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A multi-faith service in Melbourne has brought hundreds of people together to mourn the deaths of the victims of flight MH17.
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There is no sign of a let-up in fighting in and around the Gaza Strip as international pressure for a ceasefire to end 16 days of fighting builds.  

SBS World News Radio 24 July

The Netherlands in mourning as remains from MH17 arrive from Ukraine; Humanitarian organisations call for restraint in Gaza; All the latest from the Tour De France.
The simmering tensions between Russia and the West over the downing of flight MH17 has brought to the surface memories of unending diplomatic standoffs during the...
For the first time in Indonesia's democratic history the country has a president who is not from the military or political elite.
It's been 100 days since more than 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped in northern Nigeria by Islamist militants.

SBS World News Radio 23 July

Investigators to begin the grim task of identifying victims of the MH17 tragedy; an international aid agency declares Israeli attacks on Gaza a "war on children";...
The South Australian Premier says sexual abuse allegedly committed against seven pre-schoolers by a state-employed carer may be unprecedented in the nation's...
Hundreds of people have attended a vigil in Melbourne to remember the 36 million people around the world who have lost their lives to HIV and AIDS.

DNA used to identify MH17 victims

A forensic team from the Sarajevo-based International Commission on Missing Persons has been invited to assist in the DNA identification of MH17 victims.
Online scammers have tried to take advantage of the MH17 disaster by setting up fake Facebook profiles of the Australian victims.
A report by the Victorian Human Rights Commission has found that people with disabilities are routinely denied basic access to the legal system.
International pressure on Russia to give unfettered access to the downed Malaysian airline plane in the Ukraine appears to have had an immediate and positive result.

Gaza bloodshed worst in 5 years

The death toll from Israel's offensive in Gaza has risen to more than 570, mostly civilians, following the bloodiest day in the Palestinian enclave since 2009.
Medecins Sans Frontieres has called on Israel to stop the bombardment of Gaza, saying the shelling is making it difficult to provide much needed care to the wounded.
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