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Egypt shut the crossing on October 25 after Islamist militants in Egypt's adjacent Sinai region killed 33 members of its security forces.

Egypt allows in travellers from Gaza for first time since October

Sunday 21 December 2014 14:51

Egypt opened the Rafah border crossing on Sunday for incoming passengers from the Gaza Strip for the first time in almost two months, Palestinian and Egyptian officials said.

Egypt allows in travellers from Gaza for first time since October

Sunday 21 December 2014 14:51

Egypt opened the Rafah border crossing on Sunday for incoming passengers from the Gaza Strip for the first time in almost two months, Palestinian and Egyptian officials said.

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Gunman with possible revenge in mind kills two NYC police officers

Sunday 21 December 2014 06:35

A gunman ambushed and fatally shot two New York City police officers on Saturday and then killed himself, police said.

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Magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits Japan's Honshu island: USGS

Saturday 20 December 2014 15:18

A 5.9 magnitude earthquake hit Japan's Honshu island on Saturday.

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N.Korea says did not hack Sony, wants joint probe with US

Saturday 20 December 2014 15:08

North Korea said US accusations that it was involved in a cyber attack on Sony Pictures were "groundless slander" and that it was wanted a joint investigation into the incident with the United States.

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Korkie family will use donation for a ‘fresh start’

Saturday 20 December 2014 14:43

The R1.7 million that was raised to help kidnap victim Pierre Korkie and his family after his expected release in Yemen, will now assist his widow and children start afresh.

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Israel bombs Gaza militant base

Saturday 20 December 2014 10:02

Israeli aircraft bombed a Hamas militant base in the Gaza Strip on Friday for the first time since the end of a war in the territory, in response to a rocket that militants launched earlier in the day

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Obama vows US response to North Korea over Sony cyber attack

Saturday 20 December 2014 07:32

President Barack Obama vowed on Friday to respond to a devastating cyber attack on Sony Pictures that he blamed on North Korea.

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North Korea hit Sony: FBI

Friday 19 December 2014 19:43

The U.S. government on Friday blamed North Korea for a devastating cyberattack against Sony Pictures.

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Eight children killed in Australia in reported mass stabbing

Friday 19 December 2014 09:54

Eight children have been killed and a woman injured, police said on Friday, during what several media outlets reported was a mass stabbing in Australia's tropical northern city of Cairns.

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EU leaders ready for long confrontation with Russia

Friday 19 December 2014 05:46

EU leaders warned Moscow they were ready exercise their combined muscle over the long haul in a confrontation with an economically wounded Russia if President Vladimir Putin refused to pull back.

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