The wreckage of the Ukrainian  passenger   aircraft downed by Iranian armed forces on January 8th, 2020, near Tehran, killing all 176 people  on board. Photograph:  EPA/Abedin Taherkenareh

A year after Iran shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet near Tehran airport it is under growing international pressure to try those responsible and comp(...)

 Geraldine Byrne-Nason: “There we were, the Norwegian ambassador, myself and the Canadian foreign minister, standing outside the building as countries entered to vote”

Geraldine Byrne-Nason stood outside the United Nations building in Manhattan in New York as ambassadors arrived to decide on the 10 countries that wou(...)

Black box: Canadian foreign minister Francois-Philippe Champagne said he wrote to his Iranian counterpart  on Sunday to urge the boxes be sent quickly to Ukraine or France. Photograph:  EPA

Iran said on Sunday it was trying to analyse the black boxes of a Ukrainian airliner that its military shot down this month, denying a report that a (...)

Rescue workers search the wreckage of the Boeing 737-800 aircraft  operated by Ukraine International Airlines, which crashed shortly after take-off in Iran on Wednesday. Photograph: Ali Mohammadi/Bloomberg

A pair of university lecturers and two students were among the 63 Canadian victims of a plane disaster in Iran in Wednesday, according to a Iranian ne(...)