Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 shot down over Ukraine, 295 on board, third incident in area

July 17, 2014

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 shot down over Ukraine, 295 on board, third incident in area Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was shot down over eastern Ukraine by militants on Thursday, killing all 295 people aboard, a Ukrainian interior ministry... Read more

  • People pay their respects during a national day of mourning for the victims killed in Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 plane disaster, in Amsterdam yesterday. Bells pealed and flags flew at half mast in memory of the 298 people killed, in the first national day of mourning since wartime Queen Wilhelmina died in 1962. – Reuters pic, July 24, 2014. People pay their respects during a national day of mourning for the victims killed in Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 plane disaster, in Amsterdam yesterday. Bells pealed and flags flew at half mast in memory of the 298 people killed, in the first national day of mourning since wartime Queen Wilhelmina died in 1962. – Reuters pic, July 24, 2014. Read More
  • Rescue personnel survey the wreckage of a TransAsia Airways turboprop plane, that crashed on Taiwan Rescue personnel survey the wreckage of a TransAsia Airways turboprop plane, that crashed on Taiwan's Penghu islands, today. The leaders of rivals China and Taiwan expressed condolences for victims of the plane that crashed during a thunderstorm the previous day killing 48 people including two French nationals. – Reuters pic, July 24, 2014. Read More
  • Candidates of the Miss Las Pinas Water Lily beauty pageant pose with their gowns made from dried water lilies during a media presentation in Las Pinas city, Manila, Philippines today. The contest is part of events to celebrate the city's annual Water Lily festival. Local residents make gowns, bags and ornaments from parts of the aquatic plant as a source of livelihood. – Reuters pic, July 24, 2014.
  • Migrant workers sleep under a mosquito net beneath an overpass in Mumbai today. – Reuters pic, July 24, 2014.
  • Fatehah Mustapa leads the Malaysian delegation at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Commonwealth Games at Celtic Park in Glasgow, early this morning. – AFP pic, July 24, 2014.

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Models take part in the ‘Trashion’ fashion show on the roof of a building in Brooklyn, New York, yesterday. The show featured designers who used recycled items such as coffee filters, tissue paper, grain sacks and window screens. – Reuters pic, June 1, 2014.

Models take part in the ‘Trashion’ fashion show on the roof of a building in Brooklyn, New York, yesterday. The show featured designers who used recycled items such as coffee filters, tissue paper, grain sacks and window screens. – Reuters pic, June 1, 2014.

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