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Air Strikes Iraq — Gaza-Israel No Truce — Ukraine Government Advances — International Ebola Emergency — Refugee Crisis — Khmer Rouge Leaders Guilty — GE Acquires Alstom — Bloomberg

As the summer sun warms Europe, US air strikes hit northern Iraq. Israel and Gaza continue to be unable to reach a cease fire. In eastern Ukraine all reports indicate that government forces have separatists surrounded. Nigeria has declared a state of emergency as the Ebola outbreak becomes a global crisis. Meanwhile in southeast Asia 2 former Khmer rouge leaders are found guilty of crimes against humanity. On the business side of things, General Electric has successfully acquired the energy component of Alstom. This week's NEWZ Source is Bloomberg.com for the financial side of international news.

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Chapters

1. Intro (00:00:00)

2. Prologue (00:00:14)

3. US conducting air strikes in Iraq on IS targets (00:01:42)

4. Gaza Crisis Continues (00:11:00)

5. Ukraine Government forces close in on Donetsk and Luhansk (00:14:38)

6. Ebola: Nigeria declares state of emergency (00:26:14)

7. Death toll of migrants trying to get to Europe reaches new heights (00:32:20)

8. Two former Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of crimes against humanity (00:38:18)

9. General Electric Buys Alstom's Energy Unit (00:41:55)

10. Newz Source: Bloomberg (00:47:15)

11. Epilogue (00:49:25)

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