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    MH17 AIR DISASTER: Send UN troops to secure crash site
    Jul21

    MH17 AIR DISASTER: Send UN troops to secure crash site

    BEFORE we could even begin to get over the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, the nation has to contend with the shooting down of MH17, allegedly by pro-Russian forces in Ukraine, killing all 298 passengers and crew members in a blink of an eye at the height of 10,000m. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Putin says ‘all the right things’ to Australia PM over MH17
    Jul21

    Putin says ‘all the right things’ to Australia PM over MH17

    SYDNEY — Russian President Vladimir Putin said “all the right things” in a phone call with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who Monday demanded he back his words with action over the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17. The two leaders spoke overnight in their first conversation since the plane, carrying 298 people,...

    Rebels to hand over MH17 black boxes to international aviation group
    Jul21

    Rebels to hand over MH17 black boxes to international aviation group

    Rebels have recovered the black boxes from downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and will hand them over to the International Civil Aviation Organization, a rebel leader said Sunday. Alexander Borodai also said the bodies recovered from the crash site in eastern Ukraine would remain in refrigerated train cars at a station in the rebel-held town...

    World › Rebels move MH17 air crash bodies as U.S. accuses Russia
    Jul21

    World › Rebels move MH17 air crash bodies as U.S. accuses Russia

    Pro-Russian militiamen in Ukraine loaded almost 200 bodies from downed flight MH17 into refrigerated train wagons on Sunday as an outraged United States pointed the finger of blame directly at Moscow and demanded it ensure full access to the crash site for international investigators. In what is the most unequivocal… …read more...

    World › AIDS conference honors victims of jet crash
    Jul21

    World › AIDS conference honors victims of jet crash

    An international AIDS conference opened in Australia on Sunday with a tribute to several delegates who were killed en route to the gathering when their plane was shot down over Ukraine. Officials at the opening ceremony for the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne held a moment of silence for… …read more Source: Japan...

    Observers have access to Malaysian jet crash site in Ukraine: OSCE
    Jul21

    Observers have access to Malaysian jet crash site in Ukraine: OSCE

    Monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) do have access to the crash site of a Malaysian airliner, a representative of the mission said Sunday. …read more Source:...

    Putin “will help recover bodies, black boxes”: Dutch PM
    Jul21

    Putin “will help recover bodies, black boxes”: Dutch PM

    Russian President Vladimir Putin promised Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte he will help retrieve bodies and black boxes from the Ukrainian rebel-held crash site of flight MH17. …read more Source: Channel...

    Missile hit on MH17 required ‘extensive training’: military experts
    Jul20

    Missile hit on MH17 required ‘extensive training’: military experts

    Whoever fired the surface-to-air missile that brought down a passenger jet over eastern Ukraine would have needed extensive training to execute the mission, according to military experts. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Forensics experts to reach Ukraine crash site Monday: Dutch PM
    Jul20

    Forensics experts to reach Ukraine crash site Monday: Dutch PM

    International forensic experts will finally reach the Ukrainian rebel-held crash site of flight MH17 on Monday, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said …read more Source: Channel...

    Malaysia Airlines Retires MH17 Flight Code
    Jul20

    Malaysia Airlines Retires MH17 Flight Code

    Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia Airlines said on Sunday that it would retire flight code MH17 as a “mark of respect” for the 298 people killed in a jet crash in violence-wracked eastern Ukraine. The daily Amsterdam-Kuala Lumpur service will instead take on the code MH19 from July 25. “In light of the recent incident, Malaysia...

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