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Kerry cites progress in Gaza cease-fire talks

July 23, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Offering the first glimmer of hope for a Gaza cease-fire, the United States on Wednesday said negotiations to broker a truce between Israel and Hamas militants are making some... more »»

Shipwrecked Concordia making final voyage off isle

July 23, 2014

GIGLIO ISLAND, Italy (AP) — The Costa Concordia cruise liner began its final voyage Wednesday, slowly being towed away from the tiny Italian island where it capsized more than two years ago,... more »»

Bodies of Malaysia jet victims leave Ukraine

July 23, 2014

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two military aircraft carrying the first bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash left the embattled plains of eastern Ukraine Wednesday, bringing some consolation... more »»

South Africa: Rhino poacher gets 77 years in jail

July 23, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A rhino poacher in South Africa has been sentenced to 77 years in prison in one of the heaviest penalties aimed at curbing poachers who target rhinos for their horns, which... more »»

US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

July 23, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as the U.S. more »»

Despite sanctions call, UK OKs Russia arms exports

July 23, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Britain is still authorizing the export of arms and military equipment to Russia despite the government's call for tough sanctions over Moscow's arming of separatist rebels in... more »»

Gaza families plead for evacuation amid battle

July 23, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as dozens of Palestinian families trapped by the fighting scrambled to flee the... more »»

In international flight, volatile conflicts abound

July 23, 2014

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — In Libya, militias armed with shoulder-launched missiles are battling for control of the country's main airpor. more »»

Israel, Hamas battle over public opinion online

July 23, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Beyond the boom of Israeli airstrikes and the stream of rockets fired from Gaza, Israel and Hamas are also battling to control the message emanating from this latest... more »»

US: Russia 'created the conditions' for shoot-down

July 23, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior U.S. more »»

US: Russia 'created the conditions' for shoot-down

July 22, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior U.S. more »»

End comes for notorious Venezuelan vertical slum

July 22, 2014

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The beginning of the end came for the world's tallest slum Tuesday as officials began evicting thousands of squatters from a haphazard community inside the half-built... more »»

Airlines ban flights to Israel after rocket strike

July 22, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Hamas rocket exploded Tuesday near Israel's main airport, prompting a ban on all flights from the U.S. more »»

At least 21 dead in Iraq checkpoint car bombing

July 22, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide driver rammed his explosive-laden car into a police checkpoint in the Iraqi capital killing 21 people, including more than a dozen civilians en route to a Shiite shrine i... more »»

US: No link to Russian gov't in plane downing

July 22, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior U.S. more »»

US: No evidence of direct Russian link to plane

July 22, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior U.S. intelligence officials say they have no evidence of direct Russian government involvement in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. more »»

Lax security at crash site hampers investigations

July 22, 2014

HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — When international monitors and Malaysian aviation experts arrived Tuesday at the two main sites where the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 smashed into the... more »»

NY judge orders 24-7 Argentina debt talks

July 22, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge Tuesday ordered around-the-clock negotiations aimed at averting a second debt default by Argentina in 13 years, saying a default would hurt "real people."

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Gaza blockade key to any Israel-Hamas truce deal

July 22, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Ibrahim Zain was driven from his home by Israeli tank fire this week, but says he'd rather endure more Israel-Hamas fighting than accept an unconditional cease-fire h... more »»

Plane crash bodies removed from war zone

July 22, 2014

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — A train bearing the dead from the downed Malaysian airliner reached Ukrainian government-held territory at long last Tuesday, but the pro-Russian separatists in control of... more »»

 
 

 

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