Chris Beyrer (centre), president-elect of the International Aids Society, after reading a statement today outside the venue where the 20th International Aids Conference is to be held in Melbourne, Australia. Several delegates set to attend the conference were travelling on the Malaysia Airlines flight that crashed in eastern Ukraine with all lives lost. Photograph: Joe Castro/EPA

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Members of the public walk past signage on the Princes Bridge for the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne today. Photograph: Graham Denholm/Getty Images

Dutch doctor Joep Lange and a World Health Organization official heading to an Aids meeting in Melbourne were among 298 people killed on the Malaysia(...)

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