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Malaysia Flight 17 Crash

The Ne Plus Ultra of Black Humor

Francis Levy | Posted 06.09.2015 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Black humor tends to be inadvertent and often emanates from the most unexpected places.

Interview: What Can Be Expected From Ukrainian Right in the Midst of Political and Military Crisis?

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 09.29.2014 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

In addition to the military crisis in Eastern Ukraine and the rise of pro-Russian separatist rebels, Kiev now confronts a growing political crisis as the country gears up for new elections. What can we expect from the Ukrainian right, and how will nationalist forces seek to profit from escalating tensions with Russia?

Observers Turned Back From MH17 Crash Site

AP | By DMITRY LOVETSKY | Posted 09.28.2014 | World

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Almost two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was blown out of the sky, the remains of some passengers are feared rotti...

Russian BUK Missile System v. American HAWK Missile System - Is There Any Possibility of Another Similar Flight MH-17 Shoot Down Occurrence?

Dana T. Blackmore | Posted 09.26.2014 | Politics
Dana T. Blackmore

The American company, Raytheon, manufactured approximately 40,000 HAWK missile systems that have been sold to and operated by numerous countries including, Iran, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, etc. So one of my questions is: where are all of these HAWK missile systems?

Russia: Malaysian Airliner's Black Boxes Slightly Damaged

Reuters | Posted 09.23.2014 | World

MOSCOW, July 25 (Reuters) - Russia's Interstate Aviation Committee said on Friday the black box flight recorders from the Malaysian airliner downed ...

MH17: Cold War Replay?

John Feffer | Posted 09.23.2014 | World
John Feffer

Before this war in Ukraine claims more victims and sends U.S.-Russian relations into a deep freeze, both Obama and Putin need to realize that both sides benefit a great deal more from cooperation than confrontation.

Tonight We Are All Dutch

Dorian de Wind | Posted 09.23.2014 | World
Dorian de Wind

Ironically, and tragically, the Netherlands moment of victory in Russia has been wretchedly eclipsed and marred by the downing of Malaysia Flight 17 by a Russian missile reportedly with the knowledge and support of the same country that hosted those Winter Games.

Vladimir Putin and Zach Galifianakis on Between Two Ferns

Spencer Green | Posted 09.22.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Galifianakis: I didn't wear a shirt because I thought, you know, that would make you feel more comfortable.

Coffins Containing Downed Jet's Victims Leave Ukraine

Reuters | Posted 09.22.2014 | World

KHARKIV, Ukraine, July 23 (Reuters) - A Dutch air force transport plane carrying the first 16 coffins with the remains of victims of the downed Mala...

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...

Obama: What Are Russian Separatists Trying To Hide At Malaysian Plane Crash Site?

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama spoke Monday on the investigation into the Malaysian airliner crash in Ukraine, saying Russian-backed separatists are blocking ...

Ukraine Workers Find More Bodies At Crash Site

AP | DMITRY LOVETSKY | Posted 09.20.2014 | World

HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) -- Rescuers retrieved more bodies Monday in the sprawling fields of east Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed, k...

Putin: Plane Attack Must Not Be Used for Political Ends

Reuters | Posted 09.19.2014 | World

* Putin wants access for experts at crash site * Says crash should not be used for political ends (Adds Putin quotes, background) ...

Dutch Cyclist Twice Cheats Death (UPDATE)

The Huffington Post | Jade Walker | Posted 07.23.2014 | World

UPDATE: July 23, 6:39 a.m. -- Slate has published a piece casting doubt on the fact that Maarten de Jonge was actually booked on both ill-fated flight...

Malaysia Airlines Releases MH17 Passenger List

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 07.19.2014 | World

Malaysia Airlines has released the full list of 298 passengers--including 15 crew members--who died when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down ove...

Rescue Workers Comb Through Trail Of Debris At Crash Site

AP | By PETER LEONARD and DMITRY LOVETSKY | Posted 09.16.2014 | World

ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) — World leaders demanded Friday that pro-Russia rebels who control the eastern Ukraine crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight...

Malaysia Airlines Stunned By Double Disasters

AP | STEPHEN WRIGHT and KELVIN CHAN | Posted 09.16.2014 | Business

HONG KONG (AP) — Hit by two astonishing tragedies in quick succession, the Malaysia Airlines brand may become the airline industry's equivalent of a...