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A small team of Dutch and Australian experts accompanied by international monitors have finally reached the vast site of the doomed MH17 jet.
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Ukraine's military says it will heed a UN call for a one-day halt in fighting in the nation's east to allow a probe into the MH17 crash to go ahead.

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The RAAF is flying sorties every day from the Netherlands to Kharkiv in Ukraine to assist experts hoping to retrieve bodies from the MH17 crash site.
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NATO's top commander says the number of Russian special force units, air defence units, and artillery units are all increasing on the Ukraine border.
Continued violence in east Ukraine will keep an international team, led by the Dutch, away from the site of downed flight MH17 for the "immediate future".
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has issued a statement calling on all parties in Ukraine to stop fighting to allow investigators to the downed MH17 site.

Russia defies West over sanctions

Russia remains intractable in the face of tough new sanctions, warning that European consumers would bear the brunt, as fighting rages in east Ukraine.
British Attorney General Jeremy Wright says he received 150 complaints asking to review the sentence given to Rolf Harris for being too lenient.
Guided by a system of sensors and cameras, driverless cars will be driven on UK public roads in a series of trials staring in January 2015.
The AFP is working with the Red Cross to collect personal belongings of MH17 victims that have been stored in a Donetsk morgue.
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A UK firm says a flaw in the Android mobile system allows malware to gain access to personal data, including financial and payments details.
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