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Israel extends Gaza ceasefire for 24 hours, Hamas rejects terms

Israel extends Gaza ceasefire for 24 hours, Hamas rejects terms

Hamas resumed rocket fire Saturday on Israel after rejecting Israel's offer to extend a humanitarian cease-fire, the latest setback in international efforts to negotiate an end to the Gaza war.

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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 U.N. pulls staff out of Libya as clashes kill 13, close airports Boko Haram leader claims blast in Nigeria's Lagos

Middle East

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 IAEA says Iran eliminates enriched uranium Israel shells Gaza militants, probes Hamas claim of captured soldier

Europe

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 More than 100 AIDS researchers killed on Malaysian jet

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

U.S. evacuates Libya embassy after 'free-wheeling militia violence' US jury awards smoker's widow $23.6bn HIV infection rate in the US falls by a third in a decade

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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Jihadists seize Syria army base, behead soldiers

Islamic State fighters have seized a Syrian army base in the northern province of Raqa, killing scores of troops and beheading some of them, a monitoring group said Saturday. World pushes for truce as Israel keeps up Gaza assaults Bodies, black boxes handed over from Ukraine crash site Three foreign advisers killed in near Kabul airport Ten killed in air strike north of Baghdad IAEA says Iran eliminates enriched uranium

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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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