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    Dutch unveil memorial for victims of MH17 crash
    Jul17

    Dutch unveil memorial for victims of MH17 crash

    NETHERLANDS: The Netherlands unveiled a national monument on Monday in memory of the 298 people killed in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner in 2014 above territory controlled by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. Victims came from 17 countries, and included 196 Dutch citizens. The Netherlands took the lead in investigating the...

    Ukraine wants Russia held to account over MH17 downing
    Jul17

    Ukraine wants Russia held to account over MH17 downing

    KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday insisted Russia must be held to account over the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, three years on from the tragedy that killed 298 people. International investigators have said the Boeing airliner flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was blown out of the sky over conflict-wracked east...

    On third MH17 anniversary, families to unveil ‘living memorial’
    Jul17

    On third MH17 anniversary, families to unveil ‘living memorial’

    THE HAGUE: Three years after Flight MH17 was shot down by a missile over war-torn Ukraine, more than 2,000 relatives gathered Monday to unveil a “living memorial” to their loved ones. A total of 298 trees have been planted in the shape of a green ribbon, one for each of the victims who died on board the Malaysia Airlines flight en route from...

    MH17 perpetrators may be tried in absentia, says Australia
    Jul16

    MH17 perpetrators may be tried in absentia, says Australia

    SYDNEY: The perpetrators who brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in July 2014, killing all 298 aboard, may be tried in absentia, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said today. Most of those on board the Boeing 777 were Dutch, but others came from 17 countries, including 38 Australians. It was shot down by a Russian-made Buk missile...

    MH17 lawyer tells Putin to ‘make amends’ over crash
    Jul12

    MH17 lawyer tells Putin to ‘make amends’ over crash

    SYDNEY: Russian President Vladimir Putin must “make amends” for those killed on a Malaysia Airlines jet shot down over Ukraine, the lawyer representing victims said Wednesday ahead of the third anniversary of the disaster. The jet was downed in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014, killing all 298 people on board, including 38...

    Trump says time to work ‘constructively’ with Russia
    Jul10

    Trump says time to work ‘constructively’ with Russia

    WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said Sunday he wanted to work “constructively” with Russia, including on cyber security, despite confronting Vladimir Putin over alleged meddling in last year’s American elections. While ruling out easing sanctions so long as the two countries remain at odds over Syria and Ukraine, Trump said it was...

    Trump and Putin find chemistry, draw criticism in first meeting
    Jul08

    Trump and Putin find chemistry, draw criticism in first meeting

    HAMBURG: In a meeting that ran longer than either side had planned, US President Donald Trump and Russia’s Vladimir Putin discussed alleged Russian meddling in the US election on Friday but agreed to focus on better ties rather than litigating the past. Trump, a Republican who called it an “honor” to meet with the Russian president, drew...

    Protests turn violent for Trump’s maiden G20
    Jul07

    Protests turn violent for Trump’s maiden G20

    HAMBURG: Demonstrations turned violent late Thursday ahead of a tricky first G20 summit for US President Donald Trump, as German police clashed with a hard core of masked anti-capitalist activists hurling bottles and stones. What should have been a peaceful march by around 12,000 people in Hamburg protesting against globalisation was halted as...

    Trials linked to MH17 downing to be held in Netherlands
    Jul05

    Trials linked to MH17 downing to be held in Netherlands

    AMSTERDAM: Suspects in the 2014 downing of passenger flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine will be tried in Dutch court and under Dutch law, the Netherlands’ foreign ministry said on Wednesday. The decision follows attempts, blocked by Russia in 2015, to set up an international court over the incident, which killed all 298 people aboard the...

    US army gear could be ‘Made in Ukraine’ under new defence deals
    Jul01

    US army gear could be ‘Made in Ukraine’ under new defence deals

    KIEV: Defence agreements announced during a visit by the Ukrainian president to Washington this month will provide Ukraine with access to defensive military equipment of the sort needed to combat Russian-backed separatists in the east. Kiev trumpeted President Petro Poroshenko’s June 20 visit as an important sign of Washington’s...

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