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      Ukraine rebels release bodies and flight data from Malaysia jet crash
      Jul22

      Ukraine rebels release bodies and flight data from Malaysia jet crash

      Bowing to international pressure Monday, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane, four days after it plunged into rebel-held eastern Ukraine. With body parts decaying in sweltering heat and signs that evidence at the crash site was mishandled, anger in...

      Putin’s Russia risks burning bridges over jet crash
      Jul21

      Putin’s Russia risks burning bridges over jet crash

      Russia risks burning bridges with the West over the deadly Malaysian plane crash in Ukraine, as analysts warn that President Vladimir Putin might never accept responsibility for the disaster. Observers said Thursday’s shooting down of a Boeing 777 with 298 people on board over Ukrainian territory held by pro-Kremlin rebels would have...

      Anti-Russia sentiment running deep in Malaysia
      Jul21

      Anti-Russia sentiment running deep in Malaysia

      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. While the rebels and Ukraine blame each other for Thursday’s downing of Flight MH17 near the Russian...

      Rebels to hand over MH17 black boxes to international aviation group
      Jul21

      Rebels to hand over MH17 black boxes to international aviation group

      Rebels have recovered the black boxes from downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and will hand them over to the International Civil Aviation Organization, a rebel leader said Sunday. Alexander Borodai also said the bodies recovered from the crash site in eastern Ukraine would remain in refrigerated train cars at a station in the rebel-held town...

      Rebels to hand over MH17 black boxes to international aviation group
      Jul20

      Rebels to hand over MH17 black boxes to international aviation group

      Rebels have recovered the black boxes from downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and will hand them over to the International Civil Aviation Organization, a rebel leader said Sunday. Alexander Borodai also said the bodies recovered from the crash site in eastern Ukraine would remain in refrigerated train cars at a station in the rebel-held town...

      Malaysia Airlines may face global legal claims
      Jul20

      Malaysia Airlines may face global legal claims

      Malaysia Airlines may need to convince judges from several countries that it was not negligent to send a plane over war-torn eastern Ukraine if the airline hopes to avoid an outsize legal exposure for the downing of Flight MH17, aviation lawyers said. The lawyers said they expected at least some of the families of the […] The post Malaysia...

      Bodies rained down on village after plane was shot out of sky
      Jul20

      Bodies rained down on village after plane was shot out of sky

      First came the loud explosion that made buildings rattle: Then it started raining bodies. One of the corpses fell through the rickety roof of Irina Tipunova’s house in this sleepy village, just after Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 exploded high over eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian separatists are fighting government forces. “There...

      Radar ID system tied to jet disaster
      Jul20

      Radar ID system tied to jet disaster

      If Ukrainian rebels shot down the Malaysian jetliner, killing 298 people, it may have been because they didn’t have the right systems in place to distinguish between military and civilian aircraft, experts said Saturday. American officials said Friday that they believe the Boeing 777 was brought down by an SA-11 missile fired from an area...

      How can Malaysia Airlines salvage its brand?
      Jul20

      How can Malaysia Airlines salvage its brand?

      Malaysia Airlines is in uncharted territory after the disappearance of Flight 370 in March with 239 people aboard was followed last week by the downing of another of its jets, carrying 298 people, over Ukraine. Before the disasters, the carrier had among the worst financial performance of any airline. An even bigger question mark now […]...

      Ukraine says Russia helping destroy MH17 crash evidence
      Jul19

      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 road baking in the summer heat, international monitors at the crash […] The...