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  • WORLD

    Israel vows to destroy Hamas tunnels

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel will destroy the Hamas tunnel network in the Gaza Strip "with or without a cease-fire," as the military called up another 16,000 reservists to pursue its campaign in the densely-populated territory.

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    Eurozone inflation drops further to 0.4 percent

    The inflation rate in the 18-nation eurozone dropped again in July, official data showed Thursday, likely adding pressure on the European Central Bank to beef up its efforts to spur the economy.

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    19 swimmers drown off Pakistan beaches

    At least 19 people have drowned off southern Pakistani beaches because of heavy waves and strong currents, rescuers said Thursday.

  • ENTERTAINMENT

    Hospital: 33 dead after Guinea concert stampede

    Hundreds of people leaving a late-night rap concert on a beach in Guinea rushed to leave through a single exit, creating a stampede that killed at least 33 people, officials said Wednesday.

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    Haunting memories 70 years after Warsaw Uprising

    Kazimierz Mikos ran down a Warsaw street, zig-zagging to avoid the bullets that whizzed past him. As the 14-year-old ran for his life, he was struck with terror at the sight of a dead body in the street. Even after the scrape with death, the teen volunteered for a heroic Polish struggle against ...

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    World stocks drift after US Fed stays course

    Global stock markets were uninspired by an upbeat report on the U.S. economy, with most drifting lower Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it would make further cuts to its monetary stimulus as expected. Investors are now reckoning with an expiry date for the lavishly easy monetary policy...

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    Investigators reach Ukraine crash site

    An international team of investigators in eastern Ukraine on Thursday reached the crash site of the Malaysia Airline Flight 17 for the first time.

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    Mudslide swallows Indian village; at least 30 dead

    Rescuers using earth-moving equipment and their bare hands dug through heavy mud and debris Thursday after a landslide engulfed an entire village in western India, killing at least 30 people and leaving about 100 missing and feared dead.

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    Malaysian prime minister in Netherlands

    Malaysia's prime minister has arrived in the Netherlands ahead of a meeting with his Dutch counterpart to discuss plans for repatriating remains of Malaysian victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, and continuing problems accessing the crash site in eastern Ukraine.

  • HEALTH & SCIENCE

    S. Leone declares health emergency amid Ebola

    The president of Sierra Leone declared a public health emergency as the Ebola crisis blamed for nearly 700 deaths deepened across West Africa, vowing to quarantine sick patients at home and conduct house-to-house searches for others who may have been exposed.

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