Civilians killed in Ukraine


Fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian rebels has killed dozens of civilians, soldiers and rebels.

Victims' journey far from over

It was a journey that started like so many others. It was never meant to end like this.

US: Russia violated nuke treaty


Moscow has violated the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces treaty, according to the US government.

Sanctions put Russia under fire


US and Europe agree to impose wider sanctions on Russia in the wake of MH17 attack.

Strange captivity in Ukraine


After pointless questioning, amateur militants gave me a bizarre glimpse of their world.

Trying to stop a world war

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Two cousins locked in a "doomsday machine" try and fail to avoid a global catastrophe.

Giant bum farts at France

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An idiosyncratic British inventor has off a flatulent noise across the English channel.

Russia 'fired rockets into Ukraine'


Satellite images appear to show blast mark from rockets launched from Russia into eastern Ukraine.

Town's landmarks blown up


In 10 seconds Oxfordshire lost its landmark - three massive cooling towers.

Pope begs: Please stop


Pope Francis makes emotional plea for peace in an impromptu addition to his weekly Angelus.

MH17 site opened to police

MH17 crash site

Separatists in Ukraine have given international police access to the MH17 crash site.

MH17 hit by missile shrapnel

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Data retrieved from the MH17 flight black box shows the plane was hit multiple times by shrapnel from a missile explosion.

MH17: US faces intel hurdles


Unanswered questions about the downing of MH17 shows the limits of US intelligence gathering.

Worst affected MH17 countries meet

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak

The Malaysian PM will travel to the Netherlands on Wednesday to offer help identifying bodies.

A cargo of human tragedy

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Day after day, the coffins keep arriving at airbase near Amsterdam. | Wellington tribute tonight

Walking among the MH17 dead

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This week has been an ugly revelation about mankind and it will forever torment.

Terror plot targets Norway

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The head analyst of Norway's intelligence agency says a group is en route from Syria "to carry out an act of terror," and Norway is the target.

US: Russian escalating conflict

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The United States says Russia is launching artillery fire into Ukraine. | Ukraine PM quits

The debris fell slowly, slowly

MH17 bits

A blow-by-blow account of the doomed Malaysian Airlines flight and the stories of those aboard.

Ukraine's prime minister quits

Arseny Yatseniuk

The resignation of Arseniy Yatsenyuk creates new uncertainty in his nation at a crucial moment.

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