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  • U.N.: Seemingly credible reports missile brought down plane in Ukraine

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is alarmed at seemingly "credible, numerous reports that suggest that a sophisticated surface-to-air missile was used" to bring down a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine, a top U.N. official said...
  • Leaders of Russia, Malaysian urges ceasefire for probe into downed airliner: Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - The leaders of Russia and Malaysia spoke by telephone on Friday stressing the need for an objective probe into the downing of a passenger jet, saying a stop to military operations in eastern Ukraine would help achieve this, the...
  • World leaders demand answers after airliner downed over Ukraine with 298 dead

    HRABOVE Ukraine (Reuters) - World leaders demanded an international investigation into the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner with 298 people on board over eastern Ukraine in a tragedy that could mark a pivotal moment in the worst crisis between Russia...
  • Ukraine rescuers recover 181 bodies at Malaysian plane crash site

    KIEV (Reuters) - Rescuers have recovered as many as 181 bodies so far at the site of the Malaysian airliner crash in eastern Ukraine, an official at Kiev's Foreign Ministry told a briefing on Friday. The Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 was downed near...
  • Ukraine says army has not used anti-aircraft missiles in east

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's army has not deployed missiles during fighting with pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine and the Malaysian airliner that was brought down there was out of range of the systems it uses, Ukrainian officials said on Friday....
  • Fidel Castro blames Ukrainian government for taking down plane

    HAVANA (Reuters) - Former Cuban President Fidel Castro blamed the "warmonger" government of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko for shooting down a Malaysian airliner with 298 people on board over eastern Ukraine. World leaders are demanding an...
  • Russia's Putin calls for a ceasefire in east Ukraine

    Sergiev Posad Russia (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Friday for a ceasefire by pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian government forces fighting in eastern Ukraine to allow for negotiations. Putin said he was in contact with...
  • Factbox: World figures comment on downing of Malaysian airliner

    (Reuters) - The following are selected comments from world figures on the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 near the Ukraine-Russia border: U.S. Vice President Joe Biden: "(The plane) apparently has been shot down - shot down, not an...
  • Merkel challenges Putin after Ukraine crash but wary on further sanctions

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Angela Merkel challenged Moscow's attempt to pin the downing of a Malaysian airliner on Ukraine, pointing to Russia as a source of separatists' weapons. But she said it was too soon to talk about retaliatory measures. The...
  • Pro-Russian rebels welcome OSCE, Kiev experts at crash site

    ROZSYPNE Ukraine (Reuters) - Pro-Russian separatists said on Friday they welcomed international and Ukrainian experts coming to the site of the downed Malaysian airliner, denying government reports they were preventing a search and rescue mission. The...
  • Editorial: A plane crash, Gaza and 'The July Crises' of 2014

     Editorial: A plane crash, Gaza and 'The July Crises' of 2014
    In history's taut nomenclature it was "The July Crisis": One century ago this week, the mighty powers of Europe were deciding whether they would parlay the assassination of an Austro-Hungarian archduke into a massive regional conflict. From afar, the...