The Voices of Unity Youth Choir won gold and silver medals at the World Choir Games in Riga, Latvia, last week, the choir has announced.
A U.N. school in Gaza crowded with hundreds of Palestinians seeking refuge from fierce fighting came under fire Thursday, killing at least 15 civilians and leaving a sad tableau of blood-spattered pillows, blankets and children's clothing scattered in the courtyard.
An Air Algerie jetliner with 116 people on board crashed Thursday in a rainstorm over restive Mali, and its wreckage was found near the border of neighboring Burkina Faso – the third major international aviation disaster in a week.

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