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Gas explosions kill 24, injure 271 in Taiwan

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Taiwan gas explosions kill at least 24 people, injure many more External link

Source country deutschewelle-en Friday, August 1, 2014 9:29:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Entities: Ma Ying-jeou[1];

Other categories: Manmade Disasters;

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Ma Ying-jeou said: "We will make further arrangements and inspections to avoid this kind of disaster from occurring again,"

At least 24 people have been killed and 270 others injured in a series of underground gas explosions in Taiwan. The blasts came after local residents had reported smelling the scent of gas....

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Gaza 72-hour ceasefire period begins

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Ceasefire in Gaza underway External link

Source country euronews-en Friday, August 1, 2014 9:30:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Entities: Operation Protective Edge[1]; Daoud Chihab[1]; Ban Ki Moon[1]; John Kerry[2];

Other categories: UN Bodies; Ban Ki-moon;

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Daoud Chihab explained: “There are calls for a delegation to travel to Cairo that will represent the Palestinian parties, a united delegation from all of the Palestinian resistance parties. The Palestinian Liberation organisation will be part of it too. The delegation will travel to Cairo in order to reach a new agreement that will stop this offensive and achieve the right conditions for the Palestinian nation,”

Israel and Hamas have agreed to an unconditional 72 hour humanitarian ceasefire that started on Friday at 7 am CET. Despite the truce, fighting has…...

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Ebola-hit west Africa launches emergency battle plan

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World health body launches Sh9b plan to fight Ebola External link

Source country businessdailyafrica Friday, August 1, 2014 9:19:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Entities: Margaret Chan[1]; Paul Garwood[1];

Other categories: Communicable Diseases;

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Margaret Chan said: "The scale of the Ebola outbreak, and the persistent threat it poses, requires WHO and Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone to take the response to a new level and this will require increased resources, in-country medical expertise, regional preparedness and coordination,"

The World Health Organisation is launching a $100 million (KShs8.7 billion) response plan to combat the "unprecedented" Ebola outbreak that has killed 729 people in West Africa since February, the UN agency said on Thursday....

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International probe to begin at MH17 crash site in Ukraine

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Poroshenko Signs Laws Allowing Dutch, Australian Police Access to MH17 Crash Site External link

Source country rian-en Friday, August 1, 2014 8:40:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko signed laws ratifying agreements with the Netherlands and Australia, under which their international police mission will be allowed to access the crash site of Malaysian Boeing in Donetsk region, Poroshenko’s website said....

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3-day Gaza cease-fire goes into effect

Articles : 19 | Last update : Aug 1, 2014 9:07:00 AM | Start : Aug 1, 2014 6:37:00 AM | Sources : 16 | Peak : 5 | Current rank : 5

Three-day Gaza cease-fire begins External link

Source country CBSnews Friday, August 1, 2014 8:46:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Truce brokered by U.S., U.N. takes effect after heavy Israel-Hamas fighting; Palestinian death toll tops 1,450 and Israel's hits 64...

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Tropical Storm Bertha Forms in the Atlantic

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Tropical Storm Bertha Forms in the Caribbean;... External link

Source country climate-weather Friday, August 1, 2014 8:11:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Other categories: Natural Disasters;

Tropical Storm Bertha formed late in the evening of July 31, about 275 miles east-southeast of Barbados. Bertha is exhibiting maximum sustained wind speeds of 45 mph and is moving towards the west-northwest at 20 mph. Bertha is forecast to maintain strength over the next two days....

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Senate confirms US ambassador to Russia

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US Senate Confirms John Tefft as Envoy to Russia External link

Source country voanews Friday, August 1, 2014 8:40:00 AM CEST | info [other]

The U.S. Senate has approved President Barack Obama's nomination for ambassador to Russia. John Tefft, a career diplomat specializing in Eastern Europe, was unanimously approved Thursday, filling a post that had been vacant since February. Tefft has served as Obama's ambassador to Ukraine and former President George W....

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Disappointment, uncertainty after India blocks WTO trade deal

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India's blocking of WTO deal triggers harsh criticism External link

Source country deutschewelle-en Friday, August 1, 2014 9:29:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Frustration and disappointment have set in hours after a slated major global WTO trade reform pact collapsed. India stuck to its demands for concessions that were not accepted by other member states of the world body....

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Gas blast in Taiwan kills 24, injures 271, topples buildings

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Gas blast in Taiwan kills 24, injures 271 External link

Source country cnbc Friday, August 1, 2014 8:07:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Entities: Ma Ying-jeou[1]; Read More[2];

Other categories: Air Transport - Aviation Safety; Manmade Disasters;

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Ma Ying-jeou said: "We will make further arrangements and inspections to avoid this kind of disaster from occurring again,"

An explosion in Taiwan that set entire blocks ablaze and reduced small shops to rubble killed 24 people and injured 271....

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Sudan woman who faced death over faith lands in US

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Sudan woman sentenced to death for apostasy arrives in the US External link

Source country deutschewelle-en Friday, August 1, 2014 9:29:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Meriam Ibrahim Tehya Ishag, the Sudanese Christian who had been sentenced to death for converting from Islam, has arrived in the United States. She and her family are to settle in the country’s northeast....

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