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  • US, European airlines halt Israel flights over missile fear 6 hours 15 minutes ago

    In a sign of increased caution about flying near combat zones, US and European airlines halted flights to Israel Tuesday after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport. Delta Air Lines and United Airlines suspended service between the US and Israel indefinitely. US Airways scrapped its one flight to...
  • MH17 crash: Victim's mother slams Putin, says wants her son's body 21 hours 54 minutes ago

    Several tragic stories have come to light after the MH17 tragedy. One such story is of Silena Frederiks whose son was on that ill-fated flight. She has now appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin to put pressure on the rebels to return her son's body. ...
  • MH17:UN to vote on crash resolution; Russia has doubts Yesterday

    United Nations: The UN Security Council will on Monday vote on an Australia-proposed resolution demanding international access to the Ukraine plane crash site and a cease-fire around the area, with diplomats pressuring a reluctant Russia to approve it. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said his country would view a Russian veto...
  • Dutch father angrily 'thanks' MH17 attackers for murdering daughter Yesterday

    The Hague: A bereaved Dutch father has written a savagely ironic open letter to whoever shot down flight MH17, "thanking" them for killing his 17-year-old daughter Elsemiek, "my dear and only child". "Thank you very much Mr (Russian President Vladimir) Putin, separatist leaders or the Ukrainian government, for murdering my dear...
  • MH17 recovery operation stumbles forward Yesterday

    Hrabove, Ukraine: The chaotic Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 recovery effort stumbled again on Monday, with more bodies found at the sprawling crash site but a worrisome power outage in the refrigerated train holding over 200 of the dead. The shambolic attempts to investigate by the pro-Russia separatists who control the verdant...
  • US presses case against Russia on MH17 as horror deepens Yesterday

    Hrabove: US Secretary of State John Kerry laid out what he called overwhelming evidence of Russian complicity in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 as international horror deepened over the fate of the victims' remains. Kerry demanded that Moscow take responsibility for actions of pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine...
  • Russia condoles MH17 plane crash, says 'forgive us' Yesterday

    International pressure has mounted on Russia, even as President Vladimir Putin denied any involvement in the MH17 disaster. However, Russians said that they are ashamed. "We are afraid, we are ashamed, we are in mourning. What's striking in many of these notes is the use of the phrase 'forgive us',"...
  • MH17 crash: 251 bodies, dozens of body parts recovered, says Ukraine Yesterday

    Torez: Pro-Moscow rebels piled nearly 200 bodies from the downed Malaysian jetliner into four refrigerated boxcars Sunday in eastern Ukraine, and cranes at the crash scene moved big chunks of the Boeing 777, drawing condemnation from Western leaders that the rebels were tampering with the site. The United States, meanwhile, presented...
  • Ukraine accuses rebels of hiding MH17 plane crash evidence Yesterday

    Kiev: Ukraine on Sunday accused separatist rebels of hiding evidence that a Russian missile was used to shoot down a Malaysian airliner, while Britain said Moscow faced "pariah" status and the threat of further economic sanctions. At the biggest crash site, where emergency workers had bagged dozens of bodies on Saturday,...
  • US says missile brought from Russia downed Malaysian jet MH17 2 days ago

    Ukraine: US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday that the evidence indicates that a Russian missile was used to shoot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, while Britain said Moscow faced "pariah" status and the threat of further economic sanctions. At the biggest crash site, where emergency workers had bagged...
  • Luckiest man alive? Dutch cyclist Maarten de Jonge cheated death twice by changing flights before boarding MH370 and MH17! 2 days ago

    Dutch cyclist Maarten de Jonge is truly god-sent. The cyclist was scheduled to fly the doomed Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 to fly to Taiwan for a cycling event, but switched to another flight to avoid a stopover. He was also supposed to board the ill-fated MH17, but changed his flight...
  • Outraged world leaders heap pressure on Russia over MH17 probe 2 days ago

    Grabove: Outraged world leaders heaped pressure on Russia Sunday to press Moscow-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine to allow investigators proper access to the crash site of the Malaysian MH17 jet. Rescue efforts were in disarray as armed gunmen in fatigues and balaclavas refused to allow international monitors full access and the...
  • MH17 crash: Forensic experts gather material to identify victims 3 days ago

    The Hague (Netherlands): Forensic teams fanned out across the Netherlands on Saturday to collect material including DNA samples that will help positively identify the remains of victims killed in the downing of the Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine. Police said in a tweet that 40 pairs of detectives from the National...
  • Ukraine, rebels argue over MH17 debris, Germany warns Putin 3 days ago

    Hrabove/Donetsk (Ukraine): Ukraine accused Russia and pro-Moscow rebels on Saturday of destroying evidence of "international crimes" as guerrillas and foreign observers faced off over access to the wreckage of the downed Malaysian airliner. As Kiev raised the stakes by saying it had evidence that a Russian fired the missile widely assumed...
  • MH17 probe: Armed men deny full access to international monitors 3 days ago

    Kuala Lumpur: A Malaysian disaster response team including two air accident investigators was due in Kiev on Saturday, after Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin to help them gain access to the MH17 crash site. Razak on Friday said that he spoke to Putin by phone...
  • MH17 crash overshadows G20 trade summit 3 days ago

    Sydney: Trade ministers from the world's leading economies met in Sydney on Saturday for the latest round of G20 talks, with the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 threatening to overshadow the summit. G20 chair Australia has sought to keep the meeting focused on economic growth, but Thursday's disaster in rebel-held...
  • A day after, faces of doomed Malaysian plane crash victims emerge 3 days ago

    The Hague: Dutch families jetting off to exotic destinations, more than 100 AIDS experts, British football fans and a twice unlucky Australian family were among victims of the doomed Malaysia Airlines plane that crashed in eastern Ukraine. As the true horror of the fate of flight MH17 likely shot down...
  • UNSC demand full probe over downed Malaysian plane 4 days ago

    United Nations: The UN Security Council joined the call made by UN Chief Ban Ki-moon for a thorough and independent investigation into the apparent downing of a Malaysian passenger plane in Ukraine, stressing that all parties should grant immediate access to the investigators. "The members of the Security Council called for...
  • Who shot the MH17 Malaysian Airlines plane? 4 days ago

    All 298 people on board a Malaysia Airlines plane were killed on Thursday after the jet was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine near the Russian border, nearly four months after the mysterious disappearance of MH370 in the Indian Ocean. The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 was flying from Amsterdam to...
  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor 4 days ago

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  • MH17 crash: Missile mystery yet to be known 4 days ago

    All 298 people on board a Malaysia Airlines plane were killed on Thursday after the jet was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine near the Russian border, nearly four months after the mysterious disappearance of MH370 in the Indian Ocean. The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 was flying from Amsterdam to...
  • MH17 crash: 181 bodies recovered so far 4 days ago

    Rozsypne: Emergency workers, police officers and even off-duty coal miners - dressed in overalls and covered in soot - spread out on 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...
  • Australia lashes out at Russia over Ukraine plane crash 4 days ago

    Melbourne: An angry Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Friday said the downing of a Malaysian plane over Ukraine was a crime not an accident and lashed out at Russia for its "deeply unsatisfactory" response over the crash that killed all 298 people, including 28 Australians. Malaysian airliner MH17 was allegedly...
  • World leaders call for probe into downed MH17 jet that left 298 dead 4 days ago

    Hrabove: World leaders demanded an international investigation into the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner with 298 people on board over eastern Ukraine in a tragedy that could mark a pivotal moment in the worst crisis between Russia and the West since the Cold War. One US official said Washington strongly...
  • Ukraine rebels take away most of the downed Malaysian plane recorders 4 days ago

    Kiev (Ukraine): Emergency workers, police officers and even off-duty coal miners - dressed in overalls and covered in soot - searched Friday through wreckage and bodies scattered over a wide stretch of Ukrainian farmland after a Malaysian jetliner flying high above Ukraine's battlefield was shot down from the sky, killing...
  • Malaysian plane MH17's second 'black box' found in Ukraine 4 days ago

    Hrabove: 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 Malaysian airliner came down,...
  • Plane did not make a distress call, says Malaysian PM; probe ordered 4 days ago

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Friday confirmed that the Airlines jetliner that went down in war-torn Ukraine did not make any distress call. He said that they will not leave any stone unturned in finding out what went wrong with the jetliner that killed 298 people. Razak also...
  • Air India flight was just 25 kms away when missile hit the Malaysian plane 4 days ago

    New Delhi: It was a close shave for Air India flight AI113 (B787) which was merely 25 kilometers away from the ill fated Malaysian airline MH17 when it was shot down at the Ukrainian-Russian border. So far, there have been no reports of any Indians on board the flight. The Ministry...
  • 'If it disappears, this is what it looks like!' Dutch passenger joked on Facebook before boarding the MH17 flight that was shot down in Ukraine 4 days ago

    This is eerie. A Dutch passenger Cor Pan, one among the 295 people who died in the Malaysian Airlines plane crash, had posted a photo on his Facebook profile that has gone viral. Moments before boarding the flight, Cor Pan posted a picture of the MH17 on Facebook with a...
  • Some on downed Malaysian plane were heading to AIDS conference 4 days ago

    Melbourne: Some of the passengers on a Malaysian airliner that crashed in eastern Ukraine were headed to a major international AIDS conference in Melbourne, the Australian government said on Friday. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop confirmed that at least 27 Australians were among the 298 passengers and crew on the flight that...