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Malaysia Airlines steward detained over alleged sex assault on Australian passenger

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A Malaysia Airlines cabin crew member has been detained in France over allegations that he sexually assaulted an Australian passenger who was scared of flying with the disaster-prone airline.

Relatives gather to receive the remains of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 victims in the Netherlands

 Dutch military personnel carry coffins containing the remains of the victims of the MH17 plane crash to a waiting hearse at the airbase in Eindhoven

Daniel Hatch The remains of a further 75 victims of the Malaysian Airlines missile disaster have been taken to a specialist forensic facility in the Netherlands overnight.

Fewer can do the job on MH17 site investigation: Malaysia

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak.

Lindsay Murdoch Malaysia believes far fewer investigators need to be deployed to the MH17 crash site than the 190 Australian Federal Police Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s plans to send.

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17: Ukraine embassy blames Russia for downing of flight

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Ross Peake The Ukraine embassy in Canberra has blamed Russia for the downing of MH17.

Rebels prime suspects in Malaysia airline attack

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Daniel Flitton Pro-Moscow rebel fighters using a Russian-made missile launcher are seen as the mostly likely culprits in the attack on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.

MH17 crash 'punishment' for Malaysia Airlines offering alcohol, flight attendants' dress: Islamic party

Part of the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, in a field in the Donetsk region of Ukraine.

Lindsay Murdoch The youth leader of a Malaysian opposition party has claimed the MH17 tragedy was God punishing Malaysia Airlines for serving alcohol on its flights and its “indecent” dress code.

Barack Obama offers help for Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine as world leaders react

US President Barack Obama offered any assistance possible.

Lauren Raab After a Malaysia Airlines jet carrying 295 people crashed in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, officials scrambled to offer condolences and to figure out who was aboard the plane and whether it was shot...

MH17 crash: For Malaysia Airlines, disaster strikes twice

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Chris Brummitt Two Boeing 777s. Two incredibly rare aviation disasters. And one airline.

US intelligence report confirms pro-Russian separatists shot down Malaysia Airlines plane

The Ukrainian Interior Ministry claims this was the Buk missile launcher that was used to shoot down the plane.

Michael Birnbaum and Anthony Faiola Preliminary US report indicates a surface-to-air missile system was used, and because of the complexity of the weapon it was unlikely the separatists operating alone.

Obama says Malaysia Airlines plane was shot down in rebel-controlled Ukraine

US President Barack Obama: “We are going to make sure the truth is out.

Nick O'Malley The United States continues to make the case that Russia bears significant responsibility for the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 over the Ukraine with statements by both President...

Flight MH17: Malaysia calls for a safe corridor for investigators

Hishammuddin Hussein (L) with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak.

Lindsay Murdoch Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia has called on world leaders to pressure Russia and warring groups in Ukraine to establish an immediate safe corridor for investigating and recovery teams to reach the site of...

MH17 tragedy: Malaysia moves swiftly to avoid repeat mistakes

Najib Razak, Malaysia's prime minister, speaks during a news conference about the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 at the Sama Sama Hotel in Sepang, Malaysia, on Friday, July 18, 2014. A Malaysia Airlines jet was shot down over eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board, in an attack that the government in Kiev blamed on pro-Russian rebels. The separatists denied the accusation. Photographer: Goh Seng Chong/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Najib Razak

Lindsay Murdoch Malaysia has acted quickly to prevent mistakes the country made when MH370 vanished over the South China Sea five months ago.

Couple missed shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 because of lack of seats

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Couple who were unable to get the Malaysia Airlines flight that crashed, killing almost 300 people, speak of "sick feeling" of escaping with young baby.

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17: Canberra victim identified

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Family and friends in mourning as a 50-year-old Canberra mum is identified as one of those on board doomed flight.

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Malaysia condemns crash site interference, defends flight path

Lindsay Murdoch Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia has described the blocking of investigators and recovery teams reaching the crash site of MH17 as a betrayal of the 298 people whose lives were lost.

MH17: Blocking access to crash site a 'betrayal' to the victims, says Malaysia

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Lindsay Murdoch Malaysia has described the blocking of investigators and recovery teams reaching the crash site of MH17 as a betrayal of the 298 people whose lives were lost.

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 shot down over Ukraine near Russian border

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Nick Ralston A Malaysia Airlines plane en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur has crashed in separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine.

MH17 disaster: 298 dead after Malaysia Airlines passenger plane crash

An armed pro-Russian separatist stands at a site of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 plane crash in the settlement of Grabovo in the Donetsk region, July 17, 2014. The Malaysian airliner MH-17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine by pro-Russian militants on Thursday, killing all 295 people aboard, a Ukrainian interior ministry official said. Dozens of bodies were scattered around the smouldering wreckage of a passenger jet that crashed in a field in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, a Reuters reporter said. An emergency services rescue worker said at least 100 bodies had so far been found at the scene, near the village of Grabovo, and that debris from the wreckage was spread across an area up to about 15 km (nine miles) in diameter. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev (UKRAINE - Tags: TRANSPORT DISASTER CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

A Malaysia Airlines passenger jet has been shot down over eastern Ukraine apparently by pro-Russian militants, killing all on board.