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  • Afghanistan revises down death toll from market attack to 43

    KABUL (Reuters) - Two Finnish aid workers with an international Christian organization were shot dead on Thursday in Afghanistan's western city of Herat, officials said. The attack comes at a sensitive time as Afghanistan audits votes from a disputed...
  • U.N. urges international probe into downed Malaysian plane

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for "a full and transparent international investigation" into what brought down a Malaysian civilian airliner over eastern Ukraine on Thursday, killing all 295 people aboard....
  • Avión malasio es derribado en zona de conflicto de Ucrania, mueren 298 personas

    GRABOVO Ucrania (Reuters) - Un avión de Malaysia Airlines fue derribado el jueves sobre el este de Ucrania, causando la muerte de las 298 personas a bordo y aumentando la onda expansiva de un conflicto entre Kiev y separatistas prorrusos, que ha...
  • U.N. Security Council condemns North Korea missile launches

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council on Thursday condemned recent ballistic missile launches by North Korea, describing the three rounds of Scud short-range missiles fired in June and July as a violation of council demands on Pyongyang....
  • U.S. urges 'precise operation' from Israel in Gaza ground campaign

    U.S. urges 'precise operation' from Israel in Gaza ground campaign
    Israel launched a Gaza ground campaign after 10 days of bombardments from the air and sea failed to stop militants' rocket attacks, stepping up an offensive that already has taken a heavy toll in civilian lives. Israel signalled the invasion would be...
  • As civilian toll mounts in Gaza, U.N. chief Ban heads to Mideast

    As civilian toll mounts in Gaza, U.N. chief Ban heads to Mideast
    Before dawn Saturday, eight members of the Abu Jarad family were killed when their house was hit during an Israeli barrage on the town of Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip. The bodies, including those of four small children wrapped in bloody...
  • Honduras wants 'mini-Marshall plan' for U.S. aid on migrants

    TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Honduran officials on Wednesday called for U.S. aid to Central America to reduce violence that has fueled a surge of child migration to the United States, with the foreign minister calling for a "mini-Marshall plan" to attack the...
  • Hamas keeps up rocket attacks after Israel agrees to cease-fire

    Israel's Cabinet on Tuesday accepted an Egyptian proposal for a cease-fire with Hamas, but the militant group rejected the offer, putting a pause in the week-long armed conflict that has killed nearly 200 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip at risk. Prime...
  • Six Jewish suspects arrested over death of Palestinian teenager

    Six Jewish suspects arrested over death of Palestinian teenager
    Israel has arrested six Jewish suspects in the abduction and killing of a Palestinian teenager whose death sparked violent protests in Jerusalem and Israeli Arab towns, a security source said on Sunday. With tensions high along the Gaza border, Israel...
  • Pressure for ceasefire grows in Gaza conflict

    Pressure for ceasefire grows in Gaza conflict
    Palestinian militants resumed rocket attacks on Tel Aviv on Monday after a 24-hour lull in strikes on the Israeli commercial capital, and Israel kept up its air and naval bombardments of the Gaza Strip despite growing pressure for a ceasefire. The...
  • Jefe de la ONU viaja a Haití para abordar crisis por cólera

    MIAMI (Reuters) - El secretario general de Naciones Unidas, Ban Ki-moon, viajó el lunes a Haití para analizar los esfuerzos en el combate de una epidemia de cólera que ha causado la muerte a miles de personas en el país más pobre de América, y cuya...
  • Secretary-general says UN has 'moral responsibility' to help end cholera outbreak in Haiti

    UNITED NATIONS In his strongest statement since a deadly cholera epidemic arrived in Haiti nearly four years ago, the head of the United Nations said the global body bears "a moral responsibility" in helping the Caribbean nation end the outbreak. U.N....