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.
Another 21 bodies have been found in the sprawling fields of east Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was downed last week.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has lambasted those who use the downing of a passenger jet in eastern Ukraine for "mercenary objectives," the Kremlin said Monday.
UN Security Council could vote as early as Monday on an resolution demanding international access to the Ukraine plane crash site for flight MH17.
Russia's UN ambassador says his country still has reservations about the Security Council resolution demanding international access to MH17 crash site.
The crash of a Malaysian passenger plane MH17 in Ukraine on Thursday will inevitably bring about a US-Russia face-off like never before since the Cold War.
Aviation expert Norman Shanks said many airlines continued to fly over Ukraine despite warnings because it offered a shorter route that saved money on fuel.
Terming as "unfortunate" the loss of lives in the Malaysian airline tragedy, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju today said there was no Indian on board the plane.
One passenger's joke on Facebook about the MH17 plane disappearing, minutes before he boarded, has gone viral.
American intelligence authorities believe a surface-to-air missile took down a passenger MH17 jet in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, a US official said.
A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 aka flight MH17crashed in Ukraine. In this slideshow we take a look at the photos from the site crash.