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    Tony Abbott labels MH17 crash site evidence-tampering on ‘industrial scale’
    Jul22

    Tony Abbott labels MH17 crash site evidence-tampering on ‘industrial scale’

    ‘After the crime comes the cover-up,’ says Australian PM as he steps up rhetoric against pro-Russian rebels in UkraineTony Abbott has labelled interference at the MH17 crash site in Ukraine a cover-up, describing it as evidence-tampering on an industrial scale.After the success of an Australian UN resolution calling for a full and...

    MH17: UN backs resolution demanding access to crash site  live updates
    Jul22

    MH17: UN backs resolution demanding access to crash site live updates

    The Security council has unanimously backed an Australian-drafted resolution condemning the “downing” of flight MH17 as separatists handover the black boxes to a Malaysian delegation Train holding bodies leaves rebel-held station Obama: ‘Burden on Russia’ to ensure crash access Five killed as clashes break out in Donetsk...

    MH17: UN resolution passes as Russia points fingers at Ukraine  video
    Jul22

    MH17: UN resolution passes as Russia points fingers at Ukraine video

    Australian foreign minister Julie Bishop welcomed the acceptance of a UN resolution condemning the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 and demanding access to the crash site. Russia backed the resolution, but soon after accused Ukraine of exploiting the situation for political means … …read more Source: The...

    MH17 black boxes handed over by pro-Russia rebels
    Jul22

    MH17 black boxes handed over by pro-Russia rebels

    Malaysian officials receive flight recorders from downed plane in ceremony after 12 hours of negotiationsFour days after the Boeing 777 came crashing down into the fields of eastern Ukraine, the black box recorders from flight MH17 were finally handed over to the Malaysians at a surreal night-time ceremony in Donetsk.Almost 12 hours after...

    EU blacklists Vladimir Putin’s ‘cronies’ as David Cameron calls for arms ban
    Jul22

    EU blacklists Vladimir Putin’s ‘cronies’ as David Cameron calls for arms ban

    Prime minister says ties between east and west are at decisive moment as UN Security Council calls for full access to crash siteDavid Cameron said that the EU will on Tuesday blacklist the “cronies and oligarchs” around Vladimir Putin as part of “a new range of hard-hitting economic sanctions” in response to the downing of...

    China stays quiet on MH17 disaster
    Jul21

    China stays quiet on MH17 disaster

    Closer Sino-Russian relations mean Chinese leaders are loth to apportion blame for downing of Malaysia Airlines planeWhile western countries are pressing Russia over the MH17 disaster, China has so far steered clear of stating even that a missile downed the plane, let alone tying the event to rebels in Ukraine.That has been little surprise to...

    MH17: Obama says Putin ‘directly responsible’ for investigators’ safety
    Jul21

    MH17: Obama says Putin ‘directly responsible’ for investigators’ safety

    Russian leader must ‘compel separatists to cooperate’ Secure recovery of bodies is ‘least that decency demands’ Dutch experts arrive at scene as violence resumesMH17: live coveragePresident Barack Obama says his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, should be held “directly responsible” for ensuring the site of...

    Obama: ‘Burden is on Russia’ to ensure full access to MH17 site  live updates
    Jul21

    Obama: ‘Burden is on Russia’ to ensure full access to MH17 site  live updates

    President says Russia must use its influence Four killed as clashes resume in Donetsk Dutch prosecutors open war crimes investigation Rebels allow experts limited acces to site and bodiesRead the Guardian’s earlier live coverage here 12.27pm ETClashes have intensified on the outskirts of Donetsk, killing at least five and forcing civilians...

    MH17 victim’s online charity appeal receives flood of donations
    Jul21

    MH17 victim’s online charity appeal receives flood of donations

    Thousands of pounds raised on JustGiving account in aid of Nepalese children since Briton died in Malaysia Airlines disasterAn online charity appeal set up by a British university student killed on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has attracted thousands of pounds of donations in his memory.Richard Mayne, 20, set up the JustGiving page six months...

    MH17 crash site chaos – in pictures
    Jul21

    MH17 crash site chaos – in pictures

    Experts fear that evidence of how the Malaysia Airlines MH17 plane was brought down could be lost for ever as evidence disappears from the crash site … …read more Source: The...

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