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Israel and Hamas agree new truce

Israel and Hamas agree to an unconditional 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire to begin on Friday morning, after 24 days of fighting between the two sides.


DNADNA project 'to make UK world leader'

A project aiming to revolutionise medicine by unlocking the secrets of DNA is under way in centres across England.

Kaohsiung gas blastMultiple Taiwan gas blasts kill 24

A series of gas explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung kills at least 24 people and injures about 270 others.

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