1. MH17: Dutch mayor wants Vladimir Putin’s daughter Maria deported
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-23 at 18:16:59

    Pieter Broertjes called for 29-year-old to be expelled from the Netherlands in wake of plane disaster but later apologised Continue reading…

    27923 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 10911 retweets and 59 favorites
    3059 positive votes on Reddit
    3054 shares and 10628 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 68 plus ones and 13 reshares
    7 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  2. Sick chicken: what you need to know and what the government won’t tell you video
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-23 at 20:17:00

    A Guardian undercover investigation exposes conditions inside the chicken factories that supply some of the biggest supermarket and fast-food chains in the business, including KFC, Tesco, Aldi, Asda, Marks & Spencer and Nando’s. Find out why the driv…

    15015 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 17 retweets and 14 favorites
    27 positive votes on Reddit
    7462 shares and 7283 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 46 plus ones and 3 reshares
    43 shares on LinkedIn

  3. Gaza conflict takes toll on Hamas rocket stocks and tunnels
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-23 at 20:17:00

    IDF says it has destroyed 30%-40% of militant rockets and six tunnel shafts; Hamas has killed 29 soldiers and disrupted flights Continue reading…

    14368 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 13632 retweets and 52 favorites
    70 shares and 37 likes on Facebook
    8 Google+ Shares, 379 plus ones and 88 reshares

  4. Revealed: the dirty secret of the UKs poultry industry
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-23 at 20:17:08

    Two-thirds of fresh retail chicken in UK contaminated with campylobacter Guardian findings prompt investigations at three major supermarkets Government shelves plans to name and shame suppliersFood poisoning scandal: how chicken spreads campylobacter Con…

    11663 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 1510 retweets and 49 favorites
    44 positive votes on Reddit
    5130 shares and 4685 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares and 13 plus ones
    100 shares on LinkedIn
    9 views on StumbleUpon

  5. UN to investigate Israel’s Gaza offensive
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-07-24 at 14:15:07

    At least 25 people killed in new bombardment, a day after Human Rights Council vote on inquiry into alleged violations.

    11111 Shares
    12 positive votes on Reddit
    2993 shares and 8053 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 15 plus ones and 3 reshares
    15 shares on LinkedIn

  6. Israel bans radio advert listing names of children killed in Gaza
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-24 at 12:54:12

    Human rights group B’Tselem will petition Israel’s supreme court after advert was deemed to be ‘politically controversial’ Continue reading…

    8966 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 6744 retweets and 24 favorites
    2 positive votes on Reddit
    1107 shares and 963 likes on Facebook
    5 Google+ Shares, 7 plus ones and 1 reshares
    10 shares on LinkedIn

  7. A global guide to the first world war – interactive documentary
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-23 at 15:18:39

    Ten historians from 10 countries give a brief history of the first world war through a global lens. Using original news reports, interactive maps and rarely-seen footage, including extraordinary scenes of troops crossing Mesopotamia on camels and Italian …

    7562 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 884 retweets and 194 favorites
    724 positive votes on Reddit
    2778 shares and 2777 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 4 plus ones and 4 reshares
    73 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  8. Hamas rejects Gaza truce unless blockade ends
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-07-24 at 11:01:53

    Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal says there can be no ceasefire unless Israel ends its eight-year blockade of the Gaza Strip.

    6768 Shares
    4 positive votes on Reddit
    1627 shares and 5123 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares and 10 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  9. Algerian jet missing on Sahara route
    Published by BBC on 2014-07-24 at 16:31:14

    Algeria’s national airline, Air Algerie, says it has lost contact with one of its planes flying from Burkina Faso, with 116 people on board.

    6721 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 1969 retweets and 19 favorites
    232 positive votes on Reddit
    3201 shares and 1151 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 7 plus ones and 3 reshares
    15 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  10. Norway on alert over feared ‘terrorist’ attack
    Published by Yahoo News on 2014-07-24 at 16:46:14

    Norway has taken exceptional security measures after being informed of a possible imminent "terrorist attack" by militants who have fought in Syria, the country's intelligence chief said Thursday. The move comes as concerns are mounting in …

    6314 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 6176 retweets and 22 favorites
    15 shares on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  11. Arizona murderer Joseph Wood dies almost two hours after execution begins
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-24 at 13:02:15

    Convicted killer ‘gasped and snorted’ as officials attempted to execute him, as lawyers filed an emergency motion to halt the process Witness to an Arizona execution: Joseph Wood’s 660 gasps Continue reading…

    4781 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 1002 retweets and 53 favorites
    530 positive votes on Reddit
    1607 shares and 1441 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 9 plus ones and 1 reshares
    15 shares on LinkedIn

  12. Calls for Tory MP to stand down as trade envoy over Russian business links
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-24 at 01:53:46

    Cameron’s advisor Charles Hendry heads body promoting Russo-British trade as MPs urger stronger sanctions Continue reading…

    4691 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 4396 retweets and 29 favorites
    86 shares and 73 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  13. Contact lost with Air Algerie plane carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso
    Published by Reuters on 2014-07-24 at 16:38:36

    ALGIERS (Reuters) – Authorities have lost contact with an Air Algerie flight en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers on board, Algeria’s APS state news agency and a Spanish airline company said on Thursday.

    4403 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 739 retweets and 12 favorites
    3 positive votes on Reddit
    1817 shares and 1717 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares
    9 shares on LinkedIn

  14. Air Algerie Plane Missing: Flight AH5017 Disappears From Radar
    Published by Huffington Post on 2014-07-24 at 15:22:26

    ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A flight operated by Air Algerie and carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria’s capital disappeared from radar early Thursday, the plane’s owner said.

    Air navigation services lost track of the Swiftair MD-83 about 50 min…

    4113 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 1486 retweets and 8 favorites
    1 positive votes on Reddit
    1652 shares and 848 likes on Facebook
    8 Google+ Shares, 2 plus ones and 1 reshares
    6 shares on LinkedIn

  15. Indian boy has 232 teeth removed
    Published by BBC on 2014-07-23 at 21:53:06

    Doctors in India extract 232 teeth from the mouth of a 17-year-old boy in a seven-hour operation.

    3919 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 213 retweets and 33 favorites
    62 positive votes on Reddit
    2363 shares and 1104 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 6 plus ones and 3 reshares
    8 shares on LinkedIn
    4 views on StumbleUpon

  16. Gaza conflict: journalists under fire?
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-07-24 at 02:22:03

    After Al Jazeera’s Gaza offices were shot at, Inside Story examines how international law can be enforced in a war zone.

    3708 Shares
    1245 shares and 2455 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    6 shares on LinkedIn

  17. Bob Geldof takes swipe at Australia’s foreign aid cuts
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-24 at 11:14:52

    Charity figure says the country is more interested in ‘sucking up to China’ than helping poor in Africa Continue reading…

    3039 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 692 retweets and 30 favorites
    352 shares and 1863 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  18. Air Algerie loses contact with plane over west Africa
    Published by Yahoo News on 2014-07-24 at 16:15:28

    Air Algerie said Thursday it had lost contact with one of its passenger aircraft nearly an hour after takeoff from Burkina Faso bound for Algiers. On July 17, the Bamako government and armed groups from northern Mali launched tough talks in Algiers aimed …

    2697 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 2238 retweets and 19 favorites
    289 shares and 43 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 3 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  19. Christmas Island asylum families feeling ‘despair and helplessness’
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-24 at 13:31:09

    Human rights commission president Gillian Triggs says children and families should be moved as a law firm reports its paediatrician was blocked from visiting the detention centre Continue reading…

    2574 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 715 retweets and 17 favorites
    423 shares and 1306 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares and 6 plus ones

  20. MH17: Ukraine separatist commander ‘admits’ rebels had Buk missile system
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-24 at 03:58:00

    Alexander Khodakovsky reportedly told news agency rebels may have received Buk from Russia, then changes story Continue reading…

    2526 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 1465 retweets and 75 favorites
    70 positive votes on Reddit
    315 shares and 147 likes on Facebook
    12 Google+ Shares, 248 plus ones and 47 reshares
    43 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

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