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Malaysian investigators along with members of the OSCE mission in Ukraine, examine a piece of the crashed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in the village of Petropavlivka, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, July 23, 2014.

Australia Seeks to Secure Jet Crash Site in Ukraine

PM Tony Abbott says foreign ministers from Australia and The Netherlands will go to Kyiv to iron out details of deploying international team More

FILE - Rebel commander Alexander Khodakovsky of the so-called Vostok battalion - or "Eastern" battalion - speaks during an interview in Donetsk, July 8, 2014.

Ukraine Rebel Commander Acknowledges Fighters Had BUK Missiles

Despite acknowledgment, separatist leader accuses Kyiv of provoking what may have been the missile strike that destroyed MH17 More

FILE - A BNP Paribas sign is pictured on a building of the bank in Geneva, July 1, 2014.

Bank Settlements Create Windfall for US

US regulators, prosecutors receive massive fines from some of world's largest banks, but where is that money going? A lot is not allocated for anything in particular More

FILE - A Google search page is reflected in sunglasses in this photo illustration taken in Brussels, May 30, 2014.

Google Under Fire from Regulators over Response to EU Privacy Ruling

Search engine restricted removal of Internet links to European sites only More

FILE - A person is seen through a window above a Gazprombank branch in Moscow July 17, 2014.

No Quick Decision Seen on Tougher EU Sanctions on Russia

Bloc’s ambassadors to debate proposals Thursday on restricting Russian access to Europe's capital markets, defense and energy technology More


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Video Downed Malaysian Airliner’s Voice Recorder Intact

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Reaction in US to downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over rebel-held areas of Ukraine continues to be harshly critical of Russia, separatist rebels they back in region
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Efforts Underway to Free Nigerian Students Kidnapped in Ukraine

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Video MH17's 'Black Boxes' Could Reveal Crash Details

The government of Malaysia now has custody of the cockpit voice and flight data recorders from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which was hit by a missile over Ukraine before crashing last week. As VOA's Carolyn Presutti reports, the so-called black boxes may hold information about the final minutes of the flight.