Hannah Stone

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Israel Inflicts Illegal Collective Punishment on Gaza

Israel has commenced full-scale warfare on the people of Gaza. The recent tensions began about six weeks ago when Israeli forces abducted 17 Palestinian teenage boys in the occupied West Bank. Then, on June 12, three Israeli teenagers were abducted in the southern West Bank; Israel blamed Hamas. …

Hamas Rejected The Best Chance At Deescalation In Gaza

With Hamas' rejection of an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is now pulled between his apparent desire for an off-ramp and the basic need to retain Israeli deterrence in the face of an intensifying rocket bombardment.<p>As if to accentuate the stark and immediate …

77% in developed world are happy but wish life was simpler, says poll

More than three quarters of people in the developed world say they are happy, but a clear majority wish their life was simpler, according to a study of adults in 20 of the world's leading powers.<p>Confounding theories about the rising tide of depression and the withering effect of economic rout, the …

Israel, Hamas OK temporary cease-fire: Five hours on Thursday

A brief respite from the violence in Gaza appeared imminent Wednesday after both sides agreed to a U.N-requested temporary cease-fire.<p>"Factions of the resistance have agreed to accept the offer of the UN regarding a 'field calm' for 5 hours from 10 AM until 3 PM (local time) Thursday for …

North's outdated infrastructure costs UK billions

<b>The UK loses billions of pounds every year because of poor investment in transport and broadband, according to a new report.</b><p>The RSA City Growth Commission claims the economy has seen 5% less growth per year between 2000 and 2010 as a result of "chronic" underinvestment outside London.<p>It urges an …

Four-winged dinosaur is 'biggest ever'

<b>A new four-winged dinosaur has been discovered, with exceptionally long feathers on its tail and "hindwings".</b><p><i>Changyuraptor yangi</i> was a gliding predator which lived in the Cretaceous period in what is now Liaoning, China.<p>Its remarkable tail feathers - measuring up to 30cm - are the longest in any …

89 killed in worst Afghanistan bombing since 2001

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber blew up a car packed with explosives near a busy market and a mosque in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, …

More Ukrainian soldiers killed as fighting rages in east, peace move flops

KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Pro-Moscow separatists battled to break through lines of government forces near the border with Russia in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, and a tentative step towards agreeing a ceasefire in the intensifying three-month conflict failed.<p>Fighting has escalated sharply …

David Cameron axes Michael Gove in reshuffle after toxic poll warning

David Cameron gave a ruthless display of prime ministerial power on Tuesday when he demoted his close friend and ally Michael Gove, as he removed a series of obstacles blocking the Conservatives' path to a general election victory.<p>Amid warnings from the Tory general campaign director, Lynton …

Israel threatens to step up Gaza campaign

Netanyahu warns Israel will intensify offensive after Hamas says it was not consulted on Egyptian truce proposal.<p><b>Gaza City</b> - <b></b>Israel has resumed air strikes on the Gaza Strip just hours after agreeing to an Egyptian proposal for a ceasefire on which the Palestinian group Hamas said it was never …

The Week in Review: Violence in Gaza

Since the murder of three Israeli teenagers in the West Bank last month, simmering tensions between Israel and Palestine have risen to a boil. …