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Gaza sole power plant shut down as Israel knocked out its oil storage

Gaza sole power plant shut down as Israel knocked out its oil storageThe sole power plant in Gaza shut down early this morning as Israeli artillery shells hit the major oil storage in central Gaza strip. The strike caused a huge fire and massive damage leaving 80% of Gaza population without electricity.

Private buyers in Iran look to play bigger role in grain imports

Private buyers in Iran look to play bigger role in grain importsOne sign of change in Iran as it works toward a nuclear deal with world powers is the way it is feeding itself, with private grain firms beginning a slow return to their traditional role as major food commodity importers.

Suicide bomb kills several people in Nigerias Kano

Suicide bomb kills several people in Nigerias KanoA female suicide bomber killed several people in northern Nigerias Kano city on Monday, witnesses said, after weekend violence blamed on Boko Haram forced authorities to cancel festivities marking a major Muslim holiday.

Hundreds march through downtown Ottawa in pro-Palestine protest

Hundreds march through downtown Ottawa in pro-Palestine protestIt's been heartbreaking for Nadia Abu-Zahra to watch the Israeli invasion of Gaza.

More than 100 at Gaza protest in Leamington

More than 100 at Gaza protest in LeamingtonMore than 100 people turned out at a peaceful demonstration in Leamington on Saturday led by a pro-Palestinian campaign group in response to the current conflict in Gaza.

Koreas Mark 61st Anniversary of War Armistice

Koreas Mark 61st Anniversary of War ArmisticeThe two Koreas marked the 61st anniversary of the signing of the Korean War armistice on Sunday with muted observances on both sides of the heavily-armed Demilitarized Zone that separates the two decades-long enemies.

South Korean teens tell how they were left to escape sinking ferry

South Korean teens tell how they were left to escape sinking ferrySix teenagers who survived South Korea's worst maritime disaster in 44 years told on Monday how classmates helped them float free as water flooded their cabins despite crew instructions to stay put even as their ferry sank, killing more than 300 people.

Ukraine troops advance as experts renew attempt to reach crash site

Ukraine troops advance as experts renew attempt to reach crash siteAt least three civilians were killed in overnight fighting in eastern Ukraine and government troops pressed ahead with their campaign against pro-Russian rebels, taking a strategic point close to where Malaysian flight MH17 crashed, officials said on Monday.

Lebanese Palestinians turn to art to protest Gaza

Lebanese Palestinians turn to art to protest GazaSome 20 Palestinian refugee children in the southern port city of Sidon resorted Sunday to art to express their solidarity with Gazan children amid the ongoing Israeli bombardment of the tiny besieged territory.

Libya warns of 'humanitarian disaster' over fuel fire

Libya warns of Libya has requested international assistance to put out a fire at a large fuel storage site in Tripoli that was hit by a rocket during militia clashes.