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    Angry Australian PM: Ukraine Crash Site Probe ‘Shambolic’
    Jul21

    Angry Australian PM: Ukraine Crash Site Probe ‘Shambolic’

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott Monday hit out at the “shambolic” situation at the MH17 crash site as he demanded Russian President Vladimir Putin back up assurances with action. At least 37 Australian passengers were among the 298 people aboard Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17, shot down over eastern Ukraine in an attack the West...

    Kerry Blasts Hamas, Pro-Russia Rebels in Ukraine
    Jul20

    Kerry Blasts Hamas, Pro-Russia Rebels in Ukraine

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is urging a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas in Gaza, and pinning blame for the escalating conflict on the Palestinian Islamist group. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports from Washington, Kerry also blamed Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine for Thursday’s downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet....

    Russia’s Putin Not Blinking in ‘Last Chance Saloon’
    Jul20

    Russia’s Putin Not Blinking in ‘Last Chance Saloon’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is in the “last chance saloon” over the Ukraine crisis but appears to be doing little to get out of it. Since Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was brought down over east Ukraine, Putin has been under intense international pressure to persuade pro-Russian separatists accused by the West of shooting it down...

    196 Bodies Recovered From Malaysia Crash Site
    Jul20

    196 Bodies Recovered From Malaysia Crash Site

    The local department of an emergency ministry in eastern Ukraine said Sunday 196 bodies of the 298 passengers and crew on board the downed Malaysia Airlines flight have been recovered three days after the crash. It was not immediately clear where the bodies are being stored. However, Reuters news agency reported Sunday railway workers said bodies...

    Anger and Sadness in Kyiv, as Rhetoric Rises
    Jul20

    Anger and Sadness in Kyiv, as Rhetoric Rises

    Ukrainian officials have further inflamed the rhetoric over the downing of the Malaysian airliner, claiming that a Russian crew was operating the anti-aircraft system that was allegedly used. The accusation comes in an atmosphere of both sadness and anger. On Independence Square, the center of the revolution that ousted the pro-Russian president...

    AIDS Society Mourns Six Researchers, Experts Killed in Plane Crash
    Jul20

    AIDS Society Mourns Six Researchers, Experts Killed in Plane Crash

    The International AIDS Society has confirmed that at least six high-level researchers and AIDS experts were among those killed on a Malaysia Airlines flight downed Thursday over volatile eastern Ukraine. The victims include the former president of the society, which is holding its annual week-long conference beginning Sunday. Officials say this...

    Dutch PM Urges Russia’s Putin to Help Plane Disaster Probe
    Jul19

    Dutch PM Urges Russia’s Putin to Help Plane Disaster Probe

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says he had a “very intense” phone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin Saturday, in which he urged the Russian leader to use his influence over Ukraine’s separatists to help in the investigation of the Malaysian plane shot down over Ukraine. Rutte said he told Putin that he must...

    Malaysian Transport Minister to Ukraine to Investigate Crash
    Jul19

    Malaysian Transport Minister to Ukraine to Investigate Crash

    Malaysia’s transport minister is heading to Ukraine to join officials of his government already there preparing to assist in the investigation of the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Malaysia is expressing alarm that the site, where a passenger jet of its flag carrier was apparently shot down by a missile, is not secure, and that...

    AIDS Society Mourns Researchers, Experts Killed in Crash
    Jul19

    AIDS Society Mourns Researchers, Experts Killed in Crash

    The International AIDS Society has confirmed that at least six high-level researchers and AIDS experts were among those killed on the Malaysia Airlines flight downed Thursday over volatile eastern Ukraine. The victims include the former president of the society, which is holding its annual week-long conference beginning Sunday in Melbourne....

    China Hesitant to Accuse Russia for Plane Crash
    Jul19

    China Hesitant to Accuse Russia for Plane Crash

    The missile attack against a civilian airliner high above eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 aboard, is already seen as a pivotal moment in the Ukraine crisis. China has said the conflict is an internal struggle that should be negotiated peacefully, but has resisted joining Western-led sanctions against Moscow. After the MH17 crash, China joined...

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