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Israeli warplanes strike Hamas positions in Gaza

By Ian Deitch, Associated Press
Israeli warplanes have struck Hamas positions in Gaza after Palestinian militants fired dozens of rockets and mortars at southern communities, the military said.

Italy sends two ships to help take rejected migrants to Spain

Trisha Thomas, Aritz Parra and Colleen Barry
Italy has dispatched two ships to help take 629 migrants stuck off its shores to Spain after the new populist government refused them safe port in a bid to force Europe to share the burden of unrelenting arrivals.

Lava flow on Hawaii's Big Island swallows district

Caleb Jones
A NEIGHBOURHOOD on Hawaii's Big Island has disappeared as lava poured into two oceanfront areas, smothering hundreds of homes and filling an ocean bay, turning it into new land jutting into the sea.

Christopher Torchia
A SOUTH African man has been sentenced to life in prison for the 2015 axe murders of his parents and brother in an affluent housing estate.

Designer found dead in apartment

Colleen Long
New York fashion designer Kate Spade has been found dead in her apartment in an apparent suicide, law enforcement officials said.

Syrian Kurdish militia pulling out of a key town

Philip Issa
A SYRIAN Kurdish militia has announced it is pulling out of a key northern Syrian town in a move that could ease a serious rift between Nato allies Turkey and the United States.

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