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UN school in Gaza hit by shelling for second time

A United Nations school sheltering people who have fled Israeli airstrikes in Gaza has been hit by shelling from Israeli shelling, the UN said.

Fighting has now been raging for 16 days and has left more than 650 dead.

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US Secretary of State heads to Egypt for Gaza talks

United States Secretary of State John Kerry has departed for Cairo to join talks to help try and secure an end to Israeli-Palestinian hostilities in Gaza.

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