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Israeli airstrike collapses Gaza apartment tower

August 24, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Palestinians inspect the rubble of the al-Zafer apartment tower following an Israeli airstrikes in Gaza City, in the northern Gaza Strip, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. Israeli aircraft fired two missiles at a 12-story apartment tower in downtown Gaza City on Saturday, collapsing the building, sending a huge fireball into the sky and wounding at least [&hellip...

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Airlines on alert as eruption begins in Iceland

August 24, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In an in an image from an Aug. 19, 2014 video, a sign is posted on the road next to Bardarbunga, a subglacial stratovolcano located under Iceland’s largest glacier. On Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, Iceland closed airspace over the Bardarbunga volcano on...

Hamas admits kidnapping Israeli teens

August 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – This undated file image released by the Israel Defense Forces shows a combination of three photos of Israeli teens Eyal Yifrah, 19, Gilad Shaar, 16, and Naftali Fraenkel, a 16-year-old with dual Israeli-American citizenship, who disappeared while...

Russian aid convoy advances toward Ukraine

August 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

About 60 trucks forming part of a Russian aid convoy are parked in a field about 7 kilometers (4 miles) from a border control point with Ukraine in the Russian town of Donetsk, Rostov-on-Don region, Russia, Thursday evening, Aug. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Pavel...

Russian aid convoy advances toward Ukraine

August 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

About 60 trucks forming part of a Russian aid convoy are parked in a field about 7 kilometers (4 miles) from a border control point with Ukraine in the Russian town of Donetsk, Rostov-on-Don region, Russia, Thursday evening, Aug. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Pavel...

Social media pushes back at militant propaganda

August 21, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, May 27, 2011, file photo, journalist James Foley poses for a photo during an interview with The Associated Press, in Boston. A video by Islamic State militants that purports to show the killing of Foley by the militant group was...

Ukraine’s rebel capital seeks ersatz normality

August 20, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Local residents hold their papers to apply for benefit payments as they stand in line at the rebel headquarters in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. A crowd formed outside the rebel headquarters, once the Donetsk region administrative...

Ukraine: Dozens killed in shelling of convoy

August 19, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A Russian APC moves in a field in about 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) from the Russia-Ukrainian border control point at Russian town of Donetsk, Rostov-on-Don region, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin) KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine accused...

Ukraine says troops entered rebel-held city

August 18, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

German Foreign Ministers Frank-Walter Steinmeier, left, talks to his French counterpart Laurent Fabius talk before a meeting with the Foreign Ministers of Ukraine and Russia at the Guesthouse of the Foreign Ministry Villa Borsig in Berlin, Sunday, August 17,...

Pakistan politician calls for civil disobedience

August 18, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Pakistani authorities place shipping containers to stop protesters from entering into the high security zone in Islamabad, Pakistan, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. Pakistan’s fiery anti-government cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri and Imran Khan led massive rallies in...