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    Dutch anger at treatment of bodies in Ukraine swells as king, queen prepare to meet families
    Jul21

    Dutch anger at treatment of bodies in Ukraine swells as king, queen prepare to meet families

    Relatives of Dutch victims killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 are meeting with their king, queen and prime minister amid growing anger at the treatment of their loved ones’ bodies by pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Malaysia plane recovery operation stumbles forward
    Jul21

    Malaysia plane recovery operation stumbles forward

    HRABOVE, Ukraine — The chaotic Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 recovery effort stumbled again Monday, with more bodies found at the sprawling crash site but a worrisome power outage in the refrigerated train holding over 200 of the dead. …read more Source: Boston...

    Australian PM: Ukraine Crash Probe Resembles ‘Garden Clean-Up’
    Jul21

    Australian PM: Ukraine Crash Probe Resembles ‘Garden Clean-Up’

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott voiced deep concern that Russian-backed rebels remained in control of the crash site of a Malaysian airliner shot down over Ukraine. During a news conference on July 21 in Canberra, Abbott said the site looked more like a “garden clean-up” than a forensic investigation. (Reuters) …read more...

    Ukraine Offers to Hand Crash Probe to Dutch
    Jul21

    Ukraine Offers to Hand Crash Probe to Dutch

    Ukraine is ready to hand over the investigation of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster to Dutch authorities, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said, an offer aimed at resolving a dayslong standoff over access to the rebel-held crash site that came even as fighting appeared to be intensifying. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Malaysians Want the Bodies of Their MH17 Dead Back Before the Ramadan Fast Ends
    Jul21

    Malaysians Want the Bodies of Their MH17 Dead Back Before the Ramadan Fast Ends

    Dusk settles and Malaysia comes together to break the daily fasting of Ramadan. Hundreds of people in elegant attire mill about the lavish iftar buffet at Marriott Hotel in Putrajaya, 25 km south of Kuala Lumpur. Two floors down, however, the mood is less festive. There, MH17 relatives gather around tables in one of the conference rooms and yearn...

    Malaysia plane recovery operation stumbles forward
    Jul21

    Malaysia plane recovery operation stumbles forward

    HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — The chaotic Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 recovery effort stumbled again Monday, with more bodies found at the sprawling crash site but a worrisome power outage in the refrigerated train holding over 200 of the dead. The shambolic attempts to investigate by the pro-Russia separatists who control the verdant farmland...

    China’s Response to the MH17 Tragedy? Condemn the West
    Jul21

    China’s Response to the MH17 Tragedy? Condemn the West

    On July 18, shortly after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed over eastern Ukraine, extinguishing 298 lives, China’s Xinhua state news agency cautioned against making snap judgments. The U.S. and other Western nations had begun to finger pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine for shooting down the Boeing 777 passenger plane, but Xinhua dismissed...

    Putin accuses critics of MH17 handling of having ‘mercenary objectives’
    Jul21

    Putin accuses critics of MH17 handling of having ‘mercenary objectives’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin lashed out Monday against those who he said were exploiting the downing of a passenger jet in eastern Ukraine for “mercenary objectives.” …read more Source:...

    Ukraine workers say 21 bodies found at crash site
    Jul21

    Ukraine workers say 21 bodies found at crash site

    HRABOVE, Ukraine — Another 21 bodies have been found in the sprawling fields of east Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed last week, killing all 298 people aboard.Local rescue workers had piled 21 black body bags by the side of the road in Hrabove early Monday. It was unclear how quickly they would be transported to...

    Malaysia, the World’s Unluckiest Airline, Will Now Struggle to Survive
    Jul21

    Malaysia, the World’s Unluckiest Airline, Will Now Struggle to Survive

    Only four months after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished somewhere in the Indian Ocean with 239 passengers on board, Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine, causing the loss of another 298 souls — an unprecedented blow to a major international airline. Even a robust operator would have trouble overcoming twin disasters like that. But the...