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LAST_UPDATETue, 29 Jul 2014 10pm

MH17: Young Woman In Ukraine Allegedly Posts Picture Using Mascara Looted From Crash Site

A young woman in eastern Ukraine has provoked outrage by allegedly posting a picture of herself on Instagram using a mascara wand looted from the crash site of Flight MH17.

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Gold Jewellery Sales Rises Ahead Of Idul Fitri In Jakarta

JAKARTA: Gold stores around Jakarta recorded an increase of 50 percent sales ahead of Idul Fitri celebrations, Indonesia's Antara news agency reported.

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Peru To Auction Ex-Spy Chief Vladimiro Montesinos' Jewels

Pic: ReutersThe Peruvian government says it will auction gold watches and other jewellery seized from ex-intelligence chief Vladimiro Montesinos.

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Hundreds March Near Times Square Calling For End To Israel-Gaza Violence

Pic: ReutersHundreds of protesters take to the streets of New York to rally against the ongoing violence between Israel and Gaza.

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River Turns Blood-Red In An Hour

A similar incident in 2006 shows China's Yellow River, turned red after pollution caused by discharge from a sewage pipe in Lanzhou, in western Gansu province. Pic: APA river in China that looked just fine at 5am had turned blood-red about an hour later and was emitting an odd smell, ABC News reports. Environmental inspectors in Zhejiang province said they haven't found a cause yet but suspect illegal dumping of artificial coloring. 

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Rat Found Inside Corpse In Infested Hospital: Ex-Worker

Pic: Fox DCAre you about to eat? Don't start if you're going to read this.

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Toddler Crashes Jeep, Goes Home To Watch Cartoons

Pic: KPTVMYRTLE CREEK: Police say a toddler crashed a Jeep into an Oregon home, then ran back to his home to watch cartoons.

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Israel Army To Observe 12-Hour Gaza Ceasefire

Palestinians gather beside a building that police said was hit by an overnight Israeli air strike in Gaza City, July 25, 2014. Pic: ReutersJERUSALEM: The Israeli military said today that it would observe what it called “a humanitarian window in the Gaza Strip” for 12 hours from 8.00am (0500 GMT).

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French Police Ban Pro-Palestinian Protest After Recent Violence

Pro-Palestinian protesters hold a giant Palestinian flag as they attend a demonstration, which has been authorised by the police, against violence in the Gaza strip, in Paris July 23, 2014. Pic: ReutersPARIS: French police have banned a protest against Israel's Gaza offensive that was due to take place in Paris today, following several similar rallies that turned violent.

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Cameroon Court Sends 14 Boko Haram Members To Jail

Residents watch as two men walk amidst rubble after Boko Haram militants raided the town of Benisheik, west of Borno State capital Maiduguri Sept 19, 2013. Pic: ReutersYAOUNDÉ: A military court in Cameroon has handed down prison sentences of up to 20 years to 14 Boko Haram members, the country's state broadcaster Crtv reported yesterday.

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