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U.S.-Israeli tensions rise as hostilities in Gaza subside

GAZA/JERUSALEM - Israel sees no need for another Gaza ceasefire, an Israeli official was quoted as saying on Monday, as tensions between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government and Washington flared over U.S. mediation to end the almost three-week-old war. | Video

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As U.S. kicks off crude exports, Iran casts a shadow in Asia

SINGAPORE - The United States faces an awkward rival in its first attempts in 40 years to export crude oil - Iran.

27 Jul 2014

Hague court to order Russia to pay $50 billion in Yukos case: report

- The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague will on Monday announce that Russia must pay $50 billion to former shareholders of the defunct oil company Yukos, Russian business daily Kommersant reported on its website, citing unnamed sources.

Liberia shuts border crossings, restricts gatherings to curb Ebola spreading

MONROVIA - The Liberian government on Sunday closed most of the West African nation's border crossings and introduced stringent health measures to curb the spread of the deadly Ebola virus that has killed at least 660 people across the region.

World, Health, Africa 27 Jul 2014

Satellites and seafood: China keeps fishing fleet connected in disputed waters

TANMEN China - On China's southern Hainan island, a fishing boat captain shows a Reuters reporter around his aging vessel. He has one high-tech piece of kit, however: a satellite navigation system that gives him a direct link to the Chinese coastguard should he run into bad weather or a Philippine or Vietnamese patrol ship when he's fishing in the disputed South China Sea. | Video