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    MH17 crash site: Australian foreign minister pushes for access
    Jul24

    MH17 crash site: Australian foreign minister pushes for access

    Julie Bishop says negotiations are under way amid reports Australian police and troops may be deployed to areaThe crash site of MH17 remains under the control of Russian-backed separatists and negotiations for access for international investigators are under way, the Australian foreign minister, Julie Bishop, has said. The Dutch foreign minister,...

    Calls for Tory MP to stand down as trade envoy over Russian business links
    Jul23

    Calls for Tory MP to stand down as trade envoy over Russian business links

    Cameron’s advisor Charles Hendry heads body promoting Russo-British trade as MPs urger stronger sanctionsOne of David Cameron’s trade envoys and former ministers is facing calls to stand down over for his links to a pro-Russian business group.Charles Hendry, a Tory MP and former energy minister, is listed as president of the...

    Netherlands mourns as bodies of MH17 plane crash victims are flown home
    Jul23

    Netherlands mourns as bodies of MH17 plane crash victims are flown home

    Dutch royals and premier Mark Rutte join relatives at Eindhoven airport to receive 40 coffins arriving from Ukraine disaster siteAs the first coffin was lowered from the planes on the runway, silence fell over Eindhoven military airport. The only sound came from a row of flags whipping in the wind at half mast.Almost a week after Malaysia...

    MH17: Ukraine separatist commander admits rebels had Buk missile system
    Jul23

    MH17: Ukraine separatist commander admits rebels had Buk missile system

    Alexander Khodakovsky makes first such admission by senior separatist figure following downing of Malaysia Airlines planeA top rebel commander in eastern Ukraine has admitted the armed separatist movement had control of a Buk missile system, which Kiev and western countries say was used to shoot down a Malaysia Airlines plane last week.Alexander...

    Northern Ireland’s lessons for Ukraine | @guardianletters
    Jul23

    Northern Ireland’s lessons for Ukraine | @guardianletters

    It is alarming that western leaders, including Cameron, seek to pose as judge, jury and executioner on the issue of who downed MH 17 (Report, 23 July). Why are none of them championing the legal route? They need to gather the evidence from the crash site, from the witnesses who saw the Buk missiles in Torez etc give it all to the judges at the...

    Graphic content: when photographs of carnage are too upsetting to publish
    Jul23

    Graphic content: when photographs of carnage are too upsetting to publish

    The onslaught in Gaza and the MH17 crash scene in Ukraine have generated thousands of pictures, many of which show the gruesome reality of the violence. How does the Guardian’s head of photography decide whether or not to use such images?”I really can’t bear to look at that picture for more than a moment, it’s just too...

    Bodies of MH17 victims arrive in the Netherlands on a day of mourning – video
    Jul23

    Bodies of MH17 victims arrive in the Netherlands on a day of mourning – video

    Dignitaries watch as Dutch and Australian military transport planes bring bodies of the victims of the MH17 disaster to Eindhoven, the Netherlands, as the country holds a national day of mourning. Flight MH17 departed from Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport before it was downed in eastern Ukraine. More than half of the 298 people killed were...

    Ukraine must provoke Nato shake-up
    Jul23

    Ukraine must provoke Nato shake-up

    Military alliance cohesion as fragile as that of EU Nato summit in Wales faces serious challengesThe UN wrings its hands over what’s happening in Gaza, Nato wrings its hands over Putin and Ukraine.Officials at the UN are used to talking but not acting. Officials at the world’s most powerful military alliance are getting increasingly...

    Rebels shoot down two Ukrainian fighter jets days after downing of MH17
    Jul23

    Rebels shoot down two Ukrainian fighter jets days after downing of MH17

    Ukrainian military spokesman says planes were brought down about 16 miles from site of Malaysia Airlines crashPro-Russia rebels have shot down two Ukrainian fighter jets in eastern Ukraine just days after the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, a Ukrainian military spokesman has said.”Two Sukhoi Ukrainian fighter jets have been shot...

    Parents of three children killed on MH17 living in ‘a hell beyond hell’
    Jul23

    Parents of three children killed on MH17 living in ‘a hell beyond hell’

    Anthony Maslin and Marite Norris, parents of Mo, Evie and Otis, who were killed along with grandfather Nick Norris, release statement saying their ‘pain is intense and relentless’ The parents of three West Australian children who were killed with their grandfather in the MH17 plane plane disaster say they are living in “a hell...

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