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  • Eau Canada: Caravan totes water to DetroitEau Canada: Caravan totes water to Detroit
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-24 5:54 PM

    DETROIT - A caravan of Canadians bringing jugs with 1,000 litres of water arrived in Detroit on Thursday afternoon in a symbolic protest against the bankrupt city shutting off water to residents who haven't paid their bills.

  • Air Algerie crash; 116 on board, 5 CanadiansAir Algerie crash; 116 on board, 5 Canadians
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-24 4:58 PM

    OUAGADOUGO, Burkina Faso - An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people — including five Canadians — crashed Thursday in a rainstorm over restive Mali, and its wreckage was found near the border of neighbouring Burkina Faso. It was the third major international aviation disaster in a week.

  • Canada and China partner to build Romanian reactors
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-07-24 4:41 PM

    VANCOUVER - A Canadian company is partnering with a Chinese firm in anticipation of building two more nuclear reactors in Romania that could be worth $1.5 billion for Canada's economy.

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  • An Air Algerie MD-83 aircraft carrying over 100 people including five Canadians from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital crashed early Thursday over northern Mali. Kevin Cleyhens Associated PressAir Algerie Flight AH5017: Canadian family of 4 on board plane

    Four of the five Canadians on board Air Algerie Flight AH5017 that is presumed to have crashed over northern Mali are from the same family, CBC News has confirmed, as an official in Burkina Faso said the wreckage and human remains had been found.

  • The remains of 51 more MH17 victims arrived at the Eindhoven airfield base in the Netherlands on Thursday, marking the second day of solemn repatriations. Robin Van Lonkhuijsen AFP GettyMH17 victims repatriated at Netherlands ceremony

    Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster arrived in the Netherlands on Thursday, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a U.N. team to secure the crash site which has been controlled by pro-Russian rebels.

  • Palestinian children, wounded in an Israeli strike on a compound housing a UN school in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, cry as they lie on the floor at the emergency room of the Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Israeli tank shells hit the compound, killing more than a dozen people and wounding dozens more who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside. Gaza health official Ashraf al-Kidra says the dead and injured in the school compound were among hundreds of people seeking shelter from heavy fighting in the area. Lefteris Pitarakis Associated PressGaza conflict: UN school caught in crossfire, killing 15

    Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a UN school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside, Palestinian officials said.

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  • UN school in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killedUN school in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed

    GAZA, Palestine - A U.N. school in Gaza crowded with hundreds of Palestinians seeking refuge from fierce fighting came under fire Thursday, killing at least 15 civilians and leaving a sad tableau of blood-spattered pillows, blankets and children's clothing scattered in the courtyard.

  • Planes with Ukraine bodies arrive in Netherlands

    KHARKIV, Ukraine - Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster arrived in the Netherlands on Thursday, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a U.N. team to secure the crash site which has been controlled by pro-Russian rebels.

  • Ex-Venezuelan intelligence chief detained in Aruba

    BOGOTA - Authorities in Aruba announced Thursday that they arrested a close confidant of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez who was sent as that country's consul to the Caribbean island despite being sanctioned by the U.S. government on charges of drug trafficking.

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