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15 dead after UN school in Gaza gets caught in crossfire Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a UN school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside, Palestinian officials said.
CBC.ca | 20 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Gaza truce unlikely 'in coming days,' Israeli minister says An Israeli cabinet minister said on Thursday that a pullout of troops from Gaza was not imminent and that Israel's army would continue hunting Palestinian cross-border tunnels under any humanitarian truce.
CBC.ca | 20 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Israeli fire hits compound housing UN school in Gaza, killing 15 Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a UN school in the northern Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside.
CBC.ca | 20 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Top Ebola doctor in Sierra Leone contracts virus amid outbreak The head doctor fighting an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone has himself caught the disease, one of a growing list of medical workers infected while battling to halt its spread across West Africa.
CBC.ca | 22 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Ukraine rebel leader backtracks on missile claim A Ukrainian rebel leader backtracked Thursday from his claim that pro-Russian separatists had an anti-aircraft missile of the type Washington says was used to shoot down Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17.
CBC.ca | 23 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Ukraine rebel commander says separatists had surface-to-air missile system A powerful Ukrainian rebel leader has confirmed that pro-Russian separatists had an anti-aircraft missile of the type Washington says was used to shoot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 and it could have originated in Russia.
CBC.ca | 23 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Trial of Venezuelan opposition leader opens Leopoldo Lopez appears in court charged with inciting violence during anti-government protests that left 43 people dead.
Al Jazeera | Jul 24, 2014 03:26 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Probe after Arizona execution takes two hours US governor orders review of process after Joseph Wood took one hour and 57 minutes to die after taking lethal drug.
Al Jazeera | Jul 24, 2014 03:11 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Death-row inmate gasps more than 600 times before dying 2 hours after lethal dose A condemned U.S. inmate gasped and snorted during his almost two-hour execution Wednesday in an episode sure to heighten the national scrutiny surrounding the death penalty.
CBC.ca | Jul 24, 2014 12:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Was Queen amused by Commonwealth Games baton malfunction? How many men does it take to get the cap off the Commonwealth Games baton? Two. But only just.
CBC.ca | Jul 23, 2014 11:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend