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    MH17: Dutch and Australian experts in fresh attempt to reach crash site
    Jul28

    MH17: Dutch and Australian experts in fresh attempt to reach crash site

    Dutch authorities decide against armed mission to secure site amid fears they could be dragged into Ukraine’s civil warDutch and Australian police will make a fresh attempt to reach the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in insurgent-held east Ukraine on Monday, after heavy fighting nearby scuppered their previous efforts. …...

    Flight MH17: victims remains might not all be found, AFP warns
    Jul28

    Flight MH17: victims remains might not all be found, AFP warns

    Intense fighting between pro-Russia rebels and Ukrainian forces has reduced the chance of a successful recovery Australians must prepare for the possibility that not all remains will be recovered from the site of the downed Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine, a federal police chief has warned.Andrew Colvin, the deputy commissioner of the...

    Satellite images released by US ‘show Russian rocket fire into Ukraine’
    Jul27

    Satellite images released by US ‘show Russian rocket fire into Ukraine’

    Dossier appears to show blast marks and craters US says artillery for separatists has crossed border into UkraineThe US on Sunday released satellite images it said backed up its claims that rockets have been fired from Russia into eastern Ukraine and heavy artillery for separatists has also crossed the border.The Russian foreign ministry,...

    The energy-efficient way to punish Putin  and protect the planet | Chris Huhne
    Jul27

    The energy-efficient way to punish Putin and protect the planet | Chris Huhne

    For once Europes greens and securocrats can join forces by reducing the EUs dependence on imports of Russian gasEurope has a Russia problem, as Herman van Rompuy, the president of the European council, recognised on Friday by sending out the latest draft of the proposed sanctions. Nick Clegg is right that Russia should lose the 2018 World Cup,...

    MH370 families offer to counsel bereaved relatives of MH17 victims
    Jul27

    MH370 families offer to counsel bereaved relatives of MH17 victims

    Remains of those killed not expected to be returned to Malaysia for some time as forensic testing in Netherlands continuesFamilies of the passengers and crew members on board missing flight MH370 have begun offering counselling to the relatives of those who died last week on downed flight MH17.The remains of MH17 victims are not expected to...

    MH17: how Storyfuls social sleuthing helped verify evidence
    Jul27

    MH17: how Storyfuls social sleuthing helped verify evidence

    Stories such as the shooting down of the Malaysia Airlines plane show the importance of checking Twitter and YouTube contentIn the aftermath of an event as tragically uncertain as the MH17 plane disaster, amid claim and counterclaim about who was responsible, it becomes ever more important for news organisations to verify the validity of material...

    MH17: Dutch and Australian investigators postpone mission due to fighting – video
    Jul27

    MH17: Dutch and Australian investigators postpone mission due to fighting – video

    A Dutch-led international group of 49 investigators have abandoned their plans on Sunday to visit the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, because of fighting between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian troops in the area. Australian and Dutch officials have been negotiating for days to allow officers from both countries to gain access...

    David Cameron ‘must answer for Russian oligarchs’ donations’
    Jul27

    David Cameron ‘must answer for Russian oligarchs’ donations’

    Ed Miliband particularly questions £160,000 donation Tories accepted from wife of former Russian finance ministerDavid Cameron has questions to answer over the money he is taking from Russian oligarchs, Ed Miliband has said.The Labour leader particularly questioned the £160,000 donation the Conservatives accepted from the wife of a...

    David Cameron not surprised by calls for Russia to be stripped of World Cup
    Jul27

    David Cameron not surprised by calls for Russia to be stripped of World Cup

    Downing Street warns Kremlin to change course in Ukraine, but stops short of Nick Clegg’s call for outright 2018 boycottDavid Cameron does not currently believe Russia should be stripped of hosting the 2018 World Cup but is not surprised the issue is being raised, Downing Street says.The prime minister held back from calling for the...

    MH17: Dutch and Australian teams get greater access to crash site
    Jul27

    MH17: Dutch and Australian teams get greater access to crash site

    Dutch-led group of 49 investigators that will attempt to recover bodies and examine site in eastern Ukraine will be unarmedDutch and Australian investigators will get greater access to the site of the MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine under the terms of a new deal, the Australian prime minister has said.The unarmed Dutch-led group would have 49...

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