Three men convicted over downing of MH17 in eastern Ukraine in early days of Russia’s war

More than eight years after a missile slammed into Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board, three men have been found guilty of murder and intentionally causing the downing of the plane by an international court in the Hague, Netherlands. One other man was acquitted of all charges. The … Read more

‘Miracle of the Andes’ plane crash survivor Fernando Parrado recalls tragedy

It was Friday, October 13, 1972, and Fernando Parrado sat down in row nine of the plane about to depart from Montevideo to Santiago de Chile. His best friend, Panchito, asked him to change seats so he could be at the window and see the scenery. Panchito died when the plane crashed. After the accident, … Read more