Israel and Hamas agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire starting Friday morning, but Gaza will experience heavy fire first.
The death toll is likely to rise further, the Kaohsiung government said.
The Gaza Strip has two neighbors: Israel and Egypt. The latter has a strong interest in keeping things under control next door.
Beijing's swift rescue of falling housing prices indicates an addiction to real estate that, ultimately, may threaten long-term economic health.
The USDA approved an overhaul of the nation's poultry inspection system. Food safety advocates say the changes undermine public protection.
The Ebola virus is now affecting international soccer with the health ministry's decision to deny the team's entry to the island country.
With four times as many people to house as it had planned for, no money to do it and its shelters under fire, UNRWA is in dire straits.