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Five children among dead in France minibus tragedy Five children among dead in France minibus tragedy
LILLE: Five children aged 12 to 14 and their driver were killed when the minibus they were travelling in crashed headlong into an incoming truck, a local prosecutor said Wednesday, revising an earlier toll. "Five children died... three girls and two boys," Alex Perrin told, adding that their 29-year-old driver had also perished in the accident on Tuesday afternoon near Courteranges village in ...
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UN rights chief condemns Israel and Hamas UN rights chief condemns Israel and Hamas
GENEVA: Israel´s military actions in the Gaza Strip could amount to war crimes, UN rights chief Navi Pillay said Wednesday while also condemning indiscriminate rocket attacks by Palestinian militants Hamas. "There seems to be a strong possibility that international law has been violated, in a manner that could amount to war crimes," Pillay told an emergency session on Israel´s Gaza offensive a...
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Ukraine welcomes UN resolution on MH17 disaster Ukraine welcomes UN resolution on MH17 disaster
KIEV: The Ukrainian foreign ministry Tuesday welcomed the UN resolution on the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 disaster, demanding ceasefire at the crash site and independent investigation into the incident which resulted in the deaths of nearly 300 people. The statement, published on the ministry's website, said that Kiev considered the result of the UN vote as unconditional support for a full, ...
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Prince George celebrates first birthday Prince George celebrates first birthday
LONDON: Britain's baby Prince George celebrated his first birthday on Tuesday with parents Prince William and Kate Middleton thanking well wishers around the world for their support over the last one year. William and Kate marked the milestone with the release of a set of latest pictures of the infant prince. "We would like to take this opportunity on George's first birthday to thank everyon...
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Four emergency workers barred from 911 duty in NYC arrest death Four emergency workers barred from 911 duty in NYC arrest death
NEW YORK: Four emergency responders have been put on modified duty while authorities investigate their response to a man, suspected of selling untaxed cigarettes, who died after New York police put him in a chokehold, a fire department official said on Sunday. The two paramedics and two emergency medical technicians will not be permitted to respond to 911 calls while the death of Eric Garner, w...
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Two soldiers killed fighting for Israel were US citizens Two soldiers killed fighting for Israel were US citizens
GAZA CITY: Two American men were among the 13 Israeli soldiers killed in the conflict in Gaza on Sunday, the US State Department said, the bloodiest day of the conflict, in which about 100 Palestinians were also killed. Max Steinberg, a native of California's San Fernando Valley, was a sniper in the Golani Brigade of the Israel Defense Forces, according to a letter sent by the Jewish Federation...
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Thousands flee Gaza´s Shejaiya, casualties lying on streets: AFP Thousands flee Gaza´s Shejaiya, casualties lying on streets: AFP
GAZA CITY: Thousands of people fled Gaza´s eastern Shejaiya district early Sunday, many of them on foot, after heavy shelling left casualties lying in the streets, an AFP correspondent reported. Ambulances were unable to reach much of the area along the border because of heavy fire, and emergency services told AFP there were reports of dead and wounded trapped by the bombardment....
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NBC sends reporter back to Gaza after sudden exit NBC sends reporter back to Gaza after sudden exit
NEW YORK: NBC said Friday it was sending Middle East correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin back to the Gaza strip this weekend after he left the region for unexplained reasons following his eyewitness report on the killing of four Palestinian boys on a beach this week. The network praised Mohyeldin for his "extraordinary reporting" throughout the conflict in Gaza. NBC said that as with any news team i...
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MH17 disaster wipes out entire Malaysian family of six MH17 disaster wipes out entire Malaysian family of six
KUALA LUMPUR: An entire family of six that had been returning home after three years living abroad was among the 44 Malaysians killed in the MH17 disaster, media reports said Saturday. Tambi Jiee, 49, and his wife Ariza Ghazalee, 46, perished along with their four children when the Malaysia Airlines flight went down in eastern Ukraine. They were reportedly returning to Malaysia after her h...
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Israeli air strikes kill 20 people in Gaza Saturday Israeli air strikes kill 20 people in Gaza Saturday
GAZA CITY: Israeli air strikes killed 20 people in Gaza Saturday, taking the death toll to more than 300, as UN chief Ban Ki-moon headed to the region to bolster truce efforts. The new peace push came as Israel stood poised to intensify a ground operation inside the besieged Palestinian territory aimed at stemming rocket fire by militants on day 12 of its bloodiest conflict since 2009. The...
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