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Intense fighting resumes in Israel, Gaza

The three-day truce is just a memory now, and the region now faces the thud of rockets crashing in Israel and the thunder of bombs and mortars rumbling Gaza.

Pistorius murder verdict: How the judge will decide

The prosecution and defense have made their cases, and now Judge Thokozile Masipa must decide: Did Oscar Pistorius intentionally kill his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp? Was it murder?

Gaza cease-fire ends

The Israeli military said it carried out strikes on militant targets in Gaza on Friday in response to a barrage of rocket fire after a three-day truce in the region came to an end without a longer term agreement.

U.S. airstrikes begin on ISIS militants in Iraq

Two U.S. F/A-18 jet fighters bombed artillery batteries of Sunni Islamic extremists in Iraq on Friday, escalating America's military involvement more than two years after President Barack Obama brought home forces from the country.

Death toll tops 600 in China earthquake

The death toll has risen to 615 after Sunday's earthquake in southwest China's Yunnan province, China's state-run CCTV reported Thursday evening, citing the earthquake relief command.

Egyptian TV gets edgy over Ramadan

In Egypt, television is a big deal. This is especially true during Ramadan, when networks spend an estimated $140 million on TV programming -- a sum nearly matched by what's spent on advertising.

Pistorius trial enters last day of closing arguments

The defense for Oscar Pistorius used the final day of closing arguments Friday to painstakingly go through a time line of the night he killed his girlfriend, revisiting phone records and witness testimony to back his version of events.

GSK-linked investigator's trial begins in China

An expatriate corporate detective based in Beijing and Shanghai, who worked with GlaxoSmithKline's under-fire Chinese wing, could soon discover the cost of allegedly falling afoul of China's often hazy corporate law.