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Israel-Gaza: Deadly fire traded across border

Image copyright AFPImage caption Buildings in the southern Israeli town of Ashkelon were hit by rockets fired from Gaza Eight people have been killed in a flare-up of violence between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza. More than 460 rockets have been fired into Israel by militants since Monday night, while Israeli aircraft have hit […]

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California fires: Winds propel fires as death toll rises

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCalifornia wildfires continue to rage Strong winds have been fuelling California’s deadly fires as search-and-rescue teams begin the grim task of searching for bodies among the ashes. Winds of up to 40mph (64km/h) are expected throughout Tuesday in the state’s south, where the Woolsey Fire is threatening […]