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      Train goes to Kharkiv with crash victims remains
      Jul22

      Train goes to Kharkiv with crash victims remains

      KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — A train carrying the remains of people killed in the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Wednesday on their way to the Netherlands, a journey which has been agonizingly slow for relatives of the victims. A summit meeting of the leaders of EU’s 28 member states the...

      Dutch families enraged over treatment of crash victims
      Jul22

      Dutch families enraged over treatment of crash victims

      The relatives of Dutch citizens blown out of the sky above Ukraine poured out their grief and anger Monday at a meeting with their monarch and political leaders. The Dutch have widely condemned the way the bodies of the victims have been treated in Ukraine after the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 killed 298 passengers and crew, including...

      Obama to speak about downed Ukraine plane
      Jul21

      Obama to speak about downed Ukraine plane

      WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will speak about the downed plane in Ukraine from the White House Monday morning. U.S. officials have been seeking to build a case that the plane was shot down by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. Officials also say it is unlikely the separatists could have fired a missile without...

      Flight 17 tragic end for family of 6 coming home
      Jul21

      Flight 17 tragic end for family of 6 coming home

      […] what was supposed to be a joyous return home turned into a tragedy when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down over Ukraine last week en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, killing all 298 people onboard, including 19-year-old Afif and his entire family. Khairil was among 70 Taylor’s students and faculty members who gathered at...

      Ukraine at potential turning point after crash
      Jul21

      Ukraine at potential turning point after crash

      MOSCOW (AP) — The crash of the Malaysian airliner in rebel-held eastern Ukraine is being viewed as a potential turning-point in the conflict — either, the international revulsion over the death of all 298 people on board will force the warring parties to seek an end to the violence, or the disaster will stoke the fighting as the...

      Dutch anger swells at treatment of Ukraine bodies
      Jul21

      Dutch anger swells at treatment of Ukraine bodies

      THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — It is no longer only grief and mourning sweeping across the Netherlands in the aftermath of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Fredriksz-Hoogzand was among scores of victims’ relatives expected at a behind-closed-doors meeting Monday near the central city of Utrecht, where they were to be...

      Malaysia plane recovery operation stumbles forward
      Jul21

      Malaysia plane recovery operation stumbles forward

      HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — The chaotic Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 recovery effort stumbled again Monday, with more bodies found at the sprawling crash site but a worrisome power outage in the refrigerated train holding over 200 of the dead. The shambolic attempts to investigate by the pro-Russia separatists who control the verdant farmland...

      US working on case against Russia on downed plane
      Jul21

      US working on case against Russia on downed plane

      “A buildup of extraordinary circumstantial evidence … it’s powerful here,” said Secretary of State John Kerry, a former prosecutor, and it holds Russian-supported rebels in eastern Ukraine responsible for shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, with the Kremlin complicit in the deaths of nearly 300 passengers and crew...

      Putin blames others for exploiting Ukraine crash
      Jul21

      Putin blames others for exploiting Ukraine crash

      Putin also says he supports a crash investigation by a “full team of experts” under the auspices of the International Civil Aviation Organization, a U.N. agency. Since a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet was downed Thursday over Ukraine, killing everyone on board, the U.S. and others have blamed Moscow, which they say supplies and...

      UN to vote on crash resolution; Russia has doubts
      Jul21

      UN to vote on crash resolution; Russia has doubts

      CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The U.N. Security Council will vote Monday on an Australia-proposed resolution demanding international access to the Ukraine plane crash site and a cease-fire around the area, with diplomats pressuring a reluctant Russia to approve it. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said his country would view a Russian...