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  • Pro-Moscow rebels fighting in Ukraine said on Friday they would comply with a request from the Kremlin and open up a 'humanitarian corridor' to allow the withdrawal of Ukrainian troops they have encircled.

    Residents of Donetsk gather on Lenin Square, where pro-Russian rebels organized a anti-Kiev parade featuring destroyed Ukrainian military vehicles on August 24, 2014 in Donetsk, Ukraine.
    LAST UPDATE : Aug 29, 2014, 7:31 AM EDT
  •  Israeli soldiers pray near the Israeli Gaza border as the 24 hour ceasefire begins on July 27, 2014 on the Israeli/Gaza border, Israel.

    Gaza has seen one of its heaviest nights of bombardment in three weeks, after Israel's prime minister warned of a long conflict ahead. Gaza's only power plant was damaged as Israel carried out 60 air strikes.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 29, 2014, 7:33 AM EDT
  • A coffin containing the body of a victim of the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 is loaded onto a plane for transport to the Netherlands during a departure ceremony on July 23, 2014 in Kharkiv, Ukraine.

    The first planes carrying victims' bodies from crashed flight MH17 have left Ukraine for the Netherlands, where experts will begin to identify them. Dutch P.M. Mark Rutte will meet the planes amid day of mourning.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 23, 2014, 7:36 AM EDT