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world Soccer match with Israeli team Maccabi Haifa stopped due to pro-Palestinian protesters

Evan BleierBISCHOFSHOFEN , Austria, July 24 UPI -- A soccer friendly between Maccabi Haifa and Lille was stopped when pro-Palestinian protesters with Palestinian flags confronted Maccabi players.

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world France: Air Algerie Flight Vanishes Over N Mali

French official: Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people vanishes over northern Mali

13 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world France: Air Algerie flight vanishes over N Mali

ALGIERS, Algeria An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali, the plane's owner and a French government official said.Air navigation services lost track of the MD-83 about 50 minutes after takeoff from Ougadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, at 0155 GMT 9:55 p.m. EDT Wednesday, the official Algerian news agency APS said.

15 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Air Algrie Flight Reported Missing

An Air Algrie airplane traveling from Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers and six crew members on board was reported missing by Algeria's state news agency and the plane's operator.

15 minutes ago // BBC

world Family of four in death crash named

Police release the names of the West Lothian family killed in a crash between their car and a lorry in Polmont.

15 minutes ago // UPI

world Air Algerie plane missing en route from Burkina Faso to Algeria

JC FinleyOUAGADOUGOU, Algeria, July 24 UPI -- Air Algerie Flight 5017, carrying 116 people, disappeared Thursday en route from Burkina Faso to Algeria.

15 minutes ago // UPI

world Air Algerie plane missing en route from Burkina Faso to Algeria

JC FinleyOUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso, July 24 UPI -- Air Algerie Flight 5017, carrying 116 people, disappeared Thursday en route from Burkina Faso to Algeria.

15 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Norway Warns of Syria-Linked Attack

Norwegian police said they had received intelligence of a potential terrorist attack that could take place within the next few days, and said armed guards had been placed at airports, train stations and borders.

16 minutes ago // New York Times

world Despite Talk of a Cease-Fire, No Lull in Gaza Fighting

More rockets were launched from Gaza overnight, while Palestinian casualties from Israeli attacks pass 720, many of them civilians.

17 minutes ago // Sky News

world Passenger Jet Carrying 116 Vanishes From Radar

A plane thought to be carrying 50 French passengers disappears while flying from Burkina Faso to Algeria.

17 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Air Algerie plane disappears from radar in west Africa; 116 on board

A flight operated by Air Algerie and carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algerias capital disappeared from radar early Thursday, the planes owner said, according to reports. Swiftair, a pr

18 minutes ago // BBC

world Stimpson captures triathlon gold

England's Jodie Stimpson wins the first medal at Glasgow 2014 with victory in the women's triathlon.

19 minutes ago // BBC

world Teen fined 300 for supercar damage

A teenager who jumped on the bonnet of a 245,000 supercar has been told to pay the owner 300 compensation.

19 minutes ago // BBC

world Met investigated 18 justice campaigns

The Met Police collected information on 18 justice campaigns - including that of Jean Charles de Menezes - a report into a now defunct undercover unit says.

20 minutes ago // Time

world Iraq: Kurdish Politician Massoum Named President

BAGHDAD Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum has been named the new president of Iraq following a parliamentary vote. Massoum, 76, is one of the founders of current President Jalal Talabani’s Patriotic Union of Kurdistan party. He is considered a soft-spoken moderate, known for keeping good relations with Sunni and Shiite Arab politicians. The vote for…

21 minutes ago // The Guardian

world John Kerry 'wanded' by security guards at Egypt's presidential palace

Incident raises suspicion that US secretary of state was purposefully humiliated, weeks after 'snubbing' over al-Jazeera journalists Continue reading...

22 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world WorldViews: What jihadists are doing in Syria and Iraq while Gaza grabs the headlines

The world is transfixed by the conflict in Gaza, as the death tolls of both Palestinians and Israelis killed in the fighting continue to rise. It has animated global public opinion and sparked protests in myriadfar-flung cities.

26 minutes ago // ABC

world France: Air Algerie Flight Vanished Over Mali

French transport minister: Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people vanished over northern Mali

27 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world France: Air Algerie flight vanished over Mali

PARIS France's transport minister says the Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people vanished over northern Mali.The flight was traveling from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital when it disappeared from radar early Thursday.Transport Minister Frederic Cuvillier spoke Thursday from a crisis center set up in the French Foreign Ministry.

27 minutes ago // NPR

world A Simple Way To Reduce Stroke Risk: Take Your Pulse

Most people can't tell when they're having the irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation that puts them at risk of stroke. Simply learning to take your own pulse could help, researchers say.

27 minutes ago // New York Times

world Air Controllers Lose Contact With Algeria-Bound Plane

The jet, carrying 110 passengers, disappeared about 50 minutes after taking off from Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso.

27 minutes ago // BBC

world Iraq MPs elect Massoum as president

Iraqi parliament elects Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum as the country's next president, succeeding Jalal Talabani.

28 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Ceasefire efforts continue amid Gaza deaths

Kerry in Cairo for second time to broker deal as new Israeli bombardment claims at least 30 Palestinian lives.

30 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Food Standards Agency launches inquiry into poultry industry standards

Agency will investigate whether vets and inspectors have acted correctly, after Guardian uncovered catalogue of hygiene failings Revealed: the dirty secret of the UK's poultry industry How chicken spreads campylobacter

30 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Iraqi Christians in Mosul told by Isis to convert to Islam or be executed

Thousands of Christians flee largest city in northern Iraq after Isis gives stark choice: convert, pay a religious tax, or face death Continue reading...

31 minutes ago // BBC

world Marine protected areas to be set up

A network of 30 marine protected areas is to be established around Scotland's coastline to protect marine species and their habitats.

32 minutes ago // Reuters

world Iraq parliament elects senior Kurdish politician Fouad Masoum as president

BAGHDAD Reuters - Iraq's parliament elected senior Kurdish politician Fouad Masoum as president of the country on Thursday, the second step in the process of forming a government.

35 minutes ago // Sky News

world Passenger Jet Carrying 116 Vanishes From Radar

A plane thought to be carrying "many" French passengers disappears while flying from Burkina Faso to Algeria.

36 minutes ago // BBC

world VIDEO: New twist in Banksy mural saga

There are questions over the ownership of the Banksy Spy Booth mural in Cheltenham, as Steve Knibbs reports.

37 minutes ago // New York Times

world At a Spanish Border, a Coordinated Scramble

African migrants said they camped out for months to study the border guards' patterns as they prepared to scale the fences and enter Europe.

37 minutes ago // BBC

world Iraq MPs elect Massoum as president

Iraqi parliament elects Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum as country's next president, succeeding Jalal Talabani.

38 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Irish House Prices Surge in June

Driven by the largest increase in home prices in Dublin since records began, Irish residential prices surged in June, fueling concerns that severe shortages of properties following the country's real-estate crash are leading to a new and dangerous price boom.

38 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Air Algerie Flight Reported Missing

An Air Algerie airplane traveling from Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers and six crew members on board was reported missing by Algeria's state news agency and the plane's operator.

42 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Intense battles continue in eastern Ukraine; Australia to send police to guard crash site

DONETSK, Ukraine Intense fighting continued Thursday in eastern Ukraine, a day after separatists fighting the Kiev government claimed responsibility for shooting down two warplanes near where a passenger airliner crashed last week after being struck by a missile. Read full articl

43 minutes ago // The Independent

world Israel-Gaza conflict: UN warns of dire humanitarian crisis in Gaza as reports reveal one child dying every hour in fighting

The UNs humanitarian chief has described the situation in Gaza as dire, as the organisation revealed that one child has been killed every hour in the conflict for the past three days.

44 minutes ago // Reuters

world Russian court finds Putin foes guilty of inciting mass riots

MOSCOW Reuters - A Russian court found two protest leaders guilty of inciting mass riots on Thursday in a case that the opposition sees as part of a clampdown on President Vladimir Putin's foes while all eyes are on Ukraine.