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PRI's The World: 7/22/14 Malaysian officials meet with pro-Russia rebels from Eastern Ukraine to receive the flight data recorders from the downed Malaysia airliner. Also, a Somali radio show that helps Somalis separated by conflict find their lost loved ones. And finally, we introduce you to a 7th century monk who documented the beginnings of the English language.
PRI's The World: 7/21/14 We look at the unfolding investigation into the Malaysian Airlines tragedy, the accusations against Russia, and the uncertainty faced by the victims' families as they try to get answers. Also, Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy won the British Open golf tournament in commanding fashion over the weekend, but the one of the bigger stories is the rise of Chinese players. And, what ocean tides have to do with millions of Legos washing up on the beaches of Cornwall, England?
PRI's The World: 7/18/14 We're following up on the disaster in eastern Ukraine where Russia-backed rebels are accused of shooting down Malaysian Airlines Flight 17, killing everyone on board. Also today, an update on Israel's ground invasion into Gaza. Plus, John Cleese tells us about his battles with the British tabloids and what it's like to be back on stage with the surviving members of the Monty Python cast. "What I like is the laughter," he says.
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MH17 victims begin long journey home The first planes leave Ukraine carrying victims' bodies from crashed flight MH17 to the Netherlands, which is holding a day of mourning.
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Costa Concordia heads for scrapyard The wreck of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia is being towed away for scrap, in one of the biggest maritime salvage operations ever staged.
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