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Solemn ceremony for MH17 victims

The Netherlands receives the first victims' bodies from crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in a solemn ceremony at Eindhoven air base.

Wreckage of the TransAsia Airways flight GE222 after it crashed in Penghu islands (23 July 2014)Dozens killed in Taiwan plane crash

More than 40 people were killed when a TransAsia Airways passenger plane crashed after making a failed emergency landing in Taiwan, officials say.

Israel Markava tanks pull out of the Gaza Strip on 23 July 2014.Hamas ties ceasefire to blockade

Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal says there can be no ceasefire in Gaza without an end to Israel's economic blockade, as fighting continues in Gaza.

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