The world is transfixed by the conflict in Gaza, as the death tolls of both Palestinians and Israelis killed in the fighting continue to rise. It has animated global public opinion and sparked protests in myriad far-flung cities. Read full article >>
Algeria's national airline says contact has been lost with one of its planes flying from Burkina Faso, with one official saying it has crashed.
By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Dan Williams GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel won a partial reprieve from the economic pain of its Gaza war on Thursday with the lifting of a U.S. ban on commercial flights to Tel Aviv, as fighting pushed the Palestinian death toll over 700. U.N. agencies said more than 140,000 people had been displaced. Hamas fired rockets at Tel Aviv and said its gunmen carried out a
TOREZ, Ukraine — Separatists fighting the Kiev government claimed credit for shooting down two warplanes Wednesday over eastern Ukraine near where a passenger airliner crashed last week after being struck by a missile. Read full article >>
NEW DELHI — Three weeks after the rape of a 6-year-old student in southern India, allegedly by her skating instructor, police arrested the chairman of her school Wednesday amid growing protests over lax security for children in schools. Read full article >>