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This error 'initiated a hazard chain' that saw further errors committed in the minutes before the plane was accidentally shot down in January, says a report by the Iranian Civil Aviation Organization
Resigned National Bank of Ukraine governor Yakiv Smoliy says he was told to let inflation rise and the national currency devalue to benefit exporters
Business leaders are alarmed over the resignation of National Bank of Ukraine Governor Yakiv Smoliy, who said 'systematic political pressure' triggered his move
Sweden's Foreign Minister Ann Linde says the agreement has been reached after negotiations with Iran and the countries with citizens among the victims
In some cases parents discover they have no genetic link with children born to surrogates
The surviving French bulldogs, a popular breed in Canada, suffer from symptoms including dehydration, weakness, and vomiting
The book is expected to provide a damning insider portrait of the White House
The publishers tease, 'This is the book Donald Trump doesn't want you to read'
Olena Zelenska adds her husband, President Volodymyr Zelensky, and their two children tested negative
The International Monetary Fund says the aid is intended to 'ensure that Ukraine is well-poised to return to growth' when the coronavirus pandemic ends
'We deeply regret to have stopped employing 900 highly qualified professional[s] because of the substantial decline in the airline's operations,' says Ukraine International Airlines CEO Yevgen Dykhne
Some international investors question the timing of the reshuffle – with the coronavirus outbreak causing market uncertainty
A leaked recording emerges of him questioning President Volodymyr Zelensky's grasp of economics
Deputy health minister Viktor Lyashko says a man exhibiting symptoms of the virus was hospitalized Saturday, February 29, 3 days after returning from holiday in Italy
Dozens of protesters block a road near a local hospital even before officials confirm that the site would hold evacuees
The self-avowed 'dirty trickster' is convicted of lying in testimony to Congress about acting as an intermediary between the Trump campaign and WikiLeaks
The Office of Management and Budget 'has redacted portions of 24 documents pursuant to the Presidential Communications Privilege,' OMB deputy general counsel Heather Walsh says in a court filing
The White House is making an effort to block publication of an explosive book by Bolton, who is the former national security advisor
Hunter Biden had been paid 'millions' of dollars to serve on the board of a Ukrainian gas company while his father was Barack Obama's vice president, claims one Trump lawyer
(UPDATED) John Bolton says US President Donald Trump wanted to tie Ukraine aid to a probe against his political rivals. Trump says Bolton's statements were made 'only to sell a book.'
'Ukraine has the technical capacity and experienced specialists' to read the information on the Boeing flight recorders, the presidency says in a statement
The caskets are to remain for a while at the airport terminal so that relatives and members of the airline could say their last goodbyes
Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky says he will give Prime Minister Oleksiy Goncharuk a 'second chance'
Ukraine's foreign minister says Iran would grant a team of investigators from Iran and Canada – as the countries that have lost the most nationals – access to the recorders.
'To remove any doubts about our respect for and trust in the president, I have written a resignation letter and handed it over to the president,' Oleksiy Goncharuk writes
The Ukrainian interior ministry says it could not ignore 'illegal activities' on its territory
The blurry film, shot from a rooftop in a village 4 miles from an Iranian military site, shows the Kiev-bound plane on fire and circling back to Tehran's airport. Minutes later, the aircraft explodes and crashes.
President Hassan Rouhani says, 'It cannot be that only the person who pressed the button is at fault. There are others, and I want this to be explained to the people explicitly.'
Russia's GRU spy agency launched a 'phishing'' attack in November to access the email of Burisma Holdings employees, California cyber firm Area 1 Security says in a report
This comes hours after UK's foreign office had summoned Iran's ambassador in London to lodge its 'strong objections' to the arrest of Britain's ambassador Rob Macaire
'The police treated the people who had gathered with patience and tolerance" in a second night of demonstrations in Tehran on Sunday,' says General Hossein Rahimi
(UPDATED) Government spokesman Ali Rabiei says all details provided by officials prior to Saturday's admission had been based on the information available to them at the time
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tells a memorial event in Edmonton that 'this tragedy struck our Iranian-Canadian community, leaving cities like Edmonton reeling, but this was truly a Canadian tragedy'
(UPDATED) The British government calls Ambassador Rob Macaire's arrest a 'flagrant violation of international law'
Ukrain says it expects Iran to bring to justice those responsible for the crash of a Ukrainian airliner that killed 176 people on board
Fars News Agency says Ayatollah Ali Khamenei ordered that the outcome of investigations 'be made known to the people explicitly and honestly'
Here are the main elements from the five-point statement
(3rd UPDATE) 'This is a national tragedy, and all Canadians are mourning together,' Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says in a statement
(4th UPDATE) 'The Islamic Republic of Iran deeply regrets this disastrous mistake,' Iranian President Hassan Rouhani tweets
'Our goal is to establish the undeniable truth,' says Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. 'The value of human life is above all political motives.'
(3rd UPDATE) The declaration comes as Tehran faces mounting international pressure to allow a 'credible' investigation into the crash
Trudeau's comments come as images posted on social media increasingly pointed to a catastrophic mistake by Tehran's air defense batteries bringing the down Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 in flames
'Ukraine's priority is to establish the causes of the catastrophe. We are undoubtedly going to get to the truth,' says Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky
(5th UPDATE) Iran's civil aviation authority says search and rescue teams have found the airliner's two black boxes but that it will not hand them over to Boeing or US authorities
The news comes after a massive exchange of prisoners on Sunday, with 12 Ukrainian soldiers and 64 civilians flown to Kiev
The trip will make Pompeo the most senior US official to visit Ukraine since the scandal at the heart of the ongoing impeachment process against President Donald Trump erupted
(4th UPDATE) A plane carrying 76 captives, including 12 military personnel and 64 civilians, is met by a crowd of relatives, some holding flowers and balloons
(3rd UPDATE) 'Kiev and the Donbass have reached an accord on an exchange of prisoners this Sunday, December 29,' says Donetsk government spokesperson
Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer meanwhile called the emails 'explosive'