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    Ukrainian president calls Malaysia Airlines crash a ‘terrorist attack’ – video
    Jul17

    Ukrainian president calls Malaysia Airlines crash a ‘terrorist attack’ – video

    Journalists and emergency services examine the crash site near the eastern Ukrainian town of Grabovo where Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 fell on Thursday. Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko says he does not believe the crash was an accident but a ‘terrorist attack’. Both the Ukrainian government and pro-Russia separatists have...

    Malaysia Airlines MH17 was flying just 1,000ft above restricted airspace
    Jul17

    Malaysia Airlines MH17 was flying just 1,000ft above restricted airspace

    All flights now barred from eastern Ukraine, where airliner was downed, but UK carriers recently given all-clear to overfly areaMalaysia Airlines flight MH17 was flying just 1,000 feet (300 metres) above restricted airspace when it was shot down, according to the European air traffic control body.Eurocontrol said Ukrainian authorities had barred...

    Missile destroys Malaysia Airlines plane and kills 295 people
    Jul17

    Missile destroys Malaysia Airlines plane and kills 295 people

    Pro-Russia rebels are blamed as airliner is downed over Ukraine, close to Russian borderThe president of Ukraine accused Pro-Russian rebels in the east of the country of shooting down a Malaysia Airlines jet, killing all 280 passengers and 15 crew.The huge loss of life threatens to have wide-ranging and unpredictable consequences, coming just...

    A history of aircraft that have been shot down
    Jul17

    A history of aircraft that have been shot down

    Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 may be the latest passenger aircraft to be brought down by militaries around the globe On 20 April 1978 two Soviet fighter jets intercepted Korean Air flight 902 near Murmansk after it veered off course. The jets reportedly fired at the plane after the pilot did not respond and it was forced to make an emergency...

    Malaysia: ‘We’re not ready to accept this so soon after MH370 tragedy’
    Jul17

    Malaysia: ‘We’re not ready to accept this so soon after MH370 tragedy’

    Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine stuns country still searching for answers to, and wreckage of disappeared flight MH370 Follow the latest developments on the live blogNews of the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine has been greeted with not just horror but disbelief in Malaysia, where distress at the loss was amplified by the sheer incredulity...

    Malaysia Airlines plane might have been shot down by Buk missile
    Jul17

    Malaysia Airlines plane might have been shot down by Buk missile

    Western-based defence specialists say either Russians or Russian supported groups in eastern Ukraine were responsibleThe Malaysian Airlines plane may have been shot down by a vehicle-mounted Russian-built Buk missile system, according to western-based defence specialists.Russian-backed rebels groups or Russian forces based in eastern Ukraine have...

    Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashes over Ukraine – video
    Jul17

    Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashes over Ukraine – video

    A Malaysia Airlines passenger flight has crashed over eastern Ukraine with 295 people on board. The airline confirmed it had lost contact with flight MH17, which was flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. An adviser to Ukraine’s interior ministry claims the plane was shot down by a Buk anti-aircraft system … …read more Source:...

    Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashes in east Ukraine
    Jul17

    Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashes in east Ukraine

    Ukrainian separatists deny any involvement after plane said to be carrying 295 people comes down near Russian border Follow the latest developments on our live blogA passenger jet has crashed in eastern Ukraine in an area where separatist rebels have been engaging Ukrainian military forces in recent weeks. … …read more Source: The...

    Malaysia Airlines plane MH17 ‘crashes in Ukraine’ – live updates
    Jul17

    Malaysia Airlines plane MH17 ‘crashes in Ukraine’ – live updates

    A passenger jet belonging to Malaysia Airlines carrying 295 people has crashed in eastern Ukraine 5.55pm BSTRussian president Vladimir Putin has released a statement via the Kremlin website (Russian). It reads:Vladimir Putin has expressed his deepest condolences to Prime Minister Najib Razak of Malaysia with regard to the accident in Ukrainian...

    Vladimir Putin condemns US sanctions against Russia  video
    Jul17

    Vladimir Putin condemns US sanctions against Russia video

    Russian president Vladimir Putin warns on Wednesday that US sanctions will take relations with Russia to a ‘dead end’ and damage US business interests in his country. The latest US sanctions target two major energy firms, a pair of powerful financial institutions, eight weapons firms and four individuals. They are intended to end the...

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