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72-Hour Cease-Fire Announced in Gaza
The unconditional ceasefire will allow both sides to negotiate while victims are buried and the injured receive aid
Activists Send Choco Pies Floating into North Korea
"We will continue to send Choco Pie by balloons"
Gas Explosions Kill 15, Injure 228 in Taiwan
(TAIPEI, Taiwan) — Taiwan’s National Fire Agency says 15 people were killed and 228 were injured a series of gas leak explosions in a southwestern city. The fire agency says five firefighters are among the dead. Taiwan’s Premier Jiang Yi-huah says there were at least five explosions late Thursday night in Kaohsiung.
The Psychological Toll of Ebola in Sierra Leone
Ane Bjoru Fjeldsaeter has been counselling staff, patients and their families at the Doctors Without Borders' Ebola treatment center in Sierra Leone
Maggie Gyllenhaal on Israel and Palestine — and How Obama Broke Her Heart
"I still root for him," she says
Argentina Defaults After Debt Talks Collapse
The South American nation failed to strike a deal to avert its second debt default in 13 years
White House: Shelling Of U.N. School in Gaza ‘Totally Indefensible’
MorePhotographers Cover Opposing Sides of Israel-Gaza WarWhite House Press Secretary Josh Earnest has issued the Obama administration’s toughest critique yet of Israeli conduct in the ongoing conflict with Hamas in Gaza, saying Thursday that the Israeli shelling of a U.N. school-turned-shelter for Palestinian civilians was “totally indefensible.” Addressing reporters, Earnest quoted U.N. Secretary General Ban…
Investigators Finally Reach Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Crash Site
Clashes between the Ukrainian military and pro-Russian separatists had kept the team from the site until today.
Send More Help to the Hot Zone
The international community needs to act fast to contain the worst Ebola outbreak in history
Joko Widodo’s election marks a break with a dark past. Now he must make up for lost time