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Israel-Hamas fighting continues despite international pressure for cease-fire; MH17 victims' bodies to be flown to Netherlands; Widodo declared Indonesia's new president; Beijing orders restaurant inspections to avoid using tainted meat; Syrian rebels expel ISIS militants from parts of Damascus; and more 

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Israel-Hamas Conflict Continues Despite International Pressure

Fighting in eastern Ukraine resumes as MH17 investigators arrive; Indonesian election results likely to be rejected; China sends spy ship to waters off Hawaii; illegal migration from Central America to US slows but protests continue; deadliest day yet in Gaza conflict; and more 

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Fighting Resumes as Inspectors Arrive in Eastern Ukraine

More discussions for Israel and Hamas; Australia repeals carbon tax; Nigeria to borrow $1 billion from United States for arms to fight Boko Haram; six Guantanamo detainees to be moved to Uruguay; and more 

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Fragile Calm Between Israel and Hamas

Afghanistan to audit all votes cast in presdiential election; Shinzo Abe calls for Japan-China summit; Thailand to repatriate 100,000 Burmese refugees who have been living in Thai camps for two decades; Egypt suggests initiative to halt Israel-Palestinian conflict; Russia and Argentina sign nuclear cooperation deal; and more 

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Kerry Deal Breaks Afghan Electoral Impasse

US struggles with influx of illegal Central American immigrants; Chinese hackers allegedly breaking into US government database; Bank of China accused of helping clients siphon money out of country; Israel to expand Gaza bombing campaign; suspected US drone kills militants in Pakistan; and more  

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Obama Seeks Republican Support on Migration Policies

Israel ramps up campaign against Hamas; both presidential candidates claim victory in Indonesia; US presses China on currency reform; Germans investigate suspected US spy; water shortage in Venezuela hits poor hardest; and more 

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Israel Escalates Strikes as Gaza Rockets Increase Range

Abdullah Abdullah claims victory in Afghanistan; US-China meeting aims to stabilise rocky relations; Indonesia heads to the polls; Pope Francis meets with sex abuse victims, condemns pedophile priests; Nicaragua unveils plans for canal to link Pacific and Atlantic; and more 

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Potential Unrest Looms Over Afghan Vote

Hamas vows to escalate violence in Gaza; Australian courts put stop to government's plan to hand over asylum seekers; Japanese PM Shinzo Abe meets John Key to talk about free trade; Ukrainian army prepares for showdown with pro-Russia separatists; 60 Nigerian women and girls escape Boko Haram; and more 

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Hamas Vows Escalation as Jewish Suspects Confess

Tensions high in Israel after police find body thought to be missing Palestinian teen; hundreds of protestors arrested in Hong Kong; rioting Buddhists and Muslims clash in Burma; WHO calls emergency meeting on Ebola; final push for Iran nuclear agreement begins; and more 

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Tensions in Israel Escalate After Possible Revenge Killing

Japan eases restrictions on aiding allies under attack; demonstrators in Hong Kong rally for democratic reforms; Chinese military rally behind President after military leader forced from Communist Party; Israel vows retribution after teens' bodies found; French burqa ban upheld; and more

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Japan Eases Military Restrictions