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MH370 search looks for debris breakthrough in new area

Ship and plane crews Saturday searched a vast new area of the Indian Ocean for wreckage from a Malaysian plane which went missing three weeks ago, seeking closure for relatives and clues to the crash. China, which lost 153 people when the Boeing 777 went down on March 8 with a total of 239 on board, was at the forefront of the sweep across a vast expanse of sea about the size of Norway.

Chinese MH370 relatives renew pressure on Malaysia officials

Frustrated relatives of Chinese passengers aboard missing flight MH370 demanded answers from the Malaysian ambassador for a second consecutive day Wednesday, with some mocking him at a Beijing hotel. "All the things that were promised, we have received nothing. Was Mr Yahya talking out of the other end of his body -- was he talking out of his arse?" one relative said, referring to Malaysia Airlines Group CEO Ahmad Jauhari Yahya.

China special envoy urges 'unremitting efforts' over missing plane

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's special envoy to Malaysia, Zhang Yesui, called on Wednesday for "unremitting efforts" over the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, state news agency Xinhua said. Zhang, who is also China's vice foreign minister, met Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak earlier in the day, according to Xinhua. On Tuesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping sent Zhang to consult with the Malaysian government over the missing plane, Xinhua said. (Reporting by Ben Blanchard, Writing by Sui-Lee Wee)

China seeks satellite data on missing Malaysian plane from Britain

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday it hopes Britain will provide satellite data by British firm Inmarsat on the missing Malaysian Airlines plane. When asked whether China wants Britain to give China the satellite information, Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said he hoped the "relevant country" could provide it.

Malaysia says evidence of final 'ping' from MH370 at 0019 GMT

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Satellite data that confirmed a Malaysian jetliner missing for more than two weeks crashed in the Indian Ocean included a final electronic signal that is still being investigated, Malaysian acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said on Tuesday. "There is evidence of a partial handshake between the aircraft and ground station at 0019 UTC (GMT)," Hishammuddin told a news conference. "At this time, this transmission is not understood and is subject to further ongoing work."

MH370 relatives stage Beijing march against Malaysia

Irate relatives of Chinese passengers on crashed Flight MH370 scuffled with security personnel outside Malaysia's embassy on Tuesday, demanding answers about the plane's mysterious and lonely demise in the stormy Indian Ocean. But gale-force winds and huge waves halted the ocean search for wreckage from the Malaysia Airlines plane, deferring relatives' quest for closure with physical proof of the plane's destruction and the loss of its 239 passengers and crew.

Chinese protest as weather halts Malaysia jet search

Irate Chinese relatives of passengers aboard the crashed Flight MH370 scuffled with security personnel outside Malaysia's embassy on Monday, demanding answers about the plane's mysterious and lonely demise in the stormy Indian Ocean. Malaysia -- decried as "murderers" by the Beijing protesters -- defended its decision to release new analysis of satellite data that determined the plane had plunged into the southern seas far off western Australia.

MH370 relatives stage Beijing march against Malaysia

Emotional relatives of Chinese passengers on crashed Flight MH370 scuffled with guards outside Malaysia's embassy on Tuesday and abused the ambassador, demanding answers about the plane's mysterious demise in the stormy Indian Ocean. But gale-force winds and huge waves halted the ocean search for wreckage from the Malaysia Airlines plane, deferring relatives' quest for physical proof of the plane's destruction and the loss of its 239 passengers and crew.

MH370 relatives stage Beijing march against Malaysia

Emotional relatives of Chinese passengers on crashed Flight MH370 scuffled with guards outside Malaysia's embassy on Tuesday and abused the ambassador, demanding answers about the plane's mysterious demise in the stormy Indian Ocean. But gale-force winds and huge waves halted the ocean search for wreckage from the Malaysia Airlines plane, deferring relatives' quest for physical proof of the plane's destruction and the loss of its 239 passengers and crew.

Chinese families protest at Malaysian Embassy in Beijing

Chinese relatives of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on Tuesday staged a protest in Beijing, venting their anger against what they call Malaysia's mishandling of the disaster, a day after it concluded that the aircraft crashed into the southern Indian Ocean.
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