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washingtonpost: Introducing two islands you’ve never heard of…

washingtonpost:

Introducing two islands you’ve never heard of before: Andaman and Nicobar. The remote Indian archipelago is now part of MH370 hunt

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[AP] (Video) Raw: Search for Plane Enters New…

[AP] (Video) Raw: Search for Plane Enters New Phase

Malaysia’s prime minister says the jetliner missing for more than a week had its communications deliberately disabled and its last signal came about 7 1/2 hours after takeoff.

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[Yahoo! News/AP] Malaysian leader: Plane’s disappearance deliberate

“These movements are consistent with deliberate action by someone on the plane,” Najib said.

Malaysian: Investigators conclude flight hijacked

Malaysian: Investigators conclude flight hijacked:

breakingnews: Last message from missing jet released BBC News:…

breakingnews:

Last message from missing jet released

BBC News: 12 countries are now involved in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight with a fleet of 42 ships and 39 aircraft combing thousands of miles of land and sea for any sign of the lost jet.

Malaysian authorities have released the final communication from the missing flight, Malaysia Airlines MH370 replied ‘All right, roger that’ to an air traffic control message

Follow every detail on this story as it emerges on BreakingNews.com

Photo: Officials examine map showing search areas off Malaysia and Indonesia (AFP)

Passenger With Stolen Passport Had No Terror Ties, Police Say

(Malaysian Police/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images)

[The New York Times] Passenger With Stolen Passport Had No Terror Ties, Police Say

The Malaysian police said on Tuesday that one of the two passengers known to have used stolen passports to board the missing Malaysian airliner was a 19-year-old Iranian who wanted to migrate to Germany and who appeared to have no connection to terrorist organizations.

…the authorities had not yet identified the second passenger on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 who had been traveling on a stolen passport, but he said that the person had arrived in Malaysia on the same day, Feb. 28.

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[The Wall Street Journal] Iranians Using Stolen Passports on Malaysia Airlines Flight Had No Known Terror Ties, Officials Say

[BBC News] Malaysia plane: ‘Iranian passports used before flight’

[NBC News] Iranian Aboard Missing Jet ‘Not Likely’ a Terrorist: Official

[CNN] (Video) Passengers with stolen passports identified