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Anwar: Malaysia hiding information on lost jet

Malaysia opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim. AFP/KAMARUL AKHIR

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim accused the government of hiding information on the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, as two ships with sophisticated underwater equipment zeroed in on Friday on a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean in a hunt for the plane’s black boxes.

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Search for plane suspended due to bad weather

This graphic made Wednesday, March 19, 2014 and released by Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) Thursday, March 20, 2014, shows an area in the southern Indian Ocean that the AMSA is concentrating its search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 on. AP

Australian officials say search operations for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane have been suspended for the day due to bad weather.

Posted: March 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Missing Malaysia plane search points

Wen Wancheng, the father of a Chinese passenger aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 speaks to the journalists outside a hotel ballroom in Beijing, China, Thursday, March 20, 2014. AP

Two weeks into the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, the fundamental questions of where? how? who? and why? remain unanswered, although some information has been uncovered that points in certain directions.

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Negotiators fly to KL to finalize Mindanao peace pact

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The peace panels of the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front are in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to finalize the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB) that will be signed at Malacanang on March 27.

Posted: March 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Searchers relying on satellite data to find plane

In this photo provided by the U.S. Navy, crew members on board an aircraft P-8A Poseidon assist in search and rescue operations for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the Indian Ocean on Sunday, March 16, 2014. AP FILE PHOTO

Finding a missing Malaysia Airlines plane may hinge on whether searchers can narrow down where they need to look using satellite data that is inexact and has never been used for that purpose before, search and rescue experts say.

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Australia to lead southern search for MH370, says Prime Minister

Chinese relatives of passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines plane stand inside a hotel room after attending a briefing by Malaysia Airlines in Beijing, China Sunday, March 16, 2014. AP

Australia will take responsibility for the “southern vector” of the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, with 25 countries now involved in a huge operation to locate the plane, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Monday.

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Malaysian plane probe spotlights cockpit crew

Chinese police stand at the entrance of the Metro Park Lido Hotel where relatives of passengers from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 have gathered in Beijing on March 17, 2014.  An investigation into the pilots of missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 intensified on March 17 after officials confirmed that the last words spoken from the cockpit came after a key signalling system was manually disabled. AFP

An investigation into the pilots of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 intensified Monday after officials confirmed that the last words spoken from the cockpit came after a key signalling system was manually disabled.

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Chinese slam Malaysia for ‘contradictory’ jet information

Malaysia's acting minister of transport Hishamuddin Hussein, second from right, speaks during a press conference as director general of the Malaysian Department of Civil Aviation, Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, second from left, and Malaysia Airlines Group CEO Ahmad Jauhari Yahya, left, and Malaysia Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar, right, looks on at a hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sunday, March 16, 2014. AP

Malaysia drew a fresh round of scathing criticism from China Monday over conflicting information on missing jet, with state media and social media users voicing increasing scepticism as the search enters its 10th day.

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

No sign missing plane flew near Australia, says Prime Minister

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Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Monday said he had no information that missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 may have come close to Australia, but conceded the incident was “deeply mysterious”.

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Final words from jet came after systems shutdown

A Malaysian military soldier petrols the viewing gallery of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport where dedication boards with well wishes and messages for people involved with the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner MH370 is displayed, Sunday, March 16, 2014 in Sepang, Malaysia. Malaysian authorities Sunday were investigating the pilots of the missing jetliner after it was established that whoever flew off with the Boeing 777 had intimate knowledge of the cockpit and knew how to avoid detection when navigating around Asia. AP

Even before someone at the controls calmly said the last words heard from the missing Malaysian jetliner, one of the Boeing 777′s communications systems had already been disabled, authorities said Sunday, adding to suspicions that one or both of the pilots were involved in disappearance of the flight.

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

3 pieces of evidence point to Malaysia Airlines jet’s takeover

A ground crew gives an 'OK' sign to the pilots of an Indonesian Air Force Boeing 737 "Surveiller" of the 5th Air Squadron "Black Mermaids" as they prepare to take off for a search operation for the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner MH370, at Suwondo Air base in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Saturday, March 15, 2014. AP

There are three pieces of evidence that aviation safety experts say make it clear the missing Malaysia Airlines jet was taken over by someone who was knowledgeable about how the plane worked.   Transponder   One clue is that the plane’s transponder — a signal system that identifies the plane to radar — was shut [...]

Posted: March 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Focus turns to pilots as hunt for Malaysia Airlines jet widens

A woman reads messages and well wishes to people involved with the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner MH370, Saturday, March 15, 2014 in Sepang, Malaysia. A Malaysian passenger jet missing for more than a week had its communications deliberately disabled and its last signal came about seven and a half hours after takeoff, meaning it could have ended up as far as Kazakhstan or deep in the southern Indian Ocean, Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak said Saturday. AP

Attention focused Sunday on the pilots of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight after the country’s leader announced findings so far that suggest someone with intimate knowledge of the Boeing 777′s cockpit seized control of the plane and sent it off-course.

Posted: March 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Malaysian leader: Plane’s disappearance deliberate

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, center, Malaysia's Minister for Transport Hishamuddin Hussein, left, and director general of the Malaysian Department of Civil Aviation, Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, delivers a statement to the media regarding the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner MH370, Saturday, March 15, 2014 in Sepang, Malaysia. Najib said Saturday that investigators believe the missing Malaysian airliner's communications were deliberately disabled, that it turned back from its flight to Beijing and flew for more than seven hours. AP

The Malaysian jetliner missing for more than a week was deliberately diverted and continued flying for more than six hours after severing contact with the ground, meaning it could have gone as far northwest as Kazakhstan or into the Indian Ocean’s southern reaches, Malaysia’s leader said Saturday.

Posted: March 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

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