Sinai attackers kill 2 Egyptian officers

Posted: July 26, 2014 at 2:39 a.m.

Gunmen shot and killed two senior Egyptian officers in the country’s volatile Sinai Peninsula where the military has been trying to quell a spreading insurgency by Islamic militants, a security official said.

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Black box found at Mali crash

French defense minister Jean-Yves Le Drian addresses reporters during a press conference held at the foreign ministry in Paris, Friday July 25, 2014 after a plane crashed in Mali. At least 116 people were killed in Thursdays disaster, nearly half of whom were French. One of two black boxes was recovered from the wreckage in the Gossi region of Mali near the border with Burkina Faso, and was taken to the northern city of Gao, where a French contingent is based. The drawing projected at right shows the means used for the searches by French Army. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)

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