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    International experts reach MH17 crash site
    Kiev/The Hague, July 31 : A group of international experts Thursday reached the crash site of the Malaysian passenger airliner in eastern Ukraine after the Ukrainian government called a daylong truce in that restive region.

    MH17 crash: Probe delayed after Ukraine warns of possible land mines ...
    Washington, July 31 : A report has revealed that 12 days after the MH17 flight was downed, investigators have not yet been able to access the crash site in Ukraine.

    MH17 crash: Malaysian police team in Ukraine
    The Hague , July 31 : A team of 68 Malaysian police personnel arrived in Kiev Thursday to work together with Dutch and Australian teams to help secure access to the Malyasia Airlines crash site, Prime Minister Najib Razak said Thursday.

    International experts arrive at MH17 crash site
    Kiev, July 31 : Observers from the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) along with four Dutch and Australian experts arrived at the crash site of the Malaysian passenger airliner in eastern Ukraine's Donetsk region, the OSCE mission in Ukraine said in a statement Thursday.

    Ukraine suspends military operations in East for a day
    Kiev, July 31 : Ukraine Thursday suspended military operations against pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country at the request of the UN, to allow international experts access to the crash site of the Malaysian plane which was shot down July 17 with 298 passengers on board.

    G7 warns Russia faces more sanctions
    London, July 31 : The G7 leaders in a joint statement Wednesday said Russia will face further economic sanctions if it continued to support rebels in Ukraine.

    Ukraine denies firing ballistic missiles against insurgents
    Kiev, July 30 : Ukraine Wednesday dismissed Western media reports that Kiev used short-range ballistic missiles against insurgents in the east of the country.

    US announces new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Washington, July 30 : Washington has imposed new sanctions on Russia's energy, arms and financial sectors over the Ukraine crisis, US President Barack Obama said Tuesday.

    'Russian forces continue to mass along border with Ukraine'
    Washington, July 30 : Russian military forces continue to gather on Ukraine's southeast border, and Moscow continues to funnel heavy equipment to Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine, a Pentagon spokesperson said Tuesday.

    Lithuania to ban a few Russians' entry
    Vilnius, July 30 : Lithuanian authorities will ban a few Russian citizens from entering the Baltic country in the wake of prevailing international context and conflicts in Ukraine, a diplomat said Tuesday.

    Ukraine says missile shrapnel blew up MH17
    London, July 29 : The Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 reportedly crashed due to an explosive loss of pressure, after being hit by shrapnel that came from a missile, security officials in Ukraine said.

    44 killed in Ukraine government offensive
    Kiev, July 29 : Ukrainian government troops over the past 24 hours heavily bombarded two key rebel cities under siege in eastern Ukraine, Gorlovka and Donetsk, killing 44 civilians and forcing government offices to be evacuated.

    UN body's report on Ukraine biased: Russia
    Moscow, July 29 : Russia Tuesday said the latest report on Ukraine released by the UN Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is "biased and even hypocritical".

    Dozens killed in eastern Ukraine fighting
    Kiev, July 29 : At least 26 people, including children, were killed in 24 hours of violence in eastern Ukraine as government forces stepped up their offensive against insurgents seeking their region's independence from Kiev, authorities said Tuesday.

    Dozens killed in eastern Ukraine fighting
    Kiev, July 29 : At least 26 people, including children, were killed in 24 hours of violence in eastern Ukraine as government forces stepped up their offensive against insurgents seeking their region's independence from Kiev, authorities said Tuesday.

    US, EU to impose new sanctions on Russia
    Washington, July 29 : New sanctions would be imposed on Russia this week by the US and the European Union (EU) in the wake of Moscow's continued assistance to rebels in eastern Ukraine.

    'MH17 jet was hit by missile shrapnel'
    Kiev, July 29 : The recently downed Malaysia Airlines jet in the eastern Ukraine had suffered an explosive loss of pressure after getting punctured by shrapnel from a missile, BBC reported Tuesday citing Ukranian security officials.

    Ukrainian army seizes cities near plane crash site
    Kiev, July 28 : Government forces have taken control of several rebel cities in Ukraine's Donetsk region close to where a Malaysia Airlines plane carrying nearly 300 people was shot down earlier this month, the army said Monday.

    MH17 crash: Military mission to secure crash site 'unrealistic', says ...
    London, July 28 : Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has reportedly said that sending out troops to secure the MH17 crash site in rebel-held Ukraine is unrealistic.

    East Ukraine rebels kill 23 Ukrainian troops
    Lugansk, July 28 : Militias in the self-proclaimed Lugansk People's Republic (LNR) in eastern Ukraine have killed 23 Ukrainian army troops over the past 24 hours, media reported Monday.

    Putin may be sued for MH17 crash
    London, July 28 : Russian President Vladimir Putin could be sued for allegedly supporting the pro-Russian separatists thought responsible for the downing of Malaysian airlines MH17 in Eastern Ukraine.

    Downing of MH17 may be war crime: UN
    London, July 28 : The downing of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine may constitute a war crime, UN human rights chief Navi Pillay said Monday.

    1,129 killed in eastern Ukraine crisis: UN report
    Geneva/Kiev, July 28 : At least 1,129 people have been killed and 3,442 others wounded in the violent conflicts in eastern Ukraine since mid-April, the UN said Monday.

    Downing of MH17 may be war crime: UN
    London, July 28 : The downing of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine may constitute a war crime, UN human rights chief Navi Pillay said Monday.

    Australian, Dutch police try reaching MH17 crash site
    Canberra, July 28 : Australian Federal Police (AFP) along with Dutch police Monday would attempt for the second time to reach the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine.

    Lavrov, Kerry appeal for ceasefire, talks in Ukraine
    Moscow, July 28 : Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry Sunday called for immediate ceasefire in Ukraine's conflict zone as well as to hold negotiations between the conflicting parties.

    MH17 plane crash: Airlines chief urges safer flight paths
    London, July 27 : In the wake of the recent crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine, the airline's commercial director has reportedly called for the creation of a new body to decide on safer flight paths.

    MH17 crash: NATO warned about presence of missiles in 'rebel-held' ...
    London, July 27 : A report has recently revealed that NATO had announced publically that the pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine are in possession of missile systems more than two weeks before flight MH17 was shot in the rebel-held region of Donetsk.

    Forensic experts identify first MH17 crash victim
    Washington, July 27 : The team investigating the MH17 crash in Ukraine has reportedly identified the first of the 298 persons on board who was killed when the plane was shot with a surface to air missile on July 17.

    MH17 plane crash: Ukraine warns rebels 'to surrender or die'
    Johannesburg, July 26 : Pro-Russian rebels operating about the Malaysia Airways MH17 crash site have been warned by the Ukrainian military to either surrender or face death.

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