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EgyptAir flight MS804: French investigators says fire likely cause

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sixty-six people were killed in the crash The crash of EgyptAir flight MS804 in 2016 was probably caused by a fire in the cockpit, French investigators say. They said onboard recorders suggested that the blaze had spread rapidly through the plane. The findings contradict Egypt’s earlier statements that explosives had been found on victims’ ...

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Investigators may use files seized from VW law firm: court

KARLSRUHE, Germany (Reuters) – Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) has lost a legal challenge to prevent prosecutors from examining unpublished documents about its emission scandal, with Germany’s top court ruling on Friday that files seized from a U.S. law firm may be reviewed. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Volkswagen is seen at their plant in Wolfsburg, Germany, April 12, 2018. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer/File Photo ...

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Investigators identify Russian military unit in downing of flight MH17

BUNNIK, Netherlands (Reuters) – A missile system from the 53rd anti-aircraft brigade of the Russian Armed Forces was used to shoot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014, prosecutors investigating the disaster said on Thursday. Dutch police officer Wilbert Paulissen, head of the National Crime Squad, is pictured next to a damaged missile as he presents interim ...

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MH17 missile owned by Russian brigade, investigators say

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionIn 2015, the Dutch Safety Board released an animated video showing the flight path of the plane The missile that downed a Malaysia Airlines flight over eastern Ukraine in 2014 belonged to a Russian brigade, international investigators say. For the first time, the Dutch-led team said the missile came from a Russian ...

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Investigators say identify Russian military unit in MH17 downing

BUNNIK, NETHERLANDS (Reuters) – Prosecutors investigating the downing of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014 said on Thursday they had identified the missile used to shoot down the plane as coming from Russia’s armed forces. FILE PHOTO: A Malaysian air crash investigator inspects the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo) in Donetsk ...

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Investigators in MH17 crash to make public appeal

BUNNIK, Netherlands (Reuters) – Investigators will appeal to the public on Thursday to assist in their inquiries into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 nearly four years ago over eastern Ukraine. FILE PHOTO: A Malaysian air crash investigator inspects the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo) in Donetsk region, Ukraine, July 22, ...

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Asghar Khan case: Former COAS, DG ISI appear before FIA investigators | Pakistan

Former army chief General (retd) Mirza Aslam Beg and former Inter-Services Intelligence DG Lieutenant General (retd) Asad Durrani. Photo: File ISLAMABAD: Former army chief General (retd) Mirza Aslam Beg and former Inter-Services Intelligence DG Lieutenant General (retd) Asad Durrani appeared on Wednesday before a Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) committee constituted to investigate the Asghar Khan case. According to sources, Gen Beg ...

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Asghar Khan case: General Beg appears before FIA investigators | Pakistan

Former army chief General (retd) Mirza Aslam Beg and former Inter-Services Intelligence DG Lieutenant General (retd) Asad Durrani. Photo: File ISLAMABAD: Former army chief General (retd) Mirza Aslam Beg on Wednesday appeared before a Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) committee constituted to conduct investigation in the Asghar Khan case. Sources privy to the development told Geo News that and former Inter-Services Intelligence ...

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