'Jihad recruiters' arrested in Netherlands, Germany

Police in the Netherlands and Germany have arrested two men for allegedly recruiting jihadi fighters to go to Iraq and Syria, Dutch police said Thursday.

127 victims of MH17 identified: Report

Dutch forensic experts have identified a total of 127 victims of downed flight MH17, with 20 new names being released to families on Thursday, the Dutch national broadcaster said.

Dutch experts identify 23 Ukraine plane victims

Twenty-three victims aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 have been identified so far, the Dutch-led forensic team working on their remains said on Friday.

21 more MH17 crash victims identified, experts fly home

Dutch forensics experts have identified 21 more flight MH17 crash victims, the government said on Friday, as experts unable to work at the crash site in restive eastern Ukraine began flying home.

Dutch halt MH17 recovery mission due to Ukraine fighting: PM Rutte

The Netherlands is halting the mission to recover victims and debris of the MH17 Malaysia Airlines crash because of fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, the Dutch prime minister said on Wednesday.

Dutch plane takes more MH17 remains as Malaysians join probe

A plane carrying remains of victims from downed flight MH17 arrived in the Netherlands on Monday as Malaysian experts joined the international probe at the crash site in eastern Ukraine.

Security around MH17 site still `very unstable`: Dutch police

Dutch police heading up the international probe into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 said on Friday that the situation around the crash site remains perilous despite a small team managing to access the scene.

Experts finally gather more remains at MH17 site in Ukraine

Dutch and Australian experts gathered more remains from the crash site of downed flight MH17 in east Ukraine, as they scrambled to make up for lost time amid deadly clashes between government troops and pro-Russian rebels.

MH17 crash: Malaysian PM arrives in Netherlands

Malaysia`s prime minister has arrived in the Netherlands ahead of a meeting with his Dutch counterpart to discuss plans for repatriating remains of Malaysian victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.

Dutch arrest two for `anti-Semitic chants` at Gaza demo

At least 10 people were killed in Israeli strikes on central and southern Gaza on Thursday, bringing the Palestinian death toll to 1,374 on day 24 of the conflict.

Trial over Malaysian plane crash not likely at ICC: Dutch

The Netherlands or Malaysia are likely to try those responsible for the downing in Ukraine of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, not the International Criminal Court in The Hague, the Dutch said on Wednesday.

Dutch PM asks Ukraine to stop fighting near crash site

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte called Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko Tuesday to ask Ukrainian forces to stop fighting around the MH17 crash site, a government spokesman said.

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

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

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`

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

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

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

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

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.