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    Outrage needs to fall on Putin
    Jul19

    Outrage needs to fall on Putin

    World leaders need to increase sanctions and ramp up the pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin to forge peace in war-torn eastern Ukraine, experts said, as U.S. officials yesterday began building a case linking pro-Russian separatists to the stunning downing of a Malaysian passenger jet. …read more Source: Boston...

    Credible probe sought in downing of Malaysian jet
    Jul19

    Credible probe sought in downing of Malaysian jet

    ROZSYPNE, Ukraine — World leaders demanded Friday that pro-Russia rebels who control the eastern Ukraine crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 give immediate, unfettered access to independent investigators to determine who shot down the plane.At an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council, the U.S. pointed blame at the...

    Malaysia Air crash: Missile launcher used to down jet likely back in Russia, US official says
    Jul19

    Malaysia Air crash: Missile launcher used to down jet likely back in Russia, US official says

    The missile launcher used to down Malaysia Air flight MH17 is probably back in Russia after it was imported into Ukraine a few weeks ago, a well-placed source with access to the latest intelligence told Fox News Friday night. …read more Source: FOX...

    Putin Calls for Cease-fire in East Ukraine
    Jul18

    Putin Calls for Cease-fire in East Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Friday for a cease-fire by pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian government forces fighting in eastern Ukraine to allow for negotiations. Putin said he was in contact with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko after a Boeing 777 passenger airliner came down in an area under rebel control, killing all 298...

    AIDS conference attendees on downed Malaysian jet
    Jul18

    AIDS conference attendees on downed Malaysian jet

    SYDNEY (AP) — World-renowned AIDS researchers and activists heading to an AIDS conference in Australia were on the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine, officials said Friday, news that sparked an outpouring of grief across the global scientific community. Unconfirmed reports said up to 100 passengers were going to the Victoria state...

    Malaysia Airlines Ukraine Crash: 2 Dogs Aboard Airplane
    Jul18

    Malaysia Airlines Ukraine Crash: 2 Dogs Aboard Airplane

    In addition to the 298 people aboard the Malaysian Airlines jet that crashed Thursday in eastern Ukraine, two dogs were also aboard the flight, according to the cargo manifest for the flight made public Friday. MH017 – Cargo Manifest 1 The Kuala Lumpur-bound Flight MH17 crashed Thursday evening in a part of Ukraine controlled by pro-Russian...

    Top AIDS Researchers Believed Killed in Malaysia Air Crash
    Jul18

    Top AIDS Researchers Believed Killed in Malaysia Air Crash

    The international medical community is mourning the sudden deaths of as many as 100 AIDS researchers and experts who were headed to a high-level AIDS conference in Australia. They were among 298 passengers aboard a Malaysia Airlines flight that crashed in volatile eastern Ukraine. Australia’s prime minister has blamed pro-Russian forces for...

    Russia’s Putin Calls for Ukraine Cease-fire After MH17 Is Downed
    Jul18

    Russia’s Putin Calls for Ukraine Cease-fire After MH17 Is Downed

    ROZSYPNE, Ukraine—Emergency workers, police officers and even off-duty coal miners spread out Friday across the sunflower fields and villages of eastern Ukraine, searching the wreckage of a jetliner shot down as it flew miles above the country’s battlefield. The attack Thursday afternoon killed 298 people from nearly a dozen nations...

    Malaysia MH17 blame game: Haunting audio shows separatists shocked they shot down civilians
    Jul18

    Malaysia MH17 blame game: Haunting audio shows separatists shocked they shot down civilians

    Audio intercepted by Ukrainian authorities in the hours after the downed Malaysian airplane indicates that Russian separatists at first cheered what they believed was the take-down of a transport plane — and then expressed shock and anger, when they realized the craft contained civilians. The New York Times first reported …...

    Kyiv Releases Audio Evidence That Donetsk Militants Got Antiaircraft Weapons From Russia
    Jul18

    Kyiv Releases Audio Evidence That Donetsk Militants Got Antiaircraft Weapons From Russia

    Ukraine’s Security Service has released more audio of purported conversations among militants in eastern Ukraine that Kyiv believes proves they received powerful Buk-M antiaircraft weapons and the crews to man them from Russia on July 14. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...