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LAST_UPDATEThu, 24 May 2018 8am

Israeli Aircraft Strikes Hamas Position In Southern Gaza

 

JERUSALEM -- The Israeli Air Force attacked a Hamas observation post in the southern Gaza Strip early Friday morning in response to a rocket attack several hours earlier, said the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) .

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Oil From Sunken Iranian Tanker May Have Reached Japan Shores: Coast Guard

TOKYO - Oil from the world’s worst crude tanker disaster in decades may have reached the shores of Japan, the Japanese Coast Guard said on Friday.

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Vehicle Plows Into Pedestrians In Shanghai, Injuring 18

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SHANGHAI - Eighteen people were injured on Friday, three seriously, after a vehicle caught fire and mounted the pavement in a busy part of central Shanghai and plowed into pedestrians, said police.

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Hundreds Of Tourists Stranded In New Zealand As Storm Batters Much Of The Country

Pic: ReutersSYDNEY: Hundreds of tourists in New Zealand were left stranded on Friday after a strong storm damaged roads, uprooted trees and felled power lines.

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North Korea Warns Against U.S.-South Korea Military Drills After Olympics

Pic: ReutersSEOUL: North Korea has warned if the United States goes ahead with delayed military exercises with South Korea after the Winter Olympics it will not “sit idle”, the North’s foreign minister said in a letter to the United Nations.

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Fidel Castro's Eldest Son 'Fidelito' Commits Suicide

Pic: ReutersHAVANA: The eldest son of late Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart, committed suicide on Thursday aged 68 after being treated for months for depression, Cuban state-run media reported.

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Man Who Rode Motorcycle Into Changi Airport Terminal Arrested

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SINGAPORE: A 25-year-old man was arrested after he rode his motorcycle into Changi Airport's Terminal 2 on Wednesday (Jan 31).

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Evidence Of Rohingya Mass Graves Uncovered In Myanmar

Scores of Rohingya villagers in Myanmar have been massacred and buried in 5 mass graves, according to an exclusive investigation by the Associated Press news agency.

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Molested Gymnasts Blast Coach Who Sent Them To See Doctor

Pic: APCHARLOTTE, MICH.: The young athletes who confronted Larry Nassar about molesting them at an elite Michigan gymnastics club saved some of their harshest words for a person who was not in the courtroom: an Olympic coach who for years sent teenage girls to see the now-disgraced doctor.

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India Budget Focuses On Rural Areas Ahead Of Election

India unveiled a union budget on Thursday that the government claimed aims to help farmers and the rural economy.

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