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    Malaysia calls for full access to MH17 site
    Jul26

    Malaysia calls for full access to MH17 site

    More than a week after Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 came down in eastern Ukraine, Malaysian investigators have not yet been able to access the entire crash site, Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak says. …read more Source:...

    House Armed Services Chair Blames Putin for MH17 Tragedy
    Jul26

    House Armed Services Chair Blames Putin for MH17 Tragedy

    The powerful head of the House Armed Services Committee lays the blame for the shoot down of Malaysian Airlines flight 17 firmly on Russian president Vladimir Putin. The jetliner crashed in eastern Ukraine July 17 and is believed to have been downed by a surface-to-air missile more sophisticated than the shoulder-launched missiles that have often...

    Parents of Australian victim visit crash site
    Jul26

    Parents of Australian victim visit crash site

    The parents of a woman who died on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 travelled from Perth, Australia to honor their daughter at the crash site in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Miami...

    Donetsk residents flee fighting
    Jul26

    Donetsk residents flee fighting

    Long lines of cars jammed the roads leading south out of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine Saturday, as residents attempted to flee the city center after a night of heavy shelling on the city’s northern outskirts. …read more Source:...

    Last Plane Carrying MH17 Victims Departs for Netherlands
    Jul26

    Last Plane Carrying MH17 Victims Departs for Netherlands

    An Australian air force transport plane was the last aircraft to depart eastern Ukraine on Saturday (July 26) carrying the remains of victims from the downed Malaysian Airlines flight MH17. All 298 people on board the flight perished when it was brought down over rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine, where Kiev is struggling to quell a...

    Parents of woman aboard downed Flight MH17 visit crash site in Ukraine
    Jul26

    Parents of woman aboard downed Flight MH17 visit crash site in Ukraine

    The parents of a woman who was on Flight MH17 when it was shot down in eastern Ukraine last week travelled to the scene of the crash on Saturday, arriving from Amsterdam after a journey from their home in Perth, Australia. …read more Source:...

    Dutch, Australian cargo planes fly more remains from site of Malaysia Airlines disaster
    Jul26

    Dutch, Australian cargo planes fly more remains from site of Malaysia Airlines disaster

    Two cargo planes have flown 38 more coffins carrying victims of the Malaysia Airlines disaster out of eastern Ukraine to a forensic center in the Netherlands for identification and investigation. …read more Source: FOX...

    Planes fly more victims from Ukraine crash site
    Jul26

    Planes fly more victims from Ukraine crash site

    KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two cargo planes have flown 38 more coffins carrying victims of the Malaysia Airlines disaster out of eastern Ukraine to a forensic center in the Netherlands for identification and investigation. The planes took off Saturday from Kharkiv, a government-controlled city where the bodies have been brought from the crash...

    Malaysia, Dutch PMs to Discuss Access to Plane Crash Site
    Jul26

    Malaysia, Dutch PMs to Discuss Access to Plane Crash Site

    Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Saturday he would meet his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte next week to discuss how to secure full access for investigators to the site in Ukraine where a Malaysian airliner was downed. Pro-Russian separatists remain in control of the area in eastern Ukraine where the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 was...

    Russia Chides EU, Says Sanctions Endanger Security Cooperation
    Jul26

    Russia Chides EU, Says Sanctions Endanger Security Cooperation

    The Russian Foreign Ministry says additional sanctions imposed by the European Union over Moscow’s role in the Ukraine crisis put at risk cooperation over security issues, chiding that “the decisions will be greeted enthusiastically by international terrorists.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...