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Crimea beachgoers run after airfield explosion

[ad_1] Dramatic footage filmed in Crimea showed beachgoers running after an explosion at a nearby military airfield. One person can be heard urging her mother to run, as a plume of smoke is seen in the distance.Russia's defence ministry later said ammunition was detonated, but this has not been independently verified.The Ukrainian peninsula that Moscow annexed in 2014 is a popular destination with Russian tourists. [ad_2] Source link
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Israel-Gaza: Nine-year-old Gazan recalls fear as Israeli strike hit

[ad_1] Nine-year-old Leen Matar was rescued from the rubble as her neighbourhood came under Israeli attack, the Reuters news agency has reported.She describes how she said her final prayers, fearing she would die. At least 46 Palestinians were killed in the three-day violence that began with Israel hitting Palestinian Islamic Jihad targets in Gaza and militants launching rockets into Israel.An Israeli military official said 15 civilians among the dead were
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Serena Williams says she will be ‘evolving away’ from tennis – suggesting retirement after US Open

[ad_1] Serena Williams won her 23rd Grand Slam singles title at the Australian Open in 2017Serena Williams has suggested she is set to retire from tennis, saying she will be "evolving away" from the sport after the US Open.Writing for Vogue,external-link the American 23-time Grand Slam singles champion said she is moving towards "other things that are important to me", adding she does not like the word "retirement".In an accompanying