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Israeli commandos clash with Hamas militants on Day 6 of Gaza offensive

GAZA/JERUSALEM - Israeli naval commandos clashed with Hamas militants in a raid on the coast of the Gaza Strip on Sunday, in what appeared to be the first ground assault of a six-day Israeli offensive on the territory aimed at stopping Palestinian rocket fire. | Video

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In contested election, Indonesia's democracy on the line

JAKARTA - Indonesia's young democracy faces its biggest challenge since emerging from decades of autocratic rule 16 years ago after both candidates claimed victory in last week's presidential election.

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Iran sticks to 'unworkable, inadequate' stances in nuclear talks: U.S.

VIENNA - Iran has stuck to "unworkable and inadequate" positions in nuclear talks with six world powers despite a looming deadline for a deal to end sanctions against Tehran in exchange for curbs on its atomic programme, a U.S. official said on Saturday.

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Teen survivor of Texas shootings says slain family members 'in much better place'

- The teenage survivor of a shooting attack in suburban Houston in which her parents and four siblings were killed told a memorial event on Saturday her family was "in a much better placeā€ and that she was making a full recovery from her injuries.

12 Jul 2014

In Malaysia, Islam's legal advance divides families and nation

KUALA LUMPUR - Deepa Subramaniam would not let go of her son, clinging to five-year-old Mithran's leg even as the car into which he had been bundled began to accelerate.

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Kerry arrives in Vienna for Iran nuclear talks

VIENNA - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Vienna on Sunday for talks with foreign ministers from the six powers negotiating with Tehran on its nuclear program.