July 23, 2014

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said the shelling of a Gaza City suburb was …

21 July 2014 Last updated at 07:22 UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said the shelling of a Gaza City suburb was “an atrocious action” The UN Security Council has called for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza after holding an emergency closed-door meeting on the crisis. The talks came after the UN chief described Israel’s shelling […]

Obama, Kerry express further concern about casualties in Israel, press for cease …

  President Obama and his top diplomat gave continued support Sunday to Israel in its conflict with militant group Hamas but expressed heighten concerns about the rising death toll in the weeks-long battle.   Obama spoke by phone with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu amid escalating violence that has killed at least 425 Palestinians and […]

Ukraine Rebels Take Control of Crash Victims’ Remains

Rebels in eastern Ukraine took full control Sunday of the bodies recovered from downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, as European leaders issued a strong call for Russian President Vladimir Putin to make sure international investigators had full access to the crash site. International monitors said armed rebels limited their access to the site and Ukrainian […]

Separatists Said to Have Seized Control of Crash Victims’ Remains

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Reports: Intel points to Russia as likely missile supplier

Messages and flowers are kept on a table during a Buddhist prayer for the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, in Kuala Lumpur, on July 20, 2014.(Photo: Manan Vatsyayana, AFP/Getty Images) HRABOVE, Ukraine — Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists agreed Saturday to set up a security zone around the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines jet […]

Monitors work to secure Malaysia Airlines crash site as Ukraine accuses Russia …

  International teams of investigators and monitors moved gingerly Saturday through fields littered with debris and decomposing corpses of the victims of a Malaysia airliner shot down over rebel-held eastern Ukraine, as they try to secure the sprawling site in hopes that a credible investigation can be conducted.  Malaysia Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai said […]

Malaysia Airlines crash: UK demands unhindered site access

19 July 2014 Last updated at 18:52 Glenn Thomas, John Alder, Richard Mayne, Ben Pocock, Liam Sweeney and Robert Ayley (from left to right) are believed to be among the Britons who died in the crash The UK is demanding “swift and unhindered” access to the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in east […]

Putin’s Defiance After Malaysian Airlines Crash Points to Further Isolationsim

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives for the Orthodox festival to honour the birthday of Venerable Sergius of Radonezh in the Trinity Lavra of St.Sergius on July 18, 2014, in Sergiyev Posad. Sasha Mordovets—Getty Images The President has stubbornly refused to even suggest that the rebel leaders share part of the blame in the disaster. At […]

Malaysia Air crash: Rocket launcher used to down jet likely back in Russia, US …

  The missile launcher used to down Malaysia Air flight MH17 is probably back in Russia after it was imported into Ukraine a few weeks ago, a well-placed source with access to the latest intelligence told Fox News Friday night. Meanwhile, the same source said the missile that brought down the plane, killing all 298 […]

Obama says Malaysian plane shot down by missile from rebel-held part of Ukraine

The United States on Friday began building a circumstantial case against Russia for the downing of a Malaysian airliner, as President Obama said Russian supplies of sophisticated weapons to Ukrainian separatists were “not an accident.” Confirming widespread reports of preliminary U.S. conclusions, Obama said the plane “was shot down” Thursday by a surface-to-air missile fired […]