Hamas rejected an extension of the three-day truce being negotiated in Egypt since they say Israel rejected all of the Hamas demands. Since fighting began July 8, 1,839 Palestinians have been killed -- mostly civilians -- and 67 Israelis, including three civilians.
The three-day summit brings together 500 of sub-Saharan Africa’s young leaders to give them the opportunity to engage with U.S. government officials, entrepreneurs and civil society representatives and international developers.
Over $15.5 million was spent restoring and outfitting ex-warship, The Kiev, into a luxury hotel and theme park developed by tourism and attraction consultant Leisure Quest International. UPI/Stephen Shaver
Los Angeles policemen closed down Wilshire Blvd in the Westwood section of Los Angeles on July 13, 2014 as Israeli American and Palestinian Americans faced off during counter demonstrations in response to the recent strife in Israel and the Gaza Strip.
The annual Bastille Day military parade at Place de la Concorde in Paris. On July 14, 1789, French peasants stormed the Bastille prison in Paris, beginning the French Revolution. The event is commemorated as "Bastille Day," a national holiday in France.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and U.S. Ambassador Max Baucus visit the Badaling section of the Great Wall of China just outside of Beijing on July 8, 2014. Both Kerry and Lew are in China's capital to participate in the sixth round of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue known as the "S&ED."
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