Summary Air traffic controllers lost track of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 not long after it left Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, on its way to Beijing. The passengers are of 13 nationalities, the airline said. Nationalities and the number for each of passengers on the flight were:.
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Summary Flight MH370 went missing over waters between Malaysia and Vietnam en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing early Saturday. The slick was the largest of several in the area, he said. It was just south of the point where air traffic controllers lost contact with the plane.
Summary Indian sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik applies the final touches to a sand art sculpture he created wishing for the well being of the passengers of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, on a beach in Puri, in the eastern Indian state of Odisha. Italian and Austrian (passport holders) but with Asian faces," he was quoted as saying. Authorities were checking on the identities of the two passengers who boarded the plane with stolen passports.
Summary a search aircraft by Vietnamese Air Force to look for missing Malaysia. As the search entered a third full day, other families of missing passengers gathered at a hotel in Malaysia's administrative capital, Putrajaya, sharing breakfast as they stared intently at television news bulletins. The search effort has zeroed in on waters off the remote Vietnamese island of Tho Chu, near where two large oil slicks -- suspected to be caused by aircraft fuel -- as well as the suspected debris were spotted on the weekend.
Summary A military officer looks out a window during a search and rescue mission onboard an aircraft belonging to the Vietnamese airforce off Vietnam's Tho Chu island on March 10, 2014. A European diplomat in Kuala Lumpur cautioned that the Malaysian capital was an Asian hub for illegal migrants, many of whom used false documents and complex routes including via Beijing or West Africa to reach a final destination in Europe. "You shouldn't automatically think that the fact there were two people on the plane with false passports had anything to do with the disappearance of the plane," the diplomat said.
Summary Ma Yong'an, chairman of the Beijing-based China Calligraphy Artists Association, which co-organized the event in Kuala Lumpur, told China Daily that 13 people from the group of artists are members of the association. Following are profiles of some of the artists on board Flight MH370.
Summary "God.... The only thing I want is my father..... Nothing, but my father. I want my father back," she tweeted on Saturday.
Summary A military officer looks out a window during a search and rescue mission onboard an aircraft belonging to the Vietnamese airforce off Vietnam's Tho Chu island on March 10, 2014. "This incident happened more than two days ago, and we hope that the Malaysians can fully understand the urgency of China, especially of the family members, and can step up the speed of the investigation and increase efforts on search and rescue," Qin told reporters at a daily news briefing.
Summary A group called Chinese Martyrs' Brigade has claimed responsibility for the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, without providing many details about the fate of the plane itself, even as at least one official dismissed the group's claims, local news reports said. The Nation, a Bangkok-based news agency, reported Monday that the group had sent an e-mail to journalists across China taking responsibility for the missing airplane, which disappeared Saturday with 239 passengers and crew on board, about an hour into its flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. .
Summary Two suspects on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 who used stolen passports had no record of entering Malaysia legally, officials say. The search has been expanded to the Straits of Malacca on the other side of the Malaysian peninsula in order to discount the possibility that the aircraft turned back to Malaysia airspace.
Summary Acting transport minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said he had read about the claim made by the Chinese Martyrs' Brigade but said there was little grounds to believe it. The Brigade cites the grievances of China's Uighur minority people and the territorial and religious persecution they have suffered as the motivation for the attack.
Summary Security lapse might have been committed prior to the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. Two passengers are being investigated over the incident after it was revealed they were traveling with stolen Austrian and Italian identity documents, according to Malaysian sources close to the probe.
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