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Gaza celebrates ceasefire, but lasting peace with Israel a complex and distant goal Israel and Hamas agree to an open-ended ceasefire, halting a seven-week war that killed more than 2,200 people, the vast majority Palestinians, left tens of thousands in Gaza homeless and devastated entire neighbourhoods in the blockaded territory.
CBC.ca | Aug 26, 2014 10:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Shelling rocks southeastern Ukraine town Towering columns of smoke rose near a city in southeastern Ukraine Tuesday after what residents said was a heavy artillery barrage.
CBC.ca | Aug 26, 2014 09:52 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Putin meets with Ukrainian president amid border violence The presidents of Russia and Ukraine met face-to-face Tuesday for the first time since June to talk about the fighting that has engulfed Ukraine's separatist east. From their opening remarks, it appeared unlikely that Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko w
CBC.ca | Aug 26, 2014 09:52 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
ISIS by the numbers: How big, strong and rich the militant organization may be Trying to take an inventory of ISIS is a daunting task, even for those senior analysts in the intelligence community. But experts have been able to provide some estimates on how big, how strong and how rich the militant organization may be.
CBC.ca | Aug 26, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Love-bombing the Scots, the world's politest independence fight Yes, please. No, thanks. Scotland's referendum slogans sound more like a manual on good manners than those of a spirited independence campaign, Nahlah Ayed writes. Oh, and you're welcome, they owe a debt to Canada.
CBC.ca | Aug 26, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. has begun surveillance flights to target ISIS in Syria, officials say The U.S. has begun surveillance flights over Syria after President Barack Obama gave the OK, officials said early Tuesday, in a move that could pave the way for airstrikes against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants.
CBC.ca | Aug 26, 2014 05:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. starts surveillance flights to target ISIS in Syria The U.S. has begun surveillance flights over Syria after President Barack Obama gave the OK, U.S. officials said, a move that could pave the way for airstrikes against Islamic State militant targets there.
CBC.ca | Aug 26, 2014 05:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
2014 Emmys: 66th annual TV awards show highlights Breaking Bad's final season proves a winner at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards, with star Bryan Cranston repeating as best dramatic actor, one of four awards for the show.
CBC.ca | Aug 26, 2014 01:17 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Deal reached to end deadly Brazil jail riot Authorities in Cascavel reach deal with rioting prisoners who killed four fellow inmates and held two guards hostage.
Al Jazeera | Aug 26, 2014 12:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ty Burrell, Allison Janney early winners at 2014 Emmys Ty Burrell and Allison Janney took took home the first major acting awards on Monday night at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.
CBC.ca | Aug 26, 2014 12:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend