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How a Dutch Firm Plans to Find MH370 in Seabeds Less Mapped Than Mars

A Dutch firm is attempting to crack one of aviation’s greatest unsolved mysteries: how Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a Boeing 777 carrying 239 …

The Tuna Industry’s Role in Ending Illegal Fishing

Changing Planet<p>Every day tuna boats move in and out of ports worldwide. Developing a system to identify each unique vessel has been an arduous undertaking, but it’s paying off. Photo courtesy of International Seafood Sustainability Foundation.<p>As a seafood lover and a conscientious consumer, I try …

MH17 crash: search for remains halted as Australia begins day of mourning

The Dutch prime minister has halted the search for the remains of victims of the MH17 crash due to increased fighting between pro-Russian rebels and Ukraine, but Australia’s special envoy said inspections would resume once it was safe.<p>The announcement comes as Australians pause for a national day …

Israel agrees Gaza truce extension, no word from Hamas

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1099000/1099051_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1537690379_2b82355bb48dc37df74e288091c82d16<p><b>Israel has offered to extend a three-day ceasefire in Gaza which began on Tuesday after nearly a month of conflict, Israeli officials say.</b><p>But there …

Exclusive: U.S. to spend up to $550 million on African rapid response forces

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States announced on Wednesday plans to spend $110 million a year over the next three to five years to help African nations develop peacekeeping forces that can be rapidly deployed to head off militant threats and other crises.<p>U.S. President Barack Obama (C) …

Turkish Leader Doubles Down on Blaming Israel for Anti-Semitism

Turkey’s prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has some advice for his strongest supporters in the U.S. Congress: If you don’t like the rise of …

40,000 Iraqis stranded on mountain as Isis jihadists threaten death

Tens of thousands of members of one of Iraq's oldest minorities have been stranded on a mountain in the country's north-west, facing slaughter at the hands of jihadists surrounding them below if they flee, or death by dehydration if they stay.<p>UN groups say at least 40,000 members of the Yazidi …