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CNSNews
July 29, 2014
State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki on Tuesday decried the deaths of eight children killed in a Gaza playground on Monday, without noting that the Israeli military almost 24 hours earlier had attributed their deaths to an errant rocket fired by terrorists.
July 30, 2014
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli artillery shells tore through the walls of a U.N. school crowded with sleeping war refugees and back-to-back explosions rocked a market filled with shoppers Wednesday as Israel's stepped up campaign against Gaza's Hamas rulers claimed at least 116 Palestinian lives.
CNSNews
July 29, 2014
Administration officials on Monday painted Israeli criticism of Secretary of State John Kerry’s handling of Gaza ceasefire negotiations as misinformed and unfair, but had little to say on reports that Kerry’s efforts also drew criticism from key Arab players.
CNSNews
July 30, 2014
In Washington, a leading religious freedom advocate on Capitol Hill slammed both President Obama and Congress Tuesday for their “silence” about the plight of Iraq’s Christians, which he said amounted to “genocide.”
By CLAUDIA TORRENS
July 31, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — The collapse of talks with U.S. creditors sent Argentina into its second debt default in 13 years and raised questions about what comes next for financial markets and the South American nation's staggering economy.
July 31, 2014
MALIN, India (AP) — Rescue workers and desperate villagers dug through deep mud, rocks and the debris of shattered homes Thursday after a massive landslide buried a remote village in western India, killing at least 24 people and trapping more than 150, authorities said.
July 31, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama called on young African leaders to change traditional attitudes and beliefs that harm girls and women, adding that educating and making women financially literate is not enough.