High school students attend a vigil for passengers of the missing Malaysia Airline flight MH370 in Lianyungang in east China’s Jiangsu province. Scores of angry relatives of the Chinese passengers aboard the flight set out on a protest march to the Malaysian embassy in Beijing on Tuesday to demand more answers about the crashed plane’s fate.
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A relative of passengers on Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 cries after hearing the news that the plane plunged into Indian Ocean at a hotel in Beijing. The missing Malaysia Airlines jet came down in the Indian Ocean, Prime Minister Najib Razak as the airline reportedly told relatives it had been lost and that none on board survived. Read more
A ground controller guides a Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion to rest in Perth after sunset upon its return from searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 over the Indian Ocean. Satellite images released by Australia and China had identified possible debris in an area where the flight may have disappeared on March 8 with 239 people aboard.
The pinnacles of the Petronas Twin Towers protrude through low clouds in Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia, which is aspiring to become a developed nation in six years, is finding that more than 50 years under one coalition and tight control over information is a mismatch for handling a rapidly growing crisis followed across the world.
An artwork by Malaysian artist Safirah Rashid is seen on the Wall of Hope for the passengers of the missing Malaysian Airlines MH370 aeroplane at Kuala Lumpur International Airport
Members of the public, Malaysia Airlines staff and politicians in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pray for missing flight MH370 as the search expands to the Indian Ocean . The aircraft carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew disappeared six days ago baffling the international rescue and search team who have found no remains or clues in the waters surrounding southeast Asia Read more
A man takes a nap in the departure hall of the Kuala Lumpur International airport, Malaysia
A Hindu devotee’s tongue is pierced before making his way towards the Hill Top Murugan temple during the colourful annual Thaipusam festival, one of the world’s most extreme displays of religious devotion, in Georgetown on the Malaysian island of Penang.
A schoolboy walks past a street mural depicting a school bus and students in Shah Alam, outside Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia begins the first day of the new school year of 2014. Read more
A worker cleans a pool inside the Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin mosque in Putrajay, Malaysia.