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Israeli airstrikes pound Gaza despite cease-fire calls

Covid-19 live updates: Japanese doctors call for Olympics cancellation amid covid-19 surge

Tokyo hospitals "have their hands full and have almost no spare capacity," said an association of about 6,000 doctors.

Once a covid success story, Taiwan struggles with a vaccine shortage

Residents rush to get vaccinated amid the island's worst outbreak, only to find there are nowhere near enough doses.

Under fire, Gazans are running out of electricity and fuel

The United Nations has warned that fuel, necessary for power generation, could be exhausted in days.

In Gaza, grief, destruction and ‘all the anger of the universe’

“We can’t calm ourselves, we just stare at each other in silence with love and fear.”

In England, eating inside and hugs are allowed again as coronavirus restrictions ease

Top U.K. officials still warned people to be cautious amid fears that the new variant first identified in India could roll back the country’s progress.

Israel-Hamas conflict hurtles into its second week as cease-fire talks struggle

Israel launched its heaviest string of airstrikes to date overnight on nine targets throughout Gaza.
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Devastation in Gaza

No end in sight as the Israel-Hamas conflict enters a second week. And, how will the Biden White House respond to the intensifying crisis?
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In the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, when is an attack a war crime?

Though war crimes have not been proved in a court, allegations have been made against both sides.

Cyclone Tauktae strikes India’s west coast, disrupting crucial battle against coronavirus

Thousands have been evacuated inland, and vaccine campaigns have been suspended.

Photos: Israel-Hamas conflict hurtles into second week with more strikes on Gaza

Israeli fighter jets pounded targets in the Gaza Strip and Hamas militants fired rockets and mortars at cities in southern Israel Tuesday, as Palestinian demonstrators staging a general strike in solidarity with Gaza faced off against Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank.
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Chinese businessman with links to Steve Bannon is driving force for a sprawling disinformation network, researchers say

Chinese businessman with links to Steve Bannon is the "linchpin" of a sprawling disinformation network that pushes election and covid-19 falsehoods, researchers say

Scientists unravel a mystery about a naked giant carved into an English hill

New research says the Cerne Giant predates Shakespeare and possibly the Battle of Hastings.

Two ultra-Orthodox Israelis killed, 160 injured in bleacher collapse in crowded West Bank synagogue

The incident occurred during prayers held in an unfinished synagogue with no occupancy permit, a space that police had deemed unsafe for worship.

India’s coronavirus vaccination drive is faltering just when the country needs it most

India’s vaccine program is being hobbled by supply shortages and an abrupt shift in procurement policy.

The U.S. conversation on Israel is changing, no matter Biden’s stance

Bipartisan support for Israel still endures, but analysts say the ground is perceptibly shifting in Washington.

Israeli airstrikes kill 42 in Gaza as Biden, regional partners push for cease-fire

Predawn Israeli airstrikes buried several Palestinian families beneath mounds of rubble; rockets bombarded Tel Aviv and southern Israel; and Arab-Israeli civil unrest has expanded into the West Bank.

The roar of an Israeli airstrike, buildings collapsed and a family buried under rubble

Sana’a al-Kulak and her son Mohammed survived hours in the wreckage; 17 family members did not. The Israeli military called the civilian casualties “unintended.”

An Israeli warning, an airstrike and then outrage over hit on Gaza media building

The Committee to Project Journalists expressed concerns that Israel was "deliberately targeting media facilities in order to disrupt coverage of the human suffering in Gaza."
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Israeli police: 2 killed in strike launched from Gaza

Police say a strike launched from Gaza has killed two Thai workers inside a packaging plant in southern Israel, as Israel and Gaza’s Hamas rulers continued to trade attacks
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India scours sea after barge sinks, 2nd adrift after cyclone

The Indian navy is working to rescue crew members from a sunken barge and a second cargo vessel that was adrift off the coast of Mumbai after a deadly cyclone struck the western coast
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Spain, Morocco square off after 6,000 migrants arrive by sea

Spain has sent its military to the Moroccan border as thousands of Moroccans walked or swam into Europe for the second day in a row after Rabat loosened border controls in a diplomatic spat
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Rights group urges Egypt to free detained mother of inmate

A leading international rights group is urging Egyptian authorities to release a woman who was arrested apparently over publishing a letter from her imprisoned son in which he claims he was tortured and sexually assaulted behind bars
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Belgium envoy's wife uses immunity in alleged Seoul assault

Police say the wife of Belgium’s ambassador to South Korea has invoked her right to diplomatic immunity to avoid criminal charges over allegations she assaulted two employees of a shop in Seoul during an altercation in April
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