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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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Malaysian PM welcomes arrival of MH17 train to Kharkiv

The Malaysian prime minister has welcomed the arrival of the train carrying the bodies of flight MH17 victims to the city of Kharkiv.

Najib Razak said the Malaysian Airlines jet's black boxes appeared to be "in good condition" after they were handed over by separatist leader Alexander Borodai.

A pro-Russian separatist shows members of the media a black box belonging to Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. Credit: REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev

Razak said: "These were extraordinary circumstances which called for extraordinary measures.

"There were risks involved in pursuing this agreement. But we felt an obligation to explore all avenues to break the impasse, and secure the return of the remains and the black boxes".

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