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Gaza cease-fire: Did it help that US was taking a diplomatic breather?

The 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza, announced jointly by Kerry in India and the UN's Ban Ki-moon, had some in the Middle East thinking the US breather was a good idea.

 
 
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July 31, 2014

Photos of the day 07/31

Swimmers jump into the Mediterranean Sea in Nice, southeastern France.

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