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Australia PM: Unclear How Many Bodies Recovered From Ukraine Crash Site

Posted On July 23, 2014

(Undated) -- Australia's prime minister says isn't clear how many bodies have been recovered from the site of last week's plane crash in Ukraine. Tony Abbott said an early inspection of trains carrying bodies to an area controlled by the Ukrainian government doesn't indicate how many bodies might have been left behind. Bodies of the…

Bodies Of Ukraine Air Crash To Arrive In Netherlands

Posted On July 23, 2014

(Undated) -- The Netherlands is holding a national day of mourning for victims of the plane crash in Ukraine. Bodies of the victims from the Malaysia Airlines disaster in Ukraine begin arriving in the Netherlands today. Dutch officials say identifying the remains could take weeks or months. The Netherlands is leading the effort to identify…

Israel Opening 2nd International Airport After Airlines Suspend Flights

Posted On July 23, 2014

(Undated) -- Israel is opening a second international airport. The move comes after U.S. and European airlines stopped flying into Tel Aviv because a rocket fired by Hamas landed near the airport. The nation's transportation minister ordered the opening of the airport at the southern tip of Israel about 200 miles from Jerusalem. Israeli Prime…

Kerry In Israel To Seek Gaza Truce

Posted On July 23, 2014

(Tel Aviv) -- Secretary of State John Kerry is in Israel where he hopes to broker a truce in the deadly violence between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas . Kerry will meet with Israeli officials, including prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Kerry also will travel to…

Group Urges Lawmakers To Work On Ending Central American Poverty

Posted On July 22, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- One group says solving the migrant crisis will take more than just additional guards on the border and money. Andrew Wainer is a senior immigration-policy analyst at the Bread for the World Institute. He says the group wants legislation supporting Central American development-assistance programs. Wainer said better conditions in their home countries…