UPDATES on #MH17 | 'Double air tragedies will hurt MAS'
[12.10pm] Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim backs Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak's call for an emergency parliamentary sitting on the downing of Flight MH17.
[11.37am] Malaysia Airlines in a statement today announces it is waiving fees to change any of its MH flights to any destination.
[10am] UK's The Guardian reports that the downing of Flight MH17 is being played down in Russia even though the rest of the world is giving it prominence on their front pages.
[9.20am] Sara Firth, London-based correspondent for Russian government-funded news channel RT has resigned in protest of the channel's coverage of the Flight MH17 incident.
[8.35am] The UN civil aviation body on Friday said it was not responsible for issuing warnings about potential dangers such as military conflicts, saying that duty fell to individual nations.
[7am] Global Peace Foundation's Nelson Mandela Day last night turned into a candlelight vigil for MH17.
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