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1 hr ago | Ananova

MH17 Black Boxes: Plane 'Hit By Shrapnel'

Black box data from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane reveals the jet crashed due to a "massive explosive" loss of pressure after being hit by shrapnel, claims a Ukrainian security official.


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5 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

Netizens upset by Malaysia's drastic toll hike

Netizens are unhappy with Malaysian Highway Authority 's announcement of up to 400 per cent toll hike for those using the Johor Causeway, saying that the move would burden Malaysians working in Singapore and also affect businesses in Johor.

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7 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Pak Lah Celebrates Eid With Malaysians In Melbourne

By Neville D'Cruz MELBOURNE, July 28 -- Former prime minister Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi and wife, Tun Jeanne Abdullah joined more than 800 Malaysians, mostly students, here to celebrate Eid.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

New Vision

Malaysia marks grim Eid after MH17 crash

A Malaysian Muslim man offers Eid Al-Fitr prayers with his son at the national mosque in Kuala Lumpur as Malaysia marked a grim Eid al-Fitr, Islams biggest festival, as families of those aboard downed flight MH17 mourned the dead.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Boat Disaster, Life, Holidays, Eid ul-Fitr, Ramadan

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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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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Malaysian National News Agency

Malaysians Should Be Thankful They Can Celebrate Aidilfitri In Peace - Muhyiddin

The keeper of the Malay ruler's seal has declared that Hari Raya will be celebrated tomorrow, Monday, 28 July in the states throughout Malaysia.

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USA Today

Police visit to Malaysia Airlines debris field canceled

Police visit to Malaysia Airlines debris field canceled Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down with a surface-to-air missile.

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The Star Online

Terror attack: Thai policemen inspecting the damage at the scene of the blast in Betong.

YALA: A late decision to have coffee at an eatery probably spared Seah Choo Pheng from being killed in a bomb blast in Betong here on Friday.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

First MH17 victim identified, grieving relatives visit site

Forensic experts have identified the first of 298 people killed when flight MH17 which was shot down over Ukraine last week, the Dutch government said on Saturday .


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ABC News

Malaysia once again a nation in mourning

ELIZABETH JACKSON: Correspondent Samantha Hawley has found herself back in Malaysia to cover yet another story about a Malaysia Airlines disaster.

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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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Russia criticizes EU sanctions, raps U.S. over Ukraine role

Russia reacted angrily on Saturday to additional sanctions imposed by the European Union over Moscow's role in the Ukraine crisis, saying they would hamper cooperation on security issues and undermine the fight against terrorism and organized crime.

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International Business Times

Malaysian Airlines Flight 17: Putin's Daughter Flees The...

While the bodies of 51 Dutch citizens killed in the July 17 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 were being repatriated back to The Netherlands on Thursday, within the same week, Maria Putin fled the country when Dutch found that the daughter of Russian President Vladimir Putin strokes a Persian leopard during his visit to the Persian Leopard ... (more)


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Food Technology

Malaysians still bugged about eating insects

Many Southeast Asians might wonder what all the fuss is all about as the insect ingredient industry looks at ways to make dietary bugs more enticing to Western consumers.


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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

M'sian govt hoodwinking Malaysians over current situation in Middle East?

The grand misinformation over the ongoing crisis in Gaza and occupied Palestine has gone into top gear following the Zionist entity's pounding of the strip which happens to the world's largest open air prison.

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Globe and Mail

Two airline tragedies leave Malaysians asking: 'Why us?'

A small group of protesters stand outside the Russian embassy in Kuala Lumpur demanding action against those responsible for shooting down Flight MH17.

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Cybercast News Service

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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Three dead, dozens wounded in Thai car bomb

A car bomb exploded on Friday outside a hotel in insurgency-wracked southern Thailand, killing three people and wounding more than 30 others, police said.


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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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