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    Bishop presses for arming of officers at MH17 site
    Jul29

    Bishop presses for arming of officers at MH17 site

    Foreign Minister Julie Bishop is hopeful Ukrainian MPs will ratify an agreement to allow Australians to carry weapons on the MH17 crash site. Ms Bishop is in Kiev holding talks with president Petro Poroshenko and other officials and says the plan to carry weapons is just a contingency.Ms Bishop says the Australian Federal Police mission at the...

    MH17: Black box data reveals why jet crashed
    Jul29

    MH17: Black box data reveals why jet crashed

    Black boxes recovered from downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in rebel-held east Ukraine show shrapnel from a rocket explosion caused the passenger jet to crash, a Ukrainian security official said.International investigators “indicated… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    MH17: Crash site a strategic target for Ukraine troops, rebels
    Jul29

    MH17: Crash site a strategic target for Ukraine troops, rebels

    Ukranian and rebel forces are locked in a struggle for control of the MH17 crash site, driving Australian and Dutch investigators to opt for high-risk strategies that so far have failed to win them access to the debris field where the Malaysian aircraft went down. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Who’s who: The Russian-linked warlords behind rebellion in Ukraine
    Jul29

    Who’s who: The Russian-linked warlords behind rebellion in Ukraine

    Fighting between the Ukraine government and pro-Moscow separatists continues to obstruct access of a joint Dutch-Australian police team to the site of the MH17 crash. …read more Source: ABC...

    Rebels claim Kiev now controls part of MH17 site (AFP)
    Jul28

    Rebels claim Kiev now controls part of MH17 site (AFP)

    Shakhtarsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine’s army on Monday seized control of part of the vast site where Malaysian airliner MH17 crashed, insurgents said, as the United Nations announced the downing of the plane could constitute a war crime. …read more Source: The West...

    Poland, Britain call for more sanctions on  Russia
    Jul28

    Poland, Britain call for more sanctions on Russia

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) The foreign ministers of Poland and Britain have called for more economic sanctions on Russia, saying it is responsible for the downing of the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over eastern Ukraine this month.Poland’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine: Rebels still manipulating crash site
    Jul28

    Ukraine: Rebels still manipulating crash site

    WASHINGTON (AP) Ukraine’s foreign minister says pro-Russian separatists are continuing to try to manipulate the wreckage of the Malaysian airliner that the United States and others have accused the rebels of shooting down.In an… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Rebels claim Kiev now control part of MH17 site (AFP)
    Jul28

    Rebels claim Kiev now control part of MH17 site (AFP)

    Shakhtarsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine’s army on Monday seized control of part of the vast site where Malaysian airliner MH17 crashed, insurgents said, as the United Nations announced the downing of the plane could constitute a war crime. …read more Source: The West...

    Some MH17 victims may ‘never be found’ (AFP)
    Jul28

    Some MH17 victims may ‘never be found’ (AFP)

    The Hague (AFP) – All remains of the 298 people who died on downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in rebel-held east Ukraine may never be recovered, Dutch police chief Gerard Bouman said on Monday. …read more Source: The West...

    Obama, European leaders hold joint call on Ukraine
    Jul28

    Obama, European leaders hold joint call on Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama and European leaders are conferring about next steps for dealing with the crisis in Ukraine.The White House says Obama held a joint call Monday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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