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  • Gaza Truce in Tatters, Obama Blames Hamas
    A cease-fire meant to last three days collapsed amid heavy fighting, with an Israeli soldier going missing and possibly taken captive.

  • Missing Soldier Provokes Anguish in Israel
    The apparent capture of an Israeli soldier has raised the pressure on Prime Minister Netanyahu to escalate the military offensive in the Gaza Strip to rescue him, despite pleas from abroad for a cease-fire.

  • Americans Held in North Korea Ask for U.S. Help
    Two American tourists charged with "antistate" crimes in North Korea said they expect to be tried soon and pleaded for help from the U.S. government.

  • Two Ebola Patients Bound for U.S.
    Two Americans infected with Ebola in Liberia will become the first known victims of the deadly disease to be treated in the U.S. when they arrive at a hospital here in the coming days.

  • U.K.'s Cameron: NATO Must Review Russian Relationship
    NATO must review its long-term relationship with Russia and take measures to deter any Russian aggression such as sustaining a robust military presence in Eastern Europe, U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron said on Saturday ahead of a summit of the alliance in September.

  • Canada, China Tensions Rise on Cyberattack
    Tensions are mounting between China and Canada over Beijing's alleged role in a cyberattack at a Canadian science and technology agency, just as the two countries were looking to smooth relations.

  • Uruguay Asks Potential Pot Investors to Step Forward
    Uruguay has taken a step closer to selling recreational pot through pharmacies. A government agency in charge of regulating the marijuana industry plans to issue as many as five licenses to grow up to a total of 10 metric tons of weed a year.

  • In Defense of Zionism
    The often reviled ideology that gave rise to Israel has been an astonishing historical success.

  • Photos of the Day: August 1
    In photos picked Friday by Wall Street Journal editors, two boxers clash at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, a road lies in ruins after gas explosions in Taiwan, and more.

  • China Data Point to Growth Rebound
    Two gauges of manufacturing activity in China picked up in July, adding to signs that economic growth is recovering as the government's stimulus program takes effect.