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Scores killed as Israel ramps up Gaza bombardment

Scores killed as Israel ramps up Gaza bombardment

Israeli fire killed at least 43 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip early on Wednesday as the Jewish state said it targeted Islamist militants at dozens of sites across the coastal enclave, while Egyptian mediators prepared a revised ceasefire proposal.

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Africa

At least 24 reported killed in Guinea beach concert stampede Sierra Leone's top Ebola doctor dies from virus Second black box found at Mali crash site U.S. evacuates Libya embassy after 'free-wheeling militia violence' Tunisia orders crackdown after militants kill 14 soldiers Libyan militia tighten control of Tripoli airport

Middle East

Scores killed as Israel ramps up Gaza bombardment Bombs in Syria's Aleppo kill 13 pro-Assad fighters: monitor Israel extends Gaza ceasefire for 24 hours, Hamas rejects terms Jihadists seize Syria army base, behead soldiers World pushes for truce as Israel keeps up Gaza assaults Ten killed in air strike north of Baghdad

Europe

EU and U.S. announce new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine EU hits Russian intelligence chiefs with sanctions 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

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

EU and U.S. announce new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine U.S. evacuates Libya embassy after 'free-wheeling militia violence' US jury awards smoker's widow $23.6bn

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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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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