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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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Obama signs MH17 book of condolence at embassy

US President Barack Obama has signed a book of condolence for the victims of the MH17 air disaster at the Netherlands embassy in America.

Barack Obama signing a book of condolence. Credit: Embassy of the Netherlands in the United States

After signing the book, Obama said: "[I wanted to] express solidarity with the people of the Netherlands."

He added that the US will work with the country to ensure "justice is done".

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