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3 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Australia, Netherlands ready to secure crash site

A small group of Dutch and Australian investigators walked the sprawling, unsecured site where Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 went down as their governments prepared police detachments they hope can help protect the crash area and help bring the last of the victims home.


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5 hrs ago | ABC News

MH17: Perth Archbishop commends families' 'courage' as Malaysia Airlines victims remembered

Hundreds of people gathered at St Mary's Cathedral in Perth today to remember the victims of flight MH17, with the Catholic Archbishop of Perth calling on the community to sustain hope in the face of violence.


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10 hrs ago |

Three dead as Indonesia-bound boat sinks off Malaysia

At least three people died after an overloaded boat ferrying Indonesians home for the coming Hari Raya festival sank off southern Malaysia, a maritime official said Friday .

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

BLACKEST week ever for air travel with 3 deadly disasters

Air Algerie Flight AH 5017 with more than 110 people on board went missing over Mali early today and has probably crashed, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said.

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Hudson Hub-Times

Former Hudson residents among victims of shot down Malaysia Flight 17

Two former Hudson residents were among those remembered July 23 in Holland as the Netherlands observed a national day of mourning for 194 Dutch victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which was shot down over the Ukraine.

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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

World unrest raises travel tension

The shooting down of a commercial flight over Ukraine and a rocket strike near Israel's gateway international airport have made people keenly aware of the risks of flying through conflict zones.

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Russia says will cooperate with MH17 probe led by Netherlands

Russia will cooperate with the investigation into the downing of a Malaysian airliner a week ago and is satisfied that the Netherlands, rather than Ukraine, is leading the effort, the country's ambassador to Malaysia said on Thursday.


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CBC News

Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash another hit for embattled airline industry

Passengers walk outside a departure hall at Kuala Lumpur International Airport on Saturday.


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Global Voices Online

Malaysia's Government, Opposition and People Unite to Demand Justice For MH17 Crash

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.


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Wed Jul 23, 2014


MH17: What happens to victims' bodies next?

In all, 298 passengers and crew -- among them dozens of children -- were killed when the packed Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 they were on crashed in eastern Ukraine last Thursday.


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Malaysian consulate open to allow signing of flight MH17 condolences book

The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.


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Bangkok Post

Air disasters imperil Malaysian tourism

An unprecedented second major aviation disaster in four months could further associate Malaysia with calamity in the eyes of travellers, putting the tropical destination's vital tourism sector at risk, observers warn.


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KMOV-TV Saint Louis

A kiss, a prayer: The last hours of MH17's victims

In a bedroom in a townhouse near Amsterdam, Miguel Panduwinata reached out for his mother.

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Sofia News Agency

Netherlands Mourns, Bodies of Malaysia Airlines Crash Victims Return

Bodies recovered from the crash site of Malaysian flight MH17 will be flown to the Netherlands Wednesday as the country mourns 193 citizens killed in the crash.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

International Business Times

Embattled Malaysia Airlines Could Run Out of Cash 2015; Diverts Plane ...

Armed pro-Russian separatists stand guard as monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe and members of a Malaysian air crash investigation team inspect the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the village of Hrabove , Donetsk region July 22, 2014.


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Mom's regret over MH17 victim's plane fear

The mother of two brothers killed in the MH17 plane crash has spoken of her regret at not taking her youngest son's fears over the flight seriously.


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Slate Magazine

Myths and Misreporting About Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

By now you have certainly heard of the luckiest man alive - the flying Dutchman who cheated death twice.


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Train carrying bodies from MH17 arrives in Kharkiv

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.

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The Straits Times

Dead Estonian model in Malaysia finally going home

Freelance Estonian model Regina Soosalu, known to have links to a member of a royal family, has been found murdered in Pulau Rawa, off Mersing, Johor.


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EU considers further sanctions against Russia

European Union foreign ministers are meeting to consider further sanctions against Russia because of the downing of the Malaysian jetliner, with Britain and some other countries demanding much tougher measures.

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