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Israel steps up bombardment of Gaza

More than 100 Palestinians are said to have been killed on Tuesday as Israel intensifies its bombardment of Gaza and warns of a long conflict ahead.


Zhou Yongkang, pictured on 16 October 2007 China investigates ex-security chief

China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang has been placed under investigation for "serious disciplinary violation", state media say.

Prime Minister David Cameron and Home Secretary Theresa May Visit SloughUK to tighten migrant benefits

Britain is to cut from six to three months the amount of time out-of-work EU migrants can claim benefits without realistic job prospects.

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