US aircrafts have been ordered to avoid eastern Ukraine airspace, the US aviation authority said, after a Malaysian Airlines flight carrying 298 people was brought down in the region.
Malaysia Airlines has also said all European flights operated by the company will take alternative routes.
Thousands of online users have taken to social media to call for the victims of the Malaysian airliner crash to be returned to loved ones.
United States intelligence officials admitted that they do not know who fired the surface-to-air missile that downed flight MH17.
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