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    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...

    Hong Kong: At eight-month high
    Jul22

    Hong Kong: At eight-month high

    STOCKS surged 1.69 per cent to an eight-month high yesterday as tensions over Ukraine eased and speculation grew that China would ease property purchase rules to kickstart the sector. …read more Source: New Straits...

    MH17: Britain to analyse black boxes – PM Cameron
    Jul22

    MH17: Britain to analyse black boxes – PM Cameron

    LONDON : Britain has agreed to a Dutch request for air accident investigators to retrieve data from the black boxes of the Malaysia Airlines plane that was downed over Ukraine with the loss of 298 lives, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday. …read more Source: New Straits...

    MH17 victims’ identification could take months: Dutch PM
    Jul22

    MH17 victims’ identification could take months: Dutch PM

    The first bodies from the MH17 crash in Ukraine will be flown on Wednesday (July 23) to Eindhoven in the Netherlands, where their identification could take months, Prime Minister Mark Rutte said. …read more Source: Channel...

    Shakhtar Midfielder Says Players’ Lives at Risk
    Jul22

    Shakhtar Midfielder Says Players’ Lives at Risk

    Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Douglas Costa says he and his fellow players who refused to return to the Ukrainian champion did so because the conflict in the country puts their lives at risk. …read more Source:...

    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:...

    Dutch to recover MH17 bodies from morgue train
    Jul22

    Dutch to recover MH17 bodies from morgue train

    Dutch experts on Tuesday prepared to take custody of some 280 bodies recovered from downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, as a train carrying the remains arrived in the government-held Ukrainian city of Kharkiv. Rebels controlling the crash site released the morgue train under intense international pressure, finally allowing a great majority of...

    Britain to hold public inquiry into ex-spy Litvinenko death
    Jul22

    Britain to hold public inquiry into ex-spy Litvinenko death

    The British government on Tuesday announced a public inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko, the Russian dissident who was poisoned in London with radioactive tea in 2006. The move comes as Britain presses for further sanctions against Russia over the downing of a passenger plane over eastern Ukraine, allegedly by pro-Moscow separatists....

    MH17 crash: Ukraine rebels hand over flight recorders
    Jul22

    MH17 crash: Ukraine rebels hand over flight recorders

    Pro-Russian rebels delivered flight data and voice recorders of the downed MH17 passenger plane to Malaysian officials on Tuesday, a government source said. The instruments were handed ov… …read more Source: The...

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