This Week in Pictures: July 19-25
As the bodies of the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 were transferred to the Netherlands this week for identification and repatriation, shock turned to grief and mourning for the 298 people who lost their lives when the aircraft was shot down over eastern Ukraine. Israeli and Palestinian casualties mounted and efforts to instill a ceasefire failed in the third week of intense fighting in Gaza.
(Photo: Marcel Van Horn/EPA)
Read the full Twitter conversation here.
When “creepy” porcelain dolls showed up on the porches of a California gated community resembling the girls inside each home, no one knew what to think.
What happened next might surprise you… http://on.msnbc.com/1xb4npR
Today marks 100 days since the Islamist militant group Boko Haram kidnapped hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls from their dormitories.
(Photo: Sunday Alamba/AP)