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North Korea Bars Malaysians From Leaving [VIDEO]

Tensions continued to escalate between North Korea and Malaysia on Tuesday over the investigation into the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at Kuala Lumpur’s airport last month. After the two countries expelled each other’s ambassadors, Pyongyang barred Malaysians from leaving, and Malaysia responded with tit-for-tat…

Malaysia Ends Visa-Free Travel With North Korea

Malaysia is ending visa-free travel for North Koreans because of security concerns, as the fallout continues over the assassination of the North Korean leader’s half-brother at Kuala Lumpur’s airport. Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi announced the end to the visa-free travel rules on Thursday, a day after two women were charged with murder for…

Malaysia: Kim Jong Nam Was Killed By A Banned Chemical Weapon

Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, was killed by a highly toxic VX nerve agent that the United Nations has classified as a weapon of mass destruction, Malaysian police said Friday. Earlier this month, Kim was at the Kuala Lumpur airport when he said a woman grabbed his face…

Kim Jong Un’s Half Brother Killed in Malaysia

Kim Jong Nam, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s estranged half-brother, has been killed in Malaysia, Reuters reports, citing South Korean government sources. A North Korean man died en route to the hospital after he was allegedly poisoned at Kuala Lumpur’s international airport Monday. South Korea’s cable-news network TV Chosun reported that Kim was poisoned…

Debris found in search for missing Malaysia Airlines plane [VIDEO]

Malaysia’s deputy transport minister said Thursday authorities are “almost certain” that plane debris that washed up on the shores of Réunion Island in the southern Indian Ocean belong to a Boeing 777—the same type of aircraft as Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared last year. “It is almost certain that the flaperon is from a…

Malaysia Evacuates 100,000 Amid Floods [VIDEO]

Authorities have evacuated more than 100,000 people across five states in parts of northern Malaysia following the nation’s worst monsoon in decades. Prime Minister Najib Razak said it’s been difficult to rescue people and send food supplies amid the extreme conditions caused by Malaysia’s highest amount of rainfall since 1971. The seasonal northeast monsoon hit…

Malaysia Airlines dead begin trip home

A plane carrying the remains of those who died when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was downed over Ukraine has taken off from Kharkiv Airport en route to Eindhoven, Netherlands, as families prepare to lay them to rest. Photo: Honour guards carry a coffin of one of the victims of Malaysia Airlines MH17 at Kharkiv airport…

Malaysia flight remains now out of rebel hands

The remains of those killed in the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 have been moved into Ukrainian government territory, away from rebels who had held them since the crash, moving a step closer to repatriation and burial. The remains will be transferred to refrigeration units supplied by the Dutch until they are ready to…

Separatists Reportedly Turning Over Black Boxes to Malaysia

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announced that separatist leader Alexander Borodai had agreed to turn over the plane’s black boxes to investigators. “Independent international investigators will be guaranteed safe access to the crash cite to begin a full investigation of the incident,” he added. “At times I want to give greater voice to the anger…

Woman loses family in both Malaysia Air disasters

Woman loses family in both Malaysia Air disasters: In an almost incomprehensible twist of fate, an Australian woman who lost her brother in the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 learned on Friday that her stepdaughter was on the plane shot down over Ukraine.

Malaysia’s PM: ‘We are united in grief’

Malaysia’s PM Najib Razak spoke just now in a press conference on the Malaysia Airlines plane that crashed in Ukraine, saying: “This is a tragic day in what has been a tragic year…we are united in grief.” Razak said he could not verify the cause of the crash. “If it transpires that the plane was…

[VIDEO] MALAYSIAN MH17 Shot Down over Ukraine with 280 Passengers

#BREAKING NEW #MALAYSIAN #AIRLINE CRASHES IN UKRAINE #777 FLIGHT MH17 U.S. Vice President Biden says Malaysia Airlines jet was shot down, “not an accident, blown out of the sky. FROM AP: Ukraine Minister reporting that the plane was shot down. Malaysian PM Najib says if aircraft was shot down, perpetrators must be swiftly brought to…

Malaysia: 66 missing after boat sinks off western coast

Sixty-six people are missing after a wooden boat carrying 97 Indonesians capsized off Malaysia’s west coast, the Malaysian maritime agency said Wednesday. Officials said the boat was believed to be carrying illegal immigrants, including woman and children. [reuters]

Malaysia jet search area too deep for submarine

The search area for the missing Malaysian jet has proved too deep for a robotic submarine which was hauled back to the surface of the Indian Ocean less than half way through its first hunt for wreckage and the black boxes, authorities said on Tuesday. Search crews sent the Bluefin 21 deep into the Indian…

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: ‘pulse signal’ detected

A Chinese ship searching for the missing Malaysian plane has picked up a pulse signal similar to that from a black box data recorder, Chinese media say, but there is no sign it is from flight MH370. An Australian government official, who did not wish to be named, said that they cannot verify the information…

[INFOGRAPHIC] Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Investigators focus on pilots

When 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. split- “All right, good night” – were spoken…

[VIDEO] WSJ: Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 kept flying for hours

The report from The Wall Street Journal said U.S. aviation investigators and national security officials were basing their belief that the missing plane kept flying on data automatically transmitted to the ground from the passenger jet’s engines. The account has raised questions among some U.S. officials about whether the plane had been steered off course…

Breaking: Malaysia Airlines Plane Was Way Off Course

BREAKING: The Malaysian military has radar data showing the missing Boeing 777 jetliner changed course and made it to the Malacca Strait, hundreds of miles from the last position recorded by civilian authorities, according to a senior military official. The plane went off course shortly after the transponders onboard were turned off. The Malaysian military…

World Down Syndrome Day 2012 – Malaysia

World Down Syndrome Day 2012 – Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – LEE WEI JUN laughs as he waits backstage before performing in a show during World Down Syndrome Day celebrations. Down syndrome organizations throughout the world organize and participate in events to raise public awareness of the genetic condition.

Suspected Killer Arrested in Kim Jong Nam Death

Officials in Malaysia said early Wednesday they have arrested a female suspect in the death of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Kim was allegedly poisoned Monday at Kuala Lumpur’s international airport, and local reports said the women involved in Kim’s death were believed to be North Korean…

MH17 Downed by Russian Missile Launcher [VIDEO]

A Dutch investigation into the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which was shot down over Ukraine in July 2014, has reportedly found that a missile was fired from an area controlled by Ukraine rebels. Officials told victims’ families they could prove a mobile BUK missile launcher was moved into Ukraine from Russia and then…

Mozambique Debris Likely From MH370 [VIDEO]

According to the Australian govt., debris found on the beaches of Mozambique is highly likely to be from downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester said the examination of the two pieces of debris had been completed. “That such debris has been found on the east coast of Africa is…

MH17 Report Blames Russian Missile [VIDEO]

A report by the Dutch Safety Board has concluded that Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 crashed because of a Russian 9M38 Buk missile, which struck the front left of the plane. The plane, which carried 298 people, crashed in rebel-held east Ukraine in July 2014. Ukraine and western countries say it was Russian-backed rebels who fired…

MH370: Suitcase Found On Reunion Island Near Where Plane Debris Recovered

Suitcase found on Reunion Island near where plane debris recovered Remnants of a badly damaged suitcase have reportedly been found close to where plane debris, suspected of being part of missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370, has been recovered on Reunion Island. Journalist ​Julien Delarue, who works for local paper Journal de L’île de la Réunion,…