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    Bodies, black boxes handed over from Ukraine crash site
    Jul22

    Bodies, black boxes handed over from Ukraine crash site

    DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – The remains of some of the nearly 300 victims of the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over Ukraine were making their way to the Netherlands today as a senior Ukrainian separatist leader handed over the plane’s black boxes to Malaysian experts. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte told a news conference yesterday...

    Wall Street dips at open on Ukraine, Gaza worry
    Jul21

    Wall Street dips at open on Ukraine, Gaza worry

    US stocks dipped as developments in Ukraine and the Gaza Strip look to dominate trading amid a thin economic calendar. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    European shares led lower by Germany’s DAX, sensitive to Ukraine crisis
    Jul21

    European shares led lower by Germany’s DAX, sensitive to Ukraine crisis

    European stocks fell today, hit by a drop in German stocks as sensitivity to tension in Ukraine mounted. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    U.S. presses case against Russia on downed jet as horror deepens
    Jul21

    U.S. presses case against Russia on downed jet as horror deepens

    HRABOVE, Ukraine/WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry laid out what he called overwhelming evidence of Russian complicity in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 as international horror deepened over the fate of the victims’ remains. Kerry demanded that Moscow take responsibility for actions of...

    France, Germany, Britain to press Russia on opening MH17 crash site
    Jul20

    France, Germany, Britain to press Russia on opening MH17 crash site

    France, Germany and Britain will press Russian President Vladimir Putin to ensure that separatists in Ukraine allow investigators free access to the site of the Malaysian Airlines MH17 crash, the French president’s office said. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Ukraine, rebels argue over wreck; Europeans give Putin ‘last chance’
    Jul20

    Ukraine, rebels argue over wreck; Europeans give Putin ‘last chance’

    HRABOVE/DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukraine accused Russia and pro-Moscow rebels yesterday of destroying evidence to cover up their guilt in the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner that has accelerated a showdown between the Kremlin and Western powers. As militants kept international monitors away from wreckage and scores of bodies...

    Malaysia jet killing 298 was apparently downed by Ukrainian separatists
    Jul19

    Malaysia jet killing 298 was apparently downed by Ukrainian separatists

    A suspected Russian-made surface-to-air missile downed a Malaysia Airlines jet in a separatist-controlled corner of eastern Ukraine on Thursday, prompting the Kiev government to denounce an “act of terror” that killed all 298 people on board. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine says has “compelling evidence” of Russian role in airline disaster
    Jul19

    Ukraine says has “compelling evidence” of Russian role in airline disaster

    KIEV, (Reuters) – Ukraine has “compelling evidence” Russia played a defining role in the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner by providing the rebels with missile systems and a crew, the country’s counter intelligence chief said on Saturday. Vitaly Naida said Kiev had proof three BUK-1, or SA-11 radar guided missile...

    Investigators face tough task  in Ukraine plane inquiry
    Jul19

    Investigators face tough task in Ukraine plane inquiry

    BERLIN/GENEVA, (Reuters) – As international investigators head to rebel-held eastern Ukraine to piece together what, and who, caused a Malaysian airliner to plunge into the steppe, securing evidence in the middle of a war zone is a major challenge. Proving what happened beyond doubt and to the satisfaction of the warring parties may already...

    Today we are all Malaysians: ICTP Chairman issues statement
    Jul18

    Today we are all Malaysians: ICTP Chairman issues statement

    “The World travel and tourism industry must come together and take leadership after the Malaysia Airlines (MH17) incident.” This is the opinion voiced by Juergen Thomas Steinmetz, Chairman of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP). …read more Source:...

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