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MH17: Simple, sombre and with dignity

SEPANG: Families of some of the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 received closure when the remains of their loved ones were brought home more than a month after the plane was shot down over the Ukraine.

No point having RM3bil if people’s welfare not taken care of

SHAH ALAM: There is no point in Selangor government having RM3bil in reserve if the welfare of the people are not taken care of said PKR president Datuk Seri Wan Azizah.

Oh, the pain of the children

SEREMBAN: Nothing can be more heart-wrenching than the grief of children. Those who were at the Al Taqwa mosque in Kg Paroi choked back tears when Muhriz Marzaidi, 10, decided to keep his mother company by sitting close to the casket of Malaysia Airlines leading stewardess Mastura Mustafa.

Heartbroken Jamillah puts on a brave face

KUCHING: Alone, Jamillah Noriah Abang Anuar cries in grief over her loss of six family members in the MH17 tragedy.

A heart-wrenching homecoming

IPOH: It was a heart-wrenching sight to see the mother of air stewardess Chong Yee Pheng as she arrived at their home in First Garden here with the hearse carrying the remains of her youngest daughter.

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Sombre mood at Nirvana Memorial Park

KUALA LUMPUR: It was a solemn affair at the Nirvana Memorial Park in Sungai Besi.

Pin-drop silence at hub of activity

KUALA LUMPUR: For the first time in its 16-year history, no planes flew and static ruled over the airwaves as KL International Airport (KLIA) fell silent at 10.55am in honour of those on board the downed MH17.

MH17: Reactions from KLIA

SEPANG: The hot weather was no hindrance to more than 1,000 people, among them Malaysia Airlines staff, who gathered outside the grounds of the Bunga Raya Complex at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport to pay their respects to victims of the MH17 tragedy.

MH17: Day of mourning photo gallery 4

Tears flowed freely as people everywhere - not just the airline crew and the passengers' families - wept.

Hundard's over people observing one minute silence/day of mourning in Dataran Merdeka. Malaysia flag hanging half around the area.-Art Chen / The Star. 22 August 2014 Reporter : lim chia ying

Mourning in the city

IT WAS a sombre day at the iconic Dataran Merdeka as some 300 people came together to watch the live feed of the ceremony to honour 20 victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 tragedy, whose remains arrived here yesterday.

Obama sends letter and photos to special artist Delwin

GEORGE TOWN: The country’s first autistic savant artist Delwin Cheah Wien Loong, 11, added another feather to his cap when he received a letter of recognition from US President Barack Obama.

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A member of the National Guard stands guard at a staging area inside a shopping center parking lot in Ferguson, Missouri August 21, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Ferguson march muted, police officer disciplined over video

FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Protests in Ferguson, Missouri, were muted for a third straight evening on Friday as the National Guard began withdrawing from the St. Louis suburb racked by racial turmoil after a white police officer shot dead an unarmed black teenager.

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Hundard's over people observing one minute silence/day of mourning in Dataran Merdeka. Malaysia flag hanging half around the area.-Art Chen / The Star. 22 August 2014 Reporter : lim chia ying
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Atletico's Mandzukic strikes early to clinch Super Cup

(Reuters) - Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic's early goal secured a 1-0 win over Real Madrid and a 2-1 aggregate success to clinch the Spanish Super Cup and gain some revenge for last season's Champions League final defeat.

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