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July 24 2014

From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Thu Jul 24 2014, 05:33:32

Suicide bombers and gunmen mounted an attack on a security convoy that was transferring convicts from a prison north of Baghdad, police said Thursday, sparking fierce clashes with security forces that left at least 60 dead.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Thu Jul 24 2014, 05:30:54

Algerian national carrier Air Algerie on Thursday said it had lost contact with one of its aircraft en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers about 50 minutes after take-off.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Thu Jul 24 2014, 05:11:56

Two foreign women were shot and killed by unknown gunmen while riding in a taxi in the western Afghan city of Herat on Thursday, local officials said. The attack came the same day that a market bombing in Afghanistan's north killed six people.

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July 23 2014

From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Wed Jul 23 2014, 23:48:04

Arizona inmate Joseph Wood reportedly gasped over 600 times before succumbing to a lethal injection on Wednesday, adding yet another flawed execution to a recent series that has raised questions about the death penalty in the United States.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Wed Jul 23 2014, 21:27:03

Israel faced new political and economic pressures to halt its offensive in the Gaza Strip, as foreign airlines extended their flight suspension to Tel Aviv and US Secretary of State John Kerry held talks with both Israeli and Palestinian leaders.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Wed Jul 23 2014, 12:52:21

Pro-Palestinian protesters took to the streets of Paris once more on Wednesday to march against Israel's military assault on the Gaza Strip, the first authorised demonstration since a July 13 rally ended in clashes.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Wed Jul 23 2014, 11:17:29

Two explosions struck northern Nigeria's Kaduna city on Wednesday, reportedly killing dozens of people.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Wed Jul 23 2014, 10:44:08

There is a "strong possibility" that both sides in the Israeli-Gaza conflict have violated international humanitarian law and could be guilty of war crimes, the UN's top human rights official warned Wednesday.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Wed Jul 23 2014, 05:56:42

As Israeli forces continue to pound Gaza, a FRANCE 24 team in the southern city of Khan Younis follows the now familiar cycle of airstrikes, deaths, funerals - and pledges of allegiance to Hamas.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Wed Jul 23 2014, 05:15:26

US Secretary of State John Kerry landed in Tel Aviv on Wednesday in a bid to negotiate a ceasefire in Gaza. Kerry is due to hold talks later in the day with UN chief Ban Ki-moon in Jerusalem and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah.

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