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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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VIDEO: MH370 crew wives 'want answers'

Thursday, May 1st 2014, 11:48

Malaysian officials are set to release a preliminary report on the missing airliner flight MH370, more than seven weeks after the aircraft vanished.
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MH370 wreckage claim downplayed

Wednesday, April 30th 2014, 3:42
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian officials co-ordinating the search for the missing Malaysian plane play down a company's claim it has identified possible wreckage.
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VIDEO: 'Bigger' sub drafted in to find plane

Monday, April 28th 2014, 22:11

As the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 draws a blank, the BBC's Richard Westcott reports on the kind of technology that is being drafted in to help with the investigation.
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Monday, April 28th 2014, 13:06
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Another chapter has passed in the hunt for missing Malaysian airliner MH370 - with the Australian Prime Minister announcing the end of the aerial search.
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Missing plane search in 'new phase'

Monday, April 28th 2014, 6:15
related countries: Australia Australia

The search for the missing Malaysian plane is entering a "new phase", Australia announces, after initial undersea searches yield nothing.
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Obama defends Malaysia rights stance

Sunday, April 27th 2014, 7:09
related countries: United States United States

Barack Obama defends his decision not to meet Malaysia's jailed opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, and says he talked about rights with PM Najib Razak.
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Obama in landmark Malaysia visit

Saturday, April 26th 2014, 10:27
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama arrives in Malaysia - the first serving American leader to visit the predominantly-Muslim nation since 1966.
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VIDEO: Missing plane relatives vent anger

Friday, April 25th 2014, 11:16
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

The BBC's Celia Hatton reports from Beijing where grieving relatives of those missing on board Malaysia airlines Flight MH370 are protesting outside the Malaysian embassy.
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Search for Malaysia plane to widen

Friday, April 25th 2014, 7:56
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The underwater search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane could expand if the first Bluefin-21 search yields nothing, Australian officials say.
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Thursday, April 24th 2014, 0:28
related countries: Australia Australia

Authorities in Australia say material washed ashore is not related to the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.
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Wednesday, April 23rd 2014, 11:04
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia vows it will not abandon the hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, if the current mini-sub search is unsuccessful.
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Pirates raid Malacca Straits tanker

Wednesday, April 23rd 2014, 8:11
related countries: Japan Japan

Armed pirates raid an oil tanker sailing in the Malacca Straits, stealing diesel and abducting three crew members, officials in Malaysia say.
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Cyclone hits hunt for missing plane

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014, 10:26

The aerial search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight is halted by bad weather as the Bluefin submarine continues to scour the sea floor.
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MH370 hunt 'still drawing blank'

Monday, April 21st 2014, 4:21

A robotic submarine scanning for signs of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is two-thirds through its ocean scan but has yet to find any trace.
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