1. Gaza crisis: Palestinian death toll continues to climb as ceasefire efforts stall as it happened
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-23 at 03:12:35

    US and European airlines suspend flights into Tel AvivKerry in Cairo to support ceasefire: Hamas has a fundamental choiceMore than 600 Palestinians killed including 125 children, officials sayEU foreign ministers condemn rocket fireRead the latest blog su…

    24490 Shares
    105 twitter shares, 23987 retweets and 93 favorites
    193 shares and 100 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares, 6 plus ones and 1 reshares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  2. Train carrying MH17 bodies on final journey reaches Ukraine city
    Published by Reuters on 2014-07-23 at 04:48:37

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – A train carrying the remains of many of the 298 victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived in a Ukrainian government-held city on Tuesday on the first leg of their final journey home to be reclaimed by their families.

    20341 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 19984 retweets and 99 favorites
    15 positive votes on Reddit
    114 shares and 14 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 3 plus ones
    8 shares on LinkedIn

  3. Gunshots fired at Al Jazeera bureau in Gaza
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-07-23 at 04:15:11

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

    13850 Shares
    112 twitter shares, 4103 retweets and 100 favorites
    5724 positive votes on Reddit
    1868 shares and 1890 likes on Facebook
    16 Google+ Shares, 15 plus ones and 2 reshares
    8 shares on LinkedIn
    12 views on StumbleUpon

  4. Chinese city sealed off after bubonic plague death
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-22 at 17:29:16

    30,000 residents of Yumen are not being allowed to leave and 151 people have been placed in quarantine after man’s death Continue reading…

    10622 Shares
    104 twitter shares, 6148 retweets and 63 favorites
    39 positive votes on Reddit
    2571 shares and 1607 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 22 plus ones and 1 reshares
    42 shares on LinkedIn
    5 views on StumbleUpon

  5. IAEA worried about slow progress in Iran nuclear probe: sources
    Published by Reuters on 2014-07-22 at 21:19:29

    VIENNA (Reuters) – The U.N. nuclear watchdog is concerned about Iran’s current lack of engagement with an investigation into its suspected atomic bomb research, ahead of a deadline next month for Tehran to step up cooperation, diplomatic sources said on T…

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    101 twitter shares, 6185 retweets and 45 favorites
    1 Google+ Shares

  6. A Child of the Slum Rises as President of Indonesia
    Published by The New York times on 2014-07-22 at 22:17:55

    The announcement Tuesday completed the Jakarta governor’s improbable ascent from slum child to leader of the world’s fourth-most populous nation.

    5616 Shares
    1275 shares and 4306 likes on Facebook
    8 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones
    25 shares on LinkedIn

  7. New Questions on Health Law as Rulings on Subsidies Differ
    Published by The New York times on 2014-07-23 at 06:28:48

    One federal appeals court panel ruled that the federal government could not subsidize coverage bought by people on the federal insurance exchange. Another said the opposite.

    5247 Shares
    2692 shares and 2279 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 42 plus ones and 6 reshares
    208 shares on LinkedIn

  8. Gaza rocket halts Israel flights as foes resist truce efforts
    Published by Yahoo News on 2014-07-23 at 09:23:07

    Airlines blocked flights to Israel Wednesday after a Gaza rocket struck near airport runways, as the UN chief urged an end to a conflict that has killed 639 Palestinians and 31 Israelis. As the violence entered its 16th day, neither Israel or Islamist mov…

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    110 twitter shares, 4653 retweets and 155 favorites
    72 shares and 75 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…

    4856 Shares
    106 twitter shares, 1839 retweets and 85 favorites
    10 positive votes on Reddit
    841 shares and 1560 likes on Facebook
    13 Google+ Shares, 308 plus ones and 54 reshares
    40 shares on LinkedIn

  10. 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…

    4702 Shares
    105 twitter shares, 2595 retweets and 40 favorites
    27 positive votes on Reddit
    804 shares and 875 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 211 plus ones and 18 reshares
    7 shares on LinkedIn

  11. Jakarta governor wins Indonesian election
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-07-22 at 21:34:33

    Election commission declares Joko Widodo as next president but main rival Prabowo Subianto calls election ‘unfair’.

    4583 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 3896 retweets and 14 favorites
    6 positive votes on Reddit
    151 shares and 402 likes on Facebook
    5 Google+ Shares, 6 plus ones and 1 reshares

  12. Israel pounds Gaza despite international peace efforts
    Published by Reuters on 2014-07-23 at 05:20:19

    GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, saying no ceasefire was near as top U.S. and United Nations diplomats pursued talks on halting the fighting that has claimed more than 600 lives.

    4580 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 4020 retweets and 10 favorites
    26 positive votes on Reddit
    243 shares and 103 likes on Facebook
    12 Google+ Shares, 12 plus ones and 1 reshares
    16 shares on LinkedIn
    36 views on StumbleUpon

  13. EU announces further sanctions on Russia after downing of MH17
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-23 at 02:56:54

    Proposals will not be applied immediately as Putin urges rebels to cooperate with investigators for the first time Continue reading…

    3924 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 3334 retweets and 58 favorites
    43 shares and 4 likes on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares, 321 plus ones and 57 reshares

  14. Meat scandal engulfs Starbucks and Burger King in China
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-22 at 17:03:19

    McDonald’s in Japan also says it used Chinese supplier Husi Food for its chicken nuggets Continue reading…

    3018 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 2088 retweets and 25 favorites
    5 positive votes on Reddit
    430 shares and 345 likes on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    17 shares on LinkedIn

  15. Kerry urges Hamas to accept Gaza truce offer
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-07-23 at 04:36:34

    US secretary of state backs Egyptian plan as Israel says world must hold Hamas accountable for rejecting earlier offers.

    3008 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 1040 retweets and 29 favorites
    8 positive votes on Reddit
    582 shares and 1229 likes on Facebook
    5 Google+ Shares, 10 plus ones and 2 reshares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  16. Joko Widodo wins Indonesia poll
    Published by BBC on 2014-07-22 at 20:11:18

    Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo has been declared the winner of Indonesia’s hotly-contested presidential election.

    2808 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 1234 retweets and 21 favorites
    5 positive votes on Reddit
    527 shares and 910 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares
    5 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  17. U.S., Germany set up dialogue to discuss intelligence dispute
    Published by Reuters on 2014-07-22 at 21:34:53

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and Germany on Tuesday set up a procedure to address disputes over intelligence-gathering that have soured relations between the two close allies and resulted in Germany’s expulsion of the CIA station chief in Berl…

    2552 Shares
    52 twitter shares, 2438 retweets and 26 favorites
    10 shares on Facebook
    26 shares on LinkedIn

  18. Congo repels attack on military base in capital
    Published by Reuters on 2014-07-22 at 22:08:12

    KINSHASA (Reuters) – Gunmen attacked a major military base in Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital, Kinshasa, on Tuesday but the government said the situation had been quickly brought under control.

    2317 Shares
    73 twitter shares, 2225 retweets and 16 favorites
    2 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  19. Airlines Suspend Flights to Israel After Hamas Rocket Falls Near Main Airport
    Published by The New York times on 2014-07-23 at 05:22:39

    After a rocket fell near Ben-Gurion airport outside Tel Aviv, the Federal Aviation Administration told American carriers to halt service for 24 hours, and some other airlines followed suit.

    1967 Shares
    972 shares and 945 likes on Facebook
    12 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    37 shares on LinkedIn

  20. Airlines Suspend Flights to Israel After Hamas Rocket Falls Near Key Airport
    Published by The New York times on 2014-07-23 at 05:22:39

    After a rocket fell near Ben-Gurion airport outside Tel Aviv, the Federal Aviation Administration told American carriers to halt service for 24 hours, and some other airlines followed suit.

    1967 Shares
    972 shares and 945 likes on Facebook
    12 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    37 shares on LinkedIn

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