It was no accident that Tony Abbott talked about “countries” in the plural form when he fronted Parliament to lambast the kind of behaviour that led to the MH17 disaster.
Malaysia says it is “deeply concerned” an international investigation team is still blocked from reaching the flight MH17 crash site and warns separatist groups not to tamper with the plane’s black box.
Victorian Premier Denis Napthine has called on the United Nations to send forces to secure and investigate the MH17 crime scene in the Ukraine.
Hollywood actor James Garner, known for his parts in the original Maverick, The Rockford Files and The Notebook has died, aged 86.
A '‘train of the dead’' sits in a dilapidated eastern Ukraine station, which is said to contain more than 150 bodies from the MH17 crash site.
Australia leads a mounting international push demanding armed insurgents in Ukraine allow access to the Malaysia Airlines crash site and co-operate with investigators.
Armed rebels forced emergency workers to hand over all 196 bodies recovered from the Malaysia Airlines crash site and then loaded them onto refrigerated trains bound for a rebel-held city, officials and monitors said on Sunday.
Former military strongman Prabowo Subianto has indicated he will not accept the result of the Indonesian presidential election and has called into question the process leading to his likely defeat.
Malaysia is worried the black box recording devices of MH17 will be tampered with to protect those who shot down the plane, as a United Nations agency said Ukraine will be officially in charge of investigations into the crash.
The one person who could immediately secure the crash site for investigators to get to work is the one person almost no one wants to be there.