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Israel, Gaza militants in 2nd day of cross-border fighting

Israel, Gaza militants in 2nd day of cross-border fighting

Israeli aircraft bombed targets across the Gaza Strip and Gaza militants fired rockets into Israel, the second day of cross-border fighting that erupted in the last stretch of a closely contested race for Israeli prime minister between the long-servi ...
  • Russia accuses US of plotting 'coup' in Venezuela

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused the United States of plotting a "coup" against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in a dispute over Russian military assistance for the crisis-hit country.
  • Gaza rocket strikes home in central Israel

    An early morning rocket fired from the Gaza Strip struck a house in central Israel on Monday, wounding seven people and prompting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to cut short a trip to Washington. The attack set the stage for a potential major conf ...
  • Yemen peace hangs on fragile truce as conflict far from over

    Four years after Saudi Arabia led a military intervention in Yemen to back the government against rebels, the only hope for peace in a country threatened by famine hangs on a fragile truce.

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Yemen peace hangs on fragile truce as conflict far from over Disease fears mount for Africa cyclone survivors Death toll from central Mali massacre up to 134, says UN Nigerians return to vote in governor, state elections Mozambique cyclone death toll climbs to 417 Cyclone's huge floods leave hundreds dead in southern Africa

Middle East

Israel, Gaza militants in 2nd day of cross-border fighting Gaza rocket strikes home in central Israel Iraq parliament votes to sack official after ferry sinking US-backed Syrian force declares victory over Islamic State Trump says IS territory in Syria nearly eliminated Israel court orders closure of building at tense Jerusalem holy site

Europe

Cruise ship reaches Norway port after near disaster, dramatic rescues EU leaders give Britain 'last chance' for orderly Brexit France threatens to reject May's Brexit delay request US, Russia divided on Venezuela after talks in Rome Italy seizes rescue ship, permits migrants to land in Italy Dutch police arrest new tram attack suspect, suspect terror motive

Asia - Pacific

China probes factory blast as death toll rises to 47 Many dead in New Zealand after gunmen attack mosques Toxic air tears apart families in Mongolia Singapore, Australia, China, Indonesia ground Boeing's 737 MAX 8 as concerns mount Malaysia frees Indonesian suspect in Kim Jong Nam murder case North Korea 'poised to conduct new missile test', satellite images show

US & Canada

Trump says IS territory in Syria nearly eliminated South Korea's Moon urges new US-North denuclearisation talks Tornado kills at least 23 in US state of Alabama

Latin America & Caribbean

Russia accuses US of plotting 'coup' in Venezuela US, Russia divided on Venezuela after talks in Rome Nicaragua opposition demands conditions for resuming talks

South Asia

U.S., Taliban talks end for now with no Afghan peace deal At least 16 killed in bomb, gun attack in eastern Afghanistan Pakistan, India trade fire in Kashmir; villagers flee homes

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British MPs reject Theresa May's Brexit deal

British MPs overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal for a second time on Tuesday, pitching Britain into the unknown just 17 d ...

Trump, Kim summit collapses amid failure to reach deal

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he had walked away from a nuclear deal at a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un because of unacce ...

Indonesia tsunami hits Sunda Strait after Krakatoa eruption

A tsunami killed at least 222 people and injured hundreds on the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra following an underwater landslide believed cau ...

U.S. President Trump and North Korean leader Kim meet in Singapore

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged on Tuesday to work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula wh ...

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