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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about MH17, Gaza, and selfies…

NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news.

IRELAND

Pro-Gaza protest at Israeli Embassy. M Protesters sit down outside the Israeli embassy Source: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland

INTERNATIONAL

Ukraine Plane Pro-Russian fighters walk on a road beside the bodies of MH17 victims. Source: AP/Press Association Images

#MH17: Investigators are still being denied full access to the site of the MH17 crash in Ukraine, which is controlled by pro-Russia gunmen.

#GAZA: The death toll in Gaza has risen to 337 Palestinians and 3 Israelis on a day of heavy attacks. The UN chief Ban Ki-moon is heading to the region to bolster truce efforts.

#SELFIE: A US teenager may face jail time on child porn offences after taking photos and videos of his own penis and sending them to his girlfriend.

INNOVATION

PARTING SHOT

nyt

The New York Times runs a regular column called Modern Love in which people can submit their stories about the ups and downs of their romantic life. The stories are generally good, but often familiar. The most recent piece, however, is different. In it, a woman describes why she is visiting her ex-husband in hospital as he approaches death, even though their time together was so awful. [NYT]

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