1. Gaza death toll tops 500 as U.S. steps up ceasefire efforts
    Published by Reuters on 2014-07-22 at 04:17:58

    GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The United States, alarmed by escalating civilian bloodshed in an Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip, took a direct role in efforts to secure a ceasefire on Monday, as the Palestinian death toll jumped to more than 500.

    54863 Shares
    106 twitter shares, 53441 retweets and 247 favorites
    28 positive votes on Reddit
    569 shares and 422 likes on Facebook
    14 Google+ Shares and 9 plus ones
    27 shares on LinkedIn

  2. Gaza crisis: ‘Hamas killed my friend; we need to kill them’
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-21 at 21:03:21

    As Israelis mourn the 13 soldiers killed in Gaza on Sunday their support for military action appears to be hardening Continue reading…

    16003 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 11122 retweets and 33 favorites
    19 positive votes on Reddit
    1852 shares and 2689 likes on Facebook
    7 Google+ Shares, 146 plus ones and 27 reshares
    6 shares on LinkedIn

  3. Bodies, black boxes handed over from Ukraine crash site
    Published by Reuters on 2014-07-22 at 05:26:40

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – The remains of some of the nearly 300 victims of the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over Ukraine were making their way to the Netherlands on Tuesday as a senior Ukrainian separatist leader handed over the plane’s black boxes to…

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    103 twitter shares, 14226 retweets and 125 favorites
    8 positive votes on Reddit
    338 shares and 195 likes on Facebook
    8 Google+ Shares, 4 plus ones and 1 reshares
    35 shares on LinkedIn
    79 views on StumbleUpon

  4. Government agents ‘directly involved’ in most high-profile US terror plots
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-21 at 19:00:10

    Human Rights Watch documents ‘sting’ operations Report raises questions about post-9/11 civil rights Continue reading…

    9693 Shares
    106 twitter shares, 1240 retweets and 97 favorites
    1838 positive votes on Reddit
    3379 shares and 2924 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 34 plus ones and 13 reshares
    41 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  5. Gaza protests around the world after Israeli ground invasion in pictures
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-21 at 08:10:22

    Protests calling for an end to the invasion of Gaza have taken place, while a smaller number of pro-Israeli demonstrators also took to the streets, and violent clashes erupted in Paris in the wake of a ban on a pro-Palestinian rally Continue reading…

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    101 twitter shares, 895 retweets and 23 favorites
    1861 shares and 4780 likes on Facebook
    5 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  6. Gunshots fired at Al Jazeera bureau in Gaza
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-07-22 at 16:06:50

    Shots fired into Al Jazeera’s office in Gaza, a day after Israeli FM said Israel will work to close down the network.

    7603 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 7306 retweets and 9 favorites
    45 positive votes on Reddit
    107 shares and 33 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  7. MH17: purported black box recorder being removed from crash site video
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-21 at 12:45:58

    Video taken on Friday purports to show the black box recorder of flight MH17 being removed from its crash site in Ukraine, as cranes were used to remove part of the plane over the weekend. Rebel fighters say they have the black box and are prepared to han…

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    91 twitter shares, 5552 retweets and 37 favorites
    13 shares and 5 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  8. Prabowo rejects Indonesian election process
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-07-22 at 15:01:48

    Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto says he is withdrawing from the elections, calling the poll “unfair”.

    5227 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 5036 retweets
    4 positive votes on Reddit
    42 shares and 44 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  9. Ukraine rebels hand over MH17 black boxes and let train carrying bodies leave
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-22 at 11:33:00

    Malaysian officials receive flight recorders, while remains of 282 victims begin journey to Netherlands Continue reading…

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    106 twitter shares, 2094 retweets and 102 favorites
    12 positive votes on Reddit
    652 shares and 1003 likes on Facebook
    15 Google+ Shares, 264 plus ones and 50 reshares
    20 shares on LinkedIn

  10. Pro-Russian rebels hand over MH17 black boxes to Malaysian officials – as it happened
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-22 at 04:11:18

    Train holding bodies leaves rebel-held station Obama: ‘Burden on Russia’ to ensure crash access Five killed as clashes break out in Donetsk UN adopts resolution to investigate crash site Rebels allow experts limited acces to site and bodies Read the late…

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    109 twitter shares, 3207 retweets and 89 favorites
    1 positive votes on Reddit
    262 shares and 316 likes on Facebook
    15 Google+ Shares, 132 plus ones and 52 reshares
    21 shares on LinkedIn

  11. Seven killed in clashes between army and militants in Libya’s Benghazi
    Published by Reuters on 2014-07-22 at 02:34:47

    BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) – Islamist militants attacked an army base in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Monday, triggering fierce clashes involving helicopters and jets that killed at least seven people and wounded 40 others after days of escalating…

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    101 twitter shares, 3890 retweets and 12 favorites
    64 shares and 4 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  12. Aerial views of India by drone – in pictures
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-21 at 19:09:03

    Photographer Amos Chapple’s remarkable aerial views of India were shot by attaching his camera to a ‘quadcopter’ drone Continue reading…

    3530 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 335 retweets and 56 favorites
    25 positive votes on Reddit
    1061 shares and 1916 likes on Facebook
    19 Google+ Shares, 4 plus ones and 1 reshares
    10 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  13. Iran eliminates uranium stockpile
    Published by BBC on 2014-07-21 at 05:36:47

    UN nuclear agency says Iran has turned all of its enriched uranium closest to the level needed to make nuclear arms into fuel.

    3281 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 175 retweets and 19 favorites
    1867 positive votes on Reddit
    551 shares and 525 likes on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares, 6 plus ones and 1 reshares
    30 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  14. Israeli soldier reported missing in Gaza
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-07-22 at 16:43:30

    Military presumes the soldier is dead, as Israel’s continued assault on Gaza raises the death toll to more than 607.

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    100 twitter shares, 1352 retweets and 3 favorites
    314 shares and 1197 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  15. Russia’s Message on Jet: Conciliation and Bluster
    Published by The New York times on 2014-07-22 at 12:23:34

    President Vladimir V. Putin seems to be probing for a way out of the crisis of the downed Malaysia Airlines jet without appearing to compromise with the West.

    2843 Shares
    1 positive votes on Reddit
    1274 shares and 1514 likes on Facebook
    52 shares on LinkedIn
    2 views on StumbleUpon

  16. Israel hits hundreds of targets in Gaza as soldier is confirmed missing
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-22 at 16:30:00

    Israeli soldier captured during intense battle in Shujai’iya Palestinian death toll nears 600, with 27 Israeli soldiers killed John Kerry to meet UN chief and Egyptian mediators in CairoFollow all the live developments here Continue reading…

    2678 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 1995 retweets and 13 favorites
    5 positive votes on Reddit
    315 shares and 199 likes on Facebook
    9 Google+ Shares, 34 plus ones and 4 reshares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  17. Israel Is Facing Difficult Choice in Gaza Conflict
    Published by The New York times on 2014-07-22 at 06:46:34

    With the lopsided casualty count mounting, world leaders are demanding a halt to the hostilities. But Israel’s ground invasion operation has uncovered more militants’ tunnels than it expected.

    2675 Shares
    3 positive votes on Reddit
    1216 shares and 1346 likes on Facebook
    16 Google+ Shares, 15 plus ones and 4 reshares
    34 shares on LinkedIn
    41 views on StumbleUpon

  18. Boko Haram attacks hometown of missing girls
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-07-22 at 16:15:08

    Eleven parents of abducted Nigerian schoolgirls have died since daughters went missing, as Chibok remains under siege.

    2634 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 2491 retweets and 4 favorites
    32 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares

  19. Iraq monastery ‘seized by militants’
    Published by BBC on 2014-07-21 at 20:55:38

    Islamist militants who control the Iraqi city of Mosul are reported to have seized a nearby ancient monastery and ordered the monks to leave.

    2383 Shares
    107 twitter shares, 1144 retweets and 42 favorites
    8 positive votes on Reddit
    700 shares and 352 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares and 6 plus ones
    3 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  20. Dutch to recover MH17 bodies from morgue train
    Published by Yahoo News on 2014-07-22 at 16:32:44

    Dutch experts on Tuesday prepared to take custody of some 280 bodies recovered from downed Malaysian flight MH17, as a train carrying the remains arrived in the government-held Ukrainian city of Kharkiv. Rebels controlling the crash site released the morg…

    2357 Shares
    99 twitter shares, 2009 retweets and 22 favorites
    9 positive votes on Reddit
    182 shares and 25 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones
    6 shares on LinkedIn

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