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The number of killed in Gaza has exceeded 1,000

The number of Palestinians on the Gaza Strip who are slain in the fighting between Hamas and Israel has risen to over 1,000 people. Vimeo Photo: A Palestinian man reacts as he lies on the remains of…

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Barack Obama banned from entering Chechnya

• Chechen president cites US and EU ‘state terrorism’ • Three EU leaders also barred from entry The Chechen president, Ramzan Kadyrov, meets the actor Gérard Depardieu in Grozny last year but Barack Obama is not welcome. Photograph: Stringer/Reuters Although Russia has not responded to US sanctions over the Ukraine crisis by…

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Barack Obama banned from entering Chechnya

• Chechen president cites US and EU ‘state terrorism’ • Three EU leaders also barred from entry The Chechen president, Ramzan Kadyrov, meets the actor Gérard Depardieu in Grozny last year but Barack Obama is not welcome. Photograph: Stringer/Reuters Although Russia has not responded to US sanctions over the Ukraine crisis by…

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EU extends sanctions against senior Russian officials

The European Union has extended sanctions against senior Russian officials in the wake of the shooting down of the Air Malaysia flight last week. Two hundred and ninety-eight people died when the plane came down in Ukraine on July 17th, 10 of whom were British nationals. EU member states agreed to add 15 individuals and 18 entities to the list ...

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EU extends sanctions against senior Russian officials

The European Union has extended sanctions against senior Russian officials in the wake of the shooting down of the Air Malaysia flight last week. Two hundred and ninety-eight people died when the plane came down in Ukraine on July 17th, 10 of whom were British nationals. EU member states agreed to add 15 individuals and 18 entities to the list ...

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Israel May ‘Broaden’ Assault As Truce Stalls

Israel is preparing to “broaden” its ground assault on Gaza after reportedly rejecting an international plan for a temporary truce. US Secretary of State John Kerry said he was “confident progress can be made” on a seven-day truce that would “bring people together to create a more durable plan”. But shortly after his comments, Israel’s defence minister reportedly told troops: ...

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Official: Drogba re-signs with Chelsea

Rumors have been going on all week regarding the potential landing spot of Chelsea legend Didier Drogba. The rumors have now ended as Drogba has re-joined Chelsea F.C on a one year contract. Upon signing with…

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Gaza Death Toll Soars Past 800

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Dan Williams GAZA/JERUSALEM, July 25 (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry pressed regional proxies to nail down a Gaza ceasefire on Friday as the civilian death toll soared, threatening to spread Israeli-Palestinian bloodshed to the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem. With Israel and Hamas-led Islamist fighters setting seemingly irreconcilable terms for a truce that ...

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Iraq gets new president, UN chief seeks more urgency

The UN chief met current Prime Minister Nouri Al Maliki and stressed the need for a broad-based government to be formed as soon as possible to save the country from collapse. Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum became Iraq’s new president on Thursday, in a step towards forming a government that visiting UN chief Ban Ki-moon said must be inclusive for the ...

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Ukraine’s prime minister quits

KIEV, Ukraine — Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, a pro-Western technocrat who has guided the Ukrainian government through the tumultuous months since the ouster of President Viktor Yanukovych, resigned abruptly yesterday after the governing coalition of parliament collapsed. “I declare my resignation in connection with the collapse of the coalition and blocking of government initiatives,”…

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