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July 28th, 2014
05:41 PM ET

Inside what Israel calls a 'terror tunnel'

Hamas seems to be escalating its attacks, firing mortars successfully at Israeli soldiers and trying again Monday to use its network of tunnels that Hamas has dug from Gaza to attack Israeli citizens, according to the Israeli government.

CNN's Wolf Blitzer got a look inside this tunnel network.

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July 28th, 2014
05:33 PM ET

Dutch authorities furious over black boxes

Debris is still scattered for miles in Eastern Ukraine.

But the black boxes from the MH17 wreckage are now in the hands of British investigators.

While there's no evidence that pro-Russia separatists tampered with the devices, they still may not help answer the two most pressing questions: who shot down the plane, and why.

CNN's Pamela Brown reports.

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July 28th, 2014
05:19 PM ET

Israel, Gaza conflict escalates

CNN's Ian Lee and Atika Shubert report from Gaza and Ashkelon, Israel as the death toll in the conflict between Israelis and Hamas climbs higher.

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