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West Bank unrest
Jul 25, 2014
12:09 pm
JERUSALEM — On a day of some of the worse violence in the current flare-up of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Secretary of State John Kerry proposed a temporary ceasefire that could halt fighting this weekend.  But even if the Israeli government and Hamas, the Islamist faction that rules Gaza, accept his plan, it remains unclear whether a break in combat will be enough to quell the protests that have broken out in Jerusalem and in the West Bank in the past 24 hours.
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Jul 25, 2014
1:00 am
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Jul 25, 2014
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Jul 24, 2014
1:20 pm
Berlin gaza protest 07 24 2014
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Jul 24, 2014
5:20 pm
Udaltsov 07 24 2014
Russia sentences another opposition leader.
Jul 24, 2014
1:07 pm
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Jul 15, 2014
10:39 am
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While the US grapples with how to handle thousands of child migrants at its borders, a group of women in central Mexico has quietly attended to them for years.
Jul 25, 2014
9:00 am
Homepage chatter v2
No survivors on Air Algerie flight, more than 800 Palestinians have died and find out why one woman's vagina is causing a stir. In Japan of all places.
Jul 24, 2014
12:15 pm
Norway Syria threat
Police Thursday issued an unusual public announcement, saying an attack could come within days.
Jul 24, 2014
1:10 am
Goerlitz
A German entrepreneur aims to revitalize a moribund town in the former East by renovating an Art Nouveau icon.
Jul 24, 2014
8:31 am
Swift air logo july 24 2014
The flight was carrying 110 passengers and six crew members.
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11:52 am
Yatsenyuk july 16 2014
Ukraine's parliament speaker called on deputies to put forward immediately a candidate for a temporary premier 'until parliamentary elections are held.'
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Jul 24, 2014
5:23 am
Afghanistan farmland crops
It hasn't worked.
Jul 23, 2014
9:23 pm
Empty Ben Gurion
Authorities say Hamas wins when international carriers stop flying to Ben Gurion.
Jul 24, 2014
1:10 am
Thailand food cart
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Jul 23, 2014
12:16 am
Sunni demographics
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Jul 23, 2014
2:42 pm
Gaza space
Things are so bad on the ground that you can literally see it from outer space.
Jul 23, 2014
2:11 pm
Jewsandarabs
A little hope never hurt anyone.
Jul 23, 2014
8:37 am
Donetsk separatists july 22 2014
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Need to Know, Europe
Jul 22, 2014
1:00 pm
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As the international community pressures Russia over MH17, attitudes in Moscow appear to be hardening.
Jul 22, 2014
1:20 pm
Mh17 mourners 2014 07 22
Europe continues an incremental approach toward Moscow despite public outrage over MH17.
Jul 23, 2014
10:31 am
Ukraine fight
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