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A cease-fire in the Gaza Strip

Israel and Hamas have agreed to an indefinite cease-fire after 50 bloody days of fighting in the Gaza Strip. It is estimated that 10,000 buildings were destroyed by the Israeli assault, and entire neighborhoods razed. And for what?

Child poverty in Japan

The government's first-ever policy outline to address the growing problem of child poverty in Japan lacks specific targets or financial measures to correct the situation.