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  MH370: BBC reader finds possible debris in Mozambique   Experts following the disappearance of MH370 say it is likely that a new piece of debris found on a Mozambique beach came from the missing plane MH17 crash: Victims' families sue Putin and Russia  Families of victims of downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 are suing Russia and its President Vladimir Putin in the European Court of Human Rights   MH370: Debris 'almost certainly' from missing plane  Two pieces of aircraft debris found on beaches in Mauritius and South Africa almost certainly came from Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 MH370 search: New debris found in Mauritius  Australia says a piece of debris found on a Mauritian island will be examined to see if it is part of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 MH370: Mozambique debris 'almost certainly' from missing plane  Australia's transport minister says two plane parts found in Mozambique 'almost certainly' came from missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 Possible MH370 debris found in South Africa  A piece of what appears to be a Rolls Royce engine cowling has been found on a beach. The Malaysian team will be sent to retrieve the item MH370 search: Investigators remain 'hopeful' on anniversary  Malaysia and Australia say they remain 'hopeful' that flight MH370 will eventually be found, two years on from its disappearance MH370 debris could reach Mozambique  Debris that washed ashore in Mozambique that may be from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 turned up in a spot that matches investigators' theories Investigators say about $4bn may be missing from Malaysia fund  About $4bn (2.8bn) may have been stolen from a fund owned by the Malaysian state, a prosecutor says Malaysia prosecutor clears PM Najib Razak of corruption  The attorney-general's office said the $681m (479m) Mr Najib received in his bank account was a personal donation from the Saudi royal family Large chunk of metal washes up on Thai beach, possibly MH370  Malaysian authorities on Sunday cautioned against speculation of a link to a Malaysia Airlines flight missing almost two years MH370 search: Australia 'likely looking in right place'  A new analysis of data carried out by a defence department shows the plane is probably in the southern end of the Indian Ocean search zone   MH17 Ukraine disaster: Dutch Safety Board blames missile  Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 crashed as a result of a Russian-made Buk missile, the Dutch Safety Board says France to launch air and sea searches around Reunion  France is to conduct air, land and sea searches in and around the island of Reunion in the hope of finding more debris which could be linked to MH370 Plane window recovered from Reunion Island  Malaysia's Transport Ministry said that more plane parts have washed up on the same remote French island as a wing part that is believed from Flight 370 MH370: Abbott says 'baffling mystery' closer to being solved  Tony Abbott has said the mystery of Flight MH370 is closer to being solved, after Malaysia announced that a fragment was part of the missing plane MH370: Reunion debris is from missing plane, says Najib  Part of the aircraft wing found on Reunion Island is from the missing MH370 plane, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has confirmed


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 Najib said experts examining the debris in France had 'conclusively confirmed' it was from MH370. But the investigators have stopped short of confirming, saying only that it is highly likely
2015 Aug.2   MH370: Malaysia urges debris vigilance after part found  Malaysia is asking other islands near Reunion to be on the lookout for more debris after a wing part suspected of being from missing flight   MH370 search: New debris on Reunion investigated  More debris washed ashore on the island is being investigated after a wing part suspected to come from missing flight was found on Wednesday 2015 Aug.1   Suspected Flight 370 wing flap arrives at French facility  A truck brought the roughly 8-foot component known as a flaperon to the DGA TA aeronautical testing site near Toulouse

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2015 Jul.31   MH370 search: Plane debris arrives in Paris  A piece of debris that experts believe could be from missing flight has arrived in Paris from the French island where it was found on Wednesday       More debris on Reunion Island beach may unlock MH370 mystery   Local workers on a Reunion Island beach in the Indian Ocean found more debris-- including a bottle of laundry detergent from Jakarta, Indonesia 2015 Jul.30   MH370 search: Reunion debris to be tested in France  Debris found on the Indian Ocean island is to be transported to France to find out whether it is from the missing flight MH370 2015 Jul.29       MH370 search: Experts investigate Indian Ocean wreckage Map of Reunion France Southern Africa
  Malaysia has sent a team to the Indian Ocean island of Reunion to determine whether debris which washed up there is from missing flight MH370
2015 Jul.17   MH17 crash: Shared sadness and sunflowers for victims  A roll call of those who died in the air disaster and a procession to the crash site have marked the first anniversary of the tragedy over eastern Ukraine

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2015 Jun.5       Earthquake injures 11 climbers, strands 137   A magnitude-5.9 earthquake that struck near Southeast Asia's highest peak early Friday

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2015 May.24   Malaysia finds mass graves of suspected trafficking victims  Malaysian authorities have discovered a series of graves in at least 17 abandoned camps used by human traffickers on the border with Thailand 2015 May.20   Malaysia orders search and rescue for boats  Prime Minister Najib Razak has said his country will conduct search and rescue missions for Rohingya migrant boats in the Andaman Sea 2015 May.19   Asia boat migrants: Nations hold emergency meeting  Foreign ministers from Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia are holding an emergency meeting in Kuala Lumpur to discuss the region's migrant crisis

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2015 Apr.6   Malaysia passes controversial anti-terror bill  Malaysia has passed a controversial anti-terrorism bill, which the government says is needed to tackle the threat from Islamic extremists

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2015 Mar.15   Stunt planes crash in Malaysia while practicing for show  A pair of Indonesian military jets crashed Sunday in Langkawi, Malaysia, after they collided during a practice session for an upcoming airshow 2015 Mar.7     MH370: Malaysia committed to search, says PM   Najib Razak has said his country remains committed to finding flight MH370, on the first anniversary of its disappearance 2015 Mar.6   If MH370 not found, countries will re-examine data  Malaysia's transport minister says if Flight 370 is not found by the end of May, the three countries will come up with a new plan

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2015 Jan.29   Malaysia: MH370 passengers and crew 'presumed dead'  The government of Malaysia has officially declared the loss of the flight an accident and all of its passengers and crew presumed dead

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2014 Dec.27   Flooding: PM Najib Razak pledges extra funds  Malaysia has announced an extra 500m ringgit ($142m) to help victims of the country's worst flooding in decades 2014 Dec.26   Severe flooding hits Malaysia's east  Malaysia is battling some of the worst floods in decades along its east coast, with more than 100,000 people forced to leave their homes.

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2014 Nov.23   All Malaysia flight wreckage recovered in Ukraine  Workers have recovered all of the wreckage of Flight 17, 4 months after the passenger jet was shot down over rebel-held eastern Ukraine 2014 Nov.16   MH17 flight investigators remove crucial debris  Local workers have removed crucial debris and human remains from the crash site of the MH17 jet in rebel-held eastern Ukraine after months of delays

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2014 Oct.9   MH17 passenger was found wearing oxygen mask, Dutch says  A passenger on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was found wearing an oxygen mask when the victim's body was recovered in eastern Ukraine 2014 Oct.5   The search for MH370: Next phase gets underway  The GO Phoenix search vessel arrived in the search area in the southern Indian Ocean and started its search Monday morning

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2014 Aug.21   MH17: Plane with Malaysian bodies arrives in Kuala Lumpur  The bodies of 20 Malaysian victims of Flight MH17 that crashed in Ukraine in July have arrived in Kuala Lumpur, as the nation holds a day of mourning 2014 Aug.7   Fund seeks Malaysia Airlines revamp  Malaysia's state investment firm Khazanah Nasional has proposed a 'complete overhaul' of troubled national carrier Malaysia Airlines 2014 Aug.1   70 international experts search Ukraine MH17 crash site  The grisly search for human remains entered a new phase Friday, as the largest group yet of international experts scoured the crash site

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2014 Jul.30   Ukraine: Landmines stop MH17 access  Twelve days after MH17 was blown out of the sky, pieces of the plane remain here, but for days investigators haven't been able to reach the site 2014 Jul.23   MH17 crash: Ukraine rebel leader denies having Buk missile  A leader of pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine said that his forces do not possess the missile thought to have been used to to bring down Malaysia airlines flight       MH17 victims arrive in Netherlands
Map of Eindhoven Netherlands  Two planes carrying bodies from crashed flight MH17 have landed in the Netherlands where a day of mourning for the 298 victims has been declared 2014 Jul.22   MH17 remains 'still at crash site'  The search for victims of the Malaysia crash in Ukraine must go on as only about 200 bodies appear to have been found so far, Dutch officials say   US airlines halt flights to Israel after FAA guidance  The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has suspended all flights into Israel's Ben Gurion Airport   MH17 bodies out of rebel area  A train carrying the remains of victims of the Malaysian airliner which crashed in Ukraine has arrived in the city of Kharkiv, outside rebel territory 2014 Jul.21   Pro-Russian rebels hand over black boxes, release victims' remains  The bodies of nearly 300 passengers and crew aboard the Malaysia Airlines jet shot down over Ukraine are being turned over to Dutch authorities   Train with bodies leaves Ukraine station  A Ukrainian train carrying bodies from the Malaysia Airlines plane crash has left the station of the town of Torez 2014 Jul.20   'Drunken separatists' interfering at MH17 crash site  John Kerry says it is clear missile system was transferred from Russia   MH17 air crash: Bodies put on train  The remains of up to 196 people from the crash in Ukraine have been loaded on to refrigerated rail wagons, to be taken to an unknown destination 2014 Jul.19   Ukraine accuses rebels of looting crash site  The grim task began of gathering the remains of some of the 298 victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in body bags ready for removal 2014 Jul.18   Ukraine rebels 'halt MH17 observers'  A team of international observers say pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine have limited their access to the wreckage of a Malaysia Airlines plane   MH17 hit by missile from rebel-held Ukraine - Obama  US President Barack Obama has said a surface-to-air missile fired from a rebel-held area in east Ukraine brought down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17   Monitors find confusion, hostility at Malaysia Airlines crash site  International monitors said the team was not given full access to the site and was greeted with hostility by armed men guarding the scene 2014 Jul.17   U.S. official: Missile shot down Malaysia Airlines plane  A passenger jet crashed in a rebel-controlled part of Ukraine, spurring accusations from Ukrainian officials that terrorists shot it down       Malaysia airliner crashes in east Ukraine near Russia border
Map of Grabovo Donetsk Ukraine
  A Malaysian airliner reportedly with 295 people on board has crashed near the Russian border, on a flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur
 Malaysia Airlines lost contact with Flight MH17. All 295 passengers and crew are believed dead as a nairliner crashes in the east Ukraine conflict zone, amid claims of a missile attack An aviation source in Moscow said the plane had been found burning on the ground in east Ukraine Separatist rebels have been fighting government forces in the region


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2014 Jun.25   Search shifted for Malaysia plane  Hunt for missing #MH370 Malaysian plane shifts farther south in Indian Ocean following new data analysis - Australia 2014 Jun.19   Malaysia MH370 jet hunt will move south, Australia says  The next phase of the hunt for missing Malaysian jet MH370 will move hundreds of miles south, officials have said 2014 Jun.8   Missing plane 'whistleblower' fund  A fund-raising drive has been launched by relatives of some passengers on the missing Malaysian plane to seek information on flight MH370

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2014 May.28     Missing plane 'not in ping zone'
  The area where acoustic signals thought linked to the missing Malaysian plane were detected can now be ruled out as the final resting place 2014 May.27   Flight MH370: Malaysia releases raw satellite data  The government has released the raw data used to determine that the missing Malaysia Airlines flight crashed into the Indian Ocean 2014 May.1   MH370 report reveals 4-hour gap before search for plane began  On the fateful night that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared, officials apparently didn't notice for 17 minutes that it had gone off radar

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2014 Apr.29   Firm claims to have found commercial airliner wreckage  A private company declared that it has found what it believes is wreckage of a plane in the ocean, but leaders of the search are dismissing the claim 2014 Apr.27   Missing plane's search area to be expanded  Prime Minister Tony Abbott said that the U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21 has finished scouring the initial search area far off the Australian west coast 2014 Apr.13     Flight MH370: Submersible to begin undersea search   Teams searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane are to deploy a submersible Bluefin-21 drone for the first time 2014 Apr.12     Long search for missing jet looms as pings go silent
  After a week of optimism over four underwater signals believed to be coming from the missing Malaysian plane, the sea has gone quiet 2014 Apr.10   Abbott confident over plane signals  Australian leader Tony Abbott says authorities are confident that signals heard in the Indian Ocean are coming from the 'black box' flight recorders 2014 Apr.9   Malaysia plane search teams relocate signals  Australian officials are confident they are searching in the right area for the missing jet after more signals were detected in a 17-mile area 2014 Apr.8   Missing plane: Search 'regains recorder signal'  Teams searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane have reacquired signals that could be consistent with 'black box' flight recorders   Missing plane MH370: Teams scour sea for signals  Teams searching for the plane say they will wait for further contact with signals picked up over the weekend before using a submersible 2014 Apr.7     Plane MH370 search has 'best lead so far'   An Australian vessel searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane has detected signals consistent with those from 'black box' flight recorders 2014 Apr.6     Malaysia Airlines searchers say more pings consistent with black boxes
Map of Indian Ocean Australia  The Australian official said that a search ship had detected more signals consistent with those emitted from aircraft cockpit voice and flight data recorders   Ships racing toward site of latest lead in Malaysia Airlines search  Three separate but fleeting sounds from deep in the Indian Ocean offered new hope Sunday in the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet 2014 Apr.5     Malaysia missing plane search China ship 'picks up signal'   A Chinese ship searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane in the southern Indian Ocean has picked up a pulse signal, Chinese media say 2014 Apr.3   Underwater search begins for MH370  Search teams have begun using towed pinger locators to hunt for the black box of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370

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2014 Mar.31   New account of cockpit last words  he last words spoken were 'Good night Malaysian three seven zero' - and not 'all right, good night' as reported 2014 Mar.29   New MH370 navy search draws blank  A Chinese and an Australian ship have failed to identify remains from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight after their first day in a new search area 2014 Mar.28   Plane 'spots objects' in new area  Five planes spot unidentified objects in a new area of the Indian Ocean being searched for missing flight MH370 2014 Mar.27     Search for Malaysia plane shifted   The search area for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has been moved following a 'new credible lead', Australian officials say   Missing jet: '300 objects' spotted  It will be at least Friday before planes can try to find the materials -- rough weather in the remote spot is once again hindering search efforts 2014 Mar.26   More than 120 objects spotted in plane search  New satellite images provided by a French defense firm show 122 objects floating in the Indian Ocean, not far from other satellite sightings 2014 Mar.25   Search for Malaysia plane resumes  The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has resumed after weather conditions in the southern Indian Ocean improved   China families vent missing plane fury  Angry relatives of passengers on board the missing Malaysia Airlines plane have clashed with police outside Malaysia's embassy in the Chinese capital 2014 Mar.24     Flight MH370 'crashed in south Indian Ocean' - Malaysia PM
  Najib Razak said this was the conclusion of fresh analysis of satellite data tracking the flight. A text message sent to families by the airline
 a text message sent to families by the airline saying it had to be assumed "beyond reasonable doubt" that the plane was lost and there were no survivors. There were 227 passengers on flight MH370, many of them Chinese. Relatives of those on board who watched the announcement at a Beijing hotel wept with grief, and some were taken away on stretchers by medical teams
2014 Mar.22   China has new images showing object in southern Indian Ocean  China announced that it has satellite images of a large object floating in the search area for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane 2014 Mar.21   Indian Ocean search for missing jet enters 3rd day  Planes were scouring the desolate southern Indian Ocean for a 3rd day for possible parts of missing Flight 370, now lost for two full weeks   No sign of Malaysian airliner on day 2 of search off Australia  Australian authorities had called off their search for the day for two mystery objects that may or may not be parts of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 2014 Mar.20   Malaysian plane search resumes at first light  An international search of the southern Indian Ocean has resumed for a second day as authorities try to locate a missing Malaysian airliner   Australia suspends search for possible plane debris  Darkness put an end to the search for two objects captured on satellite and described as possible debris from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 2014 Mar.19     Australia sees possible plane debris
Map of southern Indian Ocean Australia  Two objects have been seen that could possibly relate to the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, Australian PM Tony Abbott has announced
 Two pieces of debris possibly linked to Malaysia flight MH370 seen off Western Australia. Malaysia deploys six navy ships, three helicopters to join MH370 search in southern Indian Ocean
2014 Mar.18   New evidence in Flight 370 search explains plane's path  New information from the Thai government bolsters the belief that missing plane took a sharp westward turn after communication was lost 2014 Mar.16   Missing jet sought in huge Asia arc  Some 25 countries are now involved in a vast search operation for the missing airliner that disappeared over a week ago, Malaysian officials say 2014 Mar.15   Malaysia plane: Investigators study pilots' background  Malaysian police have searched the homes of the pilots of the Malaysia Airlines plane that vanished eight days ago with 239 people on board     Malaysian jet probe sharpens focus on passengers, crew   Investigators are concluding that the Boeing 777 had its communications deliberately disabled and was airborne for hours after it vanished   Malaysia Airlines jetliner could have flown for more than 7 hours  The missing plane could have have ended up as far as Kazakhstan or deep in the southern Indian Ocean 2014 Mar.14   Investigators conclude missing jet hijacked, steered off course  One of the pilots of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner or someone else with flying experience hijacked the missing Boeing 777 and steered it off course 2014 Mar.13     Search for missing jet heads west
  Malaysian authorities expanded their hunt for a vanished airliner to the Indian Ocean, where a U.S. destroyer was expected to arrive soon
 U.S. believes the plane's data reporting system and transponder were shut down separately. That would indicate the plane did not disappear due to some kind of catastrophic failure
2014 Mar.12   China in new plane 'debris' clue  Satellite images of possible debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 have been released on a Chinese government website 2014 Mar.11   Missing plane 'not tracked to west'  Malaysia's air force chief denies reports that a missing Malaysia Airlines plane was tracked to the Strait of Malacca, amid an ongoing search   Missing airliner 'changed course'  Military radar suggests the missing Malaysia Airlines plane turned west, away from its planned route, before vanishing, Malaysia's air force says 2014 Mar.10   Malaysia missing plane search widens  Authorities searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane have widened their search, with the west coast of Malaysia now 'the focus" of the hunt' 2014 Mar.9   Vietnam says it may have found missing jet's door  Vietnamese aircraft spotted what they suspected was one of the doors belonging to the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 on Sunday   Vietnam probes 'missing jet debris'  Vietnamese navy planes have spotted what could be fragments from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet that disappeared almost two days ago. 2014 Mar.8   Missing plane 'may have turned back'  Radar signals show a Malaysia Airlines plane that has been missing for more than 24 hours may have turned back, Malaysian officials have said       Two aboard missing Malaysia Airlines jet traveling with stolen passports  Two people aboard Boeing 777 were traveling with passports reported stolen in Thailand, foreign ministry officials in Italy and Austria said   'Oil slick seen' in missing jet hunt  A multinational team is searching the sea off south Vietnam, in the hope of finding a Malaysia Airlines flight that has been missing for 24 hours   Asian states search for missing jet  Planes and ships from south-east Asian states have joined forces to search the South China Sea for a Malaysia Airlines jet, missing with 239 people
 Oil slick spotted likely from missing Beijing-bound Malaysia Airlines jet
2014 Mar.7     Malaysia Airlines loses contact with plane carrying 239 people
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  Malaysia Airlines says it has lost contact with MH370 with 239 aboard travelling from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing
 A Boeing 777-200ER had lost contact with Subang Air Traffic Control outside Kuala Lumpur. The aircraft had last been heard from less than an hour after takeoff. The aircraft carried 12 Malaysian crew members and 227 passengers from 14 nations


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2013 May.5   Ruling party wins Malaysia election  Barisan Nasional, the ruling National Front coalition has won a simple majority, extending its 56-year rule, with two-thirds of seats confirmed 2013 Mar.4   Malaysia troops launch Borneo attack  Malaysian soldiers have launched an assault on armed members of a Filipino clan in an ongoing conflict that has left at least 27 dead on Borneo island

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2011 May.21   Landslide hits orphanage  A landslide has killed at least 18 children and is feared to have buried several more after hitting an orphanage near capital Kuala Lumpur

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2010 Jan.10   2 more churches in Malaysia firebombed  Total to six churches firebombed since a court ruled that non-Muslims can use the word 'Allah' as a term for God

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2009 Apr.1   Prime minister resigns  King has accepted the resignation of Abdullah Badawi, paving the way for his deputy Najib Razak to take over

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2008 Jul.15   Anwar Ibrahim arrested  Police arrested Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, less than an hour before a deadline for him to appear at police headquarters 2008 Mar.8   Election setback for PM  Abdullah Ahmad Badawi's National Front, the ruling coalition, has suffered its worst election result in decades by winning only a simple majority
 Analysts blame ethnic tensions, crime, and inflation for a drop in popularity


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2003 Oct.30   Mahathir steps down  Prime Minister has handed over to his deputy after 22 years in power. The King swore in Abdullah as the next leader
before year 2000
Jul. 2, 1990       Stampede by pilgrims inside pedestrian tunnel
Map of Mecca Saudi Arabia
  A tunnel leading out towards Mina led to the deaths of 1,426 pilgrims, many of them Malaysian, Indonesian and Pakistani of origin