Ukraine says Russia helping destroy MH17 crash evidence

Jul 19, 2014

Ukraine says Russia helping destroy MH17 crash evidence

Ukraine accused Russia on Saturday of helping separatist rebels destroy evidence at the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines plane shot down in rebel-held territory — a charge the rebels denied. As dozens of victims’ bodies lay in bags by the side of the ...

Downed Malaysian jet claimed victims from 13 countries

Jul 19, 2014

Downed Malaysian jet claimed victims from 13 countries

The human cost of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 hit home around the world Friday, upending scores of families and small communities spanning half of the planet, from a Dutch fishing village to an Australian soccer club and a Dubai cake store. ...

Plane disaster 'wake-up' call for Europe: Obama

Jul 19, 2014

Plane disaster 'wake-up' call for Europe: Obama

U.S. President Barack Obama said the downing of a Malaysian jetliner in a Ukrainian region controlled by Russian-backed separatists should be a “wake-up call for Europe and the world” in a crisis that appears to be at a turning point and warned Russia of ...

MH17 disaster wipes out entire Malaysian family of six

Jul 19, 2014

MH17 disaster wipes out entire Malaysian family of six

An entire family of six that had been returning home after three years living abroad was among the 44 Malaysians killed in the Flight MH17 disaster, media reports said Saturday. Tambi Jiee, 49, and his wife, Ariza Ghazalee, 46, perished along with their four ...

Why were commercial planes still flying over Ukraine?

Jul 19, 2014

Why were commercial planes still flying over Ukraine?

The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over rebel-held eastern Ukraine has raised questions over why the company persisted in flying in conflict-zone airspace that many other Asian carriers had abandoned months ago. The air corridor over Ukraine has always been a crowded one ...