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Middle East

Israeli police refutes claim that Hamas kidnapped Israeli teens
Al Bawaba, Middle East News, Amman, Jordan.

12-hour truce comes into force in Gaza
Al Jazeera, Doha, Qatar.

‘Terminology’ of Gaza ceasefire proposal still needs work: Kerry
Daily News Egypt, The, Independent Daily, Cairo, Egypt.

Fireworks kill child in Saudi
Emirates 24/7, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Black box found at site of Air Algerie crash
Haaretz, Liberal daily, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Israel’s U.S.-Made Military Might Overwhelms Palestinians
IPS Middle East, International cooperative of journalists, Rome, Italy.

Tradition Today: From tragedy to triumph
JPost, Conservative, Jerusalem, Israel.

Gaza banks open during ceasefire
Ma'an News Agency, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories.

EU sanctions hit Russia intel. chiefs
Press TV, Iranian International News Network, Tehran, Iran.

A kiss, a prayer: The last hours of MH17’s victims
Saudi Gazette, English-language daily, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Families, charity workers among victims of Air Algerie crash
Times of Oman, English-language daily, Muscat, Oman.

EU wants Google to extent ‘right to be forgotten’ feature
Times of Oman Business, English-language daily, Muscat, Oman.

SSF Defuses Explosive Device South Sana’a
Yemen Observer, Sana'a, Republic of Yemen.



Israel and Hamas begin 12-hour truce
BBC News, Centrist newscaster, London, England.

Teenagers warned away from Dublin's unsupervised canals, Online news portal, Cork, Ireland.

Militants blow up Jonah's tomb
CNN International, London, England.

TOWIE's Elliott Wright gives Chloe Sims's surgically enhanced bottom a squeeze
Daily Mail, Conservative daily, London, England.

18 members of same Palestinian family die in Israeli strike moments before 12-hour ceasefire as Gaza death toll passes 880
Daily Mail, Conservative daily, London, England.

EU targets top Russian officials in new sanctions
EuroNews, International news, Ecully Cedex, France.

Light Posting ...
Europe News, European News, Braband, Denmark.

Limited 12-hour humanitarian truce takes effect in Gaza
France 24, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France.

My brother, the suicide bomber: why British men go to Syria
Guardian The, Liberal daily, London, England.

Commonwealth Games open in colourful, moving ceremony
Hurriyet Daily News, (Liberal, English-language), Istanbul, Turkey.

Eight hundred dead Palestinians. But Israel has impunity
Independent The, London, England.

CNN: MH17 crash - parents believe their daughter is alive (VIDEO)
Kyiv Post, English language weekly, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Millie Mackintosh's Chic Fashion File
Look Magazine, London, England.

Poland Cancels Year of Bilateral Celebration With Russia Over Ukraine
Moscow Times The, Independent daily, Moscow, Russia.

Police: Gunmen in 10 SUVs seize Sunni head of Baghdad Provincial Council
New Europe, European Weekly, Brussels, Belgium.

What women REALLY like to check out on the beach
OK! Magazine UK, Celebrity news, London, England.

EU Sanctions Hit Russian Intelligence Officials, Rebel Leaders
Radio Free Europe, Prague, Czech Republic.

Gaza: 12-Hour 'Humanitarian Truce' Under Way
Sky News, Independent newscaster, Middlesex, England.

Ed Miliband did to Libya what Israel has done to Gaza
Spiked, (Alternative Internet Magazine), London, England.

Gaza conflict: Toddler hit by Israeli missile blast becomes one of the enduring images of the conflict
Telegraph The, Conservative daily, London, England.

Sir Ronald Harwood to write play inspired by Cornelius Gurlitt
Telegraph The, Celebrity news, London, England.



Cameroon sends 14 Boko Haram members to prison
Antara News, News agency, Jakarta, Indonesia.

EU hits Russian intelligence chiefs with sanctions
China Post, English-language daily, Taipei, Taiwan.

Taiwan Officials: 31 Plane Crash Victims Identified
Chosun Ilbo, Conservative daily, Seoul, South Korea.

LTE network for US public safety taking it one step at a time
Computer World, IT information, Fairfax, New Zealand.

Shining a spotlight on multi-billion waste in Afghanistan
Daily Jang, Left-wing daily, Karachi, Pakistan.

Ahrarul Hind claims support of senior TTP commanders
Dawn, English-language daily, Karachi, Pakistan.

Modi visa issue ‘a thing of past’: Biswal
Hindu The, Left-leaning daily, Chennai, India.

Wikipedia blocks disruptive edits from US Congress
Hindustan Times, New Delhi, India.

Kanwariya clash shuts Dankaur
India Times, Conservative daily, New Delhi, India.

Islamists rally in Egypt ahead of referendum vote, 3 killed
Indian Express, News portal, Mumbai, India.

Opponents Seek to Halt Dam Construction on Salween River
Irrawaddy, The, Independent News Media Group, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

U.N. rights panel urges Japan to crack down on hate speech
Japan Times, Independent centrist, Tokyo, Japan.

Holy month of Ramadan is a big boon for retailers
New Zealand Herald, Conservative daily, Auckland, New Zealand.

Shining a spotlight on multi-billion waste in Afghanistan
News The, Left-wing, Karachi, Pakistan.

Presidential ballot scrutiny suspended yet again
Pajhwok Afghan News, (Independent news agency), Kabul, Afghanistan.

Some in 'torture' report denied chance to read it
Sify News, Chennai, India.

Ukraine President cancels trip over protests in eastern Ukraine
Straits Times, Pro-government, Singapore.

Ukraine activists urge Russian boycott
Sydney Morning Herald, Centrist daily, Sydney, Australia.

Friday's Major League Linescores
Taiwan News, English-language daily, Taipei, Taiwan.

Ukraine lawmakers to hold special session over PM resignation
The Economic Times, Business, Mumbai, India.

Patients and medics struggle with war
The News International, Karachi, Pakistan.

Oz PM defends treatment of migrants held on boat
Times of India, Conservative, New Delhi, India.

54 French passengers die in Air Algerie plane crash: French FM
Xinhua News, Government-owned news service, Beijing, China.



10 of the Biggest Threats to Human Existence
Alternet, Non-Profit News Magazine, San Francisco, U.S.

The Rise Of The Chinese Box Office Is Staggering, And It's Transforming Hollywood
Business Insider, New York, U.S.

Russia firing artillery at Ukraine troops, U.S. says
Canadian Broadcasting Centre, Toronto, Ontario.

Kamla wants criminal investigation into Trinidad Lifesport Programme
Caribbean360, Online news portal, St. Michael, Barbados.

Judge Sides With Oil Industry To Overturn Colorado Town’s Ban On Fracking
Climate Progress, The Center for American Progress Action Fund Project, Washington, D.C.

British ministers comment on deaths at UN school in Gaza
Dominican Today, Independent daily, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Quakes occur in 4 parts of Alaska; no reports of damage, but some wireless service affected
Gazette The, Centrist, Montreal, Canada.

EU edges to economic sanctions on Russia but narrows scope
Globe and Mail The, Centrist daily, Toronto, Canada.

Liberty Reserve Brought Down By 'Joe Bogus': How The Feds Arrested Arthur Budovsky
International Business Times, Business news organization, New York, U.S.

U.S., Regional Leaders Convene over Migration Crisis
IPS Latin America, International cooperative of journalists, Rome, Italy.

Writer live tweets IBM execs saying they won't hire women
istockanalyst, Oregon, U.S.

Fraud round-up
Jamaica Gleaner, Independent daily, Kingston, Jamaica.

Not letting the Dodgers get off cheap
Los Angeles Times, California, U.S.

River Turns Blood-Red in an Hour
Newser, News web site, Chicago, U.S.

Facebook Mailbag: 'PolitiFact is no longer a reliable source'
Politifact, Project of the St. Petersburg Times, St. Petersburg, U.S.

China regulator says food supplier forged production dates: Xinhua
Reuters, Business News, New York, U.S.

Gunmen stop minibuses, kill at least 14 in Afghanistan
Reuters, World News, New York, U.S.

Meet The Congressman Who Assumed Two Senior U.S. Officials Were Foreigners
Think Progress, The Center for American Progress Action Fund Project, Washington, D.C.

Police storm grounded plane at Pearson, arrest Mississauga man
Toronto Star, Toronto, Ontario.

Who will you vote for in the local government elections?
Trinidad Guardian, Independent daily, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.

UPI Almanac for Saturday, July 26, 2014
United Press International, Washington, D.C., U.S.

The Dish: Charlize Theron and Sean Penn on the brink of marriage?
Vancouver Sun The, Conservative, Vancouver, Canada.

Russia's Polonium Widow
Wall Street Journal, The, New York, U.S.

Will: Oregon’s Monica Wehby may make a house call on the Senate
Washington Post, The, Washington, D.C., U.S.


CAR rebel leader rejects ceasefire
BBC News, Centrist newscaster, London, England.

Ghana not recieving disaster alerts due to US$36,000 debt
GhanaWeb, Online news portal, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

MH17: SA victim's cards stolen
iafrica, Online news portal, Cape Town, South Africa.

Ceasefire but no demining in Myanmar?s Kayah State
Irin News, Humanitarian news and analysis, Nairobi, Kenya.

Sudan to play leading role to end South Sudan crisis: Karti
Sudan Tribune, Khartoum, Sudan.

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