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U.S. Officials: Malaysia Airlines Jet Shot Down Over Ukraine

The Huffington Post | Benjamin Hart | Posted 07.18.2014 | World

A passenger plane carrying 298 people aboard that crashed in eastern Ukraine on Thursday was shot down, U.S. officials told multiple news outlets. All...

Official: U.S. Government Believes Malaysia Airlines Plane Hit By Surface-To-Air Missile

AP | Posted 07.18.2014 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) — American intelligence authorities believe a surface-to-air missile took down a passenger jet in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, a U.S...

Relatives Of MH17 Passengers Dazed, In Disbelief

Reuters | Posted 09.16.2014 | World

By Anuradha Raghu KUALA LUMPUR, July 18 (Reuters) - Dazed and disbelieving, relatives of passengers aboard the Malaysian airliner down...

For Malaysia Airlines, Disaster Strikes Twice

AP | CHRIS BRUMMITT | Posted 09.16.2014 | World

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Two Boeing 777s. Two incredibly rare aviation disasters. And one airline. In what appears to be a mind-boggling coincidence, ...

Ukraine Plane Crash: All 298 On Board Dead

Reuters | Posted 09.16.2014 | World

br>By Anton Zverev GRABOVO, Ukraine, July 17 (Reuters) - A Malaysian airliner was brought down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday, killi...

Ukraine's President: It's Not A Catastrophe But A Terrorist Act

Reuters | Posted 09.16.2014 | World

KIEV - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko believes a "terrorist act" was the cause of a Malaysian airlines passenger plane crashing on Thursday, his...

Report: Malaysia Airlines Plane Shot Down Over Ukraine

Posted 07.17.2014 | World

Ukraine's Prime Minister ordered an investigation into the crash of a Malaysian Airlines passenger plane over the east of the country on Wednesday, Re...

Bodies Found After Malaysia Airliner Crashes In Ukraine

Reuters | Posted 09.16.2014 | World

GRABOVO, Ukraine, July 17 (Reuters) - Dozens of bodies were scattered around the smoldering wreckage of a passenger jet that crashed in a field in e...

Malaysia Crash Video? Resistance Group Claims Footage Shows Doomed Plane

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.17.2014 | World

EuroMaiden, a group that's part of the Ukrainian resistance movement, posted a video to YouTube it says shows the wreckage of a Malaysia Airlines pass...

Malaysian MP Tweets 'Long Live Hitler' After Germany's World Cup Win

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 07.10.2014 | World

Emotions were running high after Germany's 7-1 win over Brazil in Tuesday's World Cup semifinal. A Malaysian politician still managed to shock social ...

Malaysia Court Upholds 'Allah' Ban For Non-Muslims

AP | EILEEN NG | Posted 06.23.2014 | Religion

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's top court weighed in Monday on the country's longstanding fight over the word "Allah," saying non-Muslims c...

Boat Sinks Off Malaysia, Dozens Reported Missing

AP | VINCENT THIAN | Posted 08.17.2014 | World

BANTING, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian rescuers intensified a search Thursday for 26 people who remained missing after an overcrowded wooden boat carryi...

Malaysia Spent $8.6 Million On MH370 Search

Reuters | Posted 08.09.2014 | World

By Trinna Leong KUALA LUMPUR, June 9 (Reuters) - Malaysia has spent a total of 27.6 million ringgit ($8.6 million) so far on the searc...

Human Rights for Hindus Remains Elusive in Some Parts of the World

Murali Balaji | Posted 08.02.2014 | Religion
Murali Balaji

The quest for religious freedom and equal rights is ongoing, but for years, Hindus have largely been left out of the conversation as victims of religious discrimination and violence.

Malaysian Girl Allegedly Raped By 38 Men

Reuters | | Posted 07.30.2014 | World

By Trinna Leong KUALA LUMPUR, May 30 (Reuters) - Malaysian police have detained 13 men and are looking for other suspects following a...

Malaysia To Release Satellite Data On Missing Jet

AP | Posted 05.20.2014 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia said Tuesday it will publicly release satellite data used to narrow down the search for the missing jetliner ...

The 19 Most Stunning Sacred Places Around the World

minube | Posted 07.20.2014 | Travel
minube

From mountaintop monasteries to super-modern temples, these amazing places will make you believe.

Why MH370 Will Not Change Chinese/Malaysia Relations

Daniel Wagner | Posted 07.20.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

In spite of the bilateral tension created by MH370, China is likely to remain cautious about taking actions that could jeopardize its partnership with Malaysia, given the country's importance in the region's geopolitical landscape and its warming relations with Washington.

Climate Change This Week: Ice Sheet Collapse, Solar Africa, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.15.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, May 15, 2014 How unusu...

Hitting Close to Home: Homophobia and Transphobia In Asia = Family Violence

Grace Poore | Posted 07.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Grace Poore

While many of those interviewed spoke to societal discrimination and repeated experiences of exclusion in public spaces, at work and at school, the family was reported to be the primary perpetrator of violence against lesbians, bisexual women and transgender people.

Crisis Leadership: What Flight 370, the South Korean Ferry, and the Donald Sterling Incident Can Teach Us

Tasha Eurich, Ph.D. | Posted 07.07.2014 | Business
Tasha Eurich, Ph.D.

In any emotionally-charged situation, the courage to do what's right is within all of us--we just need to be mindful enough to make the right decisions.

First Funerals For Jet's Missing Passengers Set

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2014 | World

By Lincoln Feast and Siva Govindasamy SYDNEY/KUALA LUMPUR, May 2 (Reuters) - The first funerals for passengers on board a missing Mal...

When Things Fall Into the Ocean

Ami Fields-Meyer | Posted 07.01.2014 | Media
Ami Fields-Meyer

We were about twenty minutes into our tour of the CNN studio in Atlanta when Greg, an eccentric guide in a tomato-red polo, turned around. "Are there ...

Malaysia Releases First Report On Missing Flight

Reuters | Posted 07.01.2014 | World

By Siva Govindasamy KUALA LUMPUR, May 1 (Reuters) - Malaysia released a preliminary report on missing Flight MH370 on Thursday in whic...

Malaysia Airlines Tells Passengers' Relatives To Return Home And Wait For News

AP | EILEEN NG | Posted 07.01.2014 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Air traffic controllers did not realize that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was missing until 17 minutes after it disapp...