KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 (Bernama) -- The tragic Malaysian Airlines (MAS) flight MH17 incident has unite the government and opposition Members of Parliament in working closely and supporting the government to seek justice for the crew and passengers.

From Mohd Razman Abdullah

KIEV, July 23 (Bernama) -- No ransom or payment was made during the three-day negotiations between the Malaysian special investigation team and separatist group, Donetsk People's Republic, upon retrieving the bodies of the victims on board the downed Malaysia Airlines (MAS) MH17 and its two black boxes containing data and voice recorder.

ALOR GAJAH, July 23 (Bernama) - The remains of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Flight MH17 chief steward Mohamad Ghafar Abu Bakar,54, will be buried in Ampang, Selangor.

PUTRAJAYA, July 23 (Bernama) -- The family of one of the passengers in the ill-fated MH17 flight will be heading to Amsterdam soon, following Malaysia Airlines (MAS)' offer to send them there to view the remains of their loved one.

By Ali Imran Mohd Noordin and Sakini Mohd Said

KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 (Bernama) -- Unlike during the MH370 tragedy in March this year, the Malaysian officials this time around were more resolute with their handling of the MH17 crash in East of Ukraine last Thursday.

KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 (Bernama) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel today telephoned Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak to express condolences over the Malaysia Airlines (MAS) aircraft crash in Ukraine last Thursday.

BRUSSELS, July 23 (Bernama) -- Russia sincerely hopes investigation of the Malaysian passenger plane crash in Ukraine will be unbiased, independent and international, or in keeping with the United Nations Security Council's resolution, Russia's Itar-Tass news agency reported Russian Permanent Representative at the European Union, Vladimir Chizhov, as saying on Wednesday.