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Report: Israeli Troops Killed Unarmed Gazans Carrying White Flags -- News from Antiwar.com

Report: Israeli Troops Killed Unarmed Gazans Carrying White Flags -- News from Antiwar.com: "The latest in a long line of charges of war crimes by Israeli forces during January’s invasion of the Gaza Strip, a new report by Human Rights Watch cites investigations and reports of eyewitnesses who say Israeli soldiers shot 11 unarmed Palestinians, including five women and four children, who were waving white flags at them."

Al Jazeera English - Europe - Many dead in fresh Caucasus clashes

Al Jazeera English - Europe - Many dead in fresh Caucasus clashes: "At least four policemen and two gunmen have been killed in a gun battle in Chechnya, in the latest sign that violence in Russia's Caucasus region is escalating.

Chechnya's interior ministry said security forces battled with two gunmen in Kerla-Yurt, northwest of Grozny, the capital, on Friday, killing at least four officers and injuring four others."