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Truce holds as Cairo talks turn to Gaza blockade

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Negotiators in Cairo addressed the thorny issue of the Israeli Gaza blockade on Tuesday night, as the second day of a 72-hour truce neared its end. 

A Palestinian man lies on a mat under a makeshift tent in a street in Beit Hanun, northern Gaza Strip, on August 12, 2014

As Gaza's residents ventured out to try to piece together their battered lives, Israeli and Palestinian negotiators held a second round of indirect talks aimed at finding a durable end to the five-week confrontation.

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