Category Archives: MH17 CRASH


Fighting intensifies near MH17 disaster site

Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this…


EU, US seek Putin Achilles’ heel on Ukraine

Months after Russia annexed Crimea and stepped up support for separatists in eastern Ukraine, Europe and the United States are still searching for a way to persuade Russian President Vladimir…

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Dutch cancel visit to MH17 crash site

Dutch experts have cancelled plans to head to the site of the downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine, international officials say. Fighting between pro-Russia separatists and government troops…


Malaysia considers airline rebranding

A government-led review of Malaysia Airlines – the carrier reeling from the disappearance of one aircraft and the alleged shooting down of another – is examining the case for renaming the company,…


Australian, Dutch forces prevented from taking control of MH17 crash site

Australian and Dutch officials are still negotiating the deployment of a multinational force of policemen and soldiers to the site of the Malaysian Airlines crash in eastern Ukraine, reports….


Australia, Netherlands seek MH17 crash site access

The Netherlands and Australia are seeking access to the MH17 crash site in Ukraine, as more planes with victims’ bodies landed in Eindhoven. Foreign ministers from both countries attended a…


Planes with Ukraine bodies arrive in Netherlands

Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster arrived in the Netherlands on Thursday, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for…

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Ukraine rebels deny having BUK missile

A leader of pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine has told the BBC that his forces do not possess the Buk missile thought to have been used to to bring down Malaysia…


Solemn ceremony for MH17 victims

The Netherlands has received the first victims’ bodies from crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in a solemn ceremony at Eindhoven air base. Forty hearses left for the town of Hilversum…


2 Ukraine fighter jets downed by rebels near MH17 site

Pro-Russian separatists shot down two Ukrainian fighter jets today in the same eastern region where Malaysian Air Flight MH17 was destroyed, the government said, reports Rebels downed two Su-25 fighters over…