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Iraqi PM condemns jihadis’ targeting of Christians

July 20, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

This Saturday, July 19, 2014 photo, shows a displaced Christian girl who fled the violence in Mosul with her family, in the town of Qaraqoush on the outskirts of Mosul. Iraq was home to an estimated 1 million Christians before the 2003 U.S.-led invasion that ousted Saddam Hussein. Since then, militants have frequently targeted Christians [&hellip...

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Monitors try to secure Ukraine plane crash site

July 19, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Emergency workers carry the body of a victim at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, July 19, 2014. World leaders demanded Friday that pro-Russia rebels who control the eastern Ukraine crash...

AIDS conference attendees on downed Malaysian jet

July 19, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

This is an undated photo provided by PharmAccess Group, of the head of communications at Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, Jacqueline van Tongeren. Researchers and activists heading to an AIDS conference in Australia were on the Malaysian...

1 in 5 of Gaza dead are children

July 19, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Thursday, July 17, 2014, file photo, Palestinian siblings Maria Abdel Aal, 4, right, and Misk, 3, left, cry as the body of their relative Bashir Abdel Aal, killed in an overnight Israeli missile strike in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, is...

For Malaysia Airlines, disaster strikes twice

July 18, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

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...

Bolivia legalizes work by children as young as 10

July 18, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

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 Off

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 Off

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 Off

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 Off

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...