Workers in rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine began to collect debris from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on Sunday, four months after the plane was brought down.
Dutch forensic experts recovered further human remains at the crash site of downed flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine today, but said they could not yet start salvaging the wreckage.
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Monday emphasised the importance of an independent investigation into the MH17 jet crash in eastern Ukraine.
Dutch investigators are severely hampered by having been unable to go to the crash site due to fighting between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian forces.
The possibility that Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down from the ground is the "most likely" scenario being probed by dozens of detectives.
Malaysia's defence minister said he has arrived in Moscow for talks over a probe into the crash of flight MH17 in Ukraine, which killed 298 people.
Even before the disasters, Malaysia Airlines had lost huge sums of money for years as it failed to rise to increasing industry competition.
Malaysia on Tuesday said that returning to the crash site of flight MH17 to facilitate criminal investigations remains a priority for it
Malaysia's state investment company says it wants to remove struggling Malaysia Airlines from the stock exchange, making it fully state-owned.
The decision was taken at a special meeting, convened in Montreal, triggered by the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine
The United States and Europe announced tough new sanctions targeting Russia's key financial, arms and energy sectors on Tuesday in response to Moscow's intervention in the Ukraine crisis.
Aviation analysts and safety experts say they can find no common themes. Nor do they think the events indicate that flying is suddenly becoming less safe.
The parents of an Australian victim of the MH17 disaster are clinging to hopes their daughter may still be alive, travelling to Ukraine to find her.
Anyone hoping to bring to justice whoever downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH 17 must face sobering facts.
It was 11 pm on Wednesday, July 16. Miguel, Shaka and the 296 other people aboard Flight 17 had around 15 hours left to live.
Ukraine prepared a departure ceremony for the bodies of Malaysia Airlines MH17 passengers and crew who became victims of fighting raging far below them.
Black boxes from the Malaysia Airlines MH17 downed in eastern Ukraine will be examined by UK air accident investigators, Britain's prime minister said.
A former Australian defence official, who headed the search for the Malaysian jet MH370 in the Indian Ocean, will lead Australia's MH17 investigation.
The United States, meanwhile, presented what it called "powerful" evidence that the rebels shot down MH17 with a Russian surface-to-air missile and training.