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    Ukraine: Recordings show rebels shot down plane
    Jul17

    Ukraine: Recordings show rebels shot down plane

    HRABOVE, Ukraine — Ukraine’s security services produced what they said were two intercepted telephone conversations that they said showed rebels were responsible for downing a Malaysian airliner.In the first call, the security services said, rebel commander Igor Bezler tells a Russian military intelligence officer that rebel forces...

    Britain asks for emergency UN meeting on Ukraine
    Jul17

    Britain asks for emergency UN meeting on Ukraine

    Britain has asked for an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on Ukraine. …read more Source: Miami...

    Malaysian airliner with 295 aboard crashes in Ukraine
    Jul17

    Malaysian airliner with 295 aboard crashes in Ukraine

    A Ukrainian official claims the plane was hit by a missile …read more Source: USA...

    Flight Radar Shows Planes Avoiding Ukraine In Aftermath Of Malaysia Airlines Crash
    Jul17

    Flight Radar Shows Planes Avoiding Ukraine In Aftermath Of Malaysia Airlines Crash

    In the aftermath of an apparent attack on a Malaysia Airlines commercial jet flying over Ukraine, international flights are taking detours from their usual routes to avoid the war-torn country. The Twitter account PlaneTalking shared the image below, which shows the dramatic re-routing in effect. A quick look on @flightradar24 and you can see the...

    Missiles from Lebanon are Landing in Israel—But Hizballah Isn’t the Suspect
    Jul17

    Missiles from Lebanon are Landing in Israel—But Hizballah Isn’t the Suspect

    Israel has a lot of enemies in the region, so it’s not surprising that it is taking fire from multiple sides—including from southern Lebanon, the source of at least four missile launches into northern Israel in recent days. What is surprising is that none of those attacks originated from Israel’s archenemy Hizballah, the...

    Ukraine: 295 on Malaysia plane shot down over east
    Jul17

    Ukraine: 295 on Malaysia plane shot down over east

    Passengers wait in line at the departure hall at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, in Sepang, Malaysia, Friday, July 18, 2014. Malaysia Airlines said it lost contact with Flight MH17 over Uk… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Airlines divert from Ukrainian airspace after Malaysia Airlines crash
    Jul17

    Airlines divert from Ukrainian airspace after Malaysia Airlines crash

    Airlines have been instructed to stay out of Ukrainian airspace after a Malaysian Airlines plane with almost 300 people on board crashed near the Russian border, reportedly after being shot down. …read more Source:...

    Violence on the edge of Europe forces soccer officials to act
    Jul17

    Violence on the edge of Europe forces soccer officials to act

    With tensions mounting on the fringes of Europe, officials decided this week to ban competitive soccer matches in Israel and to make sure teams from the Ukraine and Russia are not drawn to play each other in the continent’s top club competitions. The governing body for European soccer, UEFA, said … …read more Source: The...

    For Malaysia Airlines, Disaster Strikes Twice
    Jul17

    For Malaysia Airlines, Disaster Strikes Twice

    HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Two Boeing 777s. Two incredibly rare aviation disasters. And one airline. In what appears to be a mind-boggling coincidence, Malaysia is reeling from the second tragedy to hit its national airline in less than five months. On March 8, a Malaysia Airlines jetliner vanished about an hour after taking off from Kuala...

    LEAK: SEPARATISTS DISCUSS SHOOTING DOWN CIVILIAN AIRCRAFT IN EAST UKRAINE
    Jul17

    LEAK: SEPARATISTS DISCUSS SHOOTING DOWN CIVILIAN AIRCRAFT IN EAST UKRAINE

    Ukraine’s security services (SBU) have released an intercepted audio recording of pro-Russia separatists discussing how they shot down a civilian aircraft in eastern Ukraine, the Kyiv Post reports. This morning, 295 people died when a Malaysia Airlines flight from Amsterdam to Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed in the town of Torez in the...