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    MH17: Emergency Parliament sitting on Wednesday
    Jul19

    MH17: Emergency Parliament sitting on Wednesday

    KUALA LUMPUR: An emergency Parliamentary sitting on the downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which had gone down at Donestk in the eastern Ukraine, will convene this Wednesday. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Bodies rained down on Ukraine village after plane disaster
    Jul19

    Bodies rained down on Ukraine village after plane disaster

    First came the loud explosion that made buildings rattle: Then it started raining bodies. One of the corpses fell through the rickety roof of Irina Tipunova’s house in this sleepy village, just after Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 exploded high over eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian separatists are fighting government forces. “There...

    MH17: Deadlock on security zone
    Jul19

    MH17: Deadlock on security zone

    DONETSK, Ukraine: Rebels and international observers have yet to agree on a security zone around the site where a Malaysian airliner crashed in eastern Ukraine, they said today, complicating efforts to secure evidence. …read more Source: New Straits...

    AIDS conference vows to honour colleagues killed in MH17 downing
    Jul19

    AIDS conference vows to honour colleagues killed in MH17 downing

    Delegates at a global AIDS conference vowed on Saturday to renew efforts to end the deadly disease in honour of the commitment of colleagues killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 came down over Ukraine. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    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...

    World › Investigators struggle to reach MH17 crash site in Ukraine
    Jul19

    World › Investigators struggle to reach MH17 crash site in Ukraine

    Investigators faced massive hurdles Saturday as they sought access to the grisly crash site of a Malaysian plane in eastern Ukraine, with the area controlled by armed rebels blamed for downing the jet with a missile. Despite a hail of calls from around the globe for a swift probe into… …read more Source: Japan...

    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,...

    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...

    PH urges nations to unite to determine those responsible for ‘brutal act’ on MH17
    Jul19

    PH urges nations to unite to determine those responsible for ‘brutal act’ on MH17

    MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines on Saturday condemned the “brutal act” of shooting down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine that claimed the lives of 298 people, including three Filipinos. “We convey our profound condolences for all who perished in this tragedy,” the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA)...

    Ukraine, rebels set ‘security zone’
    Jul19

    Ukraine, rebels set ‘security zone’

    KIEV – Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels have agreed to set up a security zone around the crash site of a Malaysian jet that was apparently shot down in the separatist east, Ukraine’s security service chief said on Saturday. …read more Source: Bangkok...

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