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MH17 bodies returned as Malaysia battles fallout

August 22, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Carried by soldiers and draped in the national flag, coffins carrying Malaysian victims of Flight MH17 returned home Friday to a country still searching for those... more »»

 
 
 
India blocks film on Indira Gandhi assassination

August 22, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — India has blocked the release of a film on the assassination of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, saying it glorifies her killers and could trigger violent protests, officials... more »»

Gaza militants kill 18 alleged spies for Israel

August 22, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza gunmen killed 18 alleged spies for Israel on Friday, including seven who were lined up behind a mosque and shot after midday prayers, in response to Israel's... more »»

Ukraine: Russian aid convoy is a 'direct invasion'

August 22, 2014

DAVYDO-MYKILSKE, Ukraine (AP) — Russia sent dozens of aid trucks into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday without Kiev's approval, saying its patience had worn out with the Ukrainian government'... more »»

MH17 remains returned as Malaysia battles fallout

August 22, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Carried by soldiers and draped in the national flag, coffins carrying Malaysian victims of Flight MH17 returned home Friday to a country still searching for those... more »»

UN: death toll from Syrian civil war tops 191,000

August 22, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — The death toll from three years of Syria's civil war has risen to more than 191,000 people, the United Nations reported Friday. more »»

In Gaza, 7 more alleged Israel informants killed

August 22, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A witness and Hamas media say that masked gunmen have killed seven suspected informants for Israel near a Gaza City mosque as worshippers were ending midday prayers. more »»

Hamas kills 11 suspected informers for Israel

August 22, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas said it shot dead 11 suspected informants for Israel on Friday, a day after an Israeli airstrike on a house in southern Gaza Strip killed three top Hamas... more »»

Tunisia crackdown raises fears of rights rollback

August 22, 2014

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Mosques are being closed, local organizations banned and at least 1,000 people have been arrested as Tunisia cracks down on those suspected of sympathizing with radical... more »»

Obama faces options in Iraq and Syria

August 22, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — At the heart of President Barack Obama's quandary over the Islamic State militants is their haven in Syria. more »»

MH17 remains return home as govt battles fallout

August 22, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Carried by soldiers and draped in the national flag, coffins carrying Malaysian victims of Flight MH17 returned home Friday to a country still searching for those... more »»

Coal gas boom in China holds climate change risks

August 22, 2014

HEXIGTEN, China (AP) — Deep in the hilly grasslands of remote Inner Mongolia, twin smoke stacks rise more than 200 feet into the sky, their steam and sulfur billowing over herds of sheep and... more »»

Malaysia receives bodies from Flight 17 crash

August 22, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The bodies and ashes of 20 Malaysians killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine in July arrived home on Friday, the first day of national... more »»

Liberia gives food in slum sealed to stop Ebola

August 21, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Government officials handed out bags of rice and sachets of drinking water Thursday to residents of an impoverished slum in Liberia's capital where tens of thousands of... more »»

Israel kills 3 Hamas military commanders in Gaza

August 21, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel stepped up its campaign against Gaza's ruling Hamas on Thursday, killing three of the group's senior military commanders in an airstrike that pulverized a... more »»

Hamas admits kidnapping Israeli teens

August 21, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — A senior Hamas leader has said the group carried out the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teens in the West Bank in June — the first time anyone from the Islamic militant... more »»

Russian aid convoy advances toward Ukraine

August 21, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Fierce fighting raged in eastern Ukraine on Thursday in what appeared to be a last-gasp attempt by government troops to snatch back territory from pro-Russian separatists... more »»

Reports: Syria troops kill scores of jihadis

August 21, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian troops killed dozens of jihadi fighters, including a prominent media activist, in heavy clashes on Thursday around a sprawling northern air base that the Islamic State group... more »»

Thai army ruler named prime minister

August 21, 2014

BANGKOK (AP) — Three months after overthrowing an elected government, Thailand's junta leader is stepping out of his army uniform to take up the post of prime minister in a move critics say will... more »»

Syria opposition: Deadly chemical attack forgotten

August 21, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — The year since a chemical attack that killed hundreds near Damascus has been a strikingly good one for President Bashar Assad. more »»

A look at govt ransom polices in US, Europe

August 21, 2014

A look at how the United States and various European nations have dealt with hostage-taking and ransom demands for their citizens in recent years:

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