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Body bags at scene of Malaysia Airlines crash; Ukraine accuses rebels of looting

Two days after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed in the war zone of eastern Ukraine, the grim task began of gathering the remains of some of the 298 victims of the disaster in body bags ready for removal.

2 killed, dozens injured by blast in southwest Pakistan

Two people were killed when an explosive was detonated in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province on Saturday, police said.

43 killed when van carrying flammable liquid hits bus in China

A van carrying flammable liquid rammed into a bus in China early Saturday, sparking an explosion that left 43 people dead, state media reported.

Multiple car bombs kill 16 in Iraq

Car bombs tore through four Shiite neighborhoods in Baghdad on Saturday, killing 16 people and wounding dozens, police said. One bomb exploded near a mosque and two were placed near commercial markets.

American student aboard Malaysia Airlines flight shot down

An Indiana University student was one of the passengers aboard a Malaysia Airlines flight that was shot down Thursday in eastern Ukraine, leaving no survivors.

Israel launches ground operation into Gaza

  The Israeli military launched a ground operation into Gaza late Thursday, the government said.

Film follows 'Brave Miss World' from beauty queen to sexual violence activist

Six weeks before winning the 1998 Miss World crown, 18-year-old Linor Abargil was raped at knife-point by a travel agent escorting her home to Israel from a modeling gig in Italy.

And the world's best airline is...

Cathay Pacific was named the world's best airline at an awards ceremony at the Farnborough International Airshow Tuesday.

World Cup: Germany and Argentina face date with destiny

It is the scenario Brazil had always feared -- the $11 billion party where the neighbors come round and trash your newly spruced up home.

Pope calls for Middle East cease-fire

Pope Francis called for a cease-fire in the Middle East before Sunday's Angelus prayer and said his meeting in June with the presidents of Israel and the Palestinian Authority was not a waste of time.