet Samih al-Qasim dies at 75 Gaza war resumes with deadly strikes, rocket fire

Europe

Irish ex-premier Reynolds, peace negotiator, dies at 81 Dozens die in Ukraine in street battles, Donetsk shelling Dozens killed in attack on convoy, Ukraine says; rebels deny firing rocket Atletico struggle to keep up in arms race with Real, Barca German agents secretly recorded Hillary Clinton conversation NATO accuses Moscow of escalating Ukraine conflict

Asia - Pacific

Malaysia receives bodies from Flight 17 crash Thai junta leader appointed PM by hand-picked parliament Mongolia hosts China's leader, seeks port access Landslides hit Japan's Hiroshima killing 18 people: media Fisherman killed by crocodile in Australian river South Korea suggests Northeast Asia nuclear safety group

US & Canada

Islamic State video purports to show beheading of U.S. journalist Spacewalking astronauts release baby satellite Police deploy tear gas to impose Ferguson curfew

Latin America & Caribbean

Moderate quake hits El Salvador, no injuries reported Colombia's war victims ask country to support peace talks Argentina says will use anti-terror law against U.S. printing firm

South Asia

Pakistani protesters reach parliament as police look on Nepal, India monsoon rains kill scores Pakistan protesters vow no let-up until PM resigns

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Thai junta leader appointed PM by hand-picked parliament

Thailand's coup leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha was appointed prime minister on Thursday by a legislature he hand-picked, giving the army chief a veneer of legitimacy even while the military presses on with efforts to silence its critics. Mongolia hosts China's leader, seeks port access Dozens die in Ukraine in street battles, Donetsk shelling Palestinian Druze poet Samih al-Qasim dies at 75 Gaza war resumes with deadly strikes, rocket fire Landslides hit Japan's Hiroshima killing 18 people: media

Video & Audio News

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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