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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Airlines avoiding Ukrainian airspace after Malaysia Airlines crash

    Airlines avoiding Ukrainian airspace after Malaysia Airlines crash
    Several international airlines said Thursday that they were rerouting flights around eastern Ukrainian airspace after a Malaysia Airlines jet carrying 298 people crashed near the city of Donetsk. Russian and Ukrainian media reported the plane may have...
  • Malaysia Airlines flight was 1,000 feet above restricted Ukraine airspace

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was cruising just 1,000 feet above restricted airspace when it was struck by a missile in Ukraine's Donetsk region, according to aviation and intelligence officials. Despite ongoing violence in eastern Ukraine, including...
  • Restrained Dutch mark air tragedy in sorrow rather than anger

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Dutch nation mourned 189 citizens lost in the Ukrainian air disaster in sorrow rather than anger on Friday, and Prime Minister Mark Rutte held back from pointing the figure of blame. In a country which values restraint and...
  • Russia Today Reporter Quits in Protest at Malaysia Airlines Crash Coverage

    LONDON -- Sara Firth, a correspondent for English-language news channel Russia Today, has ankled the Kremlin-controlled web in protest at its coverage of the Malaysia Airlines disaster in Eastern Ukraine. The London-based journalist said the channel's...
  • Pro-Kremlin media pushes Putin's case over downed Malaysian plane

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Some said Ukrainian jet fighters tailed the doomed Malaysia Airlines flight MH-17; others speculated that Kiev's forces mistook it for Vladimir Putin's Russian presidential jet. But while Russia's pro-Kremlin media offered varying...
  • Malaysia jet one of 3 plane crashes in Ukraine this week: What we know

    Malaysia jet one of 3 plane crashes in Ukraine this week: What we know
    The Malaysia Airlines passenger jet that crashed Thursday with 298 people on board was the third plane to go down in Ukraine this week, according to Ukrainian officials. Here is a quick breakdown of the three incidents, all of which Ukrainian...
  • U.N. Security Council calls for probe of Malaysia jet destruction

    U.N. Security Council calls for probe of Malaysia jet destruction
    Technical assistance from Russian personnel in the downing of a Malaysian jet “cannot be ruled out,” the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said Friday as the Security Council began an emergency session in response to the destruction of the...