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Relative lull in Gaza as UN calls for cease-fire

Relative lull in Gaza as UN calls for cease-fire

Posted 12:04 AM 7/28/2014 by Hunter Robinson

JERUSALEM, Israel - Israel and Hamas have lowered the pace of the fighting in the three-week-old Gaza war as international efforts intensify to end the conflict that has already killed 1,030 Palestinians and 43 Israeli soldiers. The Israeli military said Monday it hasn't carried out (More)

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Shipwrecked Concordia completes last voyage

Shipwrecked Concordia completes last voyage

Posted 9:22 AM 7/27/2014

GENOA, Italy - The shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner has completed its final journey. Pulled by tugboats and nudged by brisk winds, the wreck was eased Sunday into Genoa's port - where it will be scrapped. The luxury liner struck a reef when its captain sailed too (More)

7/26/2014

Official: Israel leans toward extending Gaza truce

Official: Israel leans toward extending Gaza truce

Posted 8:44 AM 7/26/2014 by KARIN LAUB

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - An Israeli government official says Israel is "leaning toward" extending a 12-hour humanitarian truce in the Gaza war by at least four hours. The truce was to end at 8 p.m. (1700 GMT) Saturday. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity (More)

7/25/2014

Iran confirms it is holding 4 journalists

Iran confirms it is holding 4 journalists

Posted 8:30 AM 7/25/2014

WASHINGTON (AP) - Iran is confirming that it has detained four journalists, including a reporter for The Washington Post and two U.S. freelance photographers, but is not saying why they are being held. The Washington Post says its correspondent, Jason Rezaian, and his wife were (More)

7/24/2014

Burkina official: Plane wreckage found in Mali

Burkina official: Plane wreckage found in Mali

Posted 4:06 PM 7/24/2014 by APNewsNow

OUAGADOUGO, Burkina Faso - A Burkina Faso official says the wreckage of the Air Algerie plane that went missing has been found in Mali. Gen. Gilbert Diendere says the wreckage was located about 50 kilometers (31 miles) from the border of Burkina Faso near the village of Boulikessi in (More)

7/23/2014

US: Downed fighter jets part of pattern in Ukraine

US: Downed fighter jets part of pattern in Ukraine

Posted 2:26 PM 7/23/2014 by APNewsNow

WASHINGTON - The White House says the downing of two fighter jets in Ukraine is part of a pattern of Russian-backed separatists using Russian weapons to pose risks to aircraft. White House deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes says the only downed aircraft the separatists are (More)

7/22/2014

Putin: Russia will facilitate plane investigation

Posted 6:07 AM 7/22/2014 by Hunter Robinson

MOSCOW, Russia - President Vladimir Putin says Russia will do "everything in its power" to facilitate an investigation into the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet crash, but accused Kiev and the West of escalating the conflict in the region. During a meeting with Russia's Security (More)

7/21/2014

Rebels to give Flight 17 black boxes to Malaysia

Rebels to give Flight 17 black boxes to Malaysia

Posted 9:54 AM 7/21/2014

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says the leader of the pro-Russian rebels has agreed to hand over both black boxes from Flight 17 to Malaysian investigators who are in Ukraine. Najib also said that the remains of 282 of the crash victims currently in (More)

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