WARSAW, Poland (AP) — On the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising, Poland is honoring the fighters and victims of the rebellion against Nazi Germans by laying wreaths, sounding sirens and singing insurgent tunes.
A team of 70 international experts got to work Friday recovering bodies at the crash site of flight MH17 in war-torn eastern Ukraine, the Dutch justice ministry said. "Dutch and Australian experts arrived at the crash site on Friday morning.... The 70 experts will conduct search operations in several places at the crash site," it said in a statement. "After yesterday’s reconnaissance, we have now managed to get our experts on site," said Pieter-Jaap Aalbersberg, the Dutch police official sent to Ukraine to head up the mission there. Efforts to recover remaining bodies from the crash site have been hampered by fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A three-day Gaza cease-fire that began Friday quickly unraveled, with Israel and Hamas accusing each other of violating the truce as four Palestinians were killed in a heavy exchange of fire in the southern town of Rafah.