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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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Australian police to renew bid to access Ukraine crash site

SYDNEY - A joint Australian-Dutch probe team will renew efforts on Monday to gain access to the crash site of a Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine, Australian Federal Police said, after fierce fighting kept them away the previous day.

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More than 50 killed in Benghazi, Tripoli clashes

BENGHAZI/TRIPOLI - At least 36 people were killed in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi where Libyan Special Forces and Islamist militants clashed on Saturday night and Sunday morning, medical and security sources said. | Video

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Associate of dead South Korea ferry boss arrested, children due to give evidence

ANSAN South Korea - A close associate of the man whose web of business holdings included a ferry that sank and killed more than 300 people in April was arrested on Monday, a week after the ferry owner's badly decomposed body was identified.

27 Jul 2014

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