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In pictures: Royal first birthdays

<b>Prince George has been pictured in an official photograph to mark his first birthday. It is the latest in a long line of such royal baby photos.</b><p>Prince George is shown at the Sensational Butterflies outdoor exhibition at London's Natural History Museum. He celebrates his birthday on Tuesday<p>Prince …

Monitors find confusion, hostility at Malaysia Airlines crash site

International monitors investigating the Malaysia Airlines crash in eastern Ukraine said Friday the team was not given full access to the site and was greeted with hostility by armed men.<p>"There didn't seem to be anyone really in control," Michael Bociurkiw, spokesman for the Organization for …

Russians Are Leaving Flowers At The Dutch Embassy In Moscow And Begging "Forgive Us"

"Not all Russians are murderers and terrorists."<p>It is increasingly believed that the airliner was downed by a missile launched from separatist-held territory in east Ukraine. "It is not possible for these separatists to function…without sophisticated equipment, sophisticated training. And that is …

Pretty Much Everyone Is Pissed at Putin Right Now

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>While the group responsible for the crash of Malaysian Airlines MH17 has yet to be determined, the …

This sanctioned Russian company makes the missile that may have destroyed Malaysia Airlines flight 17

US and Ukrainian officials believe a “Buk” surface-to-air missile shot Malaysia Airlines flight 17 out of the sky in eastern Ukraine yesterday, killing all 298 people on board.<p>Truck-mounted Buk missile systems were originally designed in Russia in the 1970s. They are now made by Almaz-Antey, a …

Malaysia Airlines

'We Have Just Shot Down a Plane': Haunting Audio From the Crash Scene

"They shouldn't be [expletive] flying. There's a war going on."<p>"It's smoking."<p>The voice reportedly belongs to Igor Bezler, a commander of the separatist rebels in Ukraine, speaking to Russian officers. It is the first of three chilling phone calls intercepted by Ukraine, which purportedly shows …