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LAST_UPDATEFri, 25 Jul 2014 1am

Malaysia Wins Russian Government's Praise For Being Neutral Over MH17 Crash Issue

Lyudmila VorobyevaKUALA LUMPUR: The Russian government today thanked and praised the Malaysian government for remaining neutral pending the completion of the investigation into the crash of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Flight MH17 which is believed to have been shot down.

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MH17 Black Boxes: Statement by Liow Tiong Lai, Minister of Transport, Malaysia

Pic;www.themalaysiantimes.com.my"Following the agreement Prime Minister Najib Razak brokered with rebel leaders, Malaysia has taken custody of flight MH17's black boxes. As the Prime Minister said, they will be passed to the international investigation team for analysis.

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Strong Winds, Rough Seas Warning For Sabah

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Meteorological Department issued a strong winds and rough seas warning for Sabah in the wake of typhoon Matmo which was detected 1,908 kilometres southeast of Kudat, Sabah at 2am this morning.

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Umno Welfare Bureau Humanitarian Mission To Gaza On Aug 6

KUALA LUMPUR: The Umno Welfare Bureau 65-member humanitarian aid mission team including medical specialists and doctors, paramedics and other volunteers will leave for Gaza on Aug 6 and 12.

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Cap Urges Police And Customs Intensify Crackdown On Firecrackers

KUALA LUMPUR: The Consumers' Association (CAP) of Penang urged the police and the Customs and Excise Department to intensify their crackdown on the smuggling and sale of fireworks and firecrackers nationwide.

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94 Dengue Fatalities So Far This Year

Pic: AFPKUALA LUMPUR: The number of dengue deaths this year as of last Sunday stands at 94 people, an increase of 224 per cent as compared to the corresponding period last year, according to the Health Ministry.

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Almost All Bodies Released

Pic:BBCKIEV: AFTER handing over flight MH17’s two black boxes early yesterday morning, pro-Russian separatists later released almost all the victims’ remains.

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Malaysia Has Taken ‘Extraordinary Measures’

Najib RazakPUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said Malaysia had diligently pursued the deal to secure the remains of passengers, crew members and black boxes of MH17 despite being aware of the risks involved.

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MH17: Remains Of Crash Victims Must Be Treated With Respect

Flowers were laid at Schipol Airport in memory of pasengers and crew killed in the plane crash/Pic:NSTKUALA LUMPUR: Barisan Nasional (BN) Youth and several non-governmental organisations here today urged the Ukrainian government to see that the remains of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash victims be treated with respect.

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MH17: Black Boxes To Be Flown To UK For Forensic Analysis, Says Liow

The international investigation team has decided to pass the black boxes from Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH17 to the United Kingdom Air Accidents Investigation Branch for forensic analysis/Pic for illustration purposeKUALA LUMPUR: The international investigation team has decided to pass the black boxes from Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH17 to the United Kingdom Air Accidents Investigation Branch for forensic analysis, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.

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