Search for missing flight MH370 'entering a new phase'

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Furious protesters struggle with police in Beijing

Family members and protesters furious over the Malaysian government's handling of the missing plane have clashed with police in Beijing.

During a heated demonstration, several people struggled and eventually broke past police officers in an attempt to march toward the Malaysian embassy in the Chinese capital.

At one point protesters - many of whom chanted "return our families" - demanded that media, who had been cordoned off into several zones by police, follow them to the Malaysian embassy.

According to Reuters news agency, police officers physically removed several of the family members from the scene.

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