Dutch probe secret service role ahead of MH17 crash

The Netherlands wants to know whether its intelligence services warned airlines of danger about flying over war-torn Ukraine prior to the downing of flight MH17 in July, officials said on Tuesday.

Can planes be made disappearance-proof?

The year that went by was particularly bad for the aviation industry with a plane disappearing in March, never to be found again and another going off the radar at the year-end, only to be discovered later as having crashed.

2014 named safest in 111 years of flight despite MH370, MH17, AirAsia disasters

The Aviation Safety Network (ASN) has named 2014 as one of the safest years in 111 years of flight despite the Malaysian Airlines` MH370, MH17 and AirAsia QZ8501 disasters.

Russia says Ukrainian pilot behind MH17 crash

Russian investigators Wednesday said they had new proof from a witness that a Ukrainian pilot fired a missile on the day of the Malaysia Airlines crash which killed 298 people.

Adam Johnson`s late strike gives Sunderland win at Newcastle
Adam Johnson`s late strike gives Sunderland win at Newcastle

Adam Johnson scored a dramatic 90th minute winner for Sunderland as they beat Newcastle United 1-0 and claim a third successive victory over their north-east rivals.

Wreckage of MH17 arrives in Netherlands

The first two convoys -- each comprising four trucks -- with wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that crashed in eastern Ukraine in July arrived at the Dutch air force base Gilze-Rijenin North Brabant province Tuesday just after 2 p.m.

Mother of German MH17 victim takes Ukraine to human rights court

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.

Plane carrying MH17 victims' remains arrives in Netherlands

A Dutch military plane carrying the remains of victims onboard the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived at the Eindhoven Air Base in Netherlands Friday.

MH17 remains arrive in Netherlands from Ukraine

Six more coffins carrying body parts of victims from downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived in the Netherlands from Ukraine on Friday, with nine victims of the July disaster still unidentified.

Six coffins of MH17 remains flown out of Ukraine

Six more coffins holding remains of the victims from downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was on Friday flown out of east Ukraine for The Netherlands, officials said.

Russian TV channel claims photos show fighter jet shooting down MH17
Russian TV channel claims photos show fighter jet shooting down MH17

Russian state-controlled TV has broadcast what it called "sensational" photographs, which it said supported Moscow's theory that Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by a Ukrainian fighter jet.

Human remains found at MH17 site but no wreckage recovery

Dutch forensic experts recovered further human remains at the crash site of downed flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, but said they could not yet start salvaging the wreckage.

Monitors fear rising violence in eastern Ukraine

International observers issued a stark warning over escalating violence in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday as Dutch investigators hoping to recover debris from a doomed airliner left the MH17 crash site with little progress.

Abbott urges Russia to apologise over MH17 deaths

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has urged Russia to compensate and apologise to families of the victims of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, a statement from Abbott`s office said Wednesday.

Where are the bodies, MH17 families ask

Daisy Oehlers and Bryce Fredriksz, a Dutch couple in their early 20s, were sitting near the left wing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 on their way to a holiday in Bali, when “high energy objects” - as officials later called them - struck the plane over eastern Ukraine. 

OSCE observers fear rising violence in eastern Ukraine
OSCE observers fear rising violence in eastern Ukraine

International observers issued a stark warning over escalating violence in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday as Dutch investigators hoping to recover debris from a doomed airliner left the MH17 crash site empty-handed.

Netherlands holds sombre memorial for MH17 victims

The Netherlands on Monday held a sombre and emotional memorial for the 298 people who died when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine in July.

Tough questions linger for Russia over MH17 disaster

Nearly four months after Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down in eastern Ukraine, killing 298 people, the disaster remains highly controversial as the Netherlands on Monday holds a memorial ceremony for the dead.

Vladimir Putin accuses Kiev forces of stalling MH17 probe

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday said that the investigation of the MH17 crash site is stalling due to Kiev's constant shelling of the rebel-controlled area in eastern Ukraine.

MH17 victims' remains flown to Netherlands

Recently discovered remains of some of those on board Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 were flown back to the Netherlands on Saturday, nearly four months after the passenger jet plunged out of the sky over eastern Ukraine.