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    MH17: Vladimir Putin will be held to his word on open inquiry, says Tony Abbott
    Jul21

    MH17: Vladimir Putin will be held to his word on open inquiry, says Tony Abbott

    Australian PM says crash site appeared ‘more like a garden clean-up than a forensic investigation’Tony Abbott has insisted he will not just accept Vladimir Putins assurances of support for Australias call for a full and open investigation but will hold him to his word. … …read more Source: The...

    MH17: Australia pushes for international access to crash site – live updates
    Jul21

    MH17: Australia pushes for international access to crash site – live updates

    International pressure builds on Russian-backed rebels to allow free access to crash site and train containing bodies of the passengers. 10.14am AESTJust in from the Russian government’s press office, this statement from president Vladimir Putin:In connection with the terrible tragic events that occurred in the skies over the Donets, I...

    Martin Rowson on the world’s current conflicts  cartoon
    Jul21

    Martin Rowson on the world’s current conflicts cartoon

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    Cameron tells Putin shooting down of MH17 was ‘unacceptable’
    Jul21

    Cameron tells Putin shooting down of MH17 was ‘unacceptable’

    Anger grows in EU and leaders prepare fresh sanctions against Moscow as separatists obstruct access to crash siteDavid Cameron expressed anger about the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in a telephone conversation with Vladimir Putin on Sunday as EU leaders started preparing fresh sanctions against Moscow for its alleged role in the...

    MH17: missile launcher was in towns near crash site, videos suggest
    Jul20

    MH17: missile launcher was in towns near crash site, videos suggest

    Videos and photographs appear to show a mobile anti-aircraft missile launcher in neighbouring towns of Torez and SnizhneEvidence was growing on Sunday that Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by a missile fired from the vicinity of two neighbouring towns near the crash site within rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine.Analysis of videos and...

    Malaysia Airlines crash: across globe, prayers said as grief turns to despair
    Jul20

    Malaysia Airlines crash: across globe, prayers said as grief turns to despair

    Thousands of miles apart, family and friends united in mourning for those killed when missile downed flight MH17 in east UkraineThe crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has cast a web of grief around the globe, as communities from the Netherlands to Australia struggle to come to terms with the losses in their midsts.Many of the victims’...

    Russians blame Kiev government for MH17 disaster, not Ukrainian rebels
    Jul20

    Russians blame Kiev government for MH17 disaster, not Ukrainian rebels

    Some floral tributes outside Dutch embassy in Moscow read ‘forgive us’ but most people believe in plot to undermine RussiaA trickle of well-wishers continued to lay flowers outside the Dutch embassy in Moscow on Sunday at a makeshift shrine to the victims of the MH17 crash. Several notes among the bouquets and teddy bears read...

    Three pro-Russia rebel leaders at the centre of suspicions over downed MH17
    Jul20

    Three pro-Russia rebel leaders at the centre of suspicions over downed MH17

    Igor Strelkov, Igor Bezler and Nikolai Kozitsyn reportedly discussed the shooting down of a plane soon after jet explodedAs the world searches for answers over the Malaysia Airlines flight downed in eastern Ukraine, suspicion has fallen on the leaders of the pro-Russia rebels who have shot down three government planes in the past week.Attention...

    Punishing Russia for the MH17 tragedy will not help Ukraine | Oliver Bullough
    Jul20

    Punishing Russia for the MH17 tragedy will not help Ukraine | Oliver Bullough

    Anger at Russias actions is hardening. Yet our leaders should recognise that the west had its own role in Ukraines collapseUntil Thursday, the world was ready to let Ukraine fail: hollowed out by corruption, dismembered by Russia, given up on by western countries. The downing of flight MH17 has changed that.Visitors can be forgiven for not...

    MH17 crash: Kerry lays out evidence of pro-Russia separatists’ responsibility
    Jul20

    MH17 crash: Kerry lays out evidence of pro-Russia separatists’ responsibility

    US secretary of state lists ‘enormous input that points fingers’ and urges Moscow to act as rebels move victims’ bodies from crash siteThe US secretary of state, John Kerry, has said all the evidence surrounding the downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 points towards pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine being to blame. He...

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