Reporter describes gruesome scene of Ariz. execution
FLORENCE, Ariz. — The first glimpse was from above, framed by two closed-circuit TVs. Joseph Rudolph Wood was strapped to a gurney in an orange jumpsuit as prison medical staff prepared to set intravenous lines in his arms. It was 1:30 in the afternoon ...
Two-hour Arizona execution sparks calls for rethink on death penaltyReuters
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Algeria airliner feared crashed on flight from Burkina Faso
A passenger plane carrying 116 people is feared to have crashed on a flight from Burkina Faso to the Algerian capital Algiers. Contact with the Air Algerie flight was lost over the Sahara as it crossed Mali in bad weather, officials said. French Foreign Minister ...
Air Algerie says missing plane likely crashed in MaliCNN
Missing Air Algerie plane from Burkina Faso has crashed: Algerian officialReuters
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Christian woman sentenced to death for apostasy arrives in Italy
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The Sudanese mother of two sentenced to death for marrying a Christian landed in Italy en route to the US after earning a reprieve and release. By Lydia Tomkiw, Staff writer July 24, 2014. close. Pope Francis blesses Mariam Yahya Ibrahim of Sudan during a ...
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At least 15 dead in Israeli shelling of Gaza school- Health Ministry
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli forces shelled a U.N.-run school sheltering Palestinians in the northern Gaza strip, the Gaza health ministry said on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and raising the conflict's death toll to nearly 750. Israel Radio said ...
Gaza UN shelter shelled, 'killing 15'BBC News
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The Moscow Times
EU Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine Crisis: Next Steps
Following are the European Union's next steps in imposing sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis. Some dates are indicative and may change. Today: The European Commission in Brussels presented to national-government representatives its ...
MH17 crash: latest news - TelegraphTelegraph.co.uk
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Relatives travel to Taiwan plane crash site
Family members of victims of the Taiwanese plane that came down on July 23 have flown to the island where the accident happened. The aircraft crashed on landing in stormy weather, killing 48 people. There were 10 survivors.
Shares of TransAsia under pressure after plane crashChina Post
Weather conditions at time of crash met safety standards: CAA headFocus Taiwan News Channel
S'pore Trade Office in Taipei extends condolences following TransAsia crashChannel News Asia
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The Moscow Times
EU targets state-owned Russia banks in sanctions plan
By Justyna Pawlak and Adrian Croft. BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union would target state-owned Russian banks vital to financing Moscow's faltering economy in the most serious sanctions so far over the Ukraine crisis under proposals considered ...
EU to hit Russian banks over UkraineChannel News Asia
EU wants to stop Russian state-owned banks from raising capital in EUReuters
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Veteran Kurdish politician elected president of Iraq
BAGHDAD — A veteran Kurdish politician was elected president of Iraq on Thursday, as political leaders moved a step closer to forming a new government that will face the momentous task of repairing the deep divisions that are tearing the country apart.
Iraq MPs stall presidential voteSky News Australia
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Jihadists in Iraq order women undergo genital mutilation
GENEVA: Jihadists in Iraq have ordered that all women between the ages of 11 and 46 undergo female genital mutilation, a UN official said Thursday. "It is a fatwa (or religious edict) of ISIS, we learnt this this morning," said Jacqueline Badcock, the number ...
Now ISIS cracks down on MANNEQUINS: Shopkeepers told by Muslim ...Daily Mail
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Telangana govt blames Rlys for school bus tragedy
Press Trust of India
Medak, Jul 24 (PTI) Telangana government has blamed Railways for the school bus-train collision here today in which 18 persons, including 16 children were killed, alleging that despite repeated requests, no effort was made by the department to put up gate ...
Medak Train-bus Mishap: Death Toll Rises To 20, Dozen InjuredOneindia
Telangana CM Chandrasekhar Rao announces Rs 5 lakh ex-gratiaEconomic Times
In Telengana, 12 kids die as train hits school bus at unmanned rail crossingCalcutta Telegraph
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Tensions Remain High At Israeli Gaza Border
ISRAEL/GAZA BORDER, ISRAEL - JULY 24 : (ISRAEL OUT) Israeli soldiers prepare their Tanks in a deployment area on July 24, 2014 on Israel's border with the Gaza Strip. Washington's top diplomat said global efforts to end 17 days of bloodshed in Gaza ...
Israel defies global pressure for restraint in Gaza, toll reaches 720Economic Times
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Thousands hold new pro-Gaza rally in Paris amid tight securityDaily Times
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Imminent terror attack on Norway
Views and News from Norway
“We are now in a situation where there is a specific terror threat against Norway,” said Justice and Public Security Minister Anders Anundsen as he opened an emergency press conference with the Police Security Service (Politiets sikkerhetstjeneste, PST) on ...
Islamist group may be planning attack in Norway, police sayThe Globe and Mail
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Norway: Terror threat against Norway
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway's intelligence service said Thursday it has received information about an imminent "concrete threat" against Norway from people with links to Islamic fighters in Syria. Benedicte Bjoernland, the head of Norwegian ...
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Cameron to check arms export licences to Russia
David Cameron has vowed to examine licences for the sale of arms to Russia after claims they breached a ban. It comes after MPs warned that export licences for the sale of arms, including components for anti-aircraft guns, remained in place despite fears ...
MH17 sanctions threatened by arms deals with RussiaABC Online
Lawmakers criticise UK arms sales to RussiaDaily Times
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Central African Republic's Warring Factions Agree to Cease-Fire
Rival Christian and Muslim militias in the Central African Republic agreed to a cease-fire in a 16-month conflict that has killed thousands of people, Congo Republic President Denis Sassou-Nguesso said. An accord was signed after three days of talks in the ...
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APC Condemns Attempt on Buhari's Life,Urges Supporters to be Calm in the ...
The All Progressives Congress, APC has condemned the Kaduna Bomb blast and the "obvious" attempt on former military president, Muhammadu Buhari's life. A statement issued on Wednesday night, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, National Chairman of the ...
39 killed in Nigeria bomb blastsThe Hindu
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MH17 crash: Ukraine rebel commander acknowledges fighters had BUK missile ... - Sydney Morning Herald
MH17 crash: Ukraine rebel commander acknowledges fighters had BUK missile ...
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Full MH17 crash coverage. Donetsk, Ukraine: A powerful Ukrainian rebel leader has confirmed that pro-Russian separatists had an anti-aircraft missile of the type Washington says was used to shoot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 and it could have ...
More coffins with remains of MH17 victims to leave Ukraine for Netherlands todayZee News
Flight 17 Flew Right Over Active Ukraine Air BattleWall Street Journal
Separatists had BUK missile system, rebel leader saysIrish Times
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Squatters move out of Venezuela's 'Tower of David' super slum in Caracas
Thousands of squatters have started moving out of an abandoned skyscraper in Venezuela, dubbed the world's tallest shanty-town. Soldiers in Caracas have started moving out the more than 1,150 families living in the 45-storey 'Tower of David', which was ...
Inside the world's tallest slumWashington Post
Torre David, a 45-story 'vertical slum,' to be closed downMiamiHerald.com
Trial starts for Venezuela opposition leader LopezReuters India
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Israel Says Hamas Is Using Civilians as Shields in Gaza
New York Times
Palestinian children arrived on Wednesday at a shelter in Khan Yunis after fleeing fighting in their Gaza neighborhood. Credit Sergey Ponomarev for The New York Times. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading ...
Gaza reporters' tweets: Hamas using human shieldsJerusalem Post
Israel may propose five-day Gaza truceIrish Times
Gaza's Next Disaster: No Cement for RebuildingBusinessweek
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Rockets found at Gaza school missing, UN says
UNITED NATIONS – The U.N. secretary-general on Wednesday said he was "alarmed" to hear that rockets were placed in a U.N.-run school in Gaza and now "have gone missing," and he demanded a full review of such incidents. A statement by the ...
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UN chief alarmed as rockets found in Gaza school go missingReuters
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