Mon 28 Jul 2014 | 10:16 EDT

Gaza fighting abates as diplomatic tension flares 10:10am EDT

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel eased its offensive in the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rocket fire from the enclave declined sharply on Monday, with both the United States and United Nations calling for a durable ceasefire.  Full Article

Canada to impose sanctions on range of Russian firms and banks Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada said on Thursday it will impose sanctions on "a broad range" of Russian companies and banks to punish Moscow for what it said was the illegal occupation of Crimea and "provocative military activity" in eastern Ukraine.  Full Article