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    Rebels hamper search operations at airliner wreckage scene: Ukrainian official
    Jul18

    Rebels hamper search operations at airliner wreckage scene: Ukrainian official

    Armed separatists are hindering search efforts at the site in eastern Ukraine where a Malaysian airliner came down on Thursday, the head of Ukraine’s emergency services said. …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    ‘We did not shoot down plane’
    Jul18

    ‘We did not shoot down plane’

    KIEV: UKRAINE’S president says his country’s armed forces did not shoot at any airborne targets, after reports that a Malaysian Airlines plane went down over Ukraine. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Relatives of passengers on downed Malaysian plane berate officials
    Jul18

    Relatives of passengers on downed Malaysian plane berate officials

    Dazed and disbelieving, relatives of passengers aboard the Malaysian airliner downed in Ukraine gathered at the Kuala Lumpur airport early on Friday, demanding information about what happened and getting little response. …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Malaysian Airliner Carrying 295 People Crashes in Eastern Ukraine
    Jul18

    Malaysian Airliner Carrying 295 People Crashes in Eastern Ukraine

    A Malaysia Airlines jetliner flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed Thursday in eastern Ukraine, and Ukrainian government officials said pro-Russian insurgents had shot down the plane. A senior U.S. official said a surface-to-air missile downed the Boeing 777-200 carrying 295 people… …read more Source: The Chosun...

    Malaysian jet shot down by surface-to-air missile: US
    Jul18

    Malaysian jet shot down by surface-to-air missile: US

    A Malaysian airliner with 298 people on board was shot down over Ukraine by a surface-to-air missile Thursday but it was unclear who fired the weapon, US officials said. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Malaysia says jetliner did not make distress call
    Jul18

    Malaysia says jetliner did not make distress call

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—The Malaysia Airlines jetliner that went down in Ukraine did not make any distress call, Malaysia’s prime minister said Friday, adding that its flight route also had been declared safe by the global civil aviation body. Prime Minister Najib Razak, who addressed a news conference after speaking with leaders of...

    Malaysian Airlines jet believed shot down; 295 dead
    Jul18

    Malaysian Airlines jet believed shot down; 295 dead

    July 18, 2014 12:34 AMGRABOVO, Ukraine (Reuters) – A Malaysian airliner was shot down over eastern Ukraine by pro-Russian militants on Thursday, killing all 295 people aboard, a Ukrainian interior ministry official said. …read more Source: The Straits...

    MH17:  UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting
    Jul18

    MH17: UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting

    UNITED NATIONS, United States : The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting Friday to discuss the crash of a Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine, officials said. …read more Source: New Straits...

    World › European airlines steer clear of Ukraine after Malaysian jet shot down
    Jul18

    World › European airlines steer clear of Ukraine after Malaysian jet shot down

    European airlines were told Friday to avoid Ukraine’s airspace after a Malaysia Airlines plane was shot down in the east of the country. In France, a statement by junior transport minister Frederic Cuvillier said he had advised “French airlines to avoid Ukraine’s air space as long as the reasons behind… …read more...

    Malaysia says jetliner did not make distress call
    Jul18

    Malaysia says jetliner did not make distress call

    The Malaysia Airlines jetliner that went down in Ukraine did not make any distress call, Malaysia’s prime minister said on Friday, adding that its flight route also had been declared safe by the g… …read more Source: The...

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