Israel-Gaza fighting enters its second week

​Israel and Gaza’s ruling Hamas militant group faced mounting international calls for a ceasefire in hostilities that entered their second week on Monday with no end in sight.

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U.S. says ready to help Israel, Palestinians if they seek a ceasefire

The United States told the United Nations Security Council on Sunday it has made clear to Israel, the Palestinians and others that it is ready to offer support "should the parties seek a ceasefire" to end the worsening violence between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza.

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India promises more vaccines as daily COVID-19 deaths stay above 4,000

Some Indian states said on Sunday they would extend COVID-19 lockdowns to help contain the pandemic, which has killed more than 270,000 people in the country, as the federal government pledged to bolster vaccine supplies.

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Action from International Community Needed To Stop Israeli Attacks

The spokesman of Gaza Strip health department called for immediate action from the international community to stop Israeli attacks as the bombings have caused many casualties in the region on the fifth day of conflict between Palestine and Israel.

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Gaza Wakes as Explosions Boom through the Enclave

Israeli planes renewed air strikes in Gaza and its artillery bombarded the border as the Israel-Hamas battle entered a sixth day and U.S. and Arab diplomats sought an end to the violence.

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Afghanistan - 12 Killed In Explosion at Kabul Mosque during Friday Prayer

An explosion inside a mosque on the outskirts of the Afghan capital Kabul killed at least 12 people during Friday prayer as worshippers gathered for the Eid al- Fitr holiday during a ceasefire.

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Bodies float down Ganges as nearly 4,000 more die of COVID in India

Scores of bodies are washing up on the banks of the Ganges as Indians fail to keep pace with the deaths and cremations of around 4,000 people a day from the novel coronavirus.

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Myanmar marks 100 days of junta rule with protests, strikes

Protesters rallied in towns and cities around Myanmar on Tuesday to denounce its military rulers, 100 days after the generals' overthrow of an elected government pitched the country into its biggest crisis in decades.

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Iran has enriched uranium to up to 63% purity, IAEA says

"Fluctuations" at Iran's Natanz plant pushed the purity to which it enriched uranium to 63%, higher than the announced 60% that complicated talks to revive its nuclear deal with world powers, a report by the U.N. nuclear watchdog said on Tuesday.

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EU, India Agree To Restart Trade Talks

The European Union, EU and India have agreed to resume the talks on a free trade agreement that were suspended in 2013, said European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen during the virtual EU-India summit. The two sides will also discuss an investment protection treaty and geographical indication protection.

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