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*Few governments use stolen document database- Interpol. The international police agency Interpol said only a handful of governments from its 190 member countries actually made use of the database at its headquarters in Lyon, France.
*Air force chief says unidentified plane tracked 200 miles northwest of Penang. KUALA LUMPUR/ PHU QUOC, Vietnam, March 12- M alaysia's military has traced what could have been the jetliner missing for almost five days to an area near India's Andaman and Nicobar islands, hundreds of miles from its last known position, the country's air force chief said on Wednesday.
SINGAPORE, March 12- Here is a timeline of events in the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner which vanished from radar screens on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing early on Saturday:. -Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Flight departs at 12:41 a.m., and is due to land in Beijing at 6:30 a.m. the same day.
Global police agency Interpol has said in 2013 passengers were able to board planes a billion times without their passports being screened against the agency's databases.
KUALA LUMPUR, March 12- Malaysia's military radar detected what could have been the jetliner missing since Saturday in an area in the northern Malacca Strait, hundreds of miles from the spot where the plane dropped off air traffic screens, the air force chief said on Wednesday.
KUALA LUMPUR/ PHU QUOC, Vietnam, March 12- The search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner expanded on Wednesday to cover a swathe of Southeast Asia, from the South China Sea to India's territorial waters, with authorities no closer to explaining what happened to the plane or the 239 people on board.
BEIJING, March 12- A senior Malaysia Airlines' executive said on Wednesday that the airline has "no reason to believe" that any actions by the crew caused the disappearance of a jetliner over the weekend.
NEW DELHI, March 12- Malaysia has sought India's help to locate a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner, India's foreign ministry said on Wednesday, as the search expanded to cover an area stretching from China to the Andaman Sea. "Malaysia and India are in contact on this since yesterday and contact points are being discussed.
KUALA LUMPUR, March 12- The search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner expanded on Wednesday to cover an area stretching from China to the Andaman Sea, with authorities no closer to explaining what happened to the plane or the 239 people on board.
*Air force chief denies saying plane tracked to Malacca Strait. KUALA LUMPUR, March 12- Malaysia's air force chief has denied saying military radar tracked a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner over the Strait of Malacca, adding to the mystery surrounding the fate of flight MH370, which vanished on Saturday with 239 people aboard.
KUALA LUMPUR, March 11- Malaysia's air force chief denied a media report that the military last tracked a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner over the Strait of Malacca, far from where it last made contact with civilian air traffic control when it disappeared four days ago.
Malaysian authorities will need to answer questions about evidence from radar traces which led to a shift in the search area for missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370, says Andrew Herdman, Director General, Association of Asia Pacific Airlines.
Malaysian police officials unveiled CCTV footage pictures of the two passengers on board MH370 traveling with stolen passports on Tuesday. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports from Kuala Lumpur.
*Interpol says doubts "terrorist incident". KUALA LUMPUR, March 12- Malaysia's military believes a jetliner missing for almost four days turned and flew hundreds of kilometres to the west after it last made contact with civilian air traffic control off the country's east coast, a senior officer told Reuters on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON, March 11- Deborah Hersman, who headed the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board during high-profile investigations into plane crashes and other transit mishaps, said on Tuesday she would leave the agency in April.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the search area for missing Malaysia flight 370 has been expanded. Daniel Baker, FlightAware CEO explains why it was not unusual he flight lost radar communication.
The two passengers are unlikely to be affiliated with any terrorist organizations, reports CNBC's Sri Jegarajah, with the latest details on the search for the missing Malaysian airliner.
KUALA LUMPUR/ NEW YORK/ LONDON, March 12- I nvestigators trying to solve the disappearance without trace of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner face an extremely rare challenge that could hinder their efforts: they lack the powers of a formal air safety investigation.
CNBC's Sri Jegarajah, has the latest details on the expanding search for the missing Boeing 777.
CNBC's Sri Jegarajah, with the latest details on the missing airliner.