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    MH17: recording shows Russian colonel and rebels ‘discussing disaster’  video
    Jul18

    MH17: recording shows Russian colonel and rebels ‘discussing disaster’ video

    The Security Service of Ukraine has released a recording of what it says are conversations involving a rebel fighter named ‘Bes’, Russian Colonel Vasyl Mykolaiovych Geranin and Cossack military leader Mykola Kozitsyn discussing the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet over eastern Ukraine. The transcript with this video was obtained...

    Malaysia Airlines MH17 flight path map
    Jul18

    Malaysia Airlines MH17 flight path map

    Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 takes off from Amsterdam at about10:30 (UTC/GMT), headed for Kuala Lumpur MH17 is reportedly hit by a missile while flying over Ukraine at about 13:21 (UTC/GMT) and crashes near the village of Grabovo in an area controlled by pro-Russia separatists Follow live updates: MH17 ‘shot down’ in Ukraine …...

    Russian aggression is a threat to global security, Ukraine president says after MH17 crash – video
    Jul18

    Russian aggression is a threat to global security, Ukraine president says after MH17 crash – video

    In a televised address, Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, appeals to the global community to treat the missile attack on MH17 as more than just a local problem, calling the attack an act of terrorism and a wake-up call for the whole world. Investigations are continuing as suspicions mount that pro-Russian separatists shot down the plane...

    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...

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