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Israel looks for missing soldier; Hamas says he may have been killed

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GAZA/JERUSALEM - The armed wing of the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas said on Saturday it had no clear indication on the whereabouts of an Israeli soldier that Israel has accused it of abducting in the Gaza Strip, adding he may have been killed during an ambush. | Video

NATO must change to better repel Russian threat - Cameron

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LONDON - NATO must overhaul itself to be able to better defend its members from a potential Russian military threat, British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Saturday,

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Italy PM Renzi sees no new budget tightening despite weaker growth

01 Aug 2014

ROME - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi outlined measures on Friday aimed at bolstering public works investments and ruled out an extra budget squeeze despite a gloomier economic outlook.

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African leaders agree steps to fight runaway Ebola outbreak

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CONAKRY - West African leaders agreed on Friday to take stronger measures to try to bring the worst outbreak of Ebola under control and prevent it spreading outside the region, including steps to isolate rural communities ravaged by the disease.

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Insight: Tesco's new boss - the outsider on the inside track

01 Aug 2014

LONDON - When Tesco needed a new chief executive to rebuild the world's third-biggest retailer it turned to "Drastic Dave" Lewis, a turnaround specialist who is probably as close to being an insider as an outsider can be.

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Campaign for an independent Scotland stalls before historic vote

01 Aug 2014

LONDON - The campaign for Scotland to break away from the United Kingdom has stalled just over a month before Scots decide whether to go it alone in a referendum, an analysis of the latest six opinion polls showed on Friday.

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"We have to bring him home": Israeli army spokesman

Israeli army spokesperson says two Israeli soldiers were killed and one captured when militants attacked soldiers searching for tunnels in Gaza. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.