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    MH17 Victims’ Phones Answered by ‘Eastern European Accents’ Amid Looting Reports, Dutch Families Say
    Jul24

    MH17 Victims’ Phones Answered by ‘Eastern European Accents’ Amid Looting Reports, Dutch Families Say

    Grief-stricken relatives of the victims killed when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot out of the sky over Ukraine with a missile have reported calling their family members’ phones to find them not only working, but answered by strangers. …read more Source: International Business...

    MH17′s Black Box Of Little Use In Event Of ‘Instant Decompression’ Caused By Buk Missile Strike
    Jul24

    MH17′s Black Box Of Little Use In Event Of ‘Instant Decompression’ Caused By Buk Missile Strike

    After a brief time under rebel control, rumors of a trip to Moscow and a long flight from Ukraine, the black boxes that could provide essential insight into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 have arrived in the United Kingdom. Investigators from the U.K.’s Air Accident Investigation Branch will examine the boxes’ contents,...

    Europe Sleeps as Putin Waits
    Jul23

    Europe Sleeps as Putin Waits

    European leaders are squabbling over which country has been most feckless in its failure to take action on Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    For Civilian Airliners, Shoulder-Fired Missiles Still a Global Threat
    Jul23

    For Civilian Airliners, Shoulder-Fired Missiles Still a Global Threat

    WASHINGTON — The horrifying deaths of 298 passengers of a jetliner shot down over Ukraine have focused the world’s attention on a previously unrecognized threat: the proliferation of surface-to-air missiles in the hands of rogue, non-state actors. Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was brought down by a BUK-17, a high-tech Russian-built...

    EU Preparing Further Sanctions Against Russia After MH17 Crash
    Jul23

    EU Preparing Further Sanctions Against Russia After MH17 Crash

    For a continent determined to present a united message of outrage and reprisals after the downing of Flight MH17 killed 211 of its citizens, the signals coming from the European Union this week have been contradictory. MoreHagel Pushes NATO Partners to Put More Skin in the GameNot Even the Threat of War in Europe Can Unite the E.U.’I Lost...

    Victims Of MH17 Return To The Netherlands In A Stunning Procession
    Jul23

    Victims Of MH17 Return To The Netherlands In A Stunning Procession

    Nearly a week after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down over eastern Ukraine, the victims are finally being returned home. CNN has reporters in the Netherlands, where there is a procession on Wednesday for victims of downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. A plane arrived with the first 40 coffins Wednesday morning, and now dozens of hearses are...

    PHOTOS: The Dutch Pay Their Respects To The Victims Of MH17
    Jul23

    PHOTOS: The Dutch Pay Their Respects To The Victims Of MH17

    Members of the Dutch royal family and the country’s political leadership looked on as the first 40 coffins carrying the remains of passengers aboard the downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived in the Netherlands on Wednesday, nearly one week after the plane was shot down over eastern Ukraine. In a long line of hearses, the bodies were...

    Dutch Mourn Victims of Malaysian Plane Downed Over Eastern Ukraine
    Jul23

    Dutch Mourn Victims of Malaysian Plane Downed Over Eastern Ukraine

    Thousands of people lined the roads in the Netherlands on Wednesday, solemnly applauding the slow procession of 40 black hearses carrying the bodies of passengers killed when their passenger jet was shot down over eastern Ukraine. Some threw flowers in front of the cars, while others quietly lay bouquets and lit candles at the many impromptu...

    Russian Ties, Trade Lie Behind EU Sanctions Rift
    Jul23

    Russian Ties, Trade Lie Behind EU Sanctions Rift

    Germany and Italy have the most to lose if the European Union makes good on its threat to impose harsher sanctions on Moscow, while Britain’s overseas territories are soaking up the lion’s share of capital streaming out of Russia. The picture emerging from United Nations and European Union data shows the impact of restricting trade...

    MH17 Crash Exposes UK Arms Sales To Russia, And It’s A Huge Embarrassment For Cameron
    Jul23

    MH17 Crash Exposes UK Arms Sales To Russia, And It’s A Huge Embarrassment For Cameron

    The shooting down of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 by pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine is turning out to be a huge embarrassment for Britain’s Conservative prime minister, David Cameron. Four different reports from various House of Commons committees have revealed that the U.K. has as many as 251 active arms sales licenses with Russia....