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Passersby walk past the Air Algerie company office, on the Opera Avenue in Paris Thursday July 24, 2014. A flight operated by Air Algerie has disappeared from radar while traveling from Burkina Faso in West Africa to Algiers. Authorities say it was carrying over 100 passengers and crew when air navigation services lost track of the Swiftair plane 50 minutes after takeoff earlier this morning. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)
Air Algerie jet with 116 on board crashes in MaliAir Algerie jetliner with 116 people on board crashes in rainstorm over restive Mali
The Associated Press18 minutes ago
King Willem-Alexander, left, Queen Maxima and Prime Minister Mark Rutte, right, observe a minute of silence during a ceremony to mark the return of the first bodies of passengers and crew killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 from Ukraine at Eindhoven military air base, in Eindhoven, Netherlands, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. After being removed from the planes, the bodies are to be taken in a convoy of hearses to a military barracks in the central city of Hilversum, where forensic experts will begin the painstaking task of identifying the bodies and returning them to their loved ones. (AP Photo/Phil Nijhuis)
Planes with Ukraine bodies arrive in Netherlands2 planes carrying remains from Malaysian Airlines disaster arrive in the Netherlands
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
Graffiti under a railway bridge commemorates the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in The Hague, Netherlands, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says he is sending 40 unarmed military police to eastern Ukraine as part of a ramped-up effort to find the last victims of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 still at the crash site. Rutte told The Associated Press he is sending the police not as security for the site in rebel-held territory but as “extra hands and eyes to look for remaining remains and personal belongings” of victims. (AP Photo/Mike Corder)
Dutch sending unarmed police to Ukraine crash siteDutch sending 40 military police to Ukraine to help search for Flight 17 victims
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this picture taken on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, Soviet era drawings depicting the recommended procedures for civilians in the event of bombing are seen on the walls of a bomb shelter, in Donetsk, Ukraine. Five civilians were killed and 12 injured in fighting between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian rebels on Monday, according to the mayor’s office. Residents in the rebel-held city are blaming Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who has promised to stamp out the uprising in the eastern part of the country.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Ukraine accused of targeting civilians in eastUkraine accused of targeting civilians as government forces close in on rebel stronghold
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - This file photo provided by U.S. Central Command, shows terrorism suspect Abu Zubaydah, date and location unknown. Europe's top human rights court ruled Thursday that Poland violated the rights of two terror suspects by allowing the CIA to secretly imprison them on Polish soil from 2002-2003 and facilitating the conditions under which they were subject to torture. The court, based in Strasbourg, France, said Poland violated the European Convention on Human Rights by failing to stop the "torture and inhuman or degrading treatment" of Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri and Abu Zubaydah, who were transported to Poland in 2002. (AP Photo/U.S. Central Command, File)
Court: Poland violated human rights in CIA caseCourt: Poland violated rights in allowing CIA to torture terror suspects at 'black sites'
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Jewish group wants Turkish PM to return awardAmerican Jewish group asks Turkey's Erdogan to return award, citing anti-Israel rhetoric
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Russian opposition activist Sergei Udaltsov, holds his belongings, and waves good-bye in a court hall prior to a hearing for the Bolotnaya square protest, in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, July 24, 2014.  Sergei Udaltsov and Leonid Razvozzhayev are waiting for the sentence Thursday in the Moscow city court on charges of organizing mass riots and colluding to commit a crime. They both pleaded not guilty in a trial that has dragged on since October 2012, when they were detained and put under house arrest. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
Russians sentenced to 4 ½ years on riot conviction2 Russian opposition activists sentenced to 4 ½ years for organizing riots
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Thursday, March 6, 2014 file photo, Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk attends a news conference at an EU summit in Brussels. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced his resignation on Thursday, July 24, 2014 following turmoil in government. Yatsenyuk made the announcement from the dais of the parliament after two parties said they would pull out of the governing coalition. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, File)
Ukrainian prime minister announces resignationUkrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says he is resigning
The Associated Press5 hours ago
In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope Francis meets Meriam Ibrahim, from Sudan, holding her daughter Maya, at the Vatican, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Pope Francis met privately Thursday with a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, blessing the woman as she cradled her infant daughter born just weeks ago in prison. The Vatican characterized the visit with Meriam Ibrahim, 27, her husband and their two small children as "very affectionate." The 30-minute encounter took place just hours after the family landed at Rome's Ciampino airport, accompanied by an Italian diplomat who helped negotiate her release, and welcomed by Italy's premier, who hailed it as a "day of celebration." (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, File)
Pope meets Sudanese woman sentenced to deathPope meets privately with Sudanese woman who escaped death sentence for Christian faith
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this June 6, 2011 file picture the logo of Swiss company Roche is photographed in Rotkreuz, Switzerland. Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG on Thursday July 24, 2014  posted a net profit drop of 7 percent compared with a year ago, weighed down by a strong Swiss franc and charges from one of its diagnostic units. (AP Photo/Keystone,Urs Flueeler,File)
Swiss drug maker Roche posts 7 percent profit dropSwiss drug maker Roche posts 7 percent profit drop amid strong franc, diagnostic charges
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Nokia sees brighter future without handset unitNokia says Q2 profit up 20 percent, gives upbeat outlook after sale of troubled handset unit
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says he is resigningUkrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says he is resigning
The Associated Press8 hours ago
French foreign minister: missing Air Algerie plane 'probably crashed'French foreign minister: missing Air Algerie plane 'probably crashed'
The Associated Press8 hours ago
German prosecutors criticized in Nazi probeGerman prosecutors accused of dragging feet in probe of Nazi suspect who died before trial
The Associated Press8 hours ago
German midwife suspected of attempted murdersGerman midwife suspected of attempted murders; accused of giving blood thinner to patients
The Associated Press9 hours ago
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