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What's in the Gaza peace deal?

Israel will stop all military action including air strikes and ground operations. (reuters)`

Israel and the Palestinians agreed on Tuesday to an Egyptian-brokered plan to end the fighting in Ga...

14 killed in Israeli air strikes on 48th day of Gaza warIsraeli airstrike levels 7-story building in Gaza
China is willing to offer opportunities and room to Mongolia and other neighbours for common development. (reuters)
China growth not threat to its neighbours: Xi Jinping
Chinese President Xi Jinping said that the perceived threat from China's growth was a "simple distor...

Hospitals overdo Ebola plans, posing new risks: Researchers

Fear of Ebola is causing U.S. hospitals to take precautions.

Pakistan social media abuzz with pro and anti-govt debates

As the Pakistan government and protesters were locked in an intense standoff in the capital.

How 1 US factory owner fought cheap imports

Much of U.S. manufacturing has been decimated in the past decade by less expensive imports from Chin...

ALS Celebrities in 'Ice Bucket Challenge' to fight disease

Spielberg, Bieber and Bill Gates are among celebrities pouring buckets of ice water over their heads...
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Plane crashes at Tehran's Mehrabad airport; 48 reported dead: IRNA
A Sepahan Air Iran-140 plane bound for Tabas in northeast Iran crashed in a residential area after t...
US airdrops food to civilians stranded on mountain in Iraq
The US military planes dropped containers of meals and water to thousands of religious minorities tr...
Israelis, Gaza militants fight on, defying truce efforts
Israel launched more than 20 aerial attacks in Gaza on Saturday, killing five Palestinians, and mili...
China posts all-time high trade surplus of $47 bn
Policy support likely to continue to keep growth on track
US Stocks: Wall St falls in choppy trading on Russia concern
US stocks fell in choppy trading on Thursday as a sanctions confrontation between Russia and the Wes...
Barnes & Noble, Google join hands to take on Amazon
Google and Barnes & Noble are joining forces to tackle their mutual rival Amazon, zeroing in on a se...
US judge tells NY bank to hold onto Argentine bond funds
The US judge in charge of Argentina's debt default case on Wednesday ordered Bank of New York Mellon...
China's anti-trust probes revive protectionism concerns
China's recent probes into Microsoft Corp and car companies including Audi and Chrysler have rekindl...
Samsung under pressure to be more innovative
As its smartphone sales stutter and a generational leadership succession looms, Samsung Electronics ...
Michelle Obama wears Prabal Gurung dress to State Dinner
US First Lady Michelle Obama wore a dress designed by top Nepalese designer Prabal Gurung to a State...
Colorado girl, 3, shot by 5-year-old boy wielding handgun
The bullet entered and exited the toddler's body without breaking any bones, police said.
Business, Ebola discussed at US-Africa summit
Nearly 50 African heads of state attended the gathering focused on how to build democracy and raise ...
Carlos Tevez's father kidnapped, released after ransom paid
Amount paid for Segundo Tevez's release was not revealed but reports say it was $48,900.
EU leaders meet to thrash out fresh Russia sanctions
EU diplomats met to forge a deal on Tuesday on the bloc's first broad economic sanctions on Russia, ...
Investors eye US as Europe confidence shaken
With the prospect of stiffer sanctions against Russia rattling confidence in Europe, investors will ...
Air Algerie jet's black boxes to be sent to France
A French embassy spokesman says black boxes from the Air Algerie plane that crashed last week in nor...
Boko Haram kidnaps wife of Cameroon's vice PM, kills at least three
The wife of Cameroon's vice prime minister was kidnapped and at least three people were killed in an...
MH17 victim's father dies of 'broken heart'
Downed flight MH17 has claimed another victim in a 93-year-old man who succumbed to the "indescribab...
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