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    Malaysia PM’s step-grandmother was on MH17
    Jul19

    Malaysia PM’s step-grandmother was on MH17

    Prime Minister Najib Razak’s step-grandmother was on board the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet that crashed in violence-wracked Ukraine, the country’s defence minister confirmed on Saturday. …read more Source: The Times of...

    LIVE BLOG: MH17 crash aftermath, July 19
    Jul19

    LIVE BLOG: MH17 crash aftermath, July 19

    Malaysia Airlines MH17 carrying 298 people has crashed in eastern Ukraine, after being allegedly shot down by militants. Follow our live coverage in the aftermath of the crash. …read more Source: Channel...

    MH17 disaster wipes out entire Malaysian family of six
    Jul19

    MH17 disaster wipes out entire Malaysian family of six

    KUALA LUMPUR–An entire family of six that had been returning home after three years living abroad was among the 44 Malaysians killed in the MH17 disaster, media reports said Saturday. Tambi Jiee, 49, and his wife Ariza Ghazalee, 46, perished along with their four children when the Malaysia Airlines flight went down in eastern Ukraine. They...

    Better guidelines needed on flying over conflict zones
    Jul19

    Better guidelines needed on flying over conflict zones

    Malaysia Airlines MH17 plane is thought to have been caught up in the crossfire of an ongoing conflict between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian military forces in the region. Questions are being raised over why the area was deemed safe for commercial airlines. …read more Source: Channel...

    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...

    MH17 made headlines across the globe
    Jul19

    MH17 made headlines across the globe

    KUALA LUMPUR: The tragic incident of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which crashed in Ukraine near the Russian border was the main story on the front pages of many newspapers around the globe. …read more Source: New Straits...

    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...

    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...

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