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Witness: Children crying as MH17 bodies fell
2014-07-23 15:08:53
Ukrainian residents who saw bodies falling from the sky describe the horrors of that day. CNN's Phil Black reports.

Ukraine: Two military jets shot down
2014-07-23 14:37:38
Two Ukrainian military jets were shot down Wednesday in the eastern part of the country, where pro-Russian rebels have fought against government forces, a Ukrainian military office said.

Joko elected Indonesian president
2014-07-23 14:16:27
Joko Widodo won Indonesia's hard-fought presidential race. CNN's Anna Coren reports.

Children kept in squalor in refuge
2014-07-23 14:11:37
Mexican authorities found nearly 500 children living in squalor at a refuge in Michoacan state.

Brazil names new soccer coach
2014-07-23 14:11:34
There is a new man tasked with fulfilling Brazil's World Cup destiny.

TV host defends Russia's MH17 response
2014-07-23 10:34:14
CNN's Chris Cuomo discusses the Russian response to the MH17 crash with Russia Today host Peter Lavelle.

Groovin' grandpa shows off dance moves
2014-07-23 10:31:21
Watch groovin' grandpa dance his way into hearts. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports he tosses his canes with disdain.

Typhoon downs trees, threatens landslides
2014-07-23 10:29:03
Typhoon Matmo brought heavy rain and high winds as it slammed into Taiwan. The island also faces the threat of landslides.

Wrecked Costa Concordia sets sail on final voyage
2014-07-23 08:56:58
The wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship has begun its final voyage.

Kerry arrives in Israel for ceasefire push
2014-07-23 08:54:46
Washington's top diplomat landed in Israel on Wednesday on an urgent mission from his boss -- to push for an "immediate cessation of hostilities."

Mayor dies after wasp attack
2014-07-23 08:51:31
The mayor of a community just outside Montreal died of anaphylactic shock Sunday after being attacked by wasps while on vacation.

Dozens feared dead in Taiwan plane crash
2014-07-23 08:47:15
As many as 45 people are feared dead after a TransAsia Airways passenger plane crashed on one of Taiwan's Penghu islands Wednesday, Taiwan's Central News Agency reported.

UK to probe Litvinenko death
2014-07-23 07:47:03
The UK has announced that they will investigate the 2006 death of ex-KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko. Max Foster reports.

Food safety scare in China
2014-07-23 07:24:30
Another food scandal in China is raising quality concerns, as CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva reports.

Malaysia's' quiet diplomacy' over MH17
2014-07-23 07:24:10
CNN's Andrew Stevens explains why the Malaysian government chose "quiet diplomacy" over voicing anger.

Typhoon Matmo hits Taiwan
2014-07-23 07:23:25
Heavy winds and rains batter Taiwan, as storm chaser James Reynolds reports.

What the Costa Concordia leaves behind
2014-07-23 06:26:59
When the Costa Concordia and its salvage convoy finally depart Giglio, the residents of this picturesque Tuscan island will breathe a collective sigh of relief -- and shed a collective tear.

Candidate to dispute Indonesia's presidential election
2014-07-23 06:24:30
Indonesia's presidential candidate, Prabowo Subianto, who slammed the country's election commission and rejected the official results of the vote held earlier this month, appears poised to launch a legal challenge.

UK to open inquiry into death of ex-KGB agent
2014-07-23 06:23:52
The UK Home Office will hold an independent public inquiry into the 2006 death of Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko, it announced Tuesday.

Bodies of MH17 crash victims head home
2014-07-23 06:20:29
After spending days exposed to the elements on a Ukrainian field and then inside a refrigerated train, the first group of victims from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is one step closer to home.

Look at me! 18 selfies of the week
2014-07-23 05:48:31

Cheating death twice on Malaysia Airlines
2014-07-22 17:05:46
CNN's Tom Foreman reports on one passenger who swapped flights twice avoiding both Malaysia Airlines disasters

Ukraine opens criminal cases against Russian minister, businessman
2014-07-22 16:01:50
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Widodo wins Indonesian presidency as Prabowo objects
2014-07-22 15:03:32
Jakarta governor and former furniture salesman Joko "Jokowi" Widodo won Indonesia's presidential election, officials said Tuesday, setting him up to be the first person who didn't boast a military or elite background to take the office.

Talk of peace doesn't slow Gaza violence
2014-07-22 14:51:46
While politicians and statesmen talked peace Tuesday in Egypt, Israeli soldiers battled Hamas fighters on the streets of Gaza. Overhead, more rockets streaked toward Israel.

My love affair with Istanbul
2014-07-22 11:41:25
My love affair with Istanbul began at first sight.

Russia offers alternate MH17 takes
2014-07-22 08:40:32
In the tangled aftermath of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster, two narratives have emerged -- one that most of the world subscribes to, and another Russia and the rebels are pushing.

Israeli troops face tunnel threat
2014-07-22 07:32:17
Israel is confronting a problem beyond the Hamas rockets screeching overhead -- a threat underfoot.

15,000 flee after Boko Haram overtakes Nigerian town
2014-07-22 07:31:36
A days-long raid on a northeast Nigerian town by Boko Haram left dozens dead and displaced more than 15,000 residents, Nigeria's National Emergency Management Agency reports.

Typhoon Matmo projected to hit Taiwan
2014-07-22 07:31:27
After super Typhoon Rammasun battered parts of the Philippines and China last week, another sizable storm is approaching Taiwan.

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Boeing Becomes First US Company to Strike Deal with Iran Since 1979 ? Reports
2014-07-24 02:37:00
Commercial aircraft manufacturer Boeing has signed a contract with Iranian flagship carrier Iran Air, becoming the first US company to do so since 1979, Agence France-Presse reported Thursday, referencing to the company?s report.

Ukraine's Claim of Russia Downing Attack Aircraft 'Hogwash' - Defense Ministry Source
2014-07-24 02:18:00
The Russian Defense Ministry has labeled Ukraine?s claim that two Su-25 attack aircraft were shot down in eastern Ukraine from Russia as ?hogwash.?

Kiev Has Not Responded to Russian Defense Ministry Questions on Malaysian Airliner Crash
2014-07-24 01:45:00
Ukraine has not responded to questions posed by the Russian Defense Ministry in regard to the Malaysian Airlines passenger plane that crashed last week, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov said Thursday.

Ukraine Struck Russian Territory 9 Times in June-July - Russian Deputy Defense Minister
2014-07-24 01:14:00
Russia has registered nine strikes on its territory from Ukraine during the period of June and July of this year, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov said Thursday.

Flight MH17 Voice Recorder in Good Condition ? ICAO
2014-07-24 00:33:00
The cockpit voice recorder (CVR) of the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777, which crashed in eastern Ukraine on July 17, is in good condition, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) said Thursday.

Ukraine?s Communist Party Ban Unconstitutional ? Leader
2014-07-24 00:10:00
The decision to dissolve the Communist Party of Ukraine is unconstitutional, the party?s leader Petro Symonenko told RIA Novosti in an interview.

Ukraine?s Communist Party Counts on Europe?s Left-Wing Support - Leader
2014-07-24 00:02:00
The Communist Party of Ukraine, which may be dissolved on Thursday, counts on the support of the Europe?s left, the party?s leader Petro Symonenko told RIA Novosti in an interview.

Brazil to Fight Dengue with GM Mosquitos
2014-07-24 00:01:01
Brazil is going to raise a swarm of genetically modified mosquitos to fight dengue, an acute tropical disease that affects over 50 million people every year, the New Scientist magazine reports.

Ukrainian Communists to Contest in Courts Decision to Dissolve Faction - Leader
2014-07-23 23:58:00
Ukrainian communists will contest the parliament?s decision to dissolve the faction in the Ukrainian courts first, and then in the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, the party?s leader said in an interview with RIA Novosti.

Russian, Dutch Leaders Discuss Assistance in MH17 Crash Probe
2014-07-23 23:51:49
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte discussed in a telephone call on Wednesday possible assistance in the investigation of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash in Ukraine, the Kremlin said.

Russian Progress M-24m Cargo Spacecraft Docks with ISS
2014-07-23 22:50:00
A Russian Progress M-24M cargo spacecraft, sent off into orbit from Baikonur space center early on Thursday, has successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS), a representative of the mission control center in Russia told RIA Novosti.

US May Publish Additional Intelligence Data on MH17 Crash
2014-07-23 20:35:00
The United States may unveil to the public additional intelligence data on the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest told journalists.

Kerry's Mission to Cairo Premature - Former Israeli Deputy Defense Minister
2014-07-23 19:02:00
US Secretary of State John Kerry?s peace mission to Cairo to end the fighting between Hamas and Israel is premature, Former Deputy Defense Minister of Israel, Ephraim Sneh told RIA Novosti.

Donetsk Commander Denies Telling Media Militia Had Buk Missiles During MH17 Crash
2014-07-23 18:08:00
A leader of the independence supporters in the self-proclaimed People?s Republic of Donetsk, Commander of the Vostok Battalion Alexander Khodakovsky, denied having told Reuters that militia forces possessed Buk missiles when the Malaysia airliner crashed in the region, RT television channel reported Thursday.

Moscow-Based Aviation Authority to Take Part in Deciphering MH17 Data in UK
2014-07-23 12:31:00
The Moscow-based Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) said Wednesday its expert will take part in retrieving and deciphering data from black boxes of the crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 plane.

Russian Journalists Union Calls Sanctions Against Heads of Media Absurd
2014-07-23 12:22:00
The list of Russian journalists banned from working in Ukraine is absurd and international community is most likely to condemn it, Russian Union of Journalists Chairman Vsevolod Bogdanov told RIA Novosti Wednesday.

Dutch Authorities Take Charge of International Probe into MH17 Crash
2014-07-23 11:53:19
The Dutch Safety Board (DSB) has formally taken over the investigation into last week?s Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine, according to the official statement released Wednesday.

Moscow Accuses Ukraine Troops of Capturing 2 Russian Journalists, Demands Release
2014-07-23 11:40:00
Two Russian journalists with English-language RT channel and ANNA-News agency, including a UK citizen, are at the mercy of Ukrainian authorities after they went missing overnight in eastern Ukraine, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Wednesday, adding they must be released at one.

Russia, Australia Reiterate Importance of Ending Military Activities in Ukraine
2014-07-23 11:15:00
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott have discussed the situation in Ukraine in a phone conversation Wednesday, reiterating the importance of ending combat activities in Ukraine, the Kremlin press service said in a statement.

IMF Cautions US over Adverse Economic Impact of Ukraine, Mideast Crises
2014-07-23 10:49:00
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday warned the United States of possible economic risks linked to the increasing geopolitical tensions surrounding Ukraine and Iraq.

Nationalists Want to Return Nuclear Status to Ukraine
2014-07-23 10:38:00
Draft law on restoring Ukraine?s nuclear status was registered at Ukraine?s Parliament on Wednesday at the request of Svoboda party.

Ukraine Halts Financing Warships Due to Budget Savings
2014-07-23 10:37:25
The Ukrainian Defense Ministry has halted financing the program envisaging the construction of four Korvet-type warships by 2021, due to budget savings and large-scale austerity measures introduced in the country, Ukraine?s acting Defense Minister Ivan Rusnak said Wednesday.

IMF Says 50 Mln Americans Live in Poverty, Unveils Steps to Boost Economic Growth
2014-07-23 10:30:00
Fifty million Americans still live in poverty in the United States, including almost one-in-four US children, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Wednesday.

Ban of Ukraine?s Communist Party Reflects Kiev?s Attempts to Suppress Critical Voices
2014-07-23 10:25:00
Attempts to ban the Communist Party of Ukraine reflect a dangerous trend in the new Ukrainian government's policy to suppress critical voices, members of European Parliament from the left-wing Confederal Group of the European United Left/Nordic Green Left (GUE/NGL) said in a statement Wednesday.

Israel Allows Red Cross to Pull Dead, Injured Gazans From War Zones
2014-07-23 09:58:00
Israeli military has allowed Red Cross medics to evacuate dead and wounded Palestinian civilians from three combat zones in the Gaza Strip close to the Israeli border, local spokesman Naser Najjar said.

At Least 51 Dead as Plane Crash-Lands in Taiwan ? Agency
2014-07-23 09:54:00
At least 51 people were killed and seven injured when TransAsia Airways passenger plane crash-landed in a Taiwan airport Wednesday, China?s Xinhua news agency reported citing local media.

Kiev?s Special Op Claims Over 400 Lives in Donetsk Region ? Local Authorities
2014-07-23 09:46:39
More than 400 people have been killed since the start of Kiev?s military operation against independence supporters in Ukraine?s Donetsk Region, the official website of the city of Donetsk reported Wednesday.

Russia Suspects Kiev of Tampering With MH17 Crash Data
2014-07-23 09:39:00
The Russian Foreign Ministry has accused Kiev of trying to influence air traffic controllers and tamper with Boeing crash data in the wake of last week's disaster in eastern Ukraine, the ministry?s spokesman said Wednesday.

Donetsk People?s Republic Verifies Reports on Russian Journalists Detention
2014-07-23 09:29:00
Self-defense forces of the Donetsk People?s Republic (DPR) are verifying the reports about the detention of journalists from ?NNA-News information agency and RT television by the Ukrainian National Guard, the prime minister of the self-proclaimed republic Alexander Boroday told RIA Novosti.

UK Considers Investigation Into RT?s Malaysian Boeing Crash Coverage
2014-07-23 09:06:00
Ofcom, the UK's communications regulator, is considering whether to investigate RT television following complaints from viewers about channel?s coverage of Malaysian Boeing crash on the Ukrainian territory, the official representative of the regulator told RIA Novosti.

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Bulgarian gov't resigns on eve of early elections
2014-07-23 19:33:03
Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski submitted the resignation of the government to the National Assembly on Wednesday ahead of early parliamentary elections already agreed between the main political forces, according to a press release of Bulgarian parliament.

Gaza death toll hit to 682 as Israeli offensive goes on
2014-07-23 19:25:00
The death toll in the ongoing large- scale Israeli 'Operation Protective Edge' on the Gaza Strip, which started on July 8, has grown to 682, medics said Wednesday.

Hamas: the coming hours will witness signing a ceasefire agreement
2014-07-23 19:19:05
A senior official in Islamic Hamas movement, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Hamas movement' s website 'alastine al-Yoom' or Palestine Today that the coming few hours will witness a ceasefire agreement between Israel and Hamas.

Russian experts to participate in MH17 crash probe
2014-07-23 19:04:59
Russian experts will participate in retrieving and deciphering data from flight recorders of the crashed Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, Moscow-based air disaster investigation body Interstate Aviation Committee (MAK) said Wednesday.

First bodies of MH17 crash arrive in Netherlands
2014-07-23 18:50:01
Two aircraft with the first bodies of the victims of the MH17 plane crash in Ukraine landed at Eindhoven Airport on Wednesday, where they were met by bereaved families and members of the Dutch royao family.

More than 70 killed in Nigeria's bomb attacks
2014-07-23 18:50:01
Two bomb blasts rocked Nigeria's northern state of Kaduna, killing more than 70 persons, security sources and eyewitness said on Wednesday.

Kerry wraps up Israel visit, no sign of breakthrough
2014-07-23 18:45:07
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry left Israel late Wednesday after a day-long visit in the country in which he tried to broker a ceasefire agreement to end the ongoing fighting between Israel and Hamas.

Ukraine mulls imposing sanctions on Russia
2014-07-23 08:31:19
Ukraine has set up a special commission to work on sanctions against Russia over its alleged help for insurgents in the east, Ukrainian Minister of the Cabinet of Ministers Ostap Semerak said on Wednesday.

Gaza hospital hit by Israeli missiles amid strikes
2014-07-23 08:18:51
Israeli war jets destroyed on Wednesday Al-Wafa'a medical care hospital for rehabilitating physically disabled Palestinians in eastern Gaza city neighborhood of Tuffah, officials said.

Somali MP, driver shot dead in Mogadishu
2014-07-23 08:18:47
Somali lawmaker Saado Ali Warsame and her driver were killed by suspected Islamist gunmen on Wednesday in a drive-by shooting in the capital Mogadishu, police and witnesses said.

Kerry in Israel for Gaza ceasefire push
2014-07-23 06:18:43
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Israel on Wednesday to boost efforts to reach a ceasefire agreement between Israel and Hamas, a U.S. Embassy official in Tel Aviv told Xinhua.

Plane with MH17 passenger bodies en route to Netherlands
2014-07-23 06:11:11
The first plane carrying the remains of victims of crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 took off Wednesday from the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv to the Netherlands, local media reported.

Damascus welcomes appointment of new UN envoy to Syria
2014-07-23 05:39:59
The Syrian Foreign Ministry welcomed on Wednesday the appointment of Staffan de Mistura as the new UN envoy to Syria to replace Lakhdar Brahimi, according to the official Syrian television.

MH17 black boxes arrive in Britain
2014-07-23 05:36:11
Two black boxes taken from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 have arrived in Britain for analysis, Ukraine's government investigation commission said Wednesday.

Black boxes of crashed Malaysian airliner in Britain
2014-07-23 03:45:19
Black boxes of crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 have arrived in Britain for analysis, Ukraine's government investigation commission said on Wednesday.

MH17 black boxes to be analyzed in Britain, victims' bodies back to Netherlands
2014-07-23 00:50:00
The black boxes from the crashed flight MH17 have been handed over to Dutch investigators in Ukraine, and will later be sent to the British Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) for forensic analysis.

Kerry, Abbas discuss Gaza ceasefire
2014-07-22 22:18:46
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry early Wednesday discussed with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas the possibility of reaching a ceasefire to end the bloody fighting in the Gaza Strip.

Malaysian official: MH17's black boxes to be passed to AAIB
2014-07-22 20:36:11
Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai said Wednesday in a statement that the international investigation team, led by the Netherlands, had decided to pass the black boxes to the UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) for forensic analysis.

EU to have fresh sanctions over Ukraine on July 24
2014-07-22 19:24:58
The European Union (EU) will introduce a package of further sanctions over Ukraine issue on Thursday, EU''s foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton Tuesday said on Tuesday.

UN chief believes fighting in Gaza will end 'in the very near future'
2014-07-22 19:18:45
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Tuesday that he believed his talks with world leaders will lead to an end to the ongoing fighting between Israel and Hamas 'in the very near future.'

Iran optimistic about final nuclear deal: president
2014-07-22 19:18:45
Tehran is optimistic that its talks with six other world powers will yield a comprehensive deal on the country's controversial nuclear program, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday.

UN chief urges talks in Israel as Tel Aviv to root out Hamas tunnels before ends offensive
2014-07-22 19:09:59
As the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is in Israel to broker a peace between the Jewish state and the Islamist Hamas Movement, Israel army said it has no intention to cease its Gaza offensive before rooting out the 'terror tunnels' that Hamas are using to sneak into Israel.

Obama signs act to push forward workforce innovation, opportunity
2014-07-22 18:45:55
U.S. President Barack Obama signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) on Tuesday, which the White House says will 'improve business engagement and accountability across federally funded training programs.'

Amid horrible bloodshed, U.S. Secretary of State in Mideast to broker truce
2014-07-22 18:40:03
While more civilians and military personnel are dying on both sides of Israel and Hamas- ruled Gaza Strip, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry are now in Egypt to back up the country's efforts to broker a truce between the warring sides.

ICAO delegation in Ukraine for further analysis of MH17 flight recorders
2014-07-22 18:33:45
A delegation of specialists from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is in Kharkiv, Ukraine's second largest city, on Tuesday for further analysis of the flight recorders from the downed Malaysian Airlines MH17.

UN humanitarian agency warns 'devastating' protection situation in Gaza
2014-07-22 08:31:23
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) on Tuesday warned the protection situation is devastating for people in Gaza, where 'literally no safe place for civilians' since the crisis surfaced from July 7.

Accusations against Russia in MH17 incident groundless: Russian ambassador to Malaysia
2014-07-22 07:40:00
Russian Ambassador to Malaysia Lyudmila G. Vorobyeva said here Tuesday in a press conference that the accusations of Russia's involvement in the MH17 incident were groundless.

Ukraine welcomes UN resolution on MH17 disaster
2014-07-22 07:37:05
The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry on Tuesday welcomed the U.N. resolution on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 disaster demanding ceasefire at the crash site and independent investigation into the incident, which resulted in the deaths of nearly 300 people.

Malaysian PM welcomes progress on MH17 agreement
2014-07-22 07:31:17
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said Tuesday that he welcomed the progress in the agreement Malaysia brokered with Ukrainian rebel leaders, and praised the Malaysian team for their work in securing the return of the remains of the victims, and taking custody of the black boxes.

IATA chief calls for full investigation into MH17 crash
2014-07-22 07:26:13
The chief of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Tuesday called for unhampered access to investigate the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

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'Grave concerns' over Australia camp
2014-07-24 03:05:36
Australia's top rights official says the situation at the Christmas Island asylum centre has "significantly deteriorated", with people "plagued by despair".

Deadly ambush on Iraq prison convoy
2014-07-24 02:59:06
Suicide attackers mount a bomb and gun attack on a prison convoy in Iraq, killing 51 prisoners and nine police officers, security sources say.

Power cut compensation increased
2014-07-24 02:30:29
People whose power is cut off for long spells during bad weather will be eligible for much higher compensation payments.

Google to face Europe data watchdogs
2014-07-24 02:11:38
Google will meet data regulators from across the EU to discuss the implications of the controversial "right to be forgotten" ruling.

Hamas ties ceasefire to blockade
2014-07-24 02:00:17
Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal says there can be no ceasefire in Gaza without an end to Israel's economic blockade, as fighting continues.

Commonwealth Games begin in Glasgow
2014-07-24 01:55:47
The Queen declares the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow open after a live show featuring a cast of 2,000 and appearances from several famous Scots.

Children dead in Indian train crash
2014-07-24 01:40:03
At least 13 children are killed along with their driver when a school bus is hit by a train in the Indian state of Telangana, police say.

Van Gaal has winning Man Utd start
2014-07-24 01:30:51
Manchester United give new boss Louis van Gaal a winning start as they beat LA Galaxy 7-0 in a friendly in California.

Ukraine rebel denies having missile
2014-07-24 01:22:52
A top rebel in Ukraine says his forces do not possess the Buk missile thought to have brought down flight MH17 - but another rebel leader disagrees.

Awesome scale of auditing every Afghan vote
2014-07-24 01:19:43
Race against time to audit every Afghan vote

VIDEO: Ukraine village 'shelled by forces'
2014-07-24 01:07:53
Natalia Antelava gains access to a village where one woman apparently died, and another was badly injured, when it was allegedly shelled by Ukrainian Grad rockets.

Wiggins questions price of Tour fame
2014-07-24 00:31:03
Sir Bradley Wiggins says he sometimes wishes he had never won the Tour de France and Olympic gold in 2012.

Taiwan plane crash toll reaches 48
2014-07-24 00:29:17
Forty-eight people are now known to have died after a passenger plane crashed in Taiwan's Penghu island, as a storm passed over the area.

US lifts ban on flights to Tel Aviv
2014-07-24 00:22:44
The US aviation regulator lifts its ban on US carriers flying to Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport, but warns the situation remains "very fluid".

Chinese man admits sensor smuggling
2014-07-23 23:52:57
A Chinese man pleads guilty to attempting to smuggle sensors made for the US military to China, after a US sting operation.

India MPs demand 'force-fed' probe
2014-07-23 23:24:59
Opposition MPs in India demand an investigation into reports that some Hindu MPs tried to forcibly feed a Muslim man fasting for Ramadan.

VIDEO: China meat 'months' past expiry date
2014-07-23 23:21:50
China detains five people as part of its probe into a firm that allegedly supplied out of date meat to fast food chains, including McDonald's and KFC.

Experts to examine MH17 flight data
2014-07-23 22:38:52
British experts are to begin the process of analysing the flight data recorder from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane.

Arizona execution takes two hours
2014-07-23 21:49:53
US death row inmate Joseph Wood takes almost two hours to die in Arizona's death chamber, and the state governor orders an inquiry.

China manufacturing growth speeds up
2014-07-23 21:34:56
China's manufacturing activity grows at its fastest pace in 18 months in July, an initial survey by HSBC shows, the latest sign that its economy may be stabilising.

Gaza: Hamas seeks to emerge stronger
2014-07-23 20:59:17
Why the Palestinian group won't back down yet

Syria deaths mount as world looks on
2014-07-23 20:40:45
Fighting continues, as Syria's Assad strengthens his position

CAR factions announce ceasefire
2014-07-23 20:28:15
Rival armed groups in the Central African Republic sign a ceasefire agreement aimed at ending over a year of religious conflict.

GM recalls 717,949 more vehicles
2014-07-23 20:18:38
General Motors is recalling an additional 717,949 vehicles due to a range of issues, including loose bolts and potentially incomplete welding on some seat hooks.

VIDEO: Rescue mission to reach Gaza wounded
2014-07-23 20:02:25
Lyse Doucet reports from Gaza on a rescue mission to evacuate wounded civilians from Khan Younis and Shejaiya.

Santiago rail crash families want answers
2014-07-23 19:56:51
Families wait for answers year after Spanish rail disaster

Mary, African Queen of netball
2014-07-23 19:41:41
Woman who beat 'fat' jibes to turn Malawi into netball champions

Europeans with an eye on Edinburgh
2014-07-23 19:16:21
Who are the Europeans with an eye on the Scottish referendum?

Murray set to keep Mauresmo as coach
2014-07-23 18:58:17
Andy Murray is set to continue working with Amelie Mauresmo after his early Wimbledon exit as she joins his training camp in Miami.

Warning over NHS trust finances
2014-07-23 18:04:04
Nineteen NHS trusts have been referred to ministers after auditors raised concerns about their financial health.

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Sierra Leone's top Ebola doctor gets virus
2014-07-24 02:54:47
Top virologist Sheik Umar Khan has been hailed as a "national hero" for leading fight to control deadly outbreak.

Twin Nigeria blasts highlight frail security
2014-07-24 02:46:33
Curfew imposed after at least 42 killed in explosions targeting opposition leader and convoy of Muslim cleric in Kaduna.

Attack on Iraq prisoner convoy kills dozens
2014-07-24 02:24:49
Prisoners and policemen among 60 killed north of Baghdad during attack on bus transferring convicts, police say.

Children killed in rail accident in India
2014-07-24 02:07:34
Police say 11 children dead after train crashes into school bus at unmanned railway crossing in Telangana state.

Dozens killed in Taiwan plane crash
2014-07-24 01:31:55
More than 40 people reportedly killed after TransAsia Airlines flight crash-lands in typhoon-hit area of island.

UN to investigate Israel's Gaza offensive
2014-07-24 01:27:46
At least 25 people killed in new bombardment, a day after Human Rights Council vote on inquiry into alleged violations.

Probe after Arizona execution takes two hours
2014-07-24 01:24:58
US governor orders review of process after Joseph Wood took one hour and 57 minutes to die after taking lethal drug.

Hamas rejects Gaza truce unless blockade ends
2014-07-24 00:31:53
Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal says there can be no ceasefire unless Israel ends its eight-year blockade of the Gaza Strip.

Trial of Venezuelan opposition leader opens
2014-07-23 22:26:37
Leopoldo Lopez appears in court charged with inciting violence during anti-government protests that left 43 people dead.

Gaza conflict: journalists under fire?
2014-07-23 15:52:03
After Al Jazeera's Gaza offices were shot at, Inside Story examines how international law can be enforced in a war zone.

Gaza under heavy attack despite truce efforts
2014-07-23 15:26:45
Israel bombards southeastern Gaza, killing at least 17, as US secretary of state says "progress" made on ceasefire.

Ukraine says Russian missiles shot down jets
2014-07-23 15:21:17
Two Su-25 jets destroyed in eastern Ukraine were hit by missiles fired from Russian territory, Kiev authorities say.

Ukraine says Russian missiles downed two jets
2014-07-23 15:21:17
Kiev officials say two Su-25 fighter planes destroyed in east Ukraine were hit by missiles fired from Russian territory.

CAR armed factions sign ceasefire pact
2014-07-23 15:04:29
Representatives of Muslim-majority Seleka sign agreement with Christian groups that aims to end months of violence.

Nigerian city rocked by two deadly blasts
2014-07-23 14:20:26
Curfew imposed after at least 44 killed in explosions target opposition leader and convoy of Muslim cleric in Kaduna.

US Nazi suspect dies day before extradition
2014-07-23 13:07:01
Johann Breyer, 89, day before government was due to approve extradition to face charges on role at Auschwitz death camp.

Scores killed in Taiwan plane crash
2014-07-23 11:35:50
Fifty-one people reportedly killed after TransAsia Airlines flight crash-lands in typhoon-hit area of island.

Scores feared dead in Taiwan plane crash
2014-07-23 10:45:33
Forty-seven people reportedly killed after TransAsia Airlines flight crash-lands in typhoon-hit area of island.

Somalia MP killed in drive-by shooting
2014-07-23 09:34:03
Politician and folk singer Saado Ali Warsame is fourth MP killed in 2014 in attacks claimed by armed group al-Shabab.

Rebels 'shoot down two Ukrainian attack jets'
2014-07-23 09:25:11
Two military spokesmen say Su-25 jets shot down by rebels, but reports conflict on attack site and fate of pilots.

Costa Concordia on final voyage to scrapyard
2014-07-23 07:56:50
Ship is being taken to Genoa for scrapping, more than two years after it crashed and sank off Giglio, killing 32 people.

Indian MP force-feeds Muslim man on fast
2014-07-23 07:52:08
TV footage shows lawmaker from Hindu nationalist Shiv Sena party shoving bread into Muslim supervisor's mouth.

UN: Israel assault in Gaza may be war crime
2014-07-23 07:39:02
UN rights chief Navi Pillay says the killing of civilians in Gaza raises concerns over Israel's precautions.

Israel pounds Gaza amid renewed truce efforts
2014-07-23 06:42:33
Israeli forces target multiple sites across Gaza, as US secretary of state arrives in Tel Aviv to pursue ceasefire.

Costa Concordia cruise ship to be towed away
2014-07-23 04:22:28
Salvaged ship that crashed and sank to be towed to Genoa, two and half years after the disaster which killed 32 people.

Netherlands prepares to receive MH17 victims
2014-07-23 04:17:15
Grieving relatives in the Netherlands prepare to receive loved ones as bodies of MH17 victims are set to leave Ukraine.

Gaza under fire: Live blog
2014-07-23 04:06:47
Live updates on Israel's military offensive in the Gaza Strip.

Dozens dead in Baghdad suicide blast
2014-07-23 04:00:52
Officials say at least 31 people killed and 58 injured in suicide car bombing at police checkpoint in Iraq's capital.

Ex-general to fight Indonesia election result
2014-07-23 01:42:09
Prabowo Subianto initially said he would not challenge the result, despite accusing his rival of rigging the poll.

Military chief could become Thai PM
2014-07-23 01:07:20
A Thai junta member has announced the military will stay in control of the country under a new constitution.

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France charges Swiss bank UBS with tax fraud
2014-07-24 01:07:05
France charged UBS with tax fraud on Wednesday for allegedly helping French clients hide money in Switzerland, judicial sources said. The Swiss bank is also suspected of using dual accounts to hide the flow of capital into Switzerland.

Botched Arizona execution takes nearly two hours
2014-07-23 22:48:04
Arizona inmate Joseph Wood reportedly gasped over 600 times before succumbing to a lethal injection on Wednesday, adding yet another flawed execution to a recent series that has raised questions about the death penalty in the United States.

Israel faces heightened diplomatic pressure as Gaza violence rages
2014-07-23 20:27:03
Israel faced new pressure on Wednesday as US Secretary of State John Kerry held talks with both Israeli and Palestinian leaders and UN rights chief Navi Pillay said there was "a strong possibility" that Israel was committing war crimes in Gaza.

In pictures: Thousands march for Gaza peace in Paris
2014-07-23 11:52:21
Pro-Palestinian protesters took to the streets of Paris once more on Wednesday to march against Israel?s military assault on the Gaza Strip, the first authorised demonstration since a July 13 rally ended in clashes.

Gaza protests: ?France imported the Mideast conflict a long time ago?
2014-07-23 11:04:51
The conflict raging in Gaza has spilled over into France, with pro-Palestinian rallies descending into violent clashes. The director of a prominent think tank tells FRANCE 24 the problem has been brewing on French soil for decades.

Bomb attacks leave scores dead in north Nigeria
2014-07-23 10:17:29
At least 82 people were killed on Wednesday in two bombings in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna targeting an opposition leader and a moderate Muslim cleric.

UN human rights chief blasts Israel-Gaza ?war crimes?
2014-07-23 09:44:08
There is a ?strong possibility? that both sides in the Israeli-Gaza conflict have violated international humanitarian law and could be guilty of war crimes, the UN?s top human rights official warned Wednesday.

Two Ukrainian fighter jets shot down over rebel-held territory
2014-07-23 08:09:37
Ukraine?s military has said that two of its fighter jets were shot down by pro-Russia separatists in the country?s east on Wednesday, not far from where Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was downed last week, killing all 298 people on board.

Paris braced for new pro-Palestinian rally after clashes
2014-07-23 06:27:57
Four days after pro-Palestinians defied a protest ban and clashed with police in Paris, the French capital is preparing for a new march. Wednesday?s rally is legal, but authorities and organisers are nonetheless taking added precautions.

Video: Fear, death and mourning in Gaza?s Khan Younis
2014-07-23 04:56:42
As Israeli forces continue to pound Gaza, a FRANCE 24 team in the southern city of Khan Younis follows the now familiar cycle of airstrikes, deaths, funerals ? and pledges of allegiance to Hamas.

Kerry arrives in Israel to push for Gaza ceasefire
2014-07-23 04:15:26
US Secretary of State John Kerry landed in Tel Aviv on Wednesday in a bid to negotiate a ceasefire in Gaza. Kerry is due to hold talks later in the day with UN chief Ban Ki-moon in Jerusalem and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah.

Remains of Flight MH17 victims arrive in the Netherlands
2014-07-23 01:31:19
Two planes carrying the remains of many of the victims from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 arrived in the Netherlands Wednesday as the country marks a day of national mourning for the 193 citizens it lost when the flight was downed in eastern Ukraine.

Defying UK, France to proceed with warships sale to Russia
2014-07-22 22:01:16
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius responded with a strong dose of sarcasm to British criticism of France?s planned sale of two warships to Russia, saying the UK should put its own house in order before criticising others.

Flight MH17 shot down ?by mistake', US intelligence indicates
2014-07-22 19:48:21
Pro-Russian separatists probably shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, US intelligence officials said on Tuesday, adding that the rebels were likely "ill-trained" and did not know what they were shooting at.

Israel hits Gaza targets despite diplomatic push for ceasefire
2014-07-22 15:58:38
Despite international efforts to negotiate an end to the Israeli-Gaza conflict on Tuesday, Israel continued to strike at targets in the Gaza Strip, where the death toll rose to above 600.

France gives go-ahead to pro-Palestinian Paris rally
2014-07-22 13:36:46
French authorities have given the green light for a pro-Palestine demonstration to be held in Paris on Wednesday, despite previous protests descending into violence.

US, European airlines suspend flights to Tel Aviv over Israel-Gaza conflict
2014-07-22 13:28:09
As hostilities between Israel and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip showed no signs of abating on Tuesday, many US and European airlines moved to suspend flights to Tel Aviv due to growing concerns over the security situation.

Australian veteran Rogers claims 16th stage of Tour de France
2014-07-22 11:31:44
Australian Michael Rogers won the 16th stage of the Tour de France on Tuesday as Frenchman Romain Bardet?s and American Tejay van Garderen?s hopes of a podium finish suffered a major blow with both losing considerable ground.

Five children among six killed in minibus crash in central France
2014-07-22 11:10:51
Six people, five of whom were children, were left dead on Tuesday after a minibus and a truck crashed on a road in Troyes, a region in central France.

Video: Lebanon fears fallout from regional turmoil
2014-07-22 10:08:07
Civil war in Syria, an Islamist insurrection in Iraq and now bloody fighting in the Gaza Strip: turmoil is spreading across the Middle East and Lebanon is eyeing its neighbours with increasing apprehension.

French Jews mourn French-Israeli soldier killed in Gaza
2014-07-22 09:38:29
Around 300 people paid their last respects on Monday in the city of Lyon to Jordan Bensemhoun, a staff sergeant in the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) who moved to Israel from France six years ago.

A call for harmony in riot-hit ?Little Jerusalem? Paris suburb
2014-07-22 03:42:50
Religious leaders gathered for an interfaith service in the Paris suburb of Sarcelles a day after Jewish-owned businesses and a synagogue were attacked during Sunday?s banned demonstration against the Israeli offensive in Gaza.

Israel identifies ?missing? soldier in Gaza
2014-07-22 02:53:12
The Israeli army on Tuesday confirmed that a soldier who Hamas militants claimed they had kidnapped is dead and his body remains unaccounted for.

Hollande says French warship delivery will ?depend on Russia?s attitude?
2014-07-21 22:31:46
French President François Hollande on Monday said the decision on whether to deliver a second Mistral warship to Russia will ?depend on Moscow?s attitude? over the Ukraine crisis amid mounting US-UK opposition to the deal.

Ukraine rebels release bodies, black boxes from flight MH17
2014-07-21 21:08:37
After five days of obstruction, the black boxes of the downed Malaysian jet were handed over by Ukrainian rebels, the separatists also allowed a train carrying the remains of 280 people killed in the crash to leave the rebel-held region.

An ?explosion of violence?: French press reacts to Gaza protests
2014-07-21 14:30:00
The French press has reacted with a mixture of alarm and condemnation over the descent into violence of two pro-Palestinian demonstrations in the country over the weekend.

Over 100,000 displaced in Gaza as death toll escalates
2014-07-21 10:58:13
Diplomatic pressure for a cease-fire mounted as the conflict between Israel and Gaza entered its 14th day, bringing the Palestinian death toll to over 500 and prompting over 100,000 to flee their homes, according to the UN.

France slams ?anti-Semitic? violence at pro-Palestinian rally
2014-07-21 10:12:44
France's Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve promised on Monday to crack down on anti-Semitism after violence marred pro-Palestinian rallies staged in and around Paris protesting Israel's military operation in Gaza.

Notorious ?VIP? prison in Paris closed for renovations
2014-07-21 09:57:49
A temporary home to some of the world?s most notorious criminals, from dictator Manuel Noriega to Carlos the Jackal, the Santé prison in Paris has been emptied of its inmates ahead of major renovations.

Russia hits back at accusations Ukrainian separatists shot down Flight MH17
2014-07-21 09:52:02
Russia?s Defence Ministry dismissed accusations on Monday that pro-Russia separatists in Ukraine?s east were at fault for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines jet last week, alleging instead that Ukrainian warplanes had been flying close to the plane.

 
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