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Malaysia Airlines Crash

Why The MH370 And AirAsia Incidents Are Different

AP | CHRIS BRUMMITT | Posted 12.30.2014 | World

SINGAPORE (AP) — The disappearance of an AirAsia passenger jet soon after takeoff inevitably brings back memories of the mystery behind Malaysia Air...

Malaysia Airlines Is Not Doing Well At All

AP | EILEEN NG | Posted 11.29.2014 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia Airlines on Friday said its loss widened last quarter and apologized for a promotional tweet slammed as insen...

MH17 Broke Apart Due To External Factors, Experts Say

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2014 | World

Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 broke apart over Ukraine due to "large number of high-energy objects" from outside the aircraft, the Dutch Safety Board...

Ron Paul Says U.S. 'Likely Hiding Truth' About MH17 Crash

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics

The U.S. government "knows a lot more" than it's letting on about the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash and is "likely hiding [the] truth," according ...

Why Conspiracy Theories Take Hold In Russia

Eliot Borenstein | Posted 09.27.2014 | World
Eliot Borenstein

The brilliance of Putinism lies in the regime's management of the public's habitual cynicism by appropriating the tools of conspiracy-mongering.

UN Rights Chief: The Downing Of Flight MH17 Is A Possible War Crime

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 09.27.2014 | World

GENEVA (AP) — The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may be a war crime, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said Monday. Pilla...

Planes Bring More Bodies Of MH17 Victims To The Netherlands

AP | DMYTRO VLASOV | Posted 09.23.2014 | World

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster arrived in the Netherlands on Thurs...

U.S.: Downed Ukraine Jets Part Of Russia Influenced Pattern

AP | Posted 07.23.2014 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House cast the downing of two fighter jets in Ukraine on Wednesday as part of a pattern of Russian-backed separatists us...

Ukraine Rebel Leader Admits Fighters Did Have BUK Missile

Reuters | Posted 09.22.2014 | World

By Anton Zverev DONETSK, Ukraine, July 23 (Reuters) - A powerful Ukrainian rebel leader has confirmed that pro-Russian separatists had an anti-airc...

Planes Carrying Remains Of MH17 Passengers Arrive In The Netherlands

AP | DOROTHEE THIESING | Posted 09.22.2014 | World

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) -- Two military transport planes carrying 40 coffins bearing victims of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 landed ...

The Heartbreaking Last Hours Of MH17's Victims

AP | KRISTEN GELINEAU | Posted 09.22.2014 | World

In a bedroom in a townhouse near Amsterdam, Miguel Panduwinata reached out for his mother. "Mama, may I hug you?" Samira Calehr wrapped her arms ar...

Obama Pledges Justice In Visit To Dutch Embassy

AP | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama paid tribute Tuesday to the nearly 200 citizens of the Netherlands who died when a Malaysia Airlines flight...

U.S. Officials: No Evidence Of Direct Russian Link To Malaysia Plane Crash

AP | KEN DILANIAN | Posted 07.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday that Russia was responsible for "creating the conditions" that led to the shooting...

The Somalization of the Skies

Jacques Attali | Posted 09.21.2014 | World
Jacques Attali

There is an urgent need to establish very strict and global regulations concerning air routes, that would be imposed on all airline companies. It would be crazy to be able to do so for soccer and not for security.

What Are Rebels Trying To Hide? Potentially A Lot

AP | DANICA KIRKA and JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG | Posted 09.20.2014 | World

LONDON (AP) — "What exactly are they trying to hide?" President Barack Obama asked Monday as he demanded that Ukrainian rebels give investigators ac...

MH17's Black Boxes To Be Handed Over To Malaysia: Prime Minister

AP | SATISH CHENEY | Posted 09.20.2014 | World

By SATISH CHENEY, Associated Press KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The leader of the pro-Russian rebels has agreed to hand over both black boxes fr...

Train With Plane Crash Bodies Leaves Rebel Town

AP | NICOLAS GARRIGA and NICOLAE DUMITRACHE | Posted 09.20.2014 | World

HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — Bowing to international pressure, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the black boxes...

Putin, Planes, And Propaganda

Eliot Borenstein | Posted 09.20.2014 | World
Eliot Borenstein

I loathe Putin the way I loathed George W. Bush. I didn't vote for either of them, and they each seemed hell-bent on rendering a country I love unrecognizable.

MH17 And The Long Term Costs Of Russia's Ukraine Incursion

Mark Galeotti | Posted 09.19.2014 | World
Mark Galeotti

Courtesy of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, Putin is now coming to terms with the blowback from his Ukrainian adventure, a hybrid non-linear political-military campaign fought largely through local proxies, and this is something that will dog him for as long as he is in power.

AIDS Conference Honors Victims Of MH17

AP | Posted 07.20.2014 | World

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — An international AIDS conference opened in Australia on Sunday with a tribute to several delegates who were killed en ro...

John Kerry: Drunken Soldiers Unceremoniously Piling MH17 Bodies

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry didn't hold back Sunday in his criticism of the crash site cleanup for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17,...

Why Malaysian Airlines MH17 Was Probably Shot Down By A Rebel Missile -– And Why This Means The Rebels Have Lost

Mark Galeotti | Posted 09.18.2014 | World
Mark Galeotti

I suspect that when the histories are written, this will be deemed the day the insurgency lost.

Foreign Crises Grow More Challenging For Obama

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 09.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Surveying a dizzying array of international crises, President Barack Obama stated the obvious: "We live in a complex world and at ...

Obama Remembers AIDS Researchers Who Died In Malaysia Airlines Crash

The Huffington Post | Natasha Bach | Posted 07.18.2014 | Politics

In a statement delivered from the White House on Friday, President Barack Obama eulogized the AIDS researchers and advocates who were aboard Malaysia ...

Investigation Who Is To Blame For Crash Easier Said Than Done

AP | JILL LAWLESS and LAURA MILLS | Posted 09.17.2014 | World

LONDON (AP) — To figure out why a Malaysian jetliner fell from the sky, investigators will use the wreckage of any missile found to determine where ...