JERUSALEM — Secretary of State John F. Kerry claimed some progress Wednesday toward halting the Israeli-Palestinian bloodshed in Gaza, now in its third week, as Israel held a funeral for one of two Americans killed fighting for the Jewish state. Read full article >>
The first two planes carrying victims of crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 land in the Netherlands where a day of mourning has been declared.
By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Crispian Balmer GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli forces pounded Gaza on Wednesday, meeting stiff resistance from Hamas Islamists and sending thousands of residents fleeing, as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on a visit to Israel ceasefire talks had made some progress. In a blow to Israel's economy and a public relations coup for Hamas, U.S. and European air carri
KHARKIV, Ukraine — The remains of at least 200 people and the black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane arrived at this eastern Ukrainian city Tuesday in preparation to be flown to the Netherlands, amid confusion over exactly how many bodies have been recovered and evacuated from the crash site. Read full article >>
DONETSK, Ukraine — After days of resistance, pro-Russian rebels on Monday yielded some ground in the crisis surrounding downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 — handing over passengers’ bodies, relinquishing the plane’s black boxes and pledging broader access for investigators to the crash site. Read full article >>