by someone on it.Three scenarios have gained particular traction hijacking pilot sabotage and a sudden midair crisis that incapacitated the flight crew and left the plane to fly on autopilot for several hours until it ran out of fuel and crashed.The long largely fruitless search for the aircraft has been especially agonizing for the relatives of the 227 passengers two thirds of whom were Chinese and 12 crew.The grief and frustration boiled over Saturday at a hotel in Beijing when police had to restrain angry family members confronting Malaysian officials they accused of withholding information.Although the planes disappearance is already the subject of a criminal investigation Abbott stressed that the search was essentially a humanitarian exercise.We owe it to the almost 240 people on board the plane we owe it to their grieving families we owe it to the governments of the countries concerned to do everything we can to discover as much as we can about the fate of MH370 he said.
China has dispatched seven ships to the hunt for the plane adding to British and Australian naval assets involved.
The latest Chinese satellite images showed an object measuring 22.
5 meters by 13 meters.
Abbott said it was consistent with one of the objects identified in the Australian satellite images but it was not clear if they were believed to be the same.Hope we find something today Malaysian Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said in a text message to AFP.
BELBEK AFP Elite Russian troops firing into the air and backed by armored vehicles stormed a Ukrainian airbase in Crimea on Saturday as Russias defiant march across the rebel peninsula rolled on despite sanctions and growing global isolation.The dramatic takeover provided the most spectacular show of force since Russia sent its troops into Crimea three weeks ago before formally absorbing the flashpoint peninsula on Tuesday.
It came as the chill in EastWest relations intensified with a charge by Germany a nation whose friendship Russian President Vladimir Putin had nurtured of a Kremlin attempt to splinter Europe along Cold Warera lines.Europes most explosive security crisis in decades will now dominate a nuclear security summit that kicks off in The Hague on Monday and will include what may prove the most difficult meeting to date between U.S.
Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.The diplomats encounter will come with Russia facing the loss of its coveted seat among the G8 group of leading nations and Putins inner circle reeling from biting sanctions Washington unleashed for their use of force in response to last months fall of a proKremlin regime in Kiev.
Crimeas rebel authorities estimate they together with Russian forces control at least half of Ukraines bases on the Black Sea peninsula and about a third of its functioning naval vessels.Russian troops on Friday marked a treaty sealing the Kremlins absorption of the mostly Russianspeaking region by seizing Ukraines only submarine in the region.
The hulking Zaporozhye vessel flew the Kremlin navys flag on Saturday as it was moved to a bay controlled by the Russian Black Sea fleet.Several hundred protesters also raised the Russian flag after storming a Ukrainian air force base in the western Crimean town Novofedorivka while proKremlin forces watched.And in Sevastopol 바카라사이트 armed men seized control of the Slavutich one of the last navy ships in Crimea still flying Ukraines flag.그러나 토요일의 가장 극적인 에피소드는 러시아를 위하여 보았습니다.