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GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli forces shelled a U.N.-run school sheltering Palestinians in the northern Gaza strip, the Gaza health ministry said on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and raising the conflict's death toll to nearly 750.

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko welcomed the departure of two parties from a parliamentary coalition on Thursday, opening the way for him to call a new election and give Ukrainians "a full reset" of power.

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations, expressing deep concern, said on Thursday that militant group Islamic State had ordered all girls and women in and around Iraq's northern city of Mosul to undergo female genital mutilation.

KABUL (Reuters) - The dusty ballot box from the disputed Afghan presidential election was supposed to contain 550 votes. When auditors cut the seal they found barely 30 votes inside.

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's parliament elected senior Kurdish lawmaker Fouad Masoum as president on Thursday, a long-awaited step in creating a new government capable of countering a Sunni Muslim insurgency.

GENEVA (Reuters) - Almost 100,000 boat people have made the dangerous journey across the Mediterranean to Europe this year, a roughly 60 percent increase on the whole of last year, and about 800 have died in the attempt, the U.N. refugee agency said on Thursday.

ALGIERS (Reuters) - An Air Algerie flight crashed on Thursday en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers on board, an Algerian aviation official said.

INN DIN Myanmar (Reuters) - Visitors to the medical facility in one of Myanmar's poorest and most remote regions are greeted by a padlocked gate and a sign reading: "Clinic closed until further notice."

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will step up its counter-espionage activity against some of its allies, government sources said on Thursday, after Berlin opened investigations into two men it suspects of spying for the United States.

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia voiced concern on Thursday over a U.S. proposal to station elements of a missile defense shield in South Korea, saying the move could provoke an arms race in the region.

Entertainment News
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ENNISKILLEN Northern Ireland (Reuters) - The man who brought an opera to Britain's biggest rock fest...
Sports News
Maybin banned 25 games for doping violation
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:32:55 GMT
(Reuters) - San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin has been suspended for 25 games for violating...
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Indian sports minister irked by turban row
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:53:59 GMT
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Basketball's no-headgear rule has irked the Indian sports minister who has reacte...
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