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Netherlands in mourning as bodies of MH17 crash victims return from Ukraine
Jul23

Netherlands in mourning as bodies of MH17 crash victims return from Ukraine

Coffins were being brought out on the tarmac of a Ukrainian airport as the first plane carrying corpses from the crash site of Malaysian flight MH17 readied to leave for the Netherlands. …read more Source: South China Morning...

MH17 black boxes to be analyzed in Britain, victims’ bodies back to Netherlands
Jul23

MH17 black boxes to be analyzed in Britain, victims’ bodies back to Netherlands

The black boxes from the crashed flight MH17 have been handed over to Dutch investigators in Ukraine, and will later be sent to the British Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) for forensic analysis. …read more Source:...

EU to have fresh sanctions over Ukraine on July 24
Jul23

EU to have fresh sanctions over Ukraine on July 24

The European Union (EU) will introduce a package of further sanctions over Ukraine issue on Thursday, EU”s foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton Tuesday said on Tuesday. …read more Source:...

ICAO delegation in Ukraine for further analysis of MH17 flight recorders
Jul23

ICAO delegation in Ukraine for further analysis of MH17 flight recorders

A delegation of specialists from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is in Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second largest city, on Tuesday for further analysis of the flight recorders from the downed Malaysian Airlines MH17. …read more Source:...

Malaysia Airlines plane rerouted from Ukraine in wake of MH17 disaster – to Syria
Jul22

Malaysia Airlines plane rerouted from Ukraine in wake of MH17 disaster – to Syria

A no-fly area declared in eastern Ukraine after the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 is a rare restriction shared with rogue states like North Korea, prompting some airlines to question whether rules for flights over war zones need tightening. …read more Source: South China Morning...

Malaysians rally outside embassies in first major public expression of outrage over MH17
Jul22

Malaysians rally outside embassies in first major public expression of outrage over MH17

Hundreds of Malaysians demonstrated outside the Russian and Ukrainian embassies in Kuala Lumpur yesterday demanding justice over a Malaysia Airlines jet shot down over rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: South China Morning...

Russia backs UN resolution demanding international access to MH17 crash site
Jul22

Russia backs UN resolution demanding international access to MH17 crash site

Even as a reluctant Russia backed a UN Security Council resolution demanding international access to the crash site of MH17, military officials in Moscow came out swinging in defence, saying there was evidence suggesting that Ukrainian air defence forces could be to blame for the tragedy and lambasting the west for “unfounded...

Ukraine welcomes UN resolution on MH17 disaster
Jul22

Ukraine welcomes UN resolution on MH17 disaster

The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry on Tuesday welcomed the U.N. resolution on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 disaster demanding ceasefire at the crash site and independent investigation into the incident, which resulted in the deaths of nearly 300 people. …read more Source:...

Malaysian PM welcomes progress on MH17 agreement
Jul22

Malaysian PM welcomes progress on MH17 agreement

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said Tuesday that he welcomed the progress in the agreement Malaysia brokered with Ukrainian rebel leaders, and praised the Malaysian team for their work in securing the return of the remains of the victims, and taking custody of the black boxes. …read more Source:...

Russia challenges Ukraine, U.S. claims over MH17 crash
Jul22

Russia challenges Ukraine, U.S. claims over MH17 crash

Russia on Monday questioned Ukraine over its deployment of Buk anti-aircraft systems not far from the crash site of a Malaysian passenger jet, and asked the United States to make public its relevant satellite pictures. …read more Source:...

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