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    Top AIDS official says six colleagues on Malaysia plane, not 100
    Jul19

    Top AIDS official says six colleagues on Malaysia plane, not 100

    MELBOURNE—International AIDS Society president Francoise Barre-Sinoussi on Saturday said six colleagues heading for a global conference in Melbourne were on a Malaysian plane that crashed over Ukraine, not 100 as reports suggested. “The number that we have confirmed through our contacts with authorities in Australia, in Malaysia, and...

    Belgian PM calls for clarity in MH17 air tragedy
    Jul19

    Belgian PM calls for clarity in MH17 air tragedy

    Belgian Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo on Friday urged that “all light be shed on the specific circumstances” of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 air tragedy in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Investigators struggle to reach MH17 crash site in strife-torn Ukraine
    Jul19

    Investigators struggle to reach MH17 crash site in strife-torn Ukraine

    GRABOVE, Ukraine (AFP) — Investigators faced massive hurdles Saturday as they sought access to the grisly crash site of …read more Source: The Korea...

    Ukraine, Rebels Agree to ‘Security Zone’ Around Crash Site: Kiev

    Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels have agreed to set up a security zone around the crash site of the Malaysian jet that was downed in Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Plane shot down by missile fired from rebel-held area of Ukraine: Obama
    Jul19

    Plane shot down by missile fired from rebel-held area of Ukraine: Obama

    Evidence showed that a Malaysian airliner brought down over Ukraine was shot down by surface-to-air missiles launched from an area that is controlled by separatists in eastern Ukraine, U.S. President Barack Obama said on Friday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine rebel leader gives bizarre account of plane crash
    Jul19

    Ukraine rebel leader gives bizarre account of plane crash

    AP — A top pro-Russian rebel commander in eastern Ukraine has given a bizarre version of events surrounding Thursday’s Malaysia Airlines jetliner crash — suggesting many of the victims may have died days before the plane took off. The pro-rebel website Russkaya Vesna on Friday quoted Igor Girkin as saying he was told by people...

    Russian-made missile likely used to shoot down Flight MH17
    Jul19

    Russian-made missile likely used to shoot down Flight MH17

    A Russian-made surface-to-air missile is the most likely cause of the suspected downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine, analysts said Friday, as claims and counter-claims swirled over who launched the weapon. The truck-mounted “Buk” missile is capable of soaring to the height of a civilian airliner like Malaysian Airlines flight...

    Instant death or blackout: likely fate of passengers on jet shot out of sky
    Jul19

    Instant death or blackout: likely fate of passengers on jet shot out of sky

    The blast force from the missile that slammed into a Malaysian plane over Ukraine, combined with the plane’s dramatic deceleration, probably instantly rendered everyone on board unconscious or dead.Obama condemns Russia over downed plane in Ukraine, gunmen hamper inquiryBodies rained down on Ukraine village after plane disaster …read...

    Mounting Anger, Calls for Truth About Malaysia Airlines Crash
    Jul19

    Mounting Anger, Calls for Truth About Malaysia Airlines Crash

    Along with shock and grief, demands are growing for a full investigation into the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine that killed nearly 300 people. There is mounting consensus that the crash was caused by a missile strike. Stock markets plunged on Friday, a day afte… …read more Source: The Chosun...

    U.N. aviation body says ‘not our job’ to warn about conflict zones
    Jul19

    U.N. aviation body says ‘not our job’ to warn about conflict zones

    The U.N. civil aviation body said Friday it was not responsible for issuing warnings about potential dangers such as military conflicts, saying that duty fell to individual nations. The role of the International Civil Aviation Authority has come under scrutiny after a Malaysian airliner was shot down by a missile Thursday over eastern Ukraine,...

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