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John Kerry pushes for ceasefire as Gaza families flee

Posted July 23, 2014 by The Associated Press

Fighting intensifies in southern Gaza

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Baird maligns UN human rights council on Gaza resolution

Posted July 23, 2014 by The Canadian Press

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird defends Israel

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Racehorse belonging to Queen Elizabeth tests positive for morphine

Posted July 23, 2014 by Associated Press

LONDON — A racehorse owned by Queen Elizabeth that won the prestigious Gold Cup at Royal Ascot last year has tested positive for the banned substance morphine. Buckingham Palace says that early indications suggest the five-year-old filly, Estimate, consumed the substance […]

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Strong possibility of war crimes in Gaza, says UN rights chief

Posted July 23, 2014 by The Associated Press

Stop indiscriminate attacks on civilians, says human rights chief

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Plane crashes at Taiwan airport, 47 people dead

Posted July 23, 2014 by The Canadian Press

Plane crash lands in stormy weather

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New HIV strategy sets hopeful goal, amid grief of flight MH17 losses

Posted July 23, 2014 by Kate Lunau

In the shadow of the deaths of conference delegates, new strategies for combatting AIDS are debated

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Israel’s war without end, again

Posted July 23, 2014 by Jonathon Gatehouse

An Israel that preserves itself through sporadic conflict, rather than peace, is gaining traction

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Two Ukrainian military fighter jets shot down in the east of country

Posted July 23, 2014 by The Associated Press

Defence Ministry spokesman Oleksiy Dmitrashkovsky says the planes may have been carrying up to two crew members each.

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Costa Concordia begins final voyage

Posted July 23, 2014 by The Associated Press

Tugs and a dozen other boats will guide the crippled ship on a journey of about five days to Genoa

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Part of Chinese city quarantined after man dies of bubonic plague

Posted July 23, 2014 by The Associated Press

Investigators believe the man contracted the bacterial infection after contact with a marmot

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Amid impasse, Kerry cites progress in cease-fire talks

Posted July 23, 2014 by The Associated Press

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says negotiations toward a cease-fire agreement in the Gaza Strip are making some progress

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Photo essay: What remains of the lives lost on MH17

Posted July 22, 2014 by macleans.ca

We have no answers yet from Ukraine, as the recovery continues–only glimpses into the 298 people who died on that tragic flight

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A crisis of leadership in Gaza

Posted July 22, 2014 by Martin Patriquin

Hamas came to power as a slayer of corruption, not Zionism—and its support in Gaza may be crumbling

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Ceasefire negotiations could give rise to new peace talks

Posted July 22, 2014 by The Associated Press

Officials want to restart stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinian

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Israel accused of war crimes in UK Parliament across party lines

Posted July 22, 2014 by rabble staff

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UK parliamentary MPs accuse Israel of war crimes and…

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Cambodian political rivals end year-long deadlock

Posted July 22, 2014 by The Associated Press

Five-hour meeting produces joint solution

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Why is Israel afraid of Gaza’s Ark?

Posted July 21, 2014 by Anonymous

On July 11, 2 a.m. local time, Israeli warships fired on the Palestinian/international boat, Gaza’s Ark, which burst into flames and was completely destroyed. We had been working on this project for over two years, buying on old fishing boat, th…

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Why was Gaza’s Ark targeted by Israel?

Posted July 21, 2014 by Anonymous

After being kidnapped from international waters, imprisoned in Israel, then deported for being on the Canadian boat to Gaza challenging Israel’s illegal blockage of the Gaza Strip in November 2011, I was only more determined to continue chall…

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In the face of slaughter, Gaza doctor still refuses to hate

Posted July 21, 2014 by gerry caplan

When I spoke to Izzeldin Abuelaish this week, I couldn’t help reflecting that life continues to test him in the most Job-like ways. The latest one-sided conflict between Israel and Dr. Abuelaish’s Gaza homeland is simply another in a life in whi…

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Amazon seeks U.S. permission for drone tests

Posted July 11, 2014 by Staff

Online giant Amazon has sought permission for drone test flights in the United States, saying it is moving forward on plans for deliveries using the unmanned aircraft. In a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration made public this week, Amazon … Continue Reading

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