Malaysia Airlines's website in some regions was hacked by a group calling itself "Cyber Caliphate" with the slogan "ISIS will prevail," the latest in a series of cyber-attacks by people claiming affiliation with Islamic State.
Six months after Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine, killing 298 people, relatives of the victims are still searching for justice. It was an air disaster like few others and a disturbing atrocity which reignited political tensions between East and West.
The nephew of one of the people on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has taken an emotional journey to Ukraine looking to resolve the still unanswered questions around his uncle’s death. Glenn Thomas, 49, was one of the 10 British victims on board the Boeing 777 when it was shot down in July, killing all 298 passengers and crew.
Following the Bellingcat report Origin of the Separatists' Buk, which showed that the Buk missile launcher linked to the downing of MH17 was filmed inside Russia a few weeks earlier, the Bellingcat investigation team has continued to search for additional information, and has recently discovered two more images of the Buk missile launcher linked to the downing of MH17.
Six months on from the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over Ukraine, the families of the nearly 300 passengers and crew who died are still waiting for answers.
The remains of one more victim of the crash of the Malaysian Airlines Boeing in eastern Ukraine have been identified since the beginning of this week, bringing the total number of identified victims to 295 out of the total 298, the Netherlands government said on its website on Jan. 3.
A new study on MH17 suggests that a trained crew of regular Russian forces operating on separatist territory shot down the aircraft. But doesn’t Putin tell us there are no such forces in Ukraine? The Kremlin can never tell the truth, and international investigators aren’t willing to interrogate separatists and Russian officials who allegedly pulled the trigger even though we know their names, addresses, and in some cases telephone numbers.
Julie Bishop says she is living her political dream serving as the nation's top diplomat.
While the investigations in to the downing of MH17 continue there's been much debate about who was responsible, and the weapon system used to down MH17.
PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia - A day after the tail of the crashed AirAsia plane was fished out of the Java Sea, the search for the missing black boxes intensified Sunday with more pings heard.
A report released today by German investigative group CORRECT!V concludes that a Buk surface to air missile launcher operated by the 53rd Russian Air Defense Brigade shot down passenger jet MH17.
The Netherlands wants to know whether its intelligence services warned airlines of danger when flying over war-torn Ukraine prior to the downing of flight MH17 in July, officials say.
The first official Indonesian report on the crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 says the accident was caused by 'icing' which damaged the plane’s engines – a finding that experts immediately said was doubtful.
PANGKALAN BUN/JAKARTA, Indonesia - A multinational team searching for a crashed AirAsia passenger jet found another large underwater object believed to be part of the plane, but persistent bad weather hampered efforts on Sunday to locate its black box recorders and recover bodies of victims.
It's been a strange year for aviation, one marked by unsatisfying mystery. Between a plane getting shot out of the sky, another that vanished forever and still another that simply flew on until it couldn't, 2014 has shone a spotlight on the tragic limits of our ability to rescue pilots in distress. Now those issues have surfaced again with the disappearance of AirAsia QZ8501. Here's what happens when you lose a plane - and how you find one in the aftermath of a watery crash.
On Dec. 28 morning, AirAsia Flight QZ8501 disappeared from radar over the Java Sea en route to Singapore. The incident is the latest in a series of airplane accidents in 2014 - not all have been fully investigated.
BEIJING - As they resumed the search for the missing AirAsia plane on Dec. 29, Indonesian authorities said they believe the commercial jet already lies at the bottom of the sea.
For Malaysian aviation, 2014 has been an unimaginably horrible year. Should no survivors be found among the 162 passengers and crew members aboard Indonesia AirAsia Flight 8501, which disappeared on Dec. 28 morning en route to Singapore from Surabaya, Indonesia, carriers from Malaysia or their subsidiaries will have been involved in the world's three deadliest aviation disasters this year, according to statistics compiled by the Flight Safety Foundation, in Alexandria, Va.
Nearly 900 people are dead or missing following air disasters around the world this year, with Southeast Asia taking a particularly heavy hit.
JAKARTA, Indonesia - Several hours of searching Indonesian waters turned up no sign of an AirAsia plane that disappeared Sunday with 162 people on board in airspace possibly thick with dense storm clouds, strong winds and lightning, officials said.