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    Train Carrying MH17 Bodies on Final Journey Reaches Ukraine City
    Jul22

    Train Carrying MH17 Bodies on Final Journey Reaches Ukraine City

    A train carrying the remains of many of the 298 victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived in a Ukrainian government-held city on Tuesday on the first leg of their final journey home to be recla… …read more Source:...

    EU threatens Russia with more sanctions, but words ring hollow
    Jul22

    EU threatens Russia with more sanctions, but words ring hollow

    European Union foreign ministers threatened Russia on Tuesday with harsher sanctions over Ukraine, but tougher talk may not be matched by much action after France’s president signaled the disputed delivery of a warship to Moscow would go ahead.Russia condemns ‘primitive’ US sanctions over UkraineWhy the EU can’t...

    Mixed views in Moscow on MH17 crash
    Jul22

    Mixed views in Moscow on MH17 crash

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has maintained that Ukraine is to blame for the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, and that the disaster must not be used for political ends. But not all Russians share their government’s defiance. …read more Source: Channel...

    Asian shares rise as Ukraine fears ease
    Jul22

    Asian shares rise as Ukraine fears ease

    HONG KONG–Asian markets picked up Tuesday with traders welcoming news that pro-Russian rebels had handed over the black boxes from downed flight MH17, helping to ease geopolitical concerns. Hong Kong rallied 1.69 percent, or 394.97 points, to close at 23,782.11– its highest level since December–and Shanghai rose 1.02 percent, or...

    Malaysia quietly worked back channels to secure bodies, black boxes – Reuters
    Jul22

    Malaysia quietly worked back channels to secure bodies, black boxes – Reuters

    KUALA LUMPUR: As Western leaders increasingly pointed the finger of blame at pro-Russian separatists, and Moscow itself, over the shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine, the government in Kuala Lumpur said little. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Malaysia Airlines plane rerouted from Ukraine in wake of MH17 disaster – to Syria
    Jul22

    Malaysia Airlines plane rerouted from Ukraine in wake of MH17 disaster – to Syria

    A no-fly area declared in eastern Ukraine after the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 is a rare restriction shared with rogue states like North Korea, prompting some airlines to question whether rules for flights over war zones need tightening. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Malaysians rally outside embassies in first major public expression of outrage over MH17
    Jul22

    Malaysians rally outside embassies in first major public expression of outrage over MH17

    Hundreds of Malaysians demonstrated outside the Russian and Ukrainian embassies in Kuala Lumpur yesterday demanding justice over a Malaysia Airlines jet shot down over rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Russia backs UN resolution demanding international access to MH17 crash site
    Jul22

    Russia backs UN resolution demanding international access to MH17 crash site

    Even as a reluctant Russia backed a UN Security Council resolution demanding international access to the crash site of MH17, military officials in Moscow came out swinging in defence, saying there was evidence suggesting that Ukrainian air defence forces could be to blame for the tragedy and lambasting the west for “unfounded...

    Hong Kong: At eight-month high
    Jul22

    Hong Kong: At eight-month high

    STOCKS surged 1.69 per cent to an eight-month high yesterday as tensions over Ukraine eased and speculation grew that China would ease property purchase rules to kickstart the sector. …read more Source: New Straits...

    MH17: Britain to analyse black boxes – PM Cameron
    Jul22

    MH17: Britain to analyse black boxes – PM Cameron

    LONDON : Britain has agreed to a Dutch request for air accident investigators to retrieve data from the black boxes of the Malaysia Airlines plane that was downed over Ukraine with the loss of 298 lives, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday. …read more Source: New Straits...

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