Malaysian transport minister Hishammuddin Hussein
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Missing plane: Malaysians urged to 'put aside differences'

Malaysian authorities have called for differences to be put aside, in order to find missing flight MH370.

Speaking at a news conference in Kuala Lumpur, acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said the search for the plane was "bigger than politics."

The Malaysia Airlines aircraft went missing on 8 March with 239 people on board. Some 26 countries are involved in search efforts.

  • 18 Mar 2014
  • From the section Asia
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