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New MH370 search area announced

Thursday, June 26th 2014, 14:35
related countries: Australia Australia, India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

The hunt for missing Malaysian plane shifts further south in the Indian Ocean following new data analysis, the Australian government says.
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Malaysia Allah challenge rejected

Monday, June 23rd 2014, 4:20

Malaysia's top court rejects a challenge to the ban on Christians using the word "Allah" to refer to God, in a highly divisive legal case.
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Malaysia plane search to move south

Friday, June 20th 2014, 6:04
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Australian authorities announce that the next phase of the hunt for the missing Malaysian plane will move hundreds of miles south.
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Malaysia hit by second boat tragedy

Thursday, June 19th 2014, 8:00

At least nine people have gone missing after a second boat believed to be carrying 27 Indonesians capsizes off the west coast of Malaysia.
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Indonesians missing after boat sinks

Wednesday, June 18th 2014, 12:20

More than 30 Indonesian migrant workers remain missing and five are dead after a boat capsized in waters off Malaysia, the authorities say.
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VIDEO: Indonesians missing after boat sinks

Wednesday, June 18th 2014, 10:08

A boat carrying 97 Indonesians has sunk off Malaysia, with at least 61 people missing, Malaysian authorities say.
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VIDEO: Could 'hotspot' solve MH370 mystery?

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 12:50
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing, Kuala Lumpur

It is more than 100 days since Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, but international search teams have yet to find any trace of the missing plane.
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Inmarsat confident on MH370 'hotspot'

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 0:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK satellite company Inmarsat tells the BBC that the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet has yet to go to the area its scientists think is the plane's most likely crash site.
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MH370 families get $50,000 payments

Friday, June 13th 2014, 3:06

Insurers distribute initial payments of $50,000 to the relatives of those on board the Malaysian passenger jet that went missing in March.
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Malaysia swarmed by giant moths

Wednesday, June 11th 2014, 7:12

Swarms of giant moths have descended upon Malaysia, invading homes and even disrupting a national football match.
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Missing plane 'whistleblower' fund

Sunday, June 8th 2014, 14:39

Some relatives of passengers on board the missing Malaysian plane set up a fund to "encourage a whistleblower" to come forward with information.
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Hijacked sailors freed in Somalia

Saturday, June 7th 2014, 21:04
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Eleven crew members of a Malaysian-registered ship that was hijacked by Somali pirates in 2010 are freed.
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Malaysia backpacker police find body

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 10:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A body is found in the hunt for British backpacker Gareth Huntley who went missing while trekking on a Malaysian island.
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Search for missing Briton stepped up

Monday, June 2nd 2014, 2:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Some 100 rescuers join the search for Gareth Huntley after his family criticised the Malaysians' earlier efforts and called on David Cameron to intervene.
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Mother's plea to PM over missing son

Saturday, May 31st 2014, 19:59

The mother of missing Briton Gareth Huntley calls on Prime Minister David Cameron to urge the Malaysian government to step up the search for her son.
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Jungle search for missing Briton

Saturday, May 31st 2014, 12:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A Malaysian police team arrives on a jungle-covered island to search for a charity volunteer from London who has been missing for four days.
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Women kidnapped in Malaysia rescued

Friday, May 30th 2014, 19:14
related countries: China China

A Chinese tourist and Filipina hotel worker abducted from a Malaysian island resort by suspected Islamic militants have been rescued, PM Najib Razak says.
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Call for Cadbury boycott in Malaysia

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 10:57

Muslim retail and consumer groups in Malaysia demand a boycott of Cadbury products after pork DNA was found in its chocolate.
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Missing plane 'not in ping zone'

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 9:52
related countries: United States United States

The area where signals thought linked to the missing Malaysian plane were detected is ruled out as its final resting place, Australia says.
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VIDEO: Close-up: New MH370 satellite data

Tuesday, May 27th 2014, 11:52
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

The Malaysian government releases the raw data used to determine that missing flight MH370 crashed into the southern Indian Ocean.
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Malaysia releases MH370 satellite data

Tuesday, May 27th 2014, 10:04
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

The Malaysian government releases the raw data used to determine that missing flight MH370 crashed into the southern Indian Ocean.
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Malaysia holds Tamil Tiger suspects

Monday, May 26th 2014, 4:14

Malaysian police say they have arrested three Sri Lankans accused of trying to revive the Tamil Tiger rebel group.
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China sends pandas to Malaysia

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 3:53
related countries: China China

Two pandas from China arrive in Malaysia - a loan delayed by the tension over the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.
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Malaysia Airlines losses worsen

Friday, May 16th 2014, 8:53

Malaysia Airlines losses widen after the disappearance of Flight 370, raising questions about the future of the 76-year-old carrier.
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Thursday, May 15th 2014, 12:33

The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane is delayed following the discovery of a technical issue with the underwater drone used.
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Inmarsat offers free airline tracking

Monday, May 12th 2014, 0:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK satellite operator Inmarsat is to offer a free, basic tracking service to all the world's passenger airliners, following the loss of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
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VIDEO: The mystery of MH370 two months on

Wednesday, May 7th 2014, 22:39
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing, Kuala Lumpur

Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing two months ago and despite extensive search efforts, teams have yet to find any items from the plane.
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Malaysian MP charged with sedition

Tuesday, May 6th 2014, 15:42

Malaysian opposition politician Teresa Kok is charged with sedition after appearing in a satirical video.
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Monday, May 5th 2014, 6:46
related countries: Australia Australia, China China

Officials from Australia, Malaysia and China meet to map out a way forward in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.
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Plane search 'could take a year'

Friday, May 2nd 2014, 7:18

The official leading the hunt for the missing Malaysian airliner MH370 says a full search of the suspected crash area could take up to a year.
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MH370 families told to return home

Friday, May 2nd 2014, 4:03

Malaysia Airlines asks relatives of MH370 passengers to return home, as a report shows it took four hours for a search for the missing plane to begin.
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