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Philippine province proves mass storm deaths can be avoided

MANILA (Reuters) - Nearly 100 people were killed in the Philippines last week when Typhoon Rammasun roared through, raising doubts about efforts to end the ...  Visit website

India bids to reassert influence in Nepal with power pact

NEW DELHI/KATHMANDU (Reuters) - India is set to offer Nepal a landmark pact to help develop its huge hydro-electric power potential as the South Asian ...  Visit website

Casualty numbers raise questions about Gaza war

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Shopkeepers say they were sitting outside their shuttered businesses Wednesday, catching a break from being cooped up during wartime, ...  Visit website

Dutch mourn as first MH17 bodies arrive in Netherlands

EINDHOVEN Netherlands (Reuters) - The bodies of the first victims from a Malaysian airliner shot down over Ukraine last week arrived on Wednesday at a ...  Visit website

Honduran families deported back to a bleak future

TOCOA, Honduras (AP) — Elsa Ramirez already had lost two brothers to violence in this remote Caribbean region when co-workers handling clandestine cocaine flights from ...  Visit website

Chinese president ends regional tour in cradle of Cuban Revolution

HAVANA (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping ended an eight-day trip through Latin America on Wednesday with a visit to eastern Cuba, where both the ...  Visit website

Ukraine rebel commander acknowledges fighters had BUK missile

DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - A powerful Ukrainian rebel leader has confirmed that pro-Russian separatists had an anti-aircraft missile of the type Washington says was used ...  Visit website

US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The United States announced signs of progress in cease-fire talks Wednesday, but prospects for a quick end to the ...  Visit website

NBA great LeBron James sends 800 cupcake apologies to hometown

CLEVELAND, July 23 (Reuters) - NBA star LeBron James, whose recent return to the Cleveland Cavaliers in his home state of Ohio sparked a frenzy ...  Visit website

Hamas tactics exact high toll in Israeli ground thrust

GAZA (Reuters) - Using tunnels, mines, booby traps and snipers, Hamas fighters have inflicted record casualties on Israeli troops waging an offensive in the Gaza ...  Visit website

UN says civilians make up most of Gaza deaths

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Shopkeepers say they were sitting outside their shuttered businesses Wednesday, catching a break from being cooped up during wartime, ...  Visit website

SEC adopts long-awaited reforms for money market funds

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. securities regulators adopted rules on Wednesday to curb the risk of investor runs on institutional money market funds, mainly by requiring ...  Visit website

40 bodies from jet solemnly returned to Dutch soil

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) — Victims of the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine returned at last Wednesday to Dutch soil in 40 wooden coffins, solemnly ...  Visit website

Exclusive: Ukraine rebel commander acknowledges fighters had BUK missile

DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - A powerful Ukrainian rebel leader has confirmed that pro-Russian separatists had anti-aircraft missiles of the type Washington says were used to ...  Visit website

Death sentence given in AP photographer's killing

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Kabul court announced Wednesday that the Afghan police officer charged with killing Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding veteran ...  Visit website

U.N. chief names Danish diplomat new envoy to South Sudan

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday named Danish diplomat Ellen Margrethe Loj as his new special envoy to South Sudan and ...  Visit website

Honduran families deported back to a bleak future

TOCOA, Honduras (AP) — Elsa Ramirez already had lost two brothers to violence in this remote Caribbean region when co-workers handling clandestine cocaine flights from ...  Visit website

Lebanese soldier defects to al Qaeda in Syria: video

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A Lebanese soldier has defected to an al Qaeda group in neighboring Syria, in the first such incident, in protest at what ...  Visit website

Bulgaria's technocrat prime minister resigns amid banking crisis

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria's Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski stood down on Wednesday, leaving his successor to sort out the Balkan state's worst banking crisis since ...  Visit website

Yemen president says Houthis agree to return town to state control

SANAA (Reuters) - Yemen's president on Wednesday visited a town close to the capital that was captured by Shi'ite Muslim Houthi fighters this month, and ...  Visit website

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