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    Workers comb through Malaysian plane crash site
    Jul18

    Workers comb through Malaysian plane crash site

    ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) — A Malaysian jetliner shot from the sky by what U.S. intelligence officials believe was a surface-to-air missile scattered wreckage and bodies across the Ukrainian countryside, leaving investigators scrambling Friday to figure out how that could have happened. Rescue workers, policemen and even off-duty coal miners...

    UN Calls Emergency Meeting Over Plane Crash
    Jul18

    UN Calls Emergency Meeting Over Plane Crash

    Leaders around the world are calling for an investigation of the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine that killed nearly 300 people. Witnesses and reporters say smoldering debris and body parts from Thursday’s crash of a Boeing 777 are scattered across a charred field in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk region. There are no...

    Malaysian Airlines Flight 17: Where does the investigation go from here?
    Jul18

    Malaysian Airlines Flight 17: Where does the investigation go from here?

    Investigators looking into the crash of a Malaysia Airlines jet over Ukraine face a series of unusual challenges. From access to the debris, to vibrant militant activity in the area, here’s a look at some investigation concerns after the plane with 298 people aboard fell from the sky. …read more Source:...

    Friends, relatives grieve for MH17 passengers
    Jul18

    Friends, relatives grieve for MH17 passengers

    Messages of shock and grief have been flooding social media, sent by the friends and relatives of passengers on board Malaysian Airlines Flight 17, shot down on Thursday over Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Off-Duty Coal Miners Comb Jet Site for Evidence
    Jul18

    Off-Duty Coal Miners Comb Jet Site for Evidence

    Coal miners joined in the search effort in fields near the rebel-held village of Hrabove in Ukraine’s Donetsk region. …read more Source:...

    Doomed Jet Got ‘Clean Bill of Health’ Last Week
    Jul18

    Doomed Jet Got ‘Clean Bill of Health’ Last Week

    The Boeing 777 shot down over Ukraine had a “clean bill of health” and its communication systems were “functioning normally,” the airline said. …read more Source:...

    Australian PM lashes out at Russia over shot plane
    Jul18

    Australian PM lashes out at Russia over shot plane

    According to Abbott, the ambassador’s initial response was to blame Ukraine for Thursday’s downing of the Malaysia Airlines aircraft, which killed all 298 aboard, including 28 Australians. The cause of Thursday’s crash was not immediately clear but the area has seen heavy fighting recently between government troops and...

    Second Malaysia Airlines MH17 “Black Box” Found In Ukraine: Witness
    Jul18

    Second Malaysia Airlines MH17 “Black Box” Found In Ukraine: Witness

    HRABOVE, Ukraine, July 18 (Reuters) – Rescue workers recovered a second flight recorder on Friday from the Malaysian airliner brought down in eastern Ukraine, a Reuters cameraman on the scene said. Pro-Russian separatists in the region said on Thursday they had found one of the “black box” recorders on Thursday when the...

    Global Markets Suffer After Ukraine Crash, Unrest Elsewhere
    Jul18

    Global Markets Suffer After Ukraine Crash, Unrest Elsewhere

    Markets across the world took a conspicuous dive on Thursday in the wake of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17′s catastrophic crash in Ukraine — an event that came toward the end of a week marked by political unrest across Eastern Europe and the Middle East. The Boeing 777 crashed in a rural area controlled by pro-Russian insurgency forces,...

    Mourners Lay Flowers At Dutch Embassy In Kyiv
    Jul18

    Mourners Lay Flowers At Dutch Embassy In Kyiv

    People laid flowers and lit candles late July 17 outside the Dutch Embassy in Kyiv for the victims of the Malaysia Airlines plane crash in eastern Ukraine. The airline said at least 154 of those on board were from the Netherlands. (Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...