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Large expert team reaches Ukraine crash site

August 1, 2014

HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — A team of several dozen international investigators descended Friday on the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site in eastern Ukraine to begin combing an area now... more »»

Europe started WWI a century ago, blind to tragedy

August 1, 2014

SAINT-SYMPHORIEN, Belgium (AP) — British Pvt. John Parr set off on his reconnaissance bike on the lookout for German troops amid the rolling farmland and woods south of Brussels in August 191. more »»

Europe in push to stop violence against women

August 1, 2014

PARIS (AP) — The Council of Europe is taking new steps to combat violence against women under a newly ratified convention that comes into force Friday. more »»

Gaza truce unravels within hours

August 1, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A three-day Gaza cease-fire that began Friday quickly unraveled, with Israel and Hamas accusing each other of violating the truce as four Palestinians were killed in ... more »»

4 Palestinians killed after Gaza truce begins

August 1, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A three-day Gaza cease-fire went into force on Friday as diplomats worked to broker a lasting truce in the 25-day-old Israel-Hamas war, but Gaza officials said the... more »»

Interfaith house of prayer to be built in Berlin

August 1, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — A rabbi, an imam and a priest start praying together under the same roof. It may sound like the start of a joke, but hopes are high it will become reality in Berlin. more »»

Syrian refugee women face sexual exploitation

August 1, 2014

TEL EL-HAYAT, Lebanon (AP) — The Syrian refugee woman huddled in the latest room she calls home, a peeling, run-down place outside a north Lebanese village. more »»

Gas blasts kill 25, injure 267 in Taiwanese port

August 1, 2014

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — At least 25 people were killed and 267 injured when underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city, hurling concrete and cars through the air and... more »»

Senate confirms US ambassador to Russia

August 1, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a period in limbo with a slew of other nominees to be U.S. diplomats around the world, John Tefft gained Senate confirmation Thursday night as America's new envoy to Russia. more »»

Gas blasts kill 24, injure 271 in Taiwanese port

August 1, 2014

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — At least 24 people were killed and 271 injured when several underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city, hurling concrete and cars through the... more »»

Heavy Gaza fighting ahead of proposed 3-day truce

August 1, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian officials say 17 Palestinians, including 10 members of one family, were killed in Israeli strikes ahead of a planned three-day cease-fire in the Gaza war. more »»

Abbas seeks broad support for war crimes charges

August 1, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Nearly a month into Israel's fierce assault on Hamas in Gaza, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is facing mounting domestic pressure to seek war crimes charges... more »»

Death toll hits 51 from mudslide in Indian village

August 1, 2014

MALIN, India (AP) — Heavy rains hampered efforts Friday by hundreds of rescue workers digging through heavy mud and debris, as the death toll from a landslide that engulfed an entire village in... more »»

Gas explosions kill 24, injure 271 in Taiwan

August 1, 2014

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — At least 24 people were killed and 271 others injured when several underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city overnight, hurling concrete... more »»

Gas explosions kill 22, injure 270 in Taiwan

August 1, 2014

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Several underground gas explosions killed 22 people and injured 270 others in Taiwan's second-largest city, authorities said Friday. more »»

Default fuels uncertainty, stock drop in Argentina

August 1, 2014

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina entered economic limbo Thursday, forced into a default that could undermine an already frail economy if a dispute with U.S. creditors is not resolved soon. more »»

Gaza truce comes after days of pushing for a deal

August 1, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — Hours past midnight Thursday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was still working the phones, trying to come up with a cease-fire plan to stop the bloodshed in the Gaza Strip. more »»

US, UN announce deal on 72-hour Gaza cease-fire

August 1, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire to start Friday, the U.N. and U.S. more »»

Gas explosions kill 20, injure 270 in Taiwan

August 1, 2014

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A series of underground gas explosions killed 20 people and injured 270 others late Thursday in Taiwan's second-largest city, authorities sai. more »»

Gas explosions kill 20, injure 270 in Taiwan

July 31, 2014

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A series of underground gas explosions killed 20 people and injured 270 others late Thursday in Taiwan's second-largest city, authorities sai. more »»

 
 

 

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