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MH17: No evidence voice recorder tampered with, say Dutch investigators

THE HAGUE: Dutch lead investigators into the shooting down over Ukraine of flight MH17 said Wednesday that data from the cockpit voice recorder was intact and had not been tampered with.

MH17: Dutch mourn as first bodies arrive home

EINDHOVEN, (Netherlands): The bodies of the first victims from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 shot down over Ukraine last week arrived back in the Netherlands on Wednesday amid dignified grief tinged with anger.

TransAsia Airways plane crashes in typhoon-hit Taiwan, 47 dead

TAIPEI: A domestic TransAsia Airways plane crashed on landing on an island off the west coast of typhoon-hit Taiwan on Wednesday, killing 47 people, the Civil Aeronautics Administration said.

Land for family but there’s no family

MH17 has been a heartbreaking story, one of families being wiped out, being torn asunder; of children losing parents and parents losing children. And of innocent lives lost in an insane incident. The Star has talked to many of the victim’s kin. Here, we let them say it in their own words.

‘Our lives turned upside down in a day’

PETALING JAYA: In one day, our lives were turned upside down.

Raya cheer: Hisham (left) and the Prime Minister's wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor (centre) at the handing over of Hari Raya goodies to the Malaysian Armed Forces at Mindef.

Hisham: Our aim is to bring culprits to justice

KUALA LUMPUR: Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein said Malaysia would work with any quarters, including the pro-Russian separatists, to bring those who are responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 to justice.

Vorobyeva: Until now there are only groundless accusations, fake evidence, fake pictures and fake telephone conversations. - CHAN TAK KONG / The Star

Russia denies involvement in MH17 crash

KUALA LUMPUR: Russia claims it was not involved in the downing of MH17, with its envoy here saying the international community does not have a clear picture of what had happened.

When your boss picks on you

What should you do when your manager is constantly on your back?

Moist Chocolate Cheese Cake

This cake is moist and sinfully delicious. Make this cake for the upcoming Raya celebrations.

Beacon of hope: Liew posing for a photograph with the children of Winterveldt village.

Malaysian plans to build school in South Africa

KUALA LUMPUR: Children orphaned after their parents died of AIDS and pregnant girls as young as 13 in a village in South Africa are getting help from a Malaysian woman, who plans to build a school for them.

Designer's choice: Lee showing some of the material used in his collection at his boutique in Starhill Gallery, Bukit Bintang.

Local designers retain traditional touch

PETALING JAYA: Malaysian fashionistas keep in step with international trends while staying true to their traditional roots in the season’s latest Aidilfitri collection.

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Workers pick items at the scene of a bombing in Kaduna July 23, 2014.  REUTERS/Stringer

Suicide bombs in Nigeria's Kaduna kill 82, ex-leader Buhari targeted

KADUNA Nigeria (Reuters) - At least 82 people were killed on Wednesday in two suicide bombings in the north Nigerian city of Kaduna, one aimed at opposition leader and ex-president Muhammadu Buhari and another at a moderate Muslim cleric about to lead a crowd in prayer.

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  1. TransAsia Airways plane crashes in typhoon-hit Taiwan, 47 dead
  2. Woman bashed up after honking error
  3. ‘Our lives turned upside down in a day’
  4. Ukrainian villagers recall how victims dropped onto streets and houses
  5. Land for family but there’s no family
  6. Greek Orthodox church in Gaza shelters Muslims fleeing war
  7. Lorry slams into cars, catches fire at Sunway toll booth on Kesas Highway
  8. MH17: Najib's 'silent diplomatic' approach worked, says NYT
  9. MH17: Opposition leaders laud Najib's quiet diplomacy
  10. Kiki fined RM5,000 for causing mischief and damage



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