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at 12:34 on July 24, 2014, EDT.

Air Algerie flight 'probably crashed'; 5 Canadians among 116 on board: officials

ALGIERS, Algeria - An Air Algerie flight from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital that disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali carried 116 people, including five Canadians, officials said.

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at 12:34 on July 24, 2014, EDT.

Taiwan authorities search plane wreckage for clues on crash that killed 48, injured 15

XIXI, Taiwan - Firefighters uncovered ID cards and body fragments as they picked through wreckage Thursday for evidence to identify the victims of a plane crash that killed 48 people on a Taiwanese island.

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at 12:11 on July 24, 2014, EDT.

Iraqi residents say Islamic State fighters have destroyed ancient mosque in city of Mosul

BAGHDAD - Residents of the Iraqi city of Mosul say Islamic extremist militants have blown up a revered Muslim shrine traditionally said to be the burial place of the Prophet Jonah.

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at 12:02 on July 24, 2014, EDT.

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says he is resigning

KIEV, Ukraine - Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced his resignation Thursday, opening the way for new elections that would reflect the country's starkly changed political scene after the ouster of pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych in February.

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at 11:45 on July 24, 2014, EDT.

Peace Corps pulling more than 50 volunteers out of Kenya over security fears, officials say

NAIROBI, Kenya - The Peace Corps is suspending its programs in Kenya because of security concerns and is pulling more than 50 volunteers out of the country until threat levels decrease, the Peace Corps and State Department said Thursday.

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at 11:22 on July 24, 2014, EDT.

Ukraine accused of targeting civilians as government forces close in on rebel stronghold

DONETSK, Ukraine - War literally came to Alexander Litvinenko's living room, when a missile punched a gaping hole into the wall of his ninth-floor apartment. The 53-year-old college philosophy teacher had just stepped into his study to check the news online, barely escaping death.

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