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Search for missing flight MH370 'entering a new phase'

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said the search for missing flight MH370 is now "entering a new phase". He said the effort would now be "focussed on searching the ocean floor" over a "much larger area" than is currently being covered.

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MH370: Current search area 'size of Ireland'

As the search for missing Malaysia Airlines plane continues off the coast of Western Australia, Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston has said that the current search area is approximately the "size of Ireland".

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