AMSTERDAM -- The Dutch prime minister says investigators have recovered an unspecified number of human remains from the site in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down.
Russia, which the United States has accused of backing Ukrainian rebels who shot down a Malaysian airliner in July, called new proposals from the United Nations aviation body on mitigating risks over conflict zones rushed and "superficial", according to a document obtained by Reuters.
Members of a joint investigative group from the Netherlands, Belgium, Australia, Ukraine, Malaysia and the European Union's Judicial Cooperation Unit (Eurojust) supported the proposal to continue the inquiry on Wednesday, Oct. 29.
Dutch investigators want Russia to hand over radar data that Russia says proves a Ukrainian jet was in the vicinity of flight MH17 when it was downed. Speaking to Der Spiegel magazine on Oct. 28, Dutch chief investigator Fred Westerbeke said his team was preparing a request for assistance.
Berlin - Dutch prosecutors investigating the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 on the Ukrainian territory believe the aircraft might have been shot down from the air, but that a ground-to-air missile attack is more likely, a senior prosecutor said in a German media interview.
Dutch prosecutors investigating the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 believe the aircraft might have been shot down from the air but that a ground-to-air missile attack is more likely, a senior prosecutor said in a German media interview.
The Russian government's English news outlet, Russia Today, released a 26-minute documentary about the "untold story" of the MH-17 tragedy.
The film's major thesis is that a BUK missile did not -- and could not -- have been what hit the MH-17 plane. Instead, it was actually a cannon fire from a (presumably) Ukrainian jet.
Malaysia's defence minister says his step-grandmother is the country's only national yet to be identified and recovered from the MH17 crash site.
Insurers worldwide are going to have to pay up to a record $800 million to cover the damage done by attacks on airplanes this year, driving prices up and drawing rivals into the market.
Germany's federal intelligence service has concluded that pro-Russian rebels shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 using a missile system captured from a Ukrainian military base, the German news magazine Spiegel reported on Sunday, Oct. 19.
Germany's intelligence service believes Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by pro-Russian rebels using a missile taken from a Ukraine military base, a German newspaper has reported.
The parents of three Australian children who were killed when Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine have released a statement in which they describe their "ongoing hell" and call for an end to the "pointless war."
A review by Germany's foreign intelligence agency has found that MH17 was brought down by a missile fired by separatists. Russia and Ukraine have blamed each other for the plane's downing.
Germany's BND foreign intelligence agency has concluded that pro-Russian rebels are to blame for the downing of Malaysia Airline MH17 in Ukraine in July, Der Spiegel weekly reported on Sunday, Oct. 19 the first European agency to say so.
An Australian mother and father who lost their three children in the MH17 plane crash have pleaded for the "pointless war" in rebel-held Ukraine to end as the bodies of their children were brought home.
Russian President Vladimir Putin was cooperative and constructive when asked for his help in allowing investigators access to the MH17 crash site in Ukraine, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said Saturday.
Under pressure from world leaders, Russian President Vladimir Putin has promised international investigation teams access to the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site. Earlier this week, an international team attempted to visit the site and were unable to due to gunfire, due to the continuing separatist fighting in the area. However, Dutch investigators handling the identification of victims and research of the crash say they need one more visit to the site to complete their work.
Brussels - Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to provide maximum cooperation in investigating the crash of the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane in Ukraine.
Kharkiv – Experts have started to examine personal belongings of some passengers from the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, which crashed in eastern Ukraine on July 17.