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Families Of German MH17 Victims To Sue Ukraine

September 21, 2014

Relatives of German victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 plan to sue Ukraine and its president for manslaughter by negligence in 298 cases, the lawyer representing them said.
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Russia Critical Of MH17 Inquiry

September 19, 2014

Russia says the international investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine, "doesn't contain convincing information" and that it can be transparent only with more UN involvement.
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Investigators Studying MH17 Metal Shards

September 12, 2014

Investigators trying to find out who shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine have recovered 25 pieces of metal from baggage and bodies, which could lead them to the missile believed to have brought down the airliner.
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Russia Says Ukraine Responsible For MH17

September 10, 2014

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu blamed Ukraine for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine and was quoted as saying the tragedy would never have happened if Kiev had not taken up arms.
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Report Suggests MH17 Shot Down From Ground

September 9, 2014

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 broke apart over Ukraine due to impact from a large number of fragments, the Dutch Safety Board said in a report that Malaysia's prime minister and several experts said suggested it was shot down from the ground.
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Job Cuts To Boost Malaysia Airlines Prospects

September 7, 2014

The current plan to save Malaysia Airlines could succeed where past attempts have failed because the government has finally put politics aside by agreeing to sweeping job cuts, people briefed on the restructuring have said.
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Malaysia Airlines Changes 'Bucket List' Campaign

September 3, 2014

Malaysia Airlines has changed the wording of an online contest called "My Ultimate Bucket List" after Internet users derided the campaign as insensitive following two disasters suffered by the airline this year that claimed 537 lives.
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Russia Demands Publication Of MH17 Data Recordings

August 31, 2014

Russia is demanding to know why investigators have yet to publish the black box data from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that was shot down over eastern Ukraine in July.
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Malaysia Airlines To Shed 6,000 Jobs

August 29, 2014

Malaysia Airlines will cut nearly a third of its 20,000 workforce and reduce its global route network as part of a radical MYR6 billion ringgit (USD$1.9 billion) restructuring.
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Malaysia, Australia To Share MH370 Search Costs

August 28, 2014

Malaysia said it will share with Australia the cost of the next stage in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, in the hope of unlocking modern aviation's greatest mystery.
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Malaysia Airlines Posts Q2 Net Loss Of USD$98 Mln

August 28, 2014

Malaysia Airlines has reported another financial loss and warned of poor second-half earnings, as passenger bookings dropped in response to the loss of two aircraft in separate disasters this year.
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Malaysia Airlines May Cut 25 Percent Of Jobs

August 25, 2014

About a quarter of Malaysia Airlines' 20,000 staff are likely to lose their jobs under a restructuring plan for the loss-making airline hit by two separate jet disasters this year.
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