Train carrying MH17 bodies on final journey reaches Ukraine city

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DONETSK Ukraine - A train carrying the remains of many of the 298 victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived in a Ukrainian government-held city on Tuesday on the first leg of their final journey home to be reclaimed by their families. | Video

Abbas-led Palestinian body backs Hamas truce demands in Gaza

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GAZA/JERUSALEM - The Palestinian decision-making body led by U.S.-backed President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday endorsed demands by Hamas for halting Gaza hostilities with Israel, a closing of ranks that may help Egyptian-mediated truce efforts. | Video

Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner waves as she leaves the Itamaraty Palce after the 6th BRICS summit and the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) in Brasilia July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Odds on Argentine default increase

BUENOS AIRES - Argentine President Cristina Fernandez's unflinching poker face in the battle against "holdout" investors suing the country is increasing the odds that her government will default for a second time in 12 years at the end of this month.  Full Article 

Pedestrians shelter under umbrellas as they walk past a Barclays branch in central London May 8, 2014. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Clients shun Barclays' dark pool

Clients appear to be giving a massive 'thumbs down' to Barclays' dark pool trading venue - which is reported to have lost nearly 80 per cent of its volumes after the bank was accused of misleading customers. David Pollard reports.  Video 

Flowers and messages left by local residents for victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 are pictured outside the Dutch embassy in Kiev July 19, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukraine, Russia never further apart

KIEV - Even the most mild-mannered Ukrainians, known for their long-suffering tolerance born of a history of occupation and conflict, have turned on, if not all their neighbours in Russia, one in particular: Russian President Vladimir Putin.  Full Article 

A man checks a camel at a farm in Taif June 7, 2014. REUTERS/Mohamed Alhwaity

MERS virus in air samples from camel barn

Saudi scientists have found gene fragments of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome virus in air from a barn housing an infected camel and say this suggests the disease may be transmitted through the air.  Full Article | Related Story 

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Ramadan adding to Nigerian price woes

As Muslims around the world continue to mark the holy month of Ramadan, Nigerians are complaining at rising food prices. Despite roaring growth in recent years, life in Africa's largest economy continues to be a struggle as David Pollard reports.  Video 

Colombia's James Rodriguez celebrates after scoring his second goal during the 2014 World Cup round of 16 game between Colombia and Uruguay at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro June 28, 2014.  REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

Real Madrid sign Colombian Rodriguez

MADRID - Real Madrid have signed Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez from Monaco on a six-year contract, the La Liga club says.  Full Article | Related Story