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    Ukrainians, Australian Kin Mark Year since MH17 Downing
    Jul17

    Ukrainians, Australian Kin Mark Year since MH17 Downing

    ABOVE, Ukraine (AP) – Residents of the Ukrainian village where a Malaysian airliner was shot down with 298 people aboard a year ago joined a procession to the crash site on Friday, while Australia’s prime minister remembered the “savagery” of the disaster as he unveiled a… …read more Source:...

    ‘Moral duty’ to punish ‘murderers’ who downed MH17: Ukraine leader
    Jul17

    ‘Moral duty’ to punish ‘murderers’ who downed MH17: Ukraine leader

    Kiev (AFP) – President Petro Poroshenko on Friday called it a “moral duty” to punish those responsible for downing the MH17 flight over Ukraine one year ago, killing all 298 people on board.”Our moral duty to honour the memory of the fallen ones is to ensure a fair punishment for those guilty in downing the aircraft. This...

    Microsoft has crushed the economic hopes of Finland’s Salo as it closes its Nokia plant and jeopardises 1,100 jobs
    Jul17

    Microsoft has crushed the economic hopes of Finland’s Salo as it closes its Nokia plant and jeopardises 1,100 jobs

    HELSINKI (Reuters) – When U.S. software giant Microsoft bought Nokia’s struggling mobile phone business last year, the inhabitants of Salo – a town of 54,000 in southern Finland – thought the move would revive the local economy. But their hopes were crushed last week when Microsoft announced it would close Nokia’s former product...

    Inquiry into downed Malaysia Airlines jet closes in on cause, suspects
    Jul17

    Inquiry into downed Malaysia Airlines jet closes in on cause, suspects

    Families of the almost 300 people who were killed when a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet was shot down over eastern Ukraine a year ago attend a sombre memorial service today. They are still looking for answers, Susan Ormiston reports. …read more Source:...

    Five stories in the news today, July 17
    Jul17

    Five stories in the news today, July 17

    Five stories in the news today, July 17 from The Canadian Press:———PREMIERS EYE ENERGY STRATEGY AGREEMENT AS MEETING WRAPSSeveral premiers hope they can forge a national energy strategy today, despite regional differences on display at their annual meeting. Newfoundland and Labrador’s Paul Davis says the premiers made progress yesterday,...

    Gen. Jon Vance, new chief of defence staff, takes military reins in Ottawa
    Jul17

    Gen. Jon Vance, new chief of defence staff, takes military reins in Ottawa

    OTTAWA – There will be a changing of the guard for the Canadian military today.Chief of Defence Staff Gen. Tom Lawson formally steps down and will be replaced by a former combat commander in Afghanistan, Gen. Jonathan Vance.The changeover is happening as the military conducts combat operations against the Islamic State in Iraq and the...

    Ceremonies mark anniversary of Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash
    Jul17

    Ceremonies mark anniversary of Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash

    Ukraine – Residents of the Ukrainian village where a Malaysian airliner was shot down with 298 people aboard a year ago joined a procession to the crash site on Friday. …read more Source: Global...

    Flight MH17 One-Year Anniversary: Ukraine, Australia Hold Memorial Services For Crash Victims
    Jul17

    Flight MH17 One-Year Anniversary: Ukraine, Australia Hold Memorial Services For Crash Victims

    Friday marks the one-year anniversary of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, which was shot down over rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine in July 2014, killing all 298 people on board. Countries around the world, from Netherlands to Australia, planned memorial services to honor the victims of the crash. …read more Source:...

    The World Marks the First Anniversary of the MH17 Aviation Disaster
    Jul17

    The World Marks the First Anniversary of the MH17 Aviation Disaster

    Friday marks one year since Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over conflict-torn eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board. The Boeing 777 was on route to Kuala Lumpur from Amsterdam when it crashed in pro-Russian rebel-held territory on July 17, 2014. The Dutch Safety Board is due to release the final report into the cause of the...

    Ukrainians, Australians mark anniversary of MH17 downing
    Jul17

    Ukrainians, Australians mark anniversary of MH17 downing

    Residents of the Ukrainian village where a Malaysian airliner was shot down with 298 people aboard a year ago joined a procession to the crash site on Friday, while Australia’s prime minister remembered the “savagery” of the disaster as he unveiled a plaque in Canberra that’s set in soil from where the wreckage fell....