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Drunk passenger causes Malaysia Airlines flight to Sri Lanka to make a return to Kuala Lumpur - @staronline

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Malaysia

12 men linked to Islamic State plotting to attack 'strategic targets and governmental interests' arrested near near Kuala Lumpur, police say; not clear whether plans were linked to Monday's ASEAN summit - @Reuters

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Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 missing

On expired MH370 battery: 'a computer system used to track and call out maintenance was not updated correctly when the flight data recorder was replaced on 29 February 2008' - @MOTMalaysia

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Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 missing

Expired battery on beacon of 1 black box means searchers would have had lesser chance of locating MH370 - @AP

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Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 missing

Two ground-to-air telephony calls were placed to the cockpit from the MAS Operations Centre at 18:39 UTC and at 23:13 UTC, 07 March. Neither of the calls was answered - @MOTMalaysia

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Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 missing

MH370 report: 'There is no indication of the SATCOM link being manually logged off from the cockpit. Such activity would have been captured in logs, but it was not' - @MOTMalaysia

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Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 missing

Report: Last contact with MH370 was satellite 'handshake' at 0819 Malaysia time, aircraft did not respond to next handshake at 0915 - @MOTMalaysia

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Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 missing

MH370 report: No significant clouds, weather or lightning strikes at last civil radar contact point - @MOTMalaysia

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Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 missing

MH370 report: 'There were no behavioural signs of social isolation, change in habits or interest, self-neglect, drug or alcohol abuse of the Captain, First Officer and the Cabin Crew' - @MOTMalaysia

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Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 missing

MH370 report: 'The Captain's ability to handle stress at work and home was good. There was no known history of apathy, anxiety, or irritability. There were no significant changes in his life style, interpersonal conflict or family stresses' - @MOTMalaysia

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Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 missing

MH370 report: Underwater locator beacon battery had expired year before plane disappeared - @AP

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AirAsia

AirAsia X flight to Saudi Arabia turned back due to technical problem, landed safely in Malaysia - @AP

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Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Kampong Pelembang, Selangor, MY

AirAsia Flight D7172 with 'technical problem' returns home safely after circling 4 hours on Sunday - @cctvnews

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Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, MY

Malaysian police say 29 were arrested over drug-fueled 'birthday orgy' at Kuala Lumpur hotel - @AFP

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AirAsia flight 8501

Update: AirAsia shares lose more than 7% in morning trading in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, after jet disappeared - @AFP

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AirAsia flight 8501

Editor's note: The missing AirAsia flight from Indonesia to Singapore is the third major air incident for Southeast Asia this year, AP notes. Malaysia Airlines flight 370 from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing went missing on March 8, and it's wreckage has not been located. Malaysia Airlines flight 17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was shot down over eastern Ukraine on July 17. - Stephanie

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Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, MY

Iranians, believed to be members of an international drug syndicate, arrested in Malaysia raids - @NST_Online

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Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, MY

Photo: Car damaged by explosion from reported homemade bomb in Kuala Lumpur - @STForeignDesk

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Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, MY

Foreign tourists reportedly among 14 people injured in explosion in Kuala Lumpur - @channelnewsasia

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Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, MY

At least 14 people reported injured in explosion in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; local media reports homemade bomb suspected - @ChannelNewsAsia

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