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Ten children killed, 40 injured in Israeli strike on a park

At least ten ambulances and several carloads of dead and injured children poured into Shifa Hospital thisafternoon after an Israeli strike on a park in Shaati Refugee Camp in Gaza City. 233 more words

Gaza

U.N. reacts to Gaza unrest, dangerous weather across the country

U.N. Security Council reacts to Gaza turmoil

The United Nations came together in New York City to discuss the turmoil in Gaza.

The U.N. Security Council held an emergency midnight meeting, expressing “strong support for an immediate and unconditional humanitarian ceasefire” in Gaza. 241 more words

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The United Nations: Gaza, climate change and UK welfare

This one is just personal commentary, not my normal futurology; even futurists have opinions on things today. Move along to my futurist pieces if you want. 1,935 more words

Government

Palestinians say strikes hit Gaza hospital, park

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Gaza police operations room and a Palestinian health official say separate Israeli airstrikes hit the compound of Gaza City’s main hospital and a nearby park, causing casualties. 50 more words

News

Obama Calls Netanyahu To Express Concern Over Mounting Palestinian Casualties As Death Toll Tops 1,000

JERUSALEM (CBS News/CBSDC/AP) — The Israeli military says it has carried out three airstrikes on Gaza, targeting Hamas rocket launchers and infrastructure in the strip. 1,023 more words

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Debunking Israeli talking points

Five Israeli Talking Points on Gaza—Debunked
Noura Erakat on July 25, 2014

Smoke from an Israeli strike rises over the Gaza Strip. (AP, Hatem Moussa) 2,109 more words

Politics

Deep sea mining license granted to Brazil

The United Nations’ International Seabed Authority (ISA) has issued seven new exploration licences for deep sea mining. This represents a new frontier in the quest for precious raw materials such as gold, copper, cobalt and manganese, amply needed for modern and emerging economies. 355 more words

Brazil