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.

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    106 twitter shares, 55593 retweets and 242 favorites
    29 positive votes on Reddit
    554 shares and 385 likes on Facebook
    13 Google+ Shares and 6 plus ones
    27 shares on LinkedIn

  2. Obama: focus in Gaza conflict must be on ceasefire
    Published by Reuters on 2014-07-21 at 23:53:06

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama repeated on Monday that Israel had the right to defend itself against rocket attacks from Hamas militants but said he had serious concerns about the growing number of civilian casualties resulting from the con…

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    101 twitter shares, 28224 retweets and 113 favorites
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  3. 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…

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    102 twitter shares, 13337 retweets and 31 favorites
    16 positive votes on Reddit
    1583 shares and 2184 likes on Facebook
    7 Google+ Shares, 139 plus ones and 24 reshares
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  4. 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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    104 twitter shares, 14236 retweets and 125 favorites
    6 positive votes on Reddit
    270 shares and 126 likes on Facebook
    8 Google+ Shares, 4 plus ones and 1 reshares
    33 shares on LinkedIn
    54 views on StumbleUpon

  5. Ten killed in air strike north of Baghdad
    Published by Reuters on 2014-07-22 at 02:00:27

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Ten people were killed, including a mother and three children, in a government air strike on a militant-controlled town north of Baghdad on Monday, hospital sources and witnesses said.

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    102 twitter shares, 13377 retweets and 38 favorites
    53 shares and 6 likes on Facebook
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    4 shares on LinkedIn

  6. Gaza crisis: Palestinian death toll climbs past 500 as hospital is hit
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-21 at 20:21:48

    Palestinian officials say four killed in hospitalIsrael launches fresh air strikes after bloodiest dayUN security council holds emergency meeting John Kerry flies to Cairo to seek peace formula Continue reading…

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    104 twitter shares, 326 retweets and 35 favorites
    3600 positive votes on Reddit
    1939 shares and 3005 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 66 plus ones and 19 reshares
    17 shares on LinkedIn

  7. 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…

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    106 twitter shares, 1001 retweets and 81 favorites
    1641 positive votes on Reddit
    2458 shares and 2127 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 32 plus ones and 13 reshares
    30 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  8. 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, 873 retweets and 23 favorites
    1781 shares and 4548 likes on Facebook
    5 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  9. 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 3 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  10. Gaza hospital hit in fatal Israeli attack as foreign leaders arrive in region as it happened
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-22 at 02:42:21

    At least five killed in attack on al-Aqsa hospitalJohn Kerry, Ban Ki-moon arrive in Cairo for talksDozens killed in single attack as death toll tops 550Kerry’s slip: ‘it’s a hell of a pinpoint operation’Seven Israeli soldiers killed ‘in the past 24 hours’…

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    106 twitter shares, 591 retweets and 20 favorites
    109 positive votes on Reddit
    1590 shares and 2865 likes on Facebook
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    19 shares on LinkedIn

  11. 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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    110 twitter shares, 3336 retweets and 89 favorites
    1 positive votes on Reddit
    243 shares and 268 likes on Facebook
    15 Google+ Shares, 132 plus ones and 52 reshares
    10 shares on LinkedIn

  12. 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, 3912 retweets and 12 favorites
    60 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  13. Russia hits back at claims it supported rebels suspected of downing MH17
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-22 at 00:40:58

    Vladimir Putin still blames Kiev for disaster in eastern Ukraine and claims west is using air atrocity for political gain Continue reading…

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    92 twitter shares, 3133 retweets and 56 favorites
    55 shares and 13 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares, 215 plus ones and 56 reshares

  14. 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.

    3191 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 180 retweets and 28 favorites
    1864 positive votes on Reddit
    520 shares and 455 likes on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares, 6 plus ones and 1 reshares
    29 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  15. MH17: world’s anger at Russia grows as bodies pile on to train at crash site
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-21 at 11:58:00

    Experts fear clues as to why Malaysia Airlines plane was brought down could be lost for ever as chaos at scene persists Continue reading…

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    106 twitter shares, 933 retweets and 127 favorites
    1 positive votes on Reddit
    822 shares and 688 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 271 plus ones and 64 reshares
    32 shares on LinkedIn

  16. MH17 black boxes handed over by pro-Russia rebels
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-22 at 05:11:00

    Malaysian officials receive flight recorders from downed plane in ceremony after 12 hours of negotiations Continue reading…

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    103 twitter shares, 1861 retweets and 41 favorites
    12 positive votes on Reddit
    251 shares and 340 likes on Facebook
    11 Google+ Shares, 203 plus ones and 43 reshares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  17. Russia’s Message on Jet: Conciliation and Bluster
    Published by The New York times on 2014-07-22 at 06:30:10

    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.

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    1073 shares and 1201 likes on Facebook
    43 shares on LinkedIn

  18. Bodies leave Ukraine war zone, truce called at MH17 crash site
    Published by Yahoo News on 2014-07-22 at 06:53:51

    A train carrying the remains of 280 people killed in the Malaysian plane disaster was finally allowed to leave a rebel-held region in eastern Ukraine as the militants declared a truce Tuesday around the crash site. Five days after Malaysian Airlines fligh…

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    97 twitter shares, 1999 retweets and 19 favorites
    5 positive votes on Reddit
    116 shares and 14 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    6 shares on LinkedIn

  19. Gaza’s humanitarian disaster
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-07-22 at 02:30:29

    As Israel continues its assault on the occupied territory, relief and refuge are in short supply.

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    706 shares and 1520 likes on Facebook
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  20. MH17: UN backs Australian resolution demanding access to crash site
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-22 at 03:32:06

    Resolution wins Russian support, but ambassador questions authenticity of taped conversations and video footage Continue reading…

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    75 twitter shares, 1936 retweets and 46 favorites
    20 shares and 38 likes on Facebook

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