• World's 'tallest man' dies from brain haemorrhage at 44

    A man from Ukraine, Leonid Stadnyk, who was believed to be the tallest man standing at 8 ft 4 inches, died from brain haemorrhage recently

  • 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

  • Ukrainian fighter jet shot down by rebel

    Pro-Russian rebels of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) have shot down a Ukrainian Su-25 fighter jet, officials said

  • G7 powers warn Russia of tougher sanctions over Ukraine

    The leaders of the world's major developed economies have condemned Russia's actions to destabilize Ukraine and warned of tougher sanctions if it fails to de-escalate tensions in the region. 

  • Obama writes to Putin over missile treaty violation

    US President Barack Obama has written to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin over Moscow's breach of a 1987 missile treaty, the White House said on Tuesday.

  • MH17 jet was hit by missile shrapnel: Report

    The recently downed Malaysia Airlines jet in the eastern Ukraine had suffered an explosive loss of pressure after getting punctured by shrapnel from a missile, BBC reported on Tuesday citing Ukranian security officials.

  • Game changers

    A number of factors have influenced the Sensex from tensions in Ukraine and Gaza to change in taxation patterns in India

  • Australia says chance of MH17 site visit not good

    The chances of Dutch and Australian police reaching the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 are not good, and the effort could take days, a senior Australian official said today. 

  • Britain still exporting arms to Russia: MPs

    Britain is still exporting arms and military equipment to Russia, according to a parliamentary report released today just hours after Prime Minister David Cameron rapped France for selling weapons to Moscow

  • MH17 black boxes to be sent to UK for analysis

    Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai on Wednesday said that crashed Malaysia Airline flight MH17's black boxes would be handed over to the UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) for forensic analysis

  • Russia trained, equipped rebels shot down MH17: US

    Senior US intelligence officials said Russia trained and equipped separatists responsible for the shooting down of MH17 with a surface-to-air missile over Ukraine, but noted that the rebels may have targeted the plane presuming it to be a Ukrainian military jet

  • Bodies of Malaysia jet victims leave Ukraine

    Two military aircraft carrying the first bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash left the embattled plains of eastern Ukraine today, bringing some consolation to grieving relatives who still must wait for positive identifications and answers about who caused the disaster. 

  • Malaysia Airlines clarifies confusion over flight MH004 route above Syrian airspace

    Malaysian Airlines today clarified the misunderstanding caused by a tweet from Flightradar24 on Malaysia Airlines' flight MH004 from Kuala Lumpur to London that flew over Syrian airspace on July 20 at 1:20 pm local time

  • Australia sends plane to bring back MH17 victims

    Australia on Tuesday sent a C-17 military plane to the Netherlands to bring back the victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 which crashed in Ukraine last Thursday

  • MH17 victims' bodies moved out of Ukraine rebel area

    A train with the remains of the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 which crashed in Ukraine last week, arrived on Tuesday in the city of Kharkiv, outside rebel territory

  • Rebels hand over Malaysian flight MH17 black boxes

    Rebels controlling the crash site of Malaysian flight MH17 today handed over the plane's black boxes, and declared a localised truce to allow international experts full access to the forensic minefield in east Ukraine

  • France, Germany, Britain to press Russia on MH17

    France, Britain and Germany have agreed to urge Russian President Vladimir Putin to get "Ukrainian separatists relief" and grant investigators free and full access to the disaster area of the MH17 flight to accomplish their mission

  • MH370 recovery chief to lead Australia's MH17 probe

    A former Australian defence official, who headed the search for the missing Malaysian jet MH370 in the Indian Ocean, will lead Australia's MH17 plane investigation and recovery operation in Ukraine

  • Ukraine workers say 21 bodies found at MH17 crash site

    Another 21 bodies have been found in the sprawling fields of east Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed last week, killing all 298 people aboard

  • Jason Biggs attracts criticism for his tweet after MH17 crash

    Jason Biggs is taking heat for tweeting a joke about Malaysia Airlines shortly after flight MH17 crashed in the Ukraine with 295 people aboard