These are some of the most thought-provoking images you will see from this year in news.
Armed pro-Russian rebels were on hand to supervise the start of the clean up operation, four months after the jet was brought down. A new video of the immediate aftermath of the crash has also emerged.
“How could we check it?” a Russian “expert” said when confronted with glaring mistakes in the image. “It came to us from the internet.” UPDATE — The original source for the image told BuzzFeed News that he found it online and never expected to see it on Russian TV. “Those guys are either desperate or totally unprofessional.”
“It was the most blatant example of shit-faced ignorance and pig-headed arrogance the world has seen since the likes of Hitler or Pol Pot.”
The Australian Prime Minister promises to “shirtfront” Mr Putin.
A preliminary report by Dutch investigators said there was no evidence of technical faults in the plane, which crashed in eastern Ukraine in July. This story is developing.
The beleaguered carrier is to cut around a third of its workforce as part of a restructure.
“I am, you are, we are Australian.”
“Do you want the Manpad that you supplied to the opposition to be the one that shot down the Malaysian airplane?”
“Sasha, don’t burden me with this crap.”
The widow of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 victim Cameron Dalziel has had to cancel all of his credit cards, as charges were being made in Ukraine.
Ukraine says the missiles were fired from Russian territory.
“I’ve been thinking how horrible it must have been, the final moments of their lives, when they know the plane was going down,” Frans Timmermans said.
Many of the victims’ bodies are now in the city of Kharkiv, controlled by the Ukraine government.
New images from space show that MH17 came down very close to the village of Grabove, in eastern Ukraine.
Pro-Russian militants in control of the MH17 crash site agreed to hand over vital evidence, Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak announced Monday. UPDATE: The black boxes have been handed over to the Malaysian government.
Colin Brazier can be heard saying “I shouldn’t really be doing this” in the report, which went out live on Sunday afternoon.
Amnesty International confirms that Tessa van der Sande and her family were on their way to Indonesia for a holiday on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.
“It’s just ripped our guts again.”
Three children traveling home with grandfather die in crash.
Even amid newfound tragedy, the truth remains as contested as ever in eastern Ukraine.
In the aftermath of two air disasters in less than six months, Malaysia Airlines is in serious financial trouble and the end may be nigh.
298 passengers are dead after the crash of flight MH17.