Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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28 min ago | The Independent
'I have nothing but sympathy for the victims and their families,' he concluded. 'I've learned my lesson and would like to move on.'
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4 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle
Embattled Malaysia Airlines faced fresh outrage Tuesday as it confirmed one of its planes flew over war-torn Syria, just days after the MH17 disaster laid bare the risks civilian aircraft face in flying over war zones.
8 hrs ago | MilitaryCity.com
USA NOW: Four refrigerated rail cars carrying the bodies of 282 of the 298 victims of a downed Malaysian jetliner arrived in the city of Kharkiv, controlled by the Ukrainian national government, en route to Amsterdam.
12 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
The crash site itself, in farmland held by the pro-Russian separatists who the West accuses of shooting down the plane, remained unsecured five days after the disaster – another source of frustration for officials around the world eager to establish the facts of the case.
A Dutch cyclist who escaped tragedy twice after missing flights on both doomed Malaysia Airlines flights, is shaken over the coincidences, but feels "lucky to be alive."
Bowing to international pressure Monday, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and agreed to hand over the black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane, four days after it plunged into rebel-held eastern Ukraine.
As fighting raged in Ukraine's Donetsk region -- compounding to further unrest following the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane that left 298 people dead, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said today that the jetliner's two black boxes "will be handed over to a Malaysian team in Donetsk, who will take custody of them."
Afif was getting set to begin his university studies in architecture, and his father was preparing to move back to Malaysia with his wife and three of their children after working overseas for several years.
Malaysia is demanding immediate and unrestricted access to the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crash site and guaranteed safety for its officials and those of the joint international investigation team.
The passenger manifest of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 tells a grim tale. More than 20 families were wiped out when the jetliner was shot down in Ukraine.
JULY 20: Ukrainian rescue servicemen look through the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 on July 20, 2014 in Grabovo, Ukraine.
All 196 bodies recovered from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 have been loaded onto refrigerated trains headed for a rebel-held city, according to reports Sunday.
Many Malaysians are urging their government and world leaders to take a tough stance against Russia after pro-Russia rebels allegedly shot down a Malaysia Airlines jet, with some calling for economic sanctions and a boycott of Russian goods.
Before the disasters the carrier had among the worst financial performance of any airline.
International monitors moved gingerly Saturday through fields reeking of the decomposing corpses that fell from a Malaysian airliner shot down over rebel-held eastern Ukraine, trying to secure the sprawling site in hopes that a credible investigation can be conducted.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 05:15 pm
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