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    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...

    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...

    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...

    Relatives of MH370 know exactly what it’s like
    Jul18

    Relatives of MH370 know exactly what it’s like

    The tragedy of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 (MH17) in Ukraine recalled some of the worst memories of relatives of people aboard Malaysia Airlines flight 370 (MH370), which disappeared on March 8 going from from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to Beijing. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    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...

    Double disasters taint Malaysia Airlines
    Jul18

    Double disasters taint Malaysia Airlines

    HONG KONG Hit by two astonishing tragedies in quick succession, the Malaysia Airlines brand may become the airline industry’s equivalent of asbestos or News of the World: toxic to the public and, experts say, impossible to redeem. Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed over eastern Ukraine on Thursday with 298 people aboard by what American...

    MH17: East of Ukraine a no-fly zone after crash
    Jul18

    MH17: East of Ukraine a no-fly zone after crash

    BRUSSELS: Ukrainian authorities on Thursday declared the east of the country a no-fly zone after a Malaysian airliner carrying 295 people crashed in the volatile region, European flight safety body Eurocontrol said. …read more Source: New Straits...

    U.S. urges immediate ceasefire in Ukraine for probe of airliner crash
    Jul18

    U.S. urges immediate ceasefire in Ukraine for probe of airliner crash

    The United State on Thursday called for an immediate ceasefire in Ukraine to facilitate the probe of a doomed Malaysian airliner. …read more Source:...

    International probe demanded after Malaysian airliner downed over Ukraine, 298 dead
    Jul18

    International probe demanded after Malaysian airliner downed over Ukraine, 298 dead

    World leaders demanded an international investigation into the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner over eastern Ukraine in which all 298 people on board were killed, a tragedy that could further heighten tensions between Russia and the West.[GRAPHIC] Malaysia flight MH17 crash siteMalaysian Airline took flight route avoided by Qantas,...

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