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Malaysia Tells UN Of Push For MH17 Tribunal

July 2, 2015

Malaysia has told the United Nations Security Council of plans to push for a UN-backed tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a passenger airliner last year in eastern Ukraine, though Russia described the move as premature, diplomats said.
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Dutch Confident An MH17 Prosecution Will Succeed

June 30, 2015

The head of the team of Dutch prosecutors looking into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine last year said he was "confident" of concluding his investigation successfully, but was not ready to bring charges.
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Malaysia Air Makes Emergency Landing In Melbourne

June 12, 2015

A Malaysia Airlines flight returned safely to Melbourne after turning back within minutes of take-off after an engine fire alert went off.
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Dutch Foreign Minister Pushes For MH17 Prosecution

June 5, 2015

Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders has discussed with his Russian counterpart efforts to prosecute suspects in the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, his office said in a statement.
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Missile Maker Says Russia Did Not Shoot Down MH17

June 2, 2015

The Russian company that makes the BUK missile system that was used to shoot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over east Ukraine said the plane was hit by a missile deployed by Ukraine and not widely used by Russia's military.
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Malaysia Air CEO Says Carrier 'Technically Bankrupt'

June 1, 2015

The newly appointed chief executive of Malaysia Airlines, Christoph Mueller, said the carrier is "technically bankrupt", as he announced plans for a restructuring that will cut the company's workforce by a third.
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Australia's Search For MH370 Under Scrutiny

May 29, 2015

Nearly a year after embarking on a multi-million dollar search to solve one of aviation's greatest unsolved mysteries, authorities and search teams are being questioned over their approach to finding Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the remote southern Indian Ocean.
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Malaysia Air To Be Completely Revamped - CEO

May 25, 2015

Malaysia Airlines is set to undergo a complete overhaul as it is restructured into a new company, with a rebranding that will be unveiled next week and changes planned to its fleet and network strategies.
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State Fund Appoints Malaysia Air Administrator

May 25, 2015

Malaysian sovereign wealth fund Khazanah has appointed Mohammad Faiz Azmi to oversee the restructuring of now delisted Malaysia Airlines into a new company that will be owned by the fund.
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Malaysia Airlines To Sell Abacus Stake

May 18, 2015

Malaysia Airlines is divesting its indirect 8.84 percent share in Asia-Pacific travel distributor Abacus International as part of its plan to streamline its business and sell non-core assets.
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Malaysia Air Agrees New Catering Contracts

May 11, 2015

Malaysia Airlines has agreed two cheaper and shorter catering deals with Brahim's, as the national carrier looks to cut costs during its restructuring.
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Malaysia Air To Sell Long-Haul Jets - Report

May 1, 2015

Malaysia Airlines is planning to sell off some of its aircraft as part of its restructuring efforts, aviation news website Flightglobal reported.
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