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Muslims mark somber Eid in bloodied Gaza

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The end of a month of fasting was supposed to be a time to celebrate for Abeer Shamali. But instead, she spent the Muslim Eid feast at the grave of her teenage son.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Historic Chinese church gutted by fire

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A fire largely destroyed one of China’s oldest churches early Monday, state media reported, gutting the inside of the late 19th century structure.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Koala survives terrifying ride clinging to car

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Timberwolf the koala was lucky to be alive Monday after surviving a terrifying 88-kilometer (54.5-mile) ride down a busy Australian freeway clinging to the bottom of a car.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

UN Security Council calls for immediate Gaza ceasefire

Palestinians inspect the rubble of a destroyed house following an Israeli strike killing Christian woman Jalila Ayyad, 70, in Gaza City on Sunday, July 27, 2014. AP

The UN Security Council on Monday called for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza to allow for urgent aid to reach civilians as the conflict between Israel and Hamas entered its third week.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Malaysia marks grim Eid after MH17 crash

A body sitting in a plane chair is seen at the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines jet near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine, Saturday. AP

Malaysia on Monday marked a solemn Eid’l Fitr, Islam’s biggest festival, as families of those aboard downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 mourned the dead.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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