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Gaza rocket lands near Israel's main airport

Gaza rocket lands near Israel’s main airport

With the casualty toll mounting on both sides, the international community has stepped up diplomatic efforts and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon met with Egyptian and Israeli officials in a bid to revive a cease-fire proposal that was rejected by Hamas.

Gaza blockade key to any Israel-Hamas truce deal

Gaza blockade key to any Israel-Hamas truce deal

“We want a good life or no life,” said the unemployed 44-year-old father of nine whose small scrap metal business fell victim to the blockade last year.

Nigerian president meets parents of abducted girls

Nigerian president meets parents of abducted girls

It was “a very successful event,” said Abati.

FAA tells US airlines not to fly to Tel Aviv

“Due to the potentially hazardous situation created by the armed conflict in Israel and Gaza, all flight operations to/from Ben Gurion International Airport by U.S. operators are prohibited until further advised,” the FAA said in its notice to airlines.

Dutch anger swells at treatment of Ukraine bodies

Dutch anger swells at treatment of Ukraine bodies

“This terrible disaster has left a deep wound in our society,” a somber King Willem-Alexander said after meeting the next of kin at a private meeting.

Train with plane crash bodies leaves rebel town

Train with plane crash bodies leaves rebel town

“What exactly are they trying to hide?” Obama asked, a day after the U.S. presented what it called “powerful” evidence that the rebels had shot down the plane with a Russian surface-to-air missile.

Truce elusive as Hamas, Israel stick to positions

Truce elusive as Hamas, Israel stick to positions

“I am asking again without any condition, they must stop,” he said.

2 Americans killed in fighting in Gaza Strip

2 Americans killed in fighting in Gaza Strip

Stuart Steinberg, whose family lives in Southern California’s San Fernando Valley, said his son was a sharpshooter for the Golani Brigade.

World breaks monthly heat record 2 times in a row

“We are living in the steroid era of the climate system,” Arndt said.

Gaza official says Israeli shells hit hospital 

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip | Israeli tank shells struck a hospital in central Gaza on Monday, a health official and a doctor at the facility said. The health official said the shells killed at least four people and wounded 60, including …