The mother of a German woman killed when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was downed over eastern Ukraine in July is suing the Ukrainian authorities at the European Court of Human Rights for failing to close their airspace, a German paper reported.
The mother of a victim of downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has begun legal proceedings against Ukraine at the European Court of Human Rights, accusing Kiev of failing to close the country`s airspace, a German daily reported Sunday.
Kiev today announced a day-long halt to its deadly offensive to oust pro-Russian rebels in east Ukraine after fighting had stalled efforts by international investigators to kickstart a probe into the downing of MH17.
Players of English Premier League club Newcastle United will be wearing black armbands in their New Zealand tour games to pay homage to two of their supporters who died in Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash in Ukraine.
A pro-Russian militia leader Saturday claimed that the black boxes of the Malaysian jetliner that crashed in Ukraine have not been found even as Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor agreed on a “thorough and impartial investigation” into the horrific tragedy.
Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels have agreed to set up a security zone around the crash site of a Malaysian jet that was apparently shot down in the separatist east, Ukraine`s security service chief said.
International AIDS Society president Francoise Barre-Sinoussi said six colleagues heading for a global conference in Melbourne were on a Malaysian plane that crashed over Ukraine, not 100 as reports suggested.