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Local news for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | The Star Online

Grief and terror dampens mood

Signs of the times: A family walking past a billboard posted with messages of condolence for the flight tragedies and a message against the atrocities in Palestine in George Town, Penang.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Southeast Asia,

8 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Struggle with grief moves nation to reflect

"It's heartbreaking," says Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop of her private talks with distraught families who lost loved ones on Flight MH17.

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Related Topix: Malaysia, World News, Netherlands,

12 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

MH17 crash site off limits

Donetsk People's Republic sniper Eugene Lukovkin at one of the sites where he witnessed the front section of Malaysian flight MH17 crashing.

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16 hrs ago | News Times

Police visit to MH17 disaster site canceled

This July 19, 2014, file photo shows pro-Russian fighter guarding the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Malaysia, Ukraine, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

20 hrs ago | Suria

Twin tragedies push Malaysia Airlines to...

Any airline would struggle with the devastating impact of losing one jet full of passengers, especially if it had already been bleeding money for years.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Ananova

Airline Chief: Some Flight Paths Are Unsafe

A Malaysia Airlines official has called for the creation of a new body to decide which flight paths are safe following the MH17 crash in Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Malaysia, World News, Vladimir Putin

Bendigo Advertiser

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An Australian couple who lost their daughter in downed Malaysia Airlines flight 17 has visited the crash site in rebel-held east Ukraine, the first relatives of victims to arrive at the scene.

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Skift

Flight Detours Around Ukraine to Result in Higher Airfares

The extra cost from rerouting hundreds of airliners around Ukrainian airspace, shut down following the downing of a Malaysian Air flight last week, is set to translate into higher ticket prices for passengers.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Malaysia, Fairfax, VA

Daily Herald

Malaysian prime minister to travel to Netherlands

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak walks away after a media conference at a hotel at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Malaysia, Air Accidents

The Straits Times

Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Last plane bearing call number touches down at KLIA

It was a bittersweet close to MH17 as the last plane bearing the call number touched down at Kuala Lumpur International Airport at 6.31am yesterday.

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Related Topix: Asia Travel, Malaysia Travel, World News, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Travel

Malaysia Chronicle

Cash Falling Fast, Malaysia Airlines will need a huge govt bailout - Asean Credit

Malaysia is expected to rescue its flagship carrier with a fourth capital infusion since bailing out the airline after two tragedies and record cash burn, analysts at two of the nation's biggest lenders said.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

ABC News

MH17: Perth Archbishop commends families' 'courage' as Malaysia Airlines victims remembered

Hundreds of people gathered at St Mary's Cathedral in Perth today to remember the victims of flight MH17, with the Catholic Archbishop of Perth calling on the community to sustain hope in the face of violence.

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Related Topix: Malaysia, World News

Hindustan Times

MH17 crash Parents believe daughter still alive head to Ukraine to find her

Jerzy and Angela Dyczynski's daughter Fatima was a space scientist and was on her way to see her parents in Perth when MH17 was shot down.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

What happened? The day Flight 17 was downed

It was lunchtime when a tracked launcher with four SA-11 surface-to-air missiles rolled into town and parked on Karapetyan Street.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Malaysia,

Cybercast News Service

Australia, Netherlands ready to secure crash site

A small group of Dutch and Australian investigators walked the sprawling, unsecured site where Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 went down as their governments prepared police detachments they hope can help protect the crash area and help bring the last of the victims home.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, World News, Malaysia

Malaysia Chronicle

Kit Siang calls for old cases to be reopened after ex top judge accused of Racism & Racial Bias

After the 13th General Elections of May 5, 2013, the country was shocked with the appearance of a former member of the judiciary making racist and seditious statements and speeches undermining the unity, harmony and goodwill among the different races and religions in the country.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Malaysia,

Channelnewsasia.com

Three dead as Indonesia-bound boat sinks off Malaysia

At least three people died after an overloaded boat ferrying Indonesians home for the coming Hari Raya festival sank off southern Malaysia, a maritime official said Friday .

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Malaysia, World News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Fear of Flying Amplified by Flurry of Air Disasters

The recent flurry of air disasters does little to comfort nervous fliers, who suffer from what some experts call a "perfect storm" of fears.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Travel, Asia Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel

ABS-CBN News

3 airliner crashes in a week: a summary

The civil aviation industry has suffered one of its worst weeks ever, with the loss of three airliners on three continents.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Mali, Burkina Faso, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, ATR 72, ATR Aircraft, Malaysia

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

World unrest raises travel tension

The shooting down of a commercial flight over Ukraine and a rocket strike near Israel's gateway international airport have made people keenly aware of the risks of flying through conflict zones.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Netherlands, Malaysia, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Travel

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