Migrant benefits to be tightenedA young Roma couple walk with suitcases outside the main bus station on December 7, 2013 in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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Israeli forces' flares light up the night sky of Gaza City on early Tuesday, 29 July 2014Israel warns of 'prolonged' Gaza war

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