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Investigators to examine second black box from MH17

Air investigators are to examine a second black box which was recovered from flight MH17 today.

The data could reveal if the pilots were aware of a missile coming towards the plane and what happened in the last few seconds of the flight if they were able to speak.

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Putin 'one last chance' to help MH17 recovery operation

An inspector stands at the crash site of MH17 which has still not been cleared. Credit: Reuters

Russian President Vladimir Putin has "one last chance" to show he is serious about helping rescuers recover the bodies of the victims of the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte said.

Mr Rutte said: "I was shocked at the pictures of utterly disrespectful behaviour at this tragic spot," referring to allegations that bodies of passengers, including 193 of his countrymen were dragged about and allowed to rot at the scene.

After an "intense" meeting with the Russian premier Mr Rutte said the leaders of Germany, Britain and Australia shared his view.

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