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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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Abbott: Crash site probe 'like a garden clean-up'

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott Credit: NIKKI SHORT/AAP/Press Association Images

Australian prime minister Tony Abbott, whose country lost 28 citizens in the Malaysian Airlines tragedy, said Russian President Vladimir Putin "said all the right things" during their conversation about ensuring an international investigation into the disaster. Mr Abbott told Sydney Radio 2GB:

I'm now going to try to ensure that as far as Australia humanly can, we insist upon these things happening.

The site is being treated more like a garden clean-up than a forensic investigation and this is completely unacceptable

– Tony Abbott, Australian Prime Minister

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