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Russia says will cooperate with MH17 probe led by Netherlands

Russia says will cooperate with MH17 probe led by Netherlands

July 24, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, July 24 — Russia will cooperate with the investigation into the downing of a Malaysian airliner a week ago and is satisfied that the Netherlands, rather than Ukraine, is leading the effort, the country’s ambassador to Malaysia said today. Lyudmila Vorobyeva also rejected suggestions that the pro-Russian separatists blamed by Western governments for shooting down Flight MH17 possessed a Russian-made anti-aircraft missile, and said the rebels lacked the training to use... Read more

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Now DAP offers Kiki free legal aid, says road bully ‘punished enough’

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PM: Malaysia’s dignity intact following success in handling MH17 crash

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Despite pro-Bumi policies, UN report shows inequality growing in Malaysia

BY BOO SU-LYN

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British experts examine second MH17 black box

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Chinese would claim racism if punished road bully were one of their own, says former minister

Chinese would claim racism if punished road bully were one of their own, says former minister KUALA LUMPUR, July 24 — The Chinese would have labelled the punishment of road bully Siti Fairrah Ashykin Kamaruddin as “racist” were she of their ethnicity, claimed Tan Sri Zainuddin... Read more

Jews learned nothing from Holocaust, Dr M says amid Gaza incursion

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  • Members of the public hold a candlelight vigil for the victims on board MAS flight MH17 in Bangsar, on July 24, 2014. — Picture by Choo Choy May

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