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    Ukraine defends not closing airspace where MH17 shot down
    Oct13

    Ukraine defends not closing airspace where MH17 shot down

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Ukraine on Tuesday defended its decision not to close airspace in the east of the country where a Malaysian passenger plane was shot down, saying it was unaware that anti-aircraft weapons were being used in the area and that planes could be under threat. …read more Source: The...

    BUK: Russia’s feared anti-aircraft missile system
    Oct13

    BUK: Russia’s feared anti-aircraft missile system

    The BUK missile system blamed for shooting down flight MH17 over east Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board, is an anti-aircraft weapon whose origins date back to the Soviet era. …read more Source: Channel...

    ‘MH17 shot down by missile from war-torn Ukraine’
    Oct13

    ‘MH17 shot down by missile from war-torn Ukraine’

    GILZE-RIJEN, Netherlands: Air crash investigators concluded yesterday that Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by a missile fired from rebel-held eastern Ukraine last year, killing all 298 people on board. Even before the highly-anticipated release of the official report on the disaster by a Dutch-led investigation, Russian officials were...

    Russian missile maker disputes Dutch MH17 inquiry findings
    Oct13

    Russian missile maker disputes Dutch MH17 inquiry findings

    MOSCOW: The Russian maker of BUK missiles on Tuesday sought to discredit findings of an official inquiry into the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet over rebel-held eastern Ukraine last year. International investigators have concluded after a 15-month probe that Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by a Russian-made BUK fired from...

    Russia says Dutch investigation into MH17 crash ‘biased’ – report
    Oct13

    Russia says Dutch investigation into MH17 crash ‘biased’ – report

    The Dutch investigation into the downing of a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet over eastern Ukraine last year is biased, Russian news agencies quoted Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as saying on Tuesday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Malaysia vows to punish ‘trigger-happy criminals’ who downed MH17
    Oct13

    Malaysia vows to punish ‘trigger-happy criminals’ who downed MH17

    KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia vowed on Tuesday to seek the prosecution of the “trigger-happy criminals” who downed flight MH17, after a Dutch-led investigation said it was shot down by a missile fired from war-torn eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Slovakia qualify for Euro 2016
    Oct13

    Slovakia qualify for Euro 2016

    PARIS : Slovakia booked their ticket to Euro 2016 on Monday with a 4-2 victory in Luxembourg that saw them secure second place in qualifying Group C, reports BSS. Slovakia finish behind defending European champions Spain, who had already qualified and came away with a 1-0 win over Ukraine, with the Euro 2012 co-hosts settling for a place in the...

    Airspace should have been closed before MH17 disaster: Dutch Safety Board
    Oct13

    Airspace should have been closed before MH17 disaster: Dutch Safety Board

    All civilian air traffic should have been banned in eastern Ukraine on July 17 last year, the Dutch Safety Board concluded in its final investigation report on the MH17 disaster published on Tuesday. …read more Source: China...

    Russian-made Buk missile downed MH17 in Ukraine, Dutch official probe finds
    Oct13

    Russian-made Buk missile downed MH17 in Ukraine, Dutch official probe finds

    THE HAGUE: Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was destroyed by a Buk surface-to-air missile over eastern Ukraine, the Dutch safety board said on Tuesday as it presented the results of an official probe into the crash. The missile’s Russian maker, however, presented its own report hours earlier, trying to clear Russia-backed separatists who...

    Malaysia rips 'trigger-happy criminals' who downed MH17
    Oct13

    Malaysia rips 'trigger-happy criminals' who downed MH17

    KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia today to seek the prosecution of the “trigger-happy criminals” who downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, after a Dutch-led investigation said it was shot down by a missile fired from war-torn eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: New Straits...

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