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Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 - 3:51pm

Amid sanctions, France in warship sale to Russia

PARIS (AP) -- France says it will go ahead with the sale of a warship to Russia despite calls for an arms embargo against the country, highlighting how Europe's strong business ties are hindering its ability to punish Moscow over the crisis in Ukraine....

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Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 - 3:47pm

Gaza blockade key to any Israel-Hamas truce deal

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Ibrahim Zain was driven from his home by Israeli tank fire this week, but says he'd rather endure more Israel-Hamas fighting than accept an unconditional cease-fire he fears will leave in place the blockade of the Gaza Strip....

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Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 - 3:38pm

Plane crash bodies removed from war zone

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) -- A train bearing the dead from the downed Malaysian airliner reached Ukrainian government-held territory at long last Tuesday, but the pro-Russian separatists in control of the crash site showed little willingness to allow the full-scale investigation demanded by world leaders....

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Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 - 3:22pm

Gaza rocket lands near Israel's main airport

JERUSALEM (AP) -- A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed near Israel's main airport Tuesday, wounding one Israeli and prompting all U.S. and some European and Canadian airlines to cancel flights to Tel Aviv - a reflection of high anxiety over air travel after the downing of a Malaysian jet over Ukraine....

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Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 - 2:55pm

UK announces inquiry for Russian spy death

LONDON (AP) -- The British government announced plans Tuesday for a wide-ranging public inquiry into the mysterious 2006 death of poisoned former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko....

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Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 - 2:21pm

Iraq Christians flee with little more than clothes

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi Christians who fled the northern city of Mosul rather than convert to Islam by a deadline imposed by extremist militants said they had to leave most of their belongings behind and gunmen stole much of what they did manage to take along....

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Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 - 12:26pm

11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Nearly a dozen parents of the more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls will never see their daughters again....

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Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 - 12:08pm

Jakarta governor wins Indonesian presidency

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Jakarta Gov. Joko Widodo, who captured the hearts of millions of Indonesians with his common man image, was declared the winner Tuesday of the country's presidential election, calling it a victory for all of the nation's people....

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Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 - 11:08am

Norway honors victims of 2011 terror attacks

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg said Tuesday the best way to honor the 77 people who died in terror attacks in her country three years ago is to "fight for openness, tolerance and diversity."...

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