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    MH17 crash: investigators must have full access to site, says Malaysian PM
    Jul18

    MH17 crash: investigators must have full access to site, says Malaysian PM

    Najib Razak calls for justice, saying air disaster a tragic day, in what has already been a tragic year, for MalaysiaInternational investigators must have full access to the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, Malaysias prime minister has urged, as he warned that perpetrators must be brought to justice if the plane was shot down.In his...

    MH17: Australian foreign minister Julie Bishop urges Ukraine rebels to co-operate with investigation – video
    Jul18

    MH17: Australian foreign minister Julie Bishop urges Ukraine rebels to co-operate with investigation – video

    Australia’s foreign minister Julie Bishop has urged pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine to co-operate with an investigation into the explosion of flight MH17, asking for Australian consulate staff to be given access to the crash site. At least 27 Australian citizens are believed to have been on board the flight … …read...

    Pim de Kuijer, my friend and Aids campaigner, killed in MH17 crash
    Jul18

    Pim de Kuijer, my friend and Aids campaigner, killed in MH17 crash

    A friend pays tribute to the Dutch citizen killed in airliner shot down over Ukraine, who was an enthusiastic writer and political activist and ‘most of all loved by many’My colleague and friend Pim de Kuijer died on his way to an Aids conference in Melbourne, a journey which typified his concern for others.Pim was Dutch and a...

    Malaysia Airlines plane MH17: wars have bloomed from far, far less | Paul Daley
    Jul18

    Malaysia Airlines plane MH17: wars have bloomed from far, far less | Paul Daley

    Rapid and precise responses are demanded but publicly displaying genuine empathy and leading public grieving is just as critical for world leaders, including Tony AbbottThe missile attack on the Malaysian passenger jet that has killed 298 people carries the type of broad-reaching and deleterious global implications that have stemmed from the very...

    MH17 crash: Aids researchers heading to Melbourne believed among dead
    Jul18

    MH17 crash: Aids researchers heading to Melbourne believed among dead

    Scientists were on route to the 20th international Aids conference, due to start on SundayA number of scientists and researchers heading to a key Aids conference in Melbourne were reportedly on board the Malaysia Airlines plane that has crashed in Ukraine.The scientists were en route to AIDS2014, the 20th international Aids conference. The event,...

    Witnesses describe Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine – video
    Jul18

    Witnesses describe Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine – video

    Witnesses describe the scene on Thursday afternoon when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed near the Ukraine-Russia border. Locals describe hearing explosions and watching the plane fall in fear and shock. The 295 passengers on board were all killed as their plane is believed to have been shot down in the eastern Ukrainian battle zone …...

    MH17: Twenty-seven Australians were on board crashed Malaysian plane
    Jul18

    MH17: Twenty-seven Australians were on board crashed Malaysian plane

    Dutch authorities confirm toll in Ukraine crashThere were 27 Australians on board Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 that crashed in Ukraine, killing all on board, the European head of Malaysia Airlines says. Among the other nationalities on board were 154 Dutch, 11 Indonesians, 23 Malaysians, six Britons, four Germans, four Belgians, three from the...

    MH17 crash site: impact threw us to the ground, say shocked witnesses
    Jul18

    MH17 crash site: impact threw us to the ground, say shocked witnesses

    Our reporter at scene of downed Malaysian airliner sees debris and body parts across huge area near Russia-Ukraine borderThe field near the tiny rural hamlet where MH17 plunged to the ground was a scene of smouldering charred earth and twisted metal as shocked locals milled about, trying to comprehend what had happened. A piece of the...

    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...

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