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July 22, 2014 | NPR · Foreign ministers meeting Tuesday in Brussels are threatening deep sanctions against Russia over the Malaysia Airlines crash. But some nations might hesitate because of their economic ties to Russia.
 
July 22, 2014 | NPR · Renee Montagne talks to Anton La Guardia, who covers the European Union for The Economist, about the possibility of deep EU sanctions against Russia at Tuesday's foreign ministers meeting.
 
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July 22, 2014 | NPR · Florida Sen. Marco Rubio tells NPR the nation can't "absorb" all migrants fleeing violence and must secure its own border first. He dismissed potential 2016 rival Hillary Clinton as old news.
 

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July 22, 2014 | NPR · Two weeks into the conflict in the Gaza Strip, more than 600 Palestinians — mostly civilians — and 29 Israelis have been killed. Two recent Israeli strikes, on a school and a hospital, reflect the scope of Israel's offensive.
 
July 22, 2014 | NPR · U.S. airlines have canceled flights to Israel after reports of Hamas rockets landing near Ben Gurion International Airport outside Tel Aviv.
 

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July 19, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Scott Simon talks with David Herzsenhorn of The New York Times about the latest developments in Ukraine, where a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was downed on Thursday, killing 298 people.
 

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July 20, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Arun Rath gets the latest from correspondent Corey Flintoff at the site of last week's downing of a Malaysian jetliner in Eastern Ukraine.
 

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Jul 22, 2014 — A U.S. spy satellite detected a surface-to-air missile in the area just before the plane went down. Detailed forensic analysis on the wreckage may be complicated; it's reportedly been cut apart.
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Jul 22, 2014 — Alexander Litvinenko, a critic of Vladimir Putin, died in 2006 after drinking tea laced with radioactive polonium-210. The inquiry would identify "where responsibility for the death lies."
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Jul 22, 2014 — During day 15 of the current conflict, Secretary of State John Kerry was in Cairo pressing for a truce modeled after the 2012 cease-fire, while Israel continued its offensive.
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Jul 22, 2014 — The former furniture maker who entered national politics only two years ago won 53 percent of the vote. His rival, former Gen. Subianto, called the election unfair and undemocratic.
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Jul 22, 2014 — Ukrainian officials said they hoped to fly the remains to the Netherlands for identification. Most of the passengers who died on the plane were Dutch.
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Jul 21, 2014 — Citing a threat to the leader's dignity, North Korea reportedly asks China to block a video that inserts Kim Jong Un's image into bizarre situations, all set to a bouncy dance track.
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Jul 21, 2014 — In a late-night exchange, pro-Russian separatists have given what they say are Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17's data recorders to Malaysian officials in eastern Ukraine.
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Jul 21, 2014 — The fighting in the North African country is some of the worst since the ouster of Moammar Gadhafi in 2011.
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Jul 21, 2014 — In a statement, Russian President Vladimir Putin said this tragedy wouldn't have happened if Ukraine had not restarted operations along its eastern border.
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Jul 21, 2014 — The fighting in Gaza has left more than 500 people dead. The State Department said it was deeply concerned about the risk of further escalation.
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