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    Putin calls for ceasefire in eastern Ukraine
    Jul18

    Putin calls for ceasefire in eastern Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is calling for a ceasefire between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian government forces following the downing of a Malaysian passenger plane. …read more Source: FOX...

    Australian Woman Loses Relatives In 2 Malaysia Airlines Disasters
    Jul18

    Australian Woman Loses Relatives In 2 Malaysia Airlines Disasters

    SYDNEY (AP) — In an almost incomprehensible twist of fate, an Australian woman who lost her brother in the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 learned on Friday that her stepdaughter was on the plane shot down over Ukraine. Kaylene Mann’s brother Rod Burrows and sister-in-law Mary Burrows were on board Flight 370 when it...

    Putin calls for peace in Ukraine after plane crash
    Jul18

    Putin calls for peace in Ukraine after plane crash

    MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin says all parties in the conflict in eastern Ukraine should lay down the arms and engage in talks as soon as possible after a commercial airliner was shot down.Putin said on Friday in comments carried by Russian news agencies that “peace in Ukraine must prevail as soon as possible” and...

    Other civilian planes that have been attacked since 1978
    Jul18

    Other civilian planes that have been attacked since 1978

    The world is in shock after a Malaysian Airlines jetliner was brought down Thursday over Ukrainian airspace, with all 298 people aboard flight MH17 presumed dead. But this isn’t the first time a civilian plane has been shot down. …read more Source: CTV...

    Friday’s Top 6 News Stories
    Jul18

    Friday’s Top 6 News Stories

    From questions surrounding the downed Malaysian airliner in Ukraine to Israeli troops hitting the ground in Gaza, see the stories we’re following. …read more Source:...

    This World Map Shows Where Things Have The Highest Chance Of Going Wrong
    Jul18

    This World Map Shows Where Things Have The Highest Chance Of Going Wrong

    In the wake of yesterday’s Malaysia Airlines crash and the start of ground operations by Israeli forces in Gaza, the world is again attuned to the various geopolitical hotspots where risk exists for major conflict to crop up. Deutsche Bank published the map below last Thursday laying out the three main areas of the globe where the risk of...

    Putin’s Chance to Escape a Losing War
    Jul18

    Putin’s Chance to Escape a Losing War

    The tragedy of Flight MH17 has given Russia’s Vladimir Putin a chance to disown Ukraine’s rebels without losing face. By missing the opportunity, Putin is turning Russia into a pariah state. …read more Source:...

    Why did MH17 fly over Ukraine?
    Jul18

    Why did MH17 fly over Ukraine?

    As the world struggles to come to terms with the horror of another passenger jet falling from the skies, the full picture of how and why Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came down over eastern Ukraine is far from clear. …read more Source:...

    Malaysia airlines investigators promised safe passage | USA NOW
    Jul18

    Malaysia airlines investigators promised safe passage | USA NOW

    Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine agreed Friday to allow investigators access to the scattered crash site of a Malaysian airliner that was shot down, killing all 298 aboard. …read more Source: USA...

    Global anger intensifies over downed jet
    Jul18

    Global anger intensifies over downed jet

    A Malaysian airliner crashes in strife-torn east Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board and leaving a horrific trail of carnage on the ground, with US claims it was shot down in a missile attack prompting global consternation. …read more Source: USA...