Crash victims' remains reach Ukraine-held city
KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — The remains of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in territory held by the Ukrainian government on Tuesday on their way to the Netherlands, after delays and haphazard treatment of the bodies that put pressure on European foreign ministers meeting in Brussels o impose tougher economic sanctions on Russia.
Israeli soldier missing as Gaza fighting rages on
JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli soldier is missing following a deadly battle in the Gaza Strip, a defense official said Tuesday as Israeli airstrikes pummeled a wide range of targets in the coastal strip and diplomatic efforts intensified to end more than two weeks of fighting that has killed at least 85 Palestinians and 29 Israelis.
Jakarta governor Widodo wins Indonesian election
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The final tally in Indonesia's presidential election shows that Jakarta governor Joko Widodo has won with 53 percent of the vote.
Egypt calls for Israeli, Palestinian peace talks
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's foreign minister raised the possibility Tuesday of restarting stalled peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians as part of negotiating a cease-fire in the war that has broken out on the Gaza Strip.
Russians fed conspiracy theories on Ukraine crash
MOSCOW (AP) — An assassination attempt against Russian President Vladimir Putin. A desperate ploy to draw the West into the battle for Ukraine's east. A botched mission to commit mass murder against Russian citizens.
Norway honors victims of 2011 terror attacks
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg says the best way to honor the 77 people who died in terror attacks three years ago is to "fight for openness, tolerance and diversity."
Obama urges immediate access to Ukraine crash site
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sternly called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to compel Kremlin-backed separatists to stop hampering the probe at the Ukraine site of a downed passenger jet and allow international investigators unfettered access.
Amid sanctions, France in warship sale to Russia
PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande is defending plans to deliver a warship to Russia, despite calls for a European arms embargo against Moscow over the fighting in Ukraine.
Body of missing S. Korean shipping tycoon found
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police said Tuesday that a badly decomposed body found surrounded by liquor bottles in a field last month was that of a fugitive billionaire businessman blamed for April's ferry disaster that killed more than 300 people.
Suicide bomber kills 4 foreign guards in Kabul
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber on a motorcycle targeted a police compound housing foreign advisers in Kabul on Tuesday, killing four foreign security guards and wounding six, Afghan officials said.
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