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Israel signals scaling down Gaza war operation

August 2, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

An Israeli soldier standing on top of a tank in a staging area near the Israel Gaza border, Saturday, August 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov) JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel signaled Saturday it plans to scale back its military operation in the Gaza war and will not participate for now in any cease-fire negotiations in Cairo [&hellip...

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Sierra Leone cyclist cleared of Ebola at Glasgow

August 1, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this undated file image by the CDC shows an ebola Virus. U.S. health officials on Thursday, July 31, 2014, warned Americans not to travel to the three African countries, hit by an outbreak of Ebola. The travel advisory applies to non-essential...

Abbas seeks broad support for war crimes charges

July 31, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Wednesday, July 16, 2014, file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas listens to Arab League Secretary General Nabil Elaraby, during their meeting at his residence in Cairo, Egypt. Nearly a month into Israel’s fierce assault on...

Default fuels uncertainty, stock drop in Argentina

July 31, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

An office worker looks at a man sleeping inside the basket he uses to collect cardboard for recycling, at the financial district in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, July 31, 2014. The collapse of talks with U.S. creditors sent Argentina into its second debt...

Gaza truce comes after days of pushing for a deal

July 31, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a press conference addressed jointly with Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi, India, Thursday, July 31, 2014. This is Kerry’s first visit to India following the resounding election win of...

Hospital: 33 dead after Guinea concert stampede

July 31, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

People gather for news of friends and family near the scene of a stampede took place Tuesday, during a rap concert, in the city of Conakry , Guinea, Wednesday, July 30, 2014. Hundreds of people leaving a late-night rap concert on a beach in Guinea rushed to...

China: Ex-security czar Zhou under investigation

July 30, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo taken Friday, March 9, 2012, Zhou Yongkang, then Chinese Communist Party Politburo Standing Committee member in charge of security, attends a plenary session of the National People’s Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing,...

Hamas, Israel trade blame for deaths of 9 children

July 29, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Palestinian relatives mourn in the morgue of Shifa hospital following an explosion killing 10 people Monday, nine of them children, in an explosion at park at Shati refugee camp, in the northern Gaza Strip, Monday, July 28, 2014. Israeli and Palestinian...

Fighting in Ukraine prompts residents to flee

July 29, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic policemen guard a convoy of international forensic experts, Dutch and Australian policemen and members of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe mission in Ukraine, as it approached Shakhtarsk,...

Ebola kills Liberian doctor, 2 Americans infected

July 28, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

In this 2014 photo provided by the Samaritan’s Purse aid organization, Dr. Kent Brantly, left, treats an Ebola patient at the Samaritan’s Purse Ebola Case Management Center in Monrovia, Liberia. On Saturday, July 26, 2014, the North Carolina-based...