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For Malaysia Airlines, disaster strikes twice

July 18, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A woman reacts to news regarding a Malaysia Airlines plane that crashed in eastern Ukraine at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia, Friday, July 18, 2014. Malaysia Airlines said it lost contact with Flight 17 over Ukrainian airspace Thursday. It was flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (AP Photo/Joshua Paul) HANOI, Vietnam (AP)...

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Bolivia legalizes work by children as young as 10

July 18, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this July 9, 2014 photo, Kevin, 8, sells pirated music compact discs on a street in El Alto, Bolivia. Bolivia is on the verge of becoming the first nation legalize child labor from age 10. It will set 12 as the minimum age children can work under contract....

5 dead after helicopter crash in South Korea

July 16, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Firefighters inspect the wreckage of a helicopter which crashed near an apartment complex and school in Gwangju, South Korea, Thursday, July 17, 2014. The firefighting helicopter crashed Thursday, killing two people, officials said. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Park...

Israel, Hamas agree to Gaza ‘humanitarian’ pause

July 16, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas listens to Arab League Secretary General Nabil Elaraby, during their meeting at his residence in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, July 16, 2014. Talks focused on the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict in Gaza. (AP Photo/Amr...

89 killed in worst Afghanistan bombing since 2001

July 15, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Afghanistan’s security forces and civilians walk at the site of a suicide attack in the Urgun area of Paktika province, Afghanistan, Tuesday, July 15, 2014. The attack near a busy market and a mosque killed at least 89 people in the deadliest insurgent...

Egypt proposes cease-fire between Israel, Hamas

July 14, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A Palestinian mourner cries as she talks to a TV journalist, while the bodies of Mousa Abu Muamer, 56, and his son Saddam, 27, who were killed in an overnight Israeli missile strike at their house are brought in during their funeral procession, on the...

Pakistani teen seeks release of Nigerian girls

July 14, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai, left, shakes hands with Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, right, at the Presidential villa, in Abuja, Nigeria, Monday, July 14, 2014. Yousafzai on Monday won a promise from Nigeria’s leader to meet with the parents...

Thousands of Palestinians flee northern Gaza

July 13, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

CAPTION CORRECTION, CORRECTS THE HOME WAS THAT OF POLICE CHIEF’S COUSIN – Palestinians use their hands to move soil soaked with water and shape the grave of a member of the al-Batsh family who were killed in Saturday’s Israeli airstrike,...

No Iran breakthrough with Kerry in Vienna

July 13, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry gestures as he arrives in front of a hotel where closed-door nuclear talks on Iran take place in Vienna, Austria, Sunday, July 13, 2014. Kerry and fellow foreign ministers are adding their diplomatic muscle to nuclear talks...

Afghan rivals clinch deal, easing political crisis

July 13, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, and Afghanistan’s presidential candidates Ashraf Ghani, centre, and Abdulah Abdullah hold their arms in the air together after announcing a deal for the auditing of all Afghan election votes at the United...