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Missing pieces: 
A large piece of the MH17 hull that crashed on a road in the village of Petropavlovka, near Grabovo. It miraculously missed several nearby houses. (Inset) Demura Ksenia, 13, from Petropavlovka showing a photo album that may have belonged to an Indonesian family.
Heavy-hearted: Najib signing the condolence book at the official residence of the Netherlands ambassador. Looking on are Molenaar (second from right) and Dr Nas (third from right).
Looking good: Nurses K. Malathy and Suria Aziz bidding farewell to Muhammad Firdaus moments before he was taken from the Tuanku Ja'afar Hospital to his new home in Taman Sinar Harapan. (Inset) The 
15-year-old when he was found by Immigration officials at a flat in Nilai last month.

MH17: Malaysian probe team leaves crash site

It’s still touch-and-go at crash site

Prime Minister pens condolences for Dutch victims

Firdaus goes to new home

Nation

A celebration to remember for welfare home, thanks to Litrak

Excited: Children from the orphanage browsing through goodie bags during the breaking of fast event at the Litrak Operations Complex in Bandar Sunway.

PETALING JAYA: Laughter and happy shouts filled the air at the Litrak Operations Complex here as 30 children from the Kediaman Cahaya Kasih home celebrated the Raya spirit with a sumptuous buka puasa spread.

Striking array of property choices at fair

GEORGE TOWN: The Star Property Fair 2014 kicked off here with a total of 39 exhibitors offering a striking display of choices, ranging from landed homes to commercial high rises.

Regional

Businessman to start jail sentence in bribery case

BUSINESSMAN Eric Ding Si Yang (pic), who was jailed for 36 months for bribing three football match officials, will start his prison sentence after a request for his bail to be extended was denied by the court.

New blood test helps detect genetic eye disease

SISTER Teresa Fernandez had two corneal transplants a few years ago after the 76-year-old nun suffered tearing, smarting eyes.

World

Israel kills Palestinian, dozens injured in West Bank protest

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (L) makes a statement regarding the violence in Gaza, before his meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Cairo, July 24, 2014.  REUTERS/Pool

RAMALLAH West Bank (Reuters) - Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian protester and wounded about 200 on Thursday in confrontations with several thousand people demonstrating in the occupied West Bank against a 17-day-old Israeli offensive in Gaza, Palestinian medical officials said.

Death row Christian woman flies out of Sudan, meets pope

Mariam Yahya Ibrahim of Sudan (2nd R) carries one of her children, as she arrives with Lapo Pistelli (C) Italy's vice minister for foreign affairs, holding her other child, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi (R), his wife Agnese (L) and Foreign Affairs minister Ferica Mogherini after landing at Ciampino airport in Rome July 24, 2014. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

ROME/KHARTOUM, July 24 - A Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death for converting from Islam to Christianity, then detained after her conviction was quashed, flew into Rome on an Italian government plane on Thursday and hours later met the Pope.

Community

From dull to flourish

Yeo has been an inspiration in his neighbours who now see gardening as a fun activity.

IN LESS than a year Yeo Seng Bee has turned his dull garden patch next to his driveway into a vegetable garden filled with enough greens to feed a neighbourhood.

Environment

Custodians of nature

Green turtle hatchlings emerging from a nest. - Photo from Lang Tengah Turtle Watch

What do you do when you have a piece of coastal land that draws nesting turtles? You could build a sprawling resort and make a lot of money. Or you could start a project to protect the turtles. Meet three people who opted for the latter.

Education

Young storyteller creates record

Sad tale: Alea A 'wheelchair' was part of Alea's costume when she narrated the story of a handicapped child, bullied by her stepmother.

I did it! A proud Alea shows off her framed certificate.

ALEA Yang Ni has earned a spot in the Malaysia Book of Records as the youngest person to win the National Storytelling Competition in Bahasa Malaysia organised by Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (DBP).

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