1. Gaza fighting continues as both sides reject others’ ceasefire announcements
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-28 at 04:02:00

    Death toll rises to more than 1,030 as Unicef says 218 children have been killed, two-thirds of them under the age of 12 Continue reading…

    11624 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 10565 retweets and 112 favorites
    14 positive votes on Reddit
    466 shares and 230 likes on Facebook
    7 Google+ Shares, 98 plus ones and 17 reshares
    12 shares on LinkedIn

  2. Costa Concordia’s final voyage helps to salvage Italy’s pride
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-27 at 23:25:31

    Matteo Renzi greets conclusion of ship’s journey to port on outskirts of Genoa as evidence that country can ‘start over again’ Continue reading…

    7216 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 6984 retweets and 89 favorites
    26 shares and 12 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  3. Libya: western countries urge citizens to leave as civil war intensifies
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-27 at 23:55:33

    Britain, Germany, France and Netherlands issue warnings after gunmen fire on armoured vehicle evacuating UK diplomats Continue reading…

    5076 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 2727 retweets and 24 favorites
    6 positive votes on Reddit
    267 shares and 215 likes on Facebook
    19 Google+ Shares, 1473 plus ones and 240 reshares
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  4. Liberia: top doctor becomes latest Ebola victim
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-27 at 22:33:40

    Dr Samuel Brisbane becomes first doctor in west African nation to die, as second US healthcare worker is infected Continue reading…

    4247 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 3713 retweets and 57 favorites
    3 positive votes on Reddit
    240 shares and 118 likes on Facebook
    7 Google+ Shares and 4 plus ones
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  5. Fighting eases in Gaza as US, UN up pressure for truce
    Published by Yahoo News on 2014-07-28 at 16:39:34

    Fighting subsided in war-torn Gaza Monday at the start of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr as world powers ramped up pressure on the warring sides to immediately end their 21-day confrontation. US President Barack Obama during the night phoned Israeli Pr…

    4192 Shares
    93 twitter shares, 4054 retweets and 29 favorites
    15 shares on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  6. Satellite images released by US ‘show Russian rocket fire into Ukraine’
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-27 at 23:50:40

    Dossier appears to show blast marks and craters US says artillery for separatists has crossed border into Ukraine Continue reading…

    3969 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 3037 retweets and 26 favorites
    33 positive votes on Reddit
    217 shares and 188 likes on Facebook
    10 Google+ Shares, 287 plus ones and 48 reshares
    21 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  7. Ebola forces Liberia to shut border crossings
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-07-28 at 13:34:06

    President orders most crossings closed and restricts public gatherings as worst outbreak in history continues to spread.

    3458 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 2766 retweets and 8 favorites
    29 positive votes on Reddit
    260 shares and 286 likes on Facebook
    5 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  8. UN Security Council calls for Gaza ceasefire
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-07-28 at 16:23:01

    Plea for immediate humanitarian truce to allow aid deliveries comes as Palestinian side’s death toll crosses 1,035 mark.

    3210 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 1569 retweets and 1 favorites
    30 positive votes on Reddit
    420 shares and 1081 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares
    6 shares on LinkedIn

  9. The ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1’ Trailer Is Here To Fight
    Published by Huffington Post on 2014-07-28 at 09:41:20

    First revealed during Comic-Con, the first trailer for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1" has arrived. Things to note: the late Philip Seymour Hoffman’s committed work as Plutarch Heavensbee, a first look at Julianne Moore’s President Alma Coin and fou…

    2689 Shares
    60 twitter shares, 19 retweets and 10 favorites
    704 shares and 1727 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    2 shares on LinkedIn
    166 views on StumbleUpon

  10. First world war a century on, time to hail the peacemakers
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-28 at 11:30:15

    On the 100th anniversary of the start of the Great War, we should remember those who tried to stop a catastrophe Continue reading…

    2636 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 2169 retweets and 55 favorites
    175 shares and 125 likes on Facebook
    8 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  11. Op-Ed Contributor: David Grossman: Stop the Grindstone of Israeli-Palestinian Violence
    Published by The New York times on 2014-07-28 at 03:18:06

    Israelis must choose peace with the Palestinians — or we’ll both keep circling the grindstone of violence.

    2450 Shares
    1191 shares and 1247 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares
    8 shares on LinkedIn

  12. Gaza crisis: UN security council statement urges ceasefire
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-28 at 14:44:25

    Statement agreed by all 15 council members increases pressure as fighting subsides on the eve of Eid holiday Continue reading…

    2100 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 1798 retweets and 25 favorites
    3 positive votes on Reddit
    90 shares and 78 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  13. In Ferry Deaths, a South Korean Tycoon’s Downfall
    Published by The New York times on 2014-07-27 at 21:32:22

    The sinking of the ferry Sewol killed 304 passengers and exposed a web of questionable business practices by Yoo Byung-eun, who was found dead in June.

    1873 Shares
    121 positive votes on Reddit
    874 shares and 758 likes on Facebook
    10 Google+ Shares and 5 plus ones
    48 shares on LinkedIn
    57 views on StumbleUpon

  14. Ukraine forces battle for MH17 crash site
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-07-28 at 11:23:20

    Fighting against pro-Russian rebels intensifies near downed Malaysia Airlines plane, holding up a Dutch mission.

    1846 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 1430 retweets and 2 favorites
    2 positive votes on Reddit
    78 shares and 230 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  15. Israel Says Its Forces Did Not Kill Palestinians Sheltering at U.N. School
    Published by The New York times on 2014-07-28 at 05:43:09

    Israel and Hamas went back and forth on cease-fire proposals as Israel sought to bolster its claim that it was not responsible for deaths at a United Nations school on Thursday.

    1825 Shares
    663 shares and 885 likes on Facebook
    14 Google+ Shares, 110 plus ones and 18 reshares
    26 shares on LinkedIn
    109 views on StumbleUpon

  16. Downing of Malaysian Plane May Be a ‘War Crime,’ U.N. Rights Official Says
    Published by The New York times on 2014-07-28 at 15:57:25

    The assessment came as United Nations monitors said that more than 1,100 people had been killed in “extremely alarming” fighting in eastern Ukraine since mid-April.

    1778 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 1565 retweets and 67 favorites
    40 shares on Facebook
    5 Google+ Shares

  17. Venezuela says ex-general sought by U.S. to be freed in Aruba
    Published by Reuters on 2014-07-28 at 03:21:00

    CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela said on Sunday that retired military General Hugo Carvajal, wanted by the United States over drug accusations and arrested four days ago on the Caribbean island of Aruba, would be freed and return home shortly.

    1450 Shares
    71 twitter shares, 1338 retweets and 4 favorites
    30 shares and 7 likes on Facebook

  18. Freak lightning bolt hurts eight on US beach
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-07-28 at 08:12:51

    Eight taken to hospital, where officials say two are in a serious condition, after strike hits busy Los Angeles beach.

    1419 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 646 retweets and 2 favorites
    226 shares and 444 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  19. ‘Boko Haram abductions’ in Cameroon
    Published by BBC on 2014-07-27 at 23:10:39

    Boko Haram militants are suspected of carrying out two high-profile abductions in Cameroon and a church bombing in northern Nigeria.

    1315 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 294 retweets and 14 favorites
    17 positive votes on Reddit
    698 shares and 161 likes on Facebook
    12 Google+ Shares, 13 plus ones and 2 reshares
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  20. Israel Extends Cease-Fire in Gaza, a U.N. Request Rejected by Hamas
    Published by The New York times on 2014-07-28 at 05:30:11

    Hamas rejected the extension of the humanitarian lull for 24 hours, and Israel said it would continue to destroy tunnels from Gaza into its territory.

    1294 Shares
    10 positive votes on Reddit
    517 shares and 407 likes on Facebook
    9 Google+ Shares, 2 plus ones and 1 reshares
    16 shares on LinkedIn
    332 views on StumbleUpon

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