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In besieged Gaza, where to bury the dead?

Morgues and cemeteries are overflowing, and families must avoid Israeli airstrikes during burials.

E.U. imposes new sanctions on Russian officials

The group stops short of tougher penalties on the Russian economy after the downing of Flight MH17.

Only 200 bodies from Flight 17 were aboard train, Dutch expert says

The number was lower than the 282 bodies that Ukrainian officials said were recovered from the crash site.

Russians bombarded with unusual theories for MH17 crash

What might seem like conspiracy theories about Ukraine crisis are common in Russian media.

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To stop Hamas, Israel plans to demolish homes in W. Bank

Israel plans to demolish the houses of Palestinian suspects in the murders of three Israelis.

Israeli soldier missing in Gaza conflict

Israeli soldier missing in Gaza conflict

If Hamas has indeed captured the soldier, and he is alive, it could use him as leverage in truce negotiations with Israel.

Jakarta governor wins Indonesian election

Jakarta governor wins Indonesian election

Jakarta governor Joko Widodo won the country’s presidential election with 53 percent of the vote.

Kerry broadens U.S. effort to reach Gaza truce

The secretary of state holds talks in Cairo with the Palestinian intelligence chief, Sissi and other key figures.

E.U. moves toward new sanctions against Russia

E.U. moves toward new sanctions against Russia

The E.U. is scheduled to meet to discuss additional sanctions, including asset freezes and travel bans on officials.

Four foreigners killed in Afghan suicide attack

Four foreigners killed in Afghan suicide attack

The assailant drove a motorcycle packed with explosives into a security compound in Kabul.

Death of two Americans in Israel brings conflict home

Death of two Americans in Israel brings conflict home

Max Steinberg, 24, and Sean Carmeli, 21, were killed fighting for the Israel Defense Forces in Gaza.

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Himalayan death tolls

Since 1950, around 25,000 summit climbs have been attempted on peaks in the Himalayas with more than 900 people dying in the attempt.

2009: A Rwanda homecoming

Former rebels and their families return after 15 years in Congo.

Refuge: Stories from the Syrian exodus

Refugees from Syria’s civil war are remaking the political, economic and religious landscape in the Mideast.

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MH17 remains sent to Ukraine

MH17 remains sent to Ukraine

A train arrived in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Tuesday morning, carrying bodies of those passengers who perished on Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17. The bodies are execpted to go on to Amsterdam.
Recording may show attempt at MH17 coverup

Recording may show attempt at MH17 coverup

Phone conversations intercepted by the Ukrainian Security Service allegedly reveal pro-Russian rebels attempting to conceal evidence related to the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.
Gaza diplomacy intensifies amid mounting toll

Gaza diplomacy intensifies amid mounting toll

The U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state headed to Cairo Monday for the highest-level attempt yet to end two weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting that has killed hundreds of Palestinians and more than two dozen Israelis.
Israel bombs multiple targets in Gaza

Israel bombs multiple targets in Gaza

Israel bombed five mosques, a sports stadium and the home of the late Hamas military chief across the Gaza Strip early on Tuesday, a Gaza police official said.
Ukrainian rebels plan to return MH17 black boxes from crash site

Ukrainian rebels plan to return MH17 black boxes from crash site

A rebel leader in Ukraine said the black boxes from the Malaysia Airlines plane that was shot down have been recovered and will be turned over to aviation authorities.
International team inspects MH17 bodies

International team inspects MH17 bodies

Editor’s note: This video contains graphic content. A team of international monitors on Monday inspected refrigerated railcars in the Ukrainian town of Torez, where nearly 200 bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight were being kept.
Airstrike in Gaza kills 25 family members

Airstrike in Gaza kills 25 family members

Bulldozers clear rubble Monday from a building in Gaza where an Israeli airstrike hit Sunday, killing 25 members of the same family, Palestinian officials say. Editor’s Note: This video contains graphic content.
Officials fear MH17 site tampered by pro-Russian rebels

Officials fear MH17 site tampered by pro-Russian rebels

Ukrainian officials are accusing Russia of helping pro-Russian separatists destroy any evidence at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.
Crews begin moving bodies at Malaysian jet crash site

Crews begin moving bodies at Malaysian jet crash site

OSCE representatives arrived at the site of the Malaysian plane that was shot down on the Ukraine and Russia border and began moving bodies at the scene. Editor’s Note: This video contains graphic content.
Israeli airstrike turns buildings to rubble in Gaza

Israeli airstrike turns buildings to rubble in Gaza

Raw video shows buildings turned to rubble after Israeli troops battled Hamas militants in Gaza on the second day of a ground operation on Saturday.
Israel launches ground invasion in Gaza Strip

Israel launches ground invasion in Gaza Strip

Israeli forces on Thursday launched a ground offensive in the Gaza Strip, the military said. The ground invasion comes hours after a five-hour “humanitarian truce” ended.
Malaysia concerned about MH17 crash site

Malaysia concerned about MH17 crash site

Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai expresses deep concern over preservation of MH17 plane crash site in Ukraine.
Workers search Malaysian plane wreckage

Workers search Malaysian plane wreckage

As emergency workers continue to search for victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 after it was shot down near the Russian border, world leaders are calling for a cease-fire in Ukraine.
Clinton: Put pressure on Putin if Russia to blame

Clinton: Put pressure on Putin if Russia to blame

Hillary Clinton said on Thursday that European leaders should put more pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin if Russia was involved in the Flight MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine.
Fireball at site of Malaysian plane crash

Fireball at site of Malaysian plane crash

Ukrainian officials said a Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 295 people was shot down Thursday as it flew over the country. This video shows the explosion from the crash site and black smoke rising in the air.
Poroshenko: Malaysian plane crash an ‘act of terrorism’

Poroshenko: Malaysian plane crash an ‘act of terrorism’

The Ukrainian government and the pro-Russia separatists fighting in the region denied any responsibility for downing the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 on Thursday.

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Israel mourns three teens at public funeral

The students who went missing in the West Bank in June were laid to rest in the city of Modiin.

Picking up the pieces from Flight 17

As hundreds of volunteers were combing the crash site for bodies and debris, friends and family were trying to cope.

Mourning victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash

People around the world gather to grieve for those who died when the plane was shot down above eastern Ukraine.

Animal views

Fun and fascinating creatures around the world.

Photos of the day

Black box recovered from Malaysian airliner, Malala Yousafzai at “Girl Summit,” U.S. immigration hunger strike and more.

Inside La Gran Familia

According to Mexican officials, a police raid freed six babies, 154 girls, 278 boys, 50 women and 109 men from the filthy shelter.

Clashes break out in eastern Ukraine city

Five are dead in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk after fighting between pro-Russian separatists and government forces.

Death toll rises as Gaza fighting intensifies

Seven more Israeli soldiers were killed in fighting and the Palestinian death toll rose to more than 500 on Monday.

Fighting continues at Tripoli airport

Libyan militias battled for control of the capital’s airport, fighting that killed at least three people, a security official said.

Photos of the day

Casualties mount in Gaza, Malaysian Airlines Flight17 crash site, developing greenhouses for Mars and more.

Inside the Costa Concordia

As crews prepare to tow the wrecked cruise ship away to be scrapped, a look back at the salvage operation.

Israel launches ground invasion of Gaza

Backed by artillery shells and airstrikes, assault continues.

Malaysia plane crashes in Ukraine

Malaysia Airlines jet carrying 298 people has been shot down, according to U.S. intelligence officials.

On the front line in bomb-battered Pakistan

Members of a bomb-disposal unit are at grave risk handling explosives and facing violent militants.

Best news photos of the week

Palestinian children killed on Gaza beach, U.S. support in Afghanistan, the supermoon and more key images this week.

Front pages in the U.S. and around the world

The crash of a Malaysian Airlines plane leads the news across the globe.