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Russia denies culpability as UN says MH17 crash in Ukraine may amount to `war crime`

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 14:19

Categorically denying Russian culpability in downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that the US and Ukraine must not jump the gun on concluding Moscow`s involvement.

Australia, Netherlands plan fresh attempt to reach MH17 site

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 13:27

A team of Dutch and Australian police will today again attempt to reach the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, a senior Australian official said, although he warned the situation was volatile.

MH17 crash: Dutch PM says deploying military force at site `unrealistic`

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 09:56

Even as the international experts had to postpone their trip to the crash site of MH17 due to clashes between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian forces, the Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte reportedly said that that securing the site by international military force is “unrealistic.”

MH17 armed mission `unrealistic` as Ukraine fighting kills 13

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 02:57

The Netherlands today scrapped plans to send an international armed mission to secure the crash site of Malaysian flight MH17, fearing a deployment risked being dragged into the conflict in east Ukraine.

Australia, Netherlands to send unarmed force to MH17 site

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 21:03

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said his country`s police will today join the first contingent of an unarmed, Dutch-led international humanitarian mission entering the MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine to recover victims` remains.

Fighting in Ukraine obstructs Netherlands` experts` trip to MH17 crash site

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 15:51

After two separate deals were struck, the pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine have agreed to international police deployment at the crash site and also allowed the experts from Netherlands to assess the site for more remains.

First MH17 crash victim identified: official

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 03:34

Forensic experts have identified the first of 298 people killed when flight MH17 which was shot down over Ukraine last week, the Dutch government today said.

Malaysian prime minister to travel to Netherlands

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 20:13

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will travel to the Netherlands Wednesday to discuss the downed Malaysia Airlines jet with his Dutch counterpart.

Planes with Ukraine bodies arrive in Netherlands

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 16:03

Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster arrived in the Netherlands while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a UN team to secure the crash site which has been controlled by pro-Russian rebels.

MH17 crash: US, Australia, Holland leaders agree to work for full probe

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 09:41

US President Barack Obama joined with the leaders of Australia and the Netherlands to demand full access to the crash site of flight MH17.

Pinto calls time as Costa Rica coach

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 09:26

Costa Rica coach Jorge Luis Pinto announced on Thursday that he was parting company with the Central American side after a break down in talks with the national federation.

Dutch sending police, want to secure MH17 crash site: PM

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 02:18

The Netherlands is sending 40 unarmed police to the crash site of flight MH17 in rebel-held Ukraine and seeking means to "further stabilise the area", Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Thursday.