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Truce crumbles as 40 killed in Gaza, rockets hit Israel

GAZA/JERUSALEM - A Gaza ceasefire crumbled only hours after it began on Friday, with at least 40 Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling and Israel accusing militants of violating the U.S.- and U.N.-brokered truce by firing rockets and mortars. | Video

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Chinese provincial agency may have confirmed secret long-range missile

BEIJING - A Chinese provincial department appeared to have inadvertently confirmed the existence of an intercontinental ballistic missile that may be able to carry several nuclear warheads and travel as far as the United States.

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Nine months on, Philippines plans $3.9-bln effort to relocate typhoon Haiyan victims

MANILA - The Philippines will spend 170 billion pesos ($3.89 billion) to rehouse some 200,000 families displaced by last year's super typhoon Haiyan that killed 6,100 people, the government said in a masterplan released on Friday.

India's Congress slams book challenging party chief Sonia Gandhi

NEW DELHI - Revelations in a new book by former Congress Party stalwart K. Natwar Singh have put Sonia Gandhi on the defense this week, in the latest challenge to her leadership of the embattled party and India's foremost political dynasty.

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Court rejects request to arrest Kremlin critic Navalny

MOSCOW - A Russian court on Friday rejected a request by the prosecutor's office and the prison service to issue an arrest warrant for anti-corruption blogger Alexei Navalny on suspicion of violating his house arrest terms.

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Number of deaths in Iraq falls sharply in July, U.N. says

- Violence killed 1,737 people, mostly civilians, in Iraq in July, when Sunni insurgents seized large swathes of land in the north, United Nations figures showed.

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