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14 min ago | CFRB

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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2 hrs ago | The Age

Wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 at the crash site in eastern Ukraine.

Kuala Lumpur: Many Malaysia Airlines staff are arriving at work with tears in their eyes.


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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Top AIDS researchers killed in Malaysia Airlines crash

Researchers and activists heading to an AIDS conference in Australia were on the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine, news that sparked an outpouring of grief across the scientific community.


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Cybercast News Service

Rebels release train with bodies from downed jet

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.

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Malaysia PM: Crash Victim's Remains, Black Box To Be Returned

The bodies of nearly 300 Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash victims are being moved by train to a location where they will be handed over to representatives of the Netherlands.

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Fight 17 tragic end for family of 6 coming home

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.

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The Irish World Newspaper

Nun among dead in Malaysian disaster

AN Irish-Australian nun Philomena Tiernan has been named among the dead in MH17 disaster, which saw a passenger plane flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur shot down by a missile in Eastern Ukraine.


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KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Should Malaysia jet have flown over Ukraine?

"We, along with hundreds of other airlines, have flown that route safely for quite some time," Hugh Dunleavy, commercial director for Malaysia Airlines, told CNN's Saima Mohsin over the weekend.

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Dutch man cheats death twice: Cyclist booked on flights MH370 and...

Maarten De Jonge, 29, a cyclist who rides with Malaysia's Terengganu Cycling Team, switched from MH370 in March to avoid a lengthy stopover and switched from MH17 last week to take a later flight and save money.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Times Herald

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17: What we know today

Rebels reportedly forced investigators to hand over the remains of victims on Sunday and denied them access to the crash site.


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International Business Times

Malaysian Airlines Flight 17: Russian TV Spins Conspiracy Theories...

Like the first Malaysian Airlines tragedy that rocked the global aviation history in March, the downing on Thursday, July 17, of Flight MH 17 is wrapped in mystery, resulting in several conspiracy theories about the downing and subsequent plane crash that took 298 lives.


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The Daily Record

Employer pays tribute to Scottish passenger shot down over Ukraine on Malaysian Airlines flight MH17

MAERSK Drilling has offered tributes to their employee Stephen Anderson, one of ten Britons on board the Boeing 777 passenger plane shot down on a busy flight path over Ukraine on Thursday.

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CBS Local

Malaysia Jet Crash Bodies Placed on Train Headed for Rebel-Held City

A picture taken on July 18, 2014 shows the wreckage of the Malaysia Airlines jet carrying 298 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur a day after it crashed, near the town of Shaktarsk, in rebel-held east Ukraine.

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The York Daily Record

Malaysia Airlines retires MH17 flight number

The carrier said in a statement Sunday that beginning Friday, it will no longer use MH17 to identify any of its Amsterdam-Kuala Lumpur flights.

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Hindustan Times

Man faces gallows in Malaysia drug bust Delhi Police smell a racket

A 24-year-old from Dehradun is facing the death penalty in Malaysia over charges of drug peddling, but his father claims he was the victim of a drug-smuggling racket functioning near the Delhi airport.


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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Monitors try to secure Ukraine plane crash site-Image1

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.

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Body bags at scene of Malaysia Airlines crash

Two days after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed in the war zone of eastern Ukraine, the grim task began of gathering the remains of some of the 298 victims of the disaster in body bags ready for removal.

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The Age

Dutch professional cyclist, Maarten de Jonge, escapes Malaysian air crash twice

A Dutch cyclist, riding for the Terrengganu team in Malaysia, has escaped death twice after being scheduled to fly on both doomed Malaysian Airline flights but changing his plans at the last minute.

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IT worker among 10 Vics killed on MH17

Melbourne-based IT security consultant Marco Grippeling has been confirmed as one of 10 Victorian residents killed in the MH17 flight disaster.


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Airlines symbolize nations' hopes or reflect shame

In this April 8, 2014, file photo a school utility worker mops a mural depicting the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 at the Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino High School campus at Makati city east of Manila, Philippines.


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