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    Plane disaster ‘wake-up’ call for Europe: Obama
    Jul19

    Plane disaster ‘wake-up’ call for Europe: Obama

    U.S. President Barack Obama said the downing of a Malaysian jetliner in a Ukrainian region controlled by Russian-backed separatists should be a “wake-up call for Europe and the world” in a crisis that appears to be at a turning point and warned Russia of possible tightening of sanctions. While stopping short of blaming Russia for...

    Malaysia flags at half-mast as it mourns second air crash
    Jul19

    Malaysia flags at half-mast as it mourns second air crash

    Flags in Malaysia flew at half-mast after the nation’s second air tragedy in four months, as Prime Minister Najib Razak urged citizens to pray for the country to be protected from disasters and threats.MH17 passengers include Vietnam-born mother, two childrenInstant death or blackout: likely fate of passengers on jet shot out of skyBodies...

    Downed jet could alter fate of Ukrainian conflict
    Jul19

    Downed jet could alter fate of Ukrainian conflict

    The downing of a passenger jet in Ukraine is likely to be a turning point in the country’s conflict. But which way it turns depends mainly on who carried out the attack and how convincingly it can be proved to the world. With suspicion falling heavily on pro-Russian insurgents, the event could provide an opportunity […] The post...

    Kiev residents create MH17 memorial at Dutch embassy
    Jul19

    Kiev residents create MH17 memorial at Dutch embassy

    In the aftermath of the tragic crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, residents of Ukraine’s capital city have created a spontaneous memorial at the Dutch embassy. …read more Source: Channel...

    AIDS conference in shock at Malaysia plane tragedy
    Jul19

    AIDS conference in shock at Malaysia plane tragedy

    A global AIDS summit was in shock Saturday at the loss of colleagues in the Malaysia Airlines disaster over Ukraine, but delegates vowed to carry on their vital work in honor of those who died. As many as 100 passengers on the plane were reportedly en route to the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne […] The post AIDS conference...

    Malaysia team in Kiev as anger mounts over MH17
    Jul19

    Malaysia team in Kiev as anger mounts over MH17

    A Malaysian team including two air accident investigators arrived in Kiev on Saturday and the transport minister was expected to follow as the Malaysian prime minister appealed for access to the MH17 crash site. …read more Source: Channel...

    Analysis: Worldwide legal claims could await Malaysia Airlines over MH17
    Jul19

    Analysis: Worldwide legal claims could await Malaysia Airlines over MH17

    Malaysia Airlines may need to convince judges from several countries that it was not negligent to send a plane over wartorn eastern Ukraine if the airline hopes to avoid an outsize legal exposure for the downing of Flight MH17, aviation lawyers said. The lawyers told Reuters they expected at least some of the families of […] The post...

    Bodies rained down on Ukraine village after plane disaster
    Jul19

    Bodies rained down on Ukraine village after plane disaster

    First came the loud explosion that made buildings rattle: Then it started raining bodies. One of the corpses fell through the rickety roof of Irina Tipunova’s house in this sleepy village, just after Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 exploded high over eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian separatists are fighting government forces. “There...

    MH17: Emergency Parliament sitting on Wednesday
    Jul19

    MH17: Emergency Parliament sitting on Wednesday

    KUALA LUMPUR: An emergency Parliamentary sitting on the downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which had gone down at Donestk in the eastern Ukraine, will convene this Wednesday. …read more Source: New Straits...

    MH17: Deadlock on security zone
    Jul19

    MH17: Deadlock on security zone

    DONETSK, Ukraine: Rebels and international observers have yet to agree on a security zone around the site where a Malaysian airliner crashed in eastern Ukraine, they said today, complicating efforts to secure evidence. …read more Source: New Straits...

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