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    PH: Mother, 2 kids aboard crashed MH17
    Jul18

    PH: Mother, 2 kids aboard crashed MH17

    MANILA, Philippines — The three Filipino fatalities in the plane crash in Ukraine were a mother and her two children, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) saidFriday. They were also living in the Netherlands based on the address on their passport applications, DFA spokesman Charles Jose said. The Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was headed...

    Russia reaction to jet crash “deeply unsatisfactory”: Australia PM
    Jul18

    Russia reaction to jet crash “deeply unsatisfactory”: Australia PM

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Friday called Russia’s response to the downing of a Malaysian Airlines jet over Ukraine “deeply, deeply unsatisfactory”. …read more Source: Channel...

    PH expresses ‘deepest sympathies’, seeks probe in MH17 crash
    Jul18

    PH expresses ‘deepest sympathies’, seeks probe in MH17 crash

    MANILA, Philippines — Malacaang on Friday expressed its “deepest sympathies” with the families of the passengers, particularly of the the three Filipinos, of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 that was shot down by still unidentified attackers as it flew over strife-torn Ukraine on Thursday. “The Philippines joins the entire...

    World › Global anger intensifies over downed Malaysia Airlines jet
    Jul18

    World › Global anger intensifies over downed Malaysia Airlines jet

    Anger deepened around the world Friday with the United States demanding an “unimpeded” international inquiry after a Malaysian passenger jet was apparently shot down by a missile strike in separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 on board. The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 came down in a cornfield in the...

    World › Why some airlines didn’t avoid risky Ukraine airspace
    Jul18

    World › Why some airlines didn’t avoid risky Ukraine airspace

    The possibility that the civilian jetliner downed over war-torn eastern Ukraine with nearly 300 people onboard was hit by a missile could have profound consequences for the world’s airlines. Airlines might have to be more vigilant about avoiding trouble spots, making flights longer and causing them to burn more costly… …read...

    Some airlines shifted Ukrainian flight routes months ago
    Jul18

    Some airlines shifted Ukrainian flight routes months ago

    Some international airlines, including Australia’s Qantas Airways and South Korea’s two major carriers, Asiana and Korea Air Lines, shifted the route taken by flights operating over Ukrainian airspace months ago amid increasing tensions between Kiev and pro-Moscow rebels. The airlines took extra security precautions despite no...

    Black box found at plane crash site in Ukraine
    Jul18

    Black box found at plane crash site in Ukraine

    Rescue workers at the crash site of Malaysian airliner MH17 in eastern Ukraine said they have found one of the black boxes from the passenger liner. …read more Source: Channel...

    Putin backed into corner over jet crash
    Jul18

    Putin backed into corner over jet crash

    President Vladimir Putin’s intransigence over Ukraine risks turning him into a global pariah should the blame for downing a Malaysian Airlines jet with 298 passengers and crew members aboard fall on pro-Russia rebels in eastern Ukraine. The crash of the Boeing Co. 777 followed by less than 24 hours the imposition of new sanctions against...

    MH17: Top 5 deadliest attacks on commercial airliners
    Jul18

    MH17: Top 5 deadliest attacks on commercial airliners

    LONDON: A Malaysian airliner was brought down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday, killing all 295 people aboard and sharply raising the stakes in a conflict between Kiev and pro-Moscow rebels in which Russia and the West back opposing sides. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Malaysian airliner downing puts spotlight on Buk missile system
    Jul18

    Malaysian airliner downing puts spotlight on Buk missile system

    As Russia and Ukraine trade blame over the apparent shooting down of a Malaysian airliner, they appear to agree on one thing: the type of Soviet-era missile that brought it down.[GRAPHIC] Malaysia flight MH17 crash siteInternational probe demanded after Malaysian airliner downed over Ukraine, 298 dead …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

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