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    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...

    Fighting erupts near MH17 crash site as Ukrainian troops assault Donetsk
    Jul21

    Fighting erupts near MH17 crash site as Ukrainian troops assault Donetsk

    Fighting broke out near the railway station in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on Monday, with artillery fire sending plumes of smoke skywards in what separatists said was an attempt by government forces to enter the city they seized in April. …read more Source:...

    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...

    Dutch anger swells at treatment of Ukraine bodies
    Jul21

    Dutch anger swells at treatment of Ukraine bodies

    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: Miami...

    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...

    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...

    Putin Cautions Against Using Ukraine Plane Crash For Political Gain
    Jul21

    Putin Cautions Against Using Ukraine Plane Crash For Political Gain

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said politicians should not use the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine to pursue “narrow, selfish political” goals. Putin said July 21 in Moscow that Russia is doing everything it can to allow international experts to investigate the scene of the crash that killed nearly 300...

    Malaysia Airlines Plane Crash: Ukraine Workers Find More Bodies Amid Debris
    Jul21

    Malaysia Airlines Plane Crash: Ukraine Workers Find More Bodies Amid Debris

    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...

    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...

    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...