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Ukraine claims more territory as fight intensifies with rebels

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 18:43

Ukraine said its troops had taken more territory from pro-Russian rebels near the site where Malaysian flight MH17 was brought down, as international investigators said fighting was preventing them reaching the crash location.

MH17 investigators turn back amid `explosions`: Dutch govt

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 16:20

Dutch and Australian forensic investigators on their way to the MH17 crash site turned back on Monday, after "explosions" in the area, a government spokeswoman in The Hague said.

Fighting intensifies near MH17 crash site

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 01:44

Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters on Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month.

Ukraine launches offensive to retake Donetsk

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 01:18

Ukrainian officials said their forces advanced to the outskirts of a key town north of Donetsk on Saturday in hopes of retaking the stronghold held for months by pro-Russia rebels.

British journalist for Russian TV missing in east Ukraine: Station

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 16:02

A Russian television channel said Wednesday it had lost contact with a British journalist reporting from conflict-torn eastern Ukraine.

Ukraine says pro-Russian rebels abandon positions on Donetsk outskirts

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 14:09

Pro-Russian rebels are leaving their positions on the outskirts of the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk and retreating towards its centre, Ukrainian military officials said on Wednesday.

Bodies of MH17 crash victims loaded on train

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 21:45

The remains of nearly 196 people recovered from the Malaysian airliner crash site have been loaded on to refrigerated train carriages bound for an unknown destination, a media report Sunday said.

Rebels to `guarantee safety` of crash site monitors if Kiev agrees truce

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 13:23

A top Ukrainian rebel leader said on Sunday that the pro-Russian fighters will guarantee the safety of international monitors at the Malaysian jet`s crash site if Kiev agrees to a truce.

Singapore Airlines apologises for `insensitive` MH17 post

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 09:50

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has apologised for posting an "insensitive" comment on social media about the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crash in crisis-stricken eastern Ukraine.

MH17 disaster: Narendra Modi writes to Dutch PM, condoles death of Holland nationals

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 23:56

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday wrote to his Netherlands counterpart Mark Rutte condoling the death of Dutch nationals in the Malaysian air tragedy.

PM Narendra Modi`s plane was on shot down MH17`s route

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 09:17

Even as the world struggles to come to terms with the shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine, it has come to light that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on the same flight path as the MH17 Boeing 777.

One man killed in Russia by `Ukrainian` shell: Official

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 16:31

Moscow on Sunday vowed to respond to a "dangerous escalation" of violence near its border after authorities said a Russian man was killed by a shell fired from inside Ukraine.