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Malaysia Airlines flight 17

Malaysia Airlines flight 17

A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 airliner en route to Kuala Lumpur from Amsterdam crashed near Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014 after being hit by a surface-to-air missile. Separatist pro-Russian forces and the Ukrainian government traded accusations over who is to blame for the attack on the civilian airliner that killed all 298 people on board the plane.  

Grim search for bodies of victims among wreckage of Flight MH17

A guidebook on Bali and a children's card game lie amid the debris of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 as emergency workers pick through the grisly carnage of the vast crash site, recovering corpse after corpse.

Saturday, 19 July, 2014, 1:51am

Relatives of passengers on downed flight gather at Amsterdam airport

Distraught and sobbing relatives poured into Amsterdam's Schiphol airport as the Netherlands reeled from the news 154 of its citizens were aboard the Malaysian plane believed to have been shot down in Ukraine.

19 Jul 2014 - 1:51am

Tragedy strikes for photographer

For 28 years, well-respected Indonesian photographer Enny Nuraheni moved many with the images she captured of her country's struggles and disasters - Aceh's epic tsunami, sectarian violence, plane crashes.

19 Jul 2014 - 1:51am

Australian woman loses relatives in both Malaysia Airlines disasters

In an almost incomprehensible twist of fate, an Australian woman who lost her brother in the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 learned yesterday that her stepdaughter was on the plane shot down over Ukraine.

19 Jul 2014 - 1:50am

Passenger joked about downed plane might have been on aboard

A young Dutchman apparently posted a picture of the downed Malaysian airliner on Facebook minutes before he boarded it, writing: "If it should disappear, this is what it looks like."

19 Jul 2014 - 2:18am

Rising global anger at downed Malaysia Airlines jet

The UN Security Council held an emergency session yesterday and called for "a full, thorough and independent international investigation" into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.

19 Jul 2014 - 4:33am 16 comments

Russia airs conspiracy theories over downed Malaysia jet MH17

Russia’s state-controlled television on Friday wheeled out conspiracy theories to explain the Malaysian air crash, including one holding that it was a bungled attempt to down President Vladimir Putin’s presidential jet.

After Putin said that Ukraine was responsible for the crash, Russian state television focused on several theories that pinned the blame accordingly.

18 Jul 2014 - 11:54pm 6 comments

INFOGRAPHIC: Shot down over Ukraine

A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 airliner en route to Kuala Lumpur from Amsterdam crashed near Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on Thursday. 

18 Jul 2014 - 5:09pm

Relatives of MH370 know exactly what it's like

The tragedy of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 (MH17) in Ukraine recalled some of the worst memories of relatives of people aboard Malaysia Airlines flight 370 (MH370), which disappeared on March 8 going from from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to Beijing.

18 Jul 2014 - 3:22pm

Malaysia Airlines' future in doubt after Ukraine downing

Shares of Malaysia Airlines tumbled the most in nine weeks on news it had lost a second plane in four months, and the fresh blow threatens to bring Malaysia's unprofitable national airline to an end unless the government buys it out, say analysts.

19 Jul 2014 - 2:07am 1 comment