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14 hurt in Malaysia grenade blast–police


Fourteen people were wounded early Thursday when a suspected hand grenade exploded in a tourist section of Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur, police said.

Posted: October 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Search for MH370 to enter new phase

In this April 9, 2014 file photo provided by the Australian Defense Force, a Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion flies past Australian Defense vessel Ocean Shield on a mission to drop sonar buoys to assist in the acoustic search of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean. AP

The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 enters a new underwater phase this week almost seven months after the jet went missing, with two specialist ships to join the hunt.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Malaysia receives bodies from Flight 17 crash

Malaysia Airlines crew members hold flowers as they wait outside Bunga Raya Complex at Kuala Lumpur International Airport where victims' bodies of the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 to be flown back, in Sepang, Malaysia, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. The remains of at least 15 Malaysians killed when the jetliner was shot down over Ukraine will be returned to their home country this week, the first Malaysian victims of the disaster to be flown home, the country's defense minister said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin)

The bodies and ashes of 20 Malaysians killed when Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine in July have arrived in Kuala Lumpur.

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

Planes with Malaysia Airlines bodies leave Ukraine

Shoppers take a photo next to prayer notes for passengers aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, July 24, 2014. The crash of the Malaysian passenger plane over eastern Ukraine a week ago killed all 298 people. AP

Two military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster departed for the Netherlands Thursday, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a U.N. team to secure the crash scene which has been controlled by pro-Russian rebels.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Pro-Russia Ukrainians thought they downed a military plane

A man covers a body with a plastic sheet near the site of a crashed Malaysia Airlines passenger plane near the village of Rozsypne, Ukraine, eastern Ukraine Friday, July 18, 2014. Rescue workers, policemen and even off-duty coal miners were combing a sprawling area in eastern Ukraine near the Russian border where the Malaysian plane ended up in burning pieces Thursday, killing all 298 aboard. AP

Social media posts by pro-Russia insurgents in Ukraine—most of them hastily removed—suggest the rebels thought they had shot down a Ukrainian army plane before realizing in horror that it was in fact a packed Malaysian airliner.

Posted: July 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »