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Dutch go into mourning for victims of Malaysia jet downing
Dutch go into mourning for victims of Malaysia jet downing

The Netherlands went into national mourning Friday over the scores of Dutch victims in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which took off from Amsterdam but never reached its destination. More than half of the 298 people who died were Dutch. The tally reached 189 on Friday, up from the 173 identified earlier. Flags throughout the Netherlands flew at half staff. Prime Minister Mark Rutte, who rushed home from vacation to deal with the crisis, called the crash a deep tragedy for his country and demanded a full investigation. Other European leaders, including British Prime Minister David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, also pressed for a complete investigation into...

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