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Malaysia Airlines Rerouting Flights Over War-torn Syria Instead of Ukraine

After one of its passenger airliners was blasted from the sky over eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 onboard, the ill-starred carrier Malaysia Airlines is rerouting flights away from the region -- and over war-torn Syria instead. Al Arabiya on Monday reported that Malaysia Airlines' flights from Kuala Lumpur to London were rerouted to a more southerly flight path. The new path passes over Syria and, just barely, Iraq, demonstrating how difficult it is to find paths free from conflict in volatile Eastern Europe and the Middle East.

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MAS MH17 CRASH: SEVEN PASSENGERS BOUND FOR SINGAPORE

Seven passengers on board a Malaysia Airlines flight that crashed over eastern Ukraine on Thursday were bound for Singapore via Kuala Lumpur. At least three were Dutch nationals, The Straits Times has learnt. It is not known if any of the other four were Singaporeans.

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