British-born Kiwi Rob Ayley, who died aboard flight MH17, wrote to his family on the last day of his trip to say how much he was looking forward to coming home.
Could this be the missile launcher that brought down the MH17 flight fleeing the Ukraine across to the Russian border? The Ukraine govenrment would have us believe so.
Malaysia has acted quickly to prevent mistakes the country made when MH370 vanished over the South China Sea five months ago.
Grief, peace, fury and fear are the soil beneath the many blooms outside the Dutch embassy in Kiev.
A nun from Sydney, a married Melbourne couple who had just toured Europe and a West Australian grandfather and his grandchildren returning from a holiday are among the 27 Australians who were killed on board MH17.
The United States continues to make the case that Russia bears significant responsibility for the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 over the Ukraine with statements by both President Barack Obama and United Nations ambassador Samantha Power.
This is no act of terrorism, but its ramifications could be terrifying and stretch far beyond Ukraine.
When Vladimir Putin told Barack Obama by phone of the downed Malaysian aircraft the real lesson for these two powerful men was that they are not in full control. During a crisis such as the national fracturing in Ukraine, headstrong rebels running amok on the ground can stop the world on its axis, by taking a potshot at a passing aircraft.
In New Delhi, life is imitating art in a way that even the creators of Yes Minister would have found difficult to believe.
Israel says it will be a limited incursion in Gaza, but a resolution seems as far away as ever.
AS the world was reeling from the MH17 tragedy, the news that former Nannup resident Nick Norris was ...