October 16, 2020 2:55 pm
In response to Russia's decision, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte's government said it was disappointed and surprised by Russia's decision, adding that it was "especially painful" for the victims' families.
July 13, 2017 4:16 pm
A Dutch-led team of investigators from Australia, Belgium, Malaysia, and Ukraine, concluded in September that the rocket was fired from territory in eastern Ukraine held by pro-Russian separatists. That finding contradicts Russia's suggestion that the aircraft was brought down by Ukraine's military, not the separatists.
July 30, 2015 8:39 pm
The official says investigators — including a Boeing air safety investigator — have identified the component as a "flaperon" from the trailing edge of a 777 wing.
July 21, 2015 8:50 am
Russia said it opposed a draft submitted by Malaysia on behalf of the five countries that would establish an international tribunal.
June 03, 2015 12:03 pm
The aircraft, carrying 298 people, was en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur July 17 when it crashed in Ukraine's eastern Donetsk region, about 60 km from the Russian border.
November 28, 2014 7:19 pm
Recovery work at the crash site has now been halted for the winter, but searches will resume again in March.
July 23, 2014 1:37 pm
The health ministry began collecting DNA blood samples of relatives of those who died in the MH17 crash.
July 22, 2014 7:48 pm
Australia, lost 37 citizens in the crash, is also sending forensics experts to Eindhoven, said defence ministry.
July 22, 2014 8:52 am
Many airlines flying over crisis-stricken eastern Ukraine abandoned the route between Asia and Europe.
July 22, 2014 12:00 am
It must help international efforts at an investigation, or get out of the way.