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Ukraine responsible for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 disaster: Russia

Russia's defence minister has told his Malaysian counterpart that that Ukraine bore full responsibility for the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash that left 298 dead.

Malaysia Airlines flight turns back after auto-pilot defect

A Malaysia Airlines B737-800. A similar aircraft was involved in the latest incident

A Malaysia Airlines flight which was forced to turn around because of an auto-pilot defect, has landed safely.

Malaysia risks China's wrath by inviting US spy flights

High flyer: A US Navy Boeing P-8 Poseidon.

Jane Perlez Malaysia's reported invitation to the United States to fly spy planes out of East Malaysia on the southern rim of the South China Sea seems likely to intensify China's anger at US surveillance of the...

Dutch concerned that Australia and Malaysia losing faith in Netherlands' MH17 inquiry

Dutch Foreign Affairs Minister Frans Timmermans pins a medal on Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop at the NATO summit in September.

Nick Miller There is a perception of "growing irritation among Malaysian and Australian diplomats about the passive position of the Dutch" investigation into MH17.

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.

Malaysia mourns as remains of MH17 victims arrive home

A woman cries at Kuala Lumpur airport as bodies of MH17 passengers return home.

Niluksi Koswanage and Manirajan Ramasamy Malaysia observed a day of mourning as the remains of 20 of its citizens arrived in the nation more than a month after their flight was shot down over Ukraine.

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.

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.

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

MH17 crash site

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.

MH17: Where's the black box from the Malaysia Airlines plane shot down over Ukraine?

Emergency workers at the MH17 crash site.

Rose Powell Pro-Russian separatists claim to have found MH17's black box flight recorder and sent it to Moscow.

Call us, Malaysia Airlines tells relatives of MH17 victims

Debris lies at the crash site.

Lindsay Murdoch Malaysia Airlines appeals for the relatives of people killed in the MH17 crash to contact the company, saying efforts have failed to contact many of them.

Malaysia doesn't know who has MH17 black boxes

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and his wife Rosmah Mansor meet family members of MH17 victims on Saturday.

Lindsay Murdoch Malaysia is worried the black box recording devices of MH17 will be tampered with to protect those who shot down the plane, as a United Nations agency said Ukraine will be officially in charge of...

Grief turns to anger in Malaysia as country recoils at second disaster

Crew members at Kuala Lumpur International Airport on Saturday.

Lindsay Murdoch The time has come to stop pointing accusing fingers at Malaysia, where grief has turned to anger.