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# mh17

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2022
# 2014
Flight MH17: Three convicted of murder over downing of Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine
Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy this afternoon praised the “important” court ruling.
# mh17
Netherlands and Australia launch case against Russia over downing of MH17 plane
Russia denies involvement in the missile strike that brought down the passenger jet.
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# tried in absentia
Dutch prosecutors demand life sentences for men accused of MH17 downing
The four men – three Russian and one Ukrainian – are accused of bringing down a Malaysia Airlines flight in 2014, killing 298 people.
# mh17
Dutch government taking Russia to court over ‘shooting down’ of MH17 flight
A missile fired from territory controlled by pro-Moscow Ukrainian rebels blew the plane out of the sky on 17 July 2014.
# Schiphol
MH17 murder trial begins despite suspects still being at large
Four men are charged and are likely to go on trial in absentia.
# Netherlands
Four people to stand trial over the downing of flight MH17 that killed all 298 people on board
The plane travelling between Amsterdam and Kuala Lumpur was hit by a Russian-made missile in July 2014.
# mh17
4 people charged with murder over downing of flight MH17
The plane travelling between Amsterdam and Kuala Lumpur was hit by a Russian-made missile in July 2014.
# UN Security Council
Russia refuses to accept responsibility for downing of Flight MH17
“The language of ultimatums is not something that anyone will be allowed to use,” Russia’s UN ambassador Vasily Nebenzya told the UN Security Council.
# mh17
Coveney calls on Russia to take accountability for downing of Malaysian Airlines flight
The Netherlands and Australia have taken the first step towards dragging Russia to court over the shooting down of flight MH17.
# Investigation
Investigators say missile that downed MH17 came from Russian military
The Malaysian Airlines flight was blown out of the sky over conflict-torn eastern Ukraine on 17 July 2014.
# mh17
Netherlands vows to prosecute anyone suspected of shooting down Malaysia Airlines flight
Most of the 298 victims were Dutch citizens.
# Ukraine
Prosecutors: Russian-armed rebels shot down flight MH17, killing all 298 people on board
International investigation finds a Buk missile delivered from Kursk hit MH17 flight from territory controlled by Russian separatists
# compensation
Families of victims of shot-down airliner MH17 to sue Vladimir Putin for €21 million
Malaysian Airlines MH17 was shot down over Ukraine in July 2014.
# dutch authorities
New evidence emerges about passenger plane shot down over Ukraine
Dutch prosecutors have said they will be looking at new information produced by citizen journalists.
# Netherlands
Policeman arrested for attempting to sell items from MH17 wreckage
He was attempting to sell the items for €1,500.
# Shot Down
Russian-made missile took down MH17, killing 298 says official report
The official Dutch-led investigation seeks to end 15 months of speculation about why the Boeing 777 broke up in mid-air last year.
# mh17
'People came out of their houses and saw a boy with no head'
Eyewitnesses of the tragic MH17 crash recall what happened one year ago today.
# Christoph Mueller
Aer Lingus's CEO is going to be the new boss of Malaysia Airlines
He previously occupied top positions at German flag carrier Lufthansa and the former Belgian carrier Sabena.
# Backlash
Malaysia Airlines forced to apologise for questionable tweet
The airline is struggling to deal with the loss of two passenger flights in 2014.
# crude fake
US slams "preposterous" Russian MH17 photos that blame Ukraine
The images were broadcast on state TV on Friday. Separately, more bone fragments have been found today by workers clearing the crash site.
# Shot Down
Final victims of MH17 crash may never be found --- Dutch minister
“We cannot say at this moment in any certain way … at what moment and even if we can recover the last nine”
# Ukraine
Parents of 3 children killed in MH17 crash release heartbreaking statement
The parents say their lives are “an ongoing hell”.
# Shot Down
It's emerged one of the MH17 victims was found with an oxygen mask
The Dutch Foreign Minister confirmed on a TV talk show that one of the victims had been wearing an oxygen mask.
# lawyering up
Families of German victims of MH17 are to sue Ukraine
Three of the families are to take their case to the European Court of Human Rights.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
Everyone’s talking about a report into the MH17 crash, Greyhound strike in the High Court, and Apple’s new phone.
# Malaysia Airlines
Flight MH17 broke up in the air after being pierced by 'high-energy objects'
The Dutch Safety Board has published its first report into the deadly incident today.
# Malaysia Airlines
Who or what downed MH17? Investigators to release crash report
The West has blamed the pro-Russia rebels, Russia has blamed Ukraine, but the investigators will now give their opinion.
# Investigation
MH17 crash report on what brought down plane over Ukraine due next week
The highly-anticipated first report will be released by the Dutch Safety Board on Tuesday.
# overhaul
Malaysia Airlines to fire 6,000 workers and set up new company
That’s nearly one third of the workforce.
# mh17
21 more MH17 victims identified as investigators leave crash site
‘The fact that we are now leaving the crash site doesn’t mean we have ceased investigating the cause of the disaster,’ said Dutch PM on Wednesday.
# Ukraine
Search for remains of MH17 flight victims called off
The Prime Minister of the Netherlands said that it was too dangerous to continue.
# Ukraine
Shelling hampers search as experts continue to scour MH17 site
Armed rebel fighters have remained at the scene to keep an eye on the gathered journalists.
# Recovery
Two weeks on, investigators have finally started working at the MH17 crash site
Many bodies have yet to be recovered because of the fighting.
# Investigation
MH17 black boxes show crash caused by rocket shrapnel, says Ukrainian official
The investigators leading the probe in the Netherlands would not give confirmation.
# United Nations
Downing of flight MH17 'may amount to a war crime'
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights added that an “effective” investigation is needed.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
Everyone’s talking about RTE’s Gaza footage, Croagh Patrick, and the Hamas ceasefire.
# Ukraine
Australian and Dutch police scrap MH17 site visit over security worries
Police officers from the two countries were due to recover victims’ remains from the site but heavy shelling has been reported in the village next to the crash site.
# Ukraine
There are still human remains at the MH17 crash site
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said this makes it more important than ever that an international team be dispatched to the scene.
# Ukraine
Dutch government sending military police to protect MH17 crash site
Dutch and Australian investigators were at the site today.