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July 30, 2014 04:20
Palestinians collect human remains from a classroom inside a UN school in the Jabalia refugee camp after the area was hit by shelling on July 30, 2014 (AFP Photo / Marco Longari)
20 killed in Israeli shelling of UN school
20 people have been killed after a shell hit the Palestinian refugee agency (UNRWA) girls' school in Jabalia refugee camp, emergency services say. 157
Screenshot from Islamic State video Shock and terror: Islamic State boasts mass executions in Iraq (GRAPHIC)
As part of their psychological war to create a medieval-style caliphate, the Islamic State has released a new shocking video showing scenes of mass executions, warning Iraqi soldiers and others who dare to resist that they will be rounded up and killed. 149
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Kiev forces fire ballistic missiles into E. Ukraine – US media
In the past two days Kiev’s forces have launched several short-range ballistic missiles into areas in east Ukraine controlled by self-defense forces, CNN reports, citing US government sources. 473
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (Reuters / Stefan Wermuth) Australian govt blindfolds citizens with ‘unprecedented’ media gag order - WikiLeaks
WikiLeaks has accused the Australian government of blindfolding the public with the worst suppression order in “living memory.” The media gag bans Australian news outlets from reporting on a multinational corruption case for reasons of national security. 32
Reuters / Athit Perawongmetha German synagogue attacked as Gaza-related death threats, hate speech surge
Molotov cocktails were thrown at a synagogue in a western German town, local police said. A Frankfurt rabbi has received death threats over the phone as anti-Jewish comments in social media skyrocketed in connection with the Gaza crisis. 129
German Justice Minister Heiko Maas (Reuters / Thomas Peter) German minister's 'give up' advice to Snowden stirs opposition ire
Instead of being hunted and changing countries all his life, Edward Snowden should return to the US and face charges, shared the German Justice Minister, arousing waves of indignant comments from political opponents and human rights activists worldwide. 9
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.(Reuters / Mykola Lazarenko)
Kiev declares cease-fire at MH17 crash site amid Russia’s numerous calls
Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko said Kiev is finally ready for a cease-fire at the MH17 crash site after Russia’s numerous calls. Kiev continued its military offensive even after the UNSC urged a halt to fighting in the area last week. 71
Reuters / Edgar Su ‘Gap in the system’: ICAO to set up task force on flight safety after MH17 tragedy
International civil aviation body is to set up a task force on improving security measures of flights in the wake of Malaysia Airlines MH17 disaster. States are responsible for issuing airspace risk warnings, world’s top aviation officials have reminded. 7
AFP Photo / Stringer Kosovo Liberation Army harvested Serb organs - EU inquiry
An inquiry by the EU has found “compelling indications” that ten Serb captives had their body organs harvested for illegal trafficking during the 1998-99 Kosovo war. However, it wasn’t widespread and there will be no trial, the lead investigator said. 21
An explosion during an Israeli strike in the northern Gaza Strip is pictured from the Israeli border with Gaza, early morning July 26, 2014, before a cease-fire takes effect. (Reuters / Ronen Zvulun) Israel launches ground incursion in Gaza Strip LIVE UPDATES
The death toll in Gaza has hit over 1,000 since Israel launched operation Protective Edge on July 8. The international community is pushing the sides to ceasefire as the world opinion rallies against Tel Aviv's operation. 329
RIA Novosti / Alexandr Kryazhev Plane sinks in melting asphalt at Moscow airport
A passenger aircraft got stuck at Domodedovo airport for over 4 hours after its landing gear sank in melting asphalt of one of the taxiways due to a strong heat wave that hit Moscow. 14
AFP Photo / David Buimovitch One million barrels of Iraqi oil ‘stranded’ off coast of Texas
A ship containing roughly one million barrels of crude oil from Iraq’s Kurdistan region is in a state of limbo off the coast of the United States, as its entry is prohibited due to a lawsuit filed by Iraq’s central government. 8
A convoy of military vehicles of the Ukrainian forces drives towards the eastern Ukrainian city of Lysychansk, in the region of Lugansk, on July 25, 2014. (AFP Photo / Genya Savilov) Kiev's bloody eastern Ukraine campaign LIVE UPDATES
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has called a ceasefire within a 40km radius of where Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 crashed. Russia has urged all parties in eastern Ukraine to lay down their arms while inspectors investigate what caused the tragedy. 4787
AFP Photo / Valery Hache No joke: Turkish women shouldn’t laugh, says deputy PM
Turkey’s deputy prime minister has been mocked on social media after saying women should not laugh in public. Bülent Arınc used a meeting for Eid al-Fitr to condemn perceived moral regression, consumerism and even excessive mobile phone use. 2

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