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Deadly Israeli Gaza operation threatens to derail truce efforts

Deadly Israeli Gaza operation threatens to derail truce efforts

A clash that erupted during an Israeli special forces operation in the Gaza Strip and killed eight people threatened Monday to derail efforts to restore calm to the Palestinian enclave after months of unrest.

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Rapes, ethnic attacks rising in DR Congo's lawless east Congolese doctor, Yazidi activist win Nobel Peace Prize 2018 for combating sexual violence Anti-graft activists march against Malawi president 127 dead after Tanzania ferry capsizes on Lake Victoria King's absolute rule towers over eSwatini election Ethiopia, Eritrea reopen border points for first time in 20 years

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Deadly Israeli Gaza operation threatens to derail truce efforts 150 killed in battle for Yemen's Hodeida as global alarm grows Saudi dissidents fear 'long arm' of state after Khashoggi murder Saudi Arabia says journalist Khashoggi died after fight in consulate Congolese doctor, Yazidi activist win Nobel Peace Prize 2018 for combating sexual violence Saudi Arabia rejects Iran's claim it backed parade attack

Europe

New border crossings open in divided Cyprus, first in 8 years Separatist areas elect leaders as Ukraine and Moscow trade barbs Former Croatian PM convicted of war profiteering WikiLeaks' Assange sues in Ecuador for better asylum terms: lawyer Turkey sends reinforcements to Syria's Idlib Swedish parliament ousts PM in vote of no-confidence

Asia - Pacific

Two Koreas, U.N. forces agree to remove weapons at border Fears grow that more than 1,000 still missing in Indonesia disaster South Korea jails former president Lee for 15 years on corruption charges Philippines' Duterte scraps amnesty of chief critic, orders arrest Japan issues evacuation advisories for one million as typhoon hits west coast Strong quake triggers landslides on Indonesian Lombok island

US & Canada

America mourns John McCain, war hero and political icon Russia denounces new U.S. sanctions as illegal, mulls retaliation Trump says willing to meet with Iran leaders 'any time'

Latin America & Caribbean

WikiLeaks' Assange sues in Ecuador for better asylum terms: lawyer Latin America seeks common ground to handle Venezuelan migrants Brazilian border town residents drive out Venezuelan immigrants

South Asia

Rohingya flee refugee camps in Bangladesh, as Myanmar prepares for first returnees Anti-India strike shuts Kashmir amid anger over deaths Afghanistan braces for militant attacks as voters go to the polls

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Rohingya flee refugee camps in Bangladesh, as Myanmar prepares for first returnees

Dozens of Rohingya Muslim families on a list of refugees set to be repatriated to Myanmar later this week have fled from camps in Bangladesh where they were living, a Rohingya leader said on Monday, even as Myanmar prepares to begin receiving them. Two Koreas, U.N. forces agree to remove weapons at border Anti-India strike shuts Kashmir amid anger over deaths Saudi dissidents fear 'long arm' of state after Khashoggi murder Former Croatian PM convicted of war profiteering Afghanistan braces for militant attacks as voters go to the polls

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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 ...

President Donald Trump meets with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe

Five days before meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, US President Donald Trump said on Thursday the unprecedented summit was "all ready to go," a ...

US President Trump Meets with Chancellor Merkel of Germany

US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared to make little headway on high-stakes trade and security disagreements Friday, ...

North Korea's Kim Jong-un crosses into South Korea

The leaders of North and South Korea signed a declaration on Friday agreeing to work for the “complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula& ...

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Italy in the maelstrom of the euro

Italy joined the eurozone in 1999, with Prime Minister Massimo d'Alema of the "Democratic Left” party. This fateful participation, which entaile ...

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