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Able Seaman Clearance Divers from the Australian Defence Vessel Ocean Shield scanning the water for debris of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean on April 7. (AFP/AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE/LEUT RYAN DAVIS)

Map of area where four signals (pings) were picked up in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines plane MH370 (photo: JACC, Australia)

The Bluefin 21 Artemis autonomous underwater vehicle is hoisted back on board Australia's Ocean Shield after a successful buoyancy test in the Indian Ocean (AFP/MC1 Peter D. Blair)

A fast response craft manned by members of ADV Ocean Shield's crew and Navy personnel pass by the starboard side of the ship as the boat searches the ocean for Flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean on April 7, 2014 (AFP/LSIS Bradley Darvill)

Angus Houston, head of the Joint Agency Coordination Centre leading the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, displays a graphic of the search area during a media conference in Perth on April 7, 2014. (AFP/ Greg WOOD)

Australian Defence Minister David Johnston (C) updates the international media at Pearce Airbase in Bullsbrook, 35 km north of Perth on the search for missing Malaysia Airline flight MH370 halted by bad weather (AFP/ Greg WOOD)

Malaysia Airlines (MAS) chief executive officer Ahmad Jauhari (centre L) and Md Nor Yusof (centre R), chairman of Malaysia Airlines at a press conference at Kuala Lumpur Intenational Airport (KLIA) after Monday night's announcement on the missing passenger jet MH370 (AFP / ROSLAN RAHMAN)

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (C) delivers a statement on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur. Mr Najib says new satellite analysis of MH370's path placed its last position in the southern Indian Ocean. (AFP PHOTO/MOHD RASFAN)

A crew member steps off a Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion upon its return from a search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 over the Indian Ocean, at the Royal Australian Air Force base Pearce in Perth, Monday, March 24, 2014. (AP/Jason Reed, Pool)

Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) graphic of an area in the southern Indian Ocean that the AMSA is concentrating its search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 (AP/Australian Maritime Safety Authority)

Satellite images of objects in the Indian Ocean which may be from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 which disappeared en route to Beijing early on March 8. (AFP/Australian Government's Department of Defence via the Australian Maritime Safety Authority)

Air Commodore John McGarry (L) and John Young, Australian Maritime Safety Authority emergency response general manager, in Canberra on March 20, 2014 speaking to the media on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 (AFP/Mark GRAHAM)

The two pilots of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah (L) and his first officer, Fariq Abdul Hamid.

Malaysia's Minister of Defence and Acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein (2nd R) gestures as he answers questions during a press conference at a hotel near Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang on March 17, 2013. (AFP/Manan Vatsysyana)

Malaysia's Minister of Defence and Acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein shows maps during a press conference at a hotel near Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang on March 17, 2013. (AFP/Manan Vatsyayana)

Security guards stand in front of the main gate house of the area where captain Zahari Ahmad Shah lives, the pilot captain of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 plane, in Shah Alam on March 15, 2014 (AFP/Mohd Rasfan)

Crew members in a Malaysian Air Force CN235 aircraft during a search and rescue (SAR) operation to find the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 plane over the Strait of Malacca. (AFP/ MOHD RASFAN)

A Royal Malaysian Air Force navigator captain, Izam Fareq Hassan, works on a map onboard a Malaysian Air Force CN235 aircraft during a search and rescue operation to find the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 plane over the Strait of Malacca on March 14, 2014. (AFP/Mohd Rasfan)

Crew members look out the windows from a Malaysian Air Force CN235 aircraft during a search and rescue operation to find the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 plane over the Strait of Malacca on March 14, 2014. (AFP/Mohd Rasfan)

A Royal Malaysian Navy ship, KD Selangor, is seen during a search and rescue operation to find the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 plane over the Strait of Malacca. (AFP/File/Mohd Rasfan)

A Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) Fokker-50 Maritime Patrol Aircraft. The RSAF has despatched a Fokker-50 Maritime Patrol Aircraft to help in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the Straits of Malacca as international search efforts intensify. (Photo: RSAF Facebook)

This picture taken aboard a Vietnam Air Force Russian-made MI-17 helicopter shows a crew member (R) and a coast guard officer during a search operation for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 plane over the U Minh jungle in southern province of Ca Mau on March 13, 2014. (AFP/Bao Minh)

Indonesian Air Force personnel aboard an Indonesian Air Force military surveillance aircraft over the Malacca Strait, a sea passageway between Indonesia and Malaysia, while searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 plane. (AFP/Indonesian Air Force)

China's Xinhua News Agency reported that satellite images show suspected debris (next to the red arrow) from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet floating off the southern tip of Vietnam. (AP Photo/Chinese State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense)

Vietnamese Navy Deputy Commander Rear Admiral Le Minh Thanh points at a map to show the area where Vietnam is conducting search activities for missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370, in Phu Quoc island. (AFP/Le Quang Nhat)

A member of the Indonesian Air Force at the Medan city military base inspects the Indonesian military search operation for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 on March 12, 2014 in the area of the Malacca Strait. (AFP/ATAR)

Interpol Secretary General Ronald Kenneth Noble (2nd R) with Police Services Exec Director Jean-Michel Louboutin (R), Director of Operational Police Support Michel O'Connell (L) & Chief of Staff Roraima Andriani (2nd L) during a news conference at Interpol HQ in Lyon, France. (AFP/Philippe Desmazes)

Members of the media take pictures as Malaysian police officials (C and R) display photographs of one of the two men who boarded missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 flight using stolen European passports at a news conference near KLIA in Sepang on March 11, 2014. (AFP/Manan Vatsyayana)

A crew member in a Vietnamese Air Force Russian-made MI-171 helicopter checking a map during a search flight some 200 km over the Vietnamese waters off Vietnam's island Phu Quoc as part of continued efforts aimed at finding traces of the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370. (AFP/Hoang Dinh Nam)

File photo: SAF continue in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight with two C-130 aircraft and military personnel on March 11. The C-130 carry orange bags (at the back of the plane) containing life rafts in case survivors are spotted. (photo: Dylan Loh, Channel NewsAsia)

For a fourth day, Singapore Air Force teams take off in the search for missing Malaysian Airlines plane MH370. Using SAF C-130 planes, two teams join the day-long search operations held off the Malaysian coast. (photo: Dylan Loh, Channel NewsAsia)

Indonesian Navy pilots conduct an aerial search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the waters bordering Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand on March 10, 2014. (AFP/ATAR)

Director General of Civil Aviation Dept Azharuddin Abdul Rahman (C) speaks about the expanded new search & rescue area as MAS Group CEO Ahmad Jauhari Yahya (R) and Malaysia Royal Airforce Major General Afendi Buang (L) listen during a news conference at a hotel in Sepang. (AFP/Mohd Rasfan)

A Vietnamese Air Force seaplane (top) takes off for a search and rescue mission for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 off Vietnam's southern coastline, as a helicopter taxis on the tarmac at a military base on the southern island of Phu Quoc on March 10, 2014. (AFP/Le Quang Nhat)

Residents look at ships anchored at a local naval base at Phu Quoc island, in the waters of southern Vietnam, where oil slicks were reported by search planes in the sea near where a Malaysia Airlines jet with 239 people mysteriously vanished.(AFP PHOTO/LE QUANG NHAT)

A Vietnamese Air Force search aircraft looks for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on March 9, 2014 (AFP/Hoang Dinh Nam)

This aerial picture taken from aboard a Soviet-made AN-26 used as a search aircraft by Vietnamese Air Force to look for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, shows an Air Force officer looking out a window off Vietnam on March 9, 2014 AFP/Hoang Dinh Nam

Photo released by the Philippine Military Western Command shows personnel planning search and rescue operations for a missing Malaysia Airlines plane at Antonio Bautista Air Base in Puerto Princesa in the Philippines on March 8, 2014 (AFP/Western Command)

Supplies being loaded onto the MV Swift Rescue before its departure on Sunday morning. The Singapore Armed Forces has deployed more assets to assist in the search-and-locate operation for the missing Beijing-bound Malaysia Airlines (MAS) plane. (Photo: MINDEF)

The Republic of Singapore Navy has sent a frigate, a missile corvette and a Sikorsky S-70B Naval Helicopter to assist in the ongoing efforts to locate the missing Malaysia Airlines plane. (Photo: Republic of Singapore Navy Facebook page)

A U.S. Navy helicopter aboard Destroyer USS Pinckney for a crew swap before returning to a search and rescue mission for the missing Malaysian airlines flight in the Gulf of Thailand on March 9. (AP Photo/Navy Media Content Service, Senior Chief Petty Officer Chris D. Boardman)

An Orion patrol craft departs from Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, joins the search efforts for the missing Malaysian airlines flight MH370 on Sunday. The plane has been missing since early Saturday morning after leaving Kuala Lumpur for Beijing. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy)

Malaysian acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein, right, speaks during a Saturday, March 8 news conference at a hotel in Sepang, outside Kuala Lumpur. He confirmed that Malaysia was in contact with US agency the FBI, sparking terrorism speculation over the missing plane.(AP Photo)

A message "Pray for MH370" is shown by mobile messaging app WeChat at Kuala Lumpur International Airport  where relatives and media are camped out after a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 with 239 people disappared over the South China Sea early Saturday morning. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin)

Chinese police stand beside the arrival board showing the flight MH370 (top-red) at the Beijing Airport after news that the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 plane disappeared on March 8, 2014. (AFP/Mark RALSTON)

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A woman offers prayers during a candlelight vigil for the missing passengers of a sunken ferry at Danwon High School in Ansan, South Korea. (AP Photo/Wonghae Cho)

Messages of well-wishes on a chalkboard at Danwon High School in Ansan. Many of the school's students remain missing after a ferry they were on capsized while on the way to South Korea's Jeju island. One of the messages read: "Kids, you must stay alive and come home". (Photo: Jaehwan Cho)

South Korean rescuers search for missing passengers on board a capsized ferry at sea some 20 kilometres off the island of Byungpoong in Jindo. The search was hampered by rain and choppy waters. (AFP PHOTO/YONHAP)

Relatives of missing students weep at an auditorium in Danwon High School in Ansan, South Korea. Rough conditions hampered the search for passengers, including many students from the high school, still missing a day after their ferry capsized off the southern coast. (AP Photo/Woohae Cho)

Relatives wait for news at Jindo port, South Korea as the search continued for survivors of a sunken ferry. Anxious relatives expressed outrage over testimony that passengers were told not to move after the ferry stopped and before it listed to the side and capsized. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Relatives hug each other as they wait for the missing at a port in Jindo,South Korea. Fears grew as hundreds remained missing after the search for survivors on a sunken ferry slipped into its second day. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

South Korean coast guard members search for survivors near a ferry that capsized on its way to Jeju island. Rescue teams kept the search going throughout the night with floodlights and flares, but the operation was hampered by strong currents and low visibility. (AFP PHOTO / South Korea Coast Guard)

Helicopters raced out to sea off the island of Byungpoong in Jindo to pluck people from the sinking ferry and from the waters around it, as the vessel keeled over before sinking. (AFP/YONHAP)

A flotilla of South Korea Coast Guard members rescue the passengers and crew of a South Korean ferry that capsized some 20 kilometres off the island of Byungpoong in Jindo on its way to Jeju island from Incheon. (AFP/YONHAP)

As helicopters helped winch people off the sinking ferry, divers scoured the waters around the stricken South Korean boat in search of more than half the 477 passengers and crew reported missing when it capsized and sank. (AFP/Yonhap)

South Korean Coast Guards struggled to rescue the more than 400 passengers and crew of a ferry that ran aground and sank. At least two people died and more than 200 are still missing. (AFP/Yonhap)

South Korea Coast Guard members rescuing passengers and crew aboard a South Korean ferry, which sank on its way to Jeju island from Incheon. The ferry ran into trouble some 20 kilometres off the island of Byungpoong (AFP PHOTO / South Korea Coast Guard)

Rescue helicopters and commercial ships in South Korea's southern coast were involved in the massive operation that led to the rescue of a significant number of people when a 6,825-tonne ferry with 459 people on board, ran aground and sank. (AFP/YONHAP)

The ferry's stern was all that was left a short while after rescuers from South Korea's coast guard, helicopters and commercial vessels rushed in response to the distress call from a ferry with more than 400 people on board, after it capsized and began sinking. (AFP/Yonhap)

Helicopters,South Korean coastguard and commercial vessels, as well as a detachment of South Korean Navy SEALS rushed to pull off as many passengers and crew aboard a South Korean ferry that capsized and sank quickly off the southern coast between Jeju island and Incheon. (AFP/YONHAP)

Little is left of the ferry, seen at sea some 20 kilometres off the island of Byungpoong in Jindo. The South Korean ferry with 459 people on board -- mostly high school students -- capsized on its way to Jeju island from Incheon (AFP/YONHAP)

Helicopters heads to rescue of 476 passengers and crew aboard a South Korean ferry that sank on its way to Jeju island from Incheon.Most of the 450 passengers on board were students from a high school in Ansan, south of Seoul. (AFP/YONHAP)

A man watches a TV news programme at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea of a sinking passenger ship.Those who managed to escape said they had jumped into the water before getting rescued. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Image taken at sea some 20 kilometres off the island of Byungpoong in Jindo, S Korea shows the ferry tilted over 45 degrees on the port side as rescuers race to rescue passengers, many of them high school students on an excursion trip. (AFP/ South Korea Coast Guard)

Image taken off a monitor of one of several vessels that rushed to an area some 20 kilometres off the island of Byungpoong in Jindo after a South Korean ferry began sinking on its way to Jeju island from Incheon. (AFP / South Korea Coast Guard)

This image taken at sea some 20 kilometres off the island of Byungpoong in Jindo shows the South Korean ferry that was carrying 476 passengers and crew sinking shortly after a distress signal was sent. (AFP/ South Korea Coast Guard)

South Korea Coast Guard handout photo taken at sea some 20 kilometres off the island of Byungpoong in Jindo details the South Korea Coast Guards' rescue of some of the passengers and crew aboard a ferry that sank on its way to Jeju island from Incheon. (AFP / South Korea Coast Guard)

South Korean coastguard vessels and helicopters managed to pull most of the 476 passengers and crew off a stricken ferry as it sank on April 16 off the southern coast while sailing from Incheon to Jeju island. (AFP /YONHAP)

Rescuers aiding one of the 476 passengers and crew who were on board a South Korean ferry which sank on its way to Jeju island from Incheon. (AFP/YONHAP)

Wrapped in blankets, rescued victims of the ferry capsize break down as they are brought onto land in Jindo. South Korea's coastguard struggled to rescue 459 people -- mostly high school students -- from the ferry that capsized off the southern coast. (AFP/YONHAP)

More than a hundred people were plucked from a sinking ferry and brought to safety in Jindo after a South Korean ferry carrying 476 passengers and crew sank on its way to Jeju island from Incheon. (AFP/YONHAP)

Hundreds were rescued from the sinking South Korean ferry that ran aground off Jindo, while sailing Jeju island from Incheon. 477 people -- mostly high school students -- were on board. (AFP/YONHAP)

People at at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, stop to follow a news report on the passenger ship packed with high school students, that started sinking off the country's southern coast on Wednesday shortly after sending a distress call (AP/Ahn Young-joon)

South Korean news is dominated by the dramatic sinking off the country's southern coast of a passenger ship ferrying many high school students (AP/Ahn Young-joon)

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Police at the scene of an explosion and building collapse in the East Harlem neighbourhood of New York. The explosion levelled an apartment building, and sent flames and black smoke billowing black above the skyline. (AP/Jeremy Sailing)

Firefighters from the Fire Department of New York respond to a fire and building collapse at 1646 Park Ave in the Harlem neighbourhood of Manhattan in New York City. Hundreds of police and firefighters were on site with emergency service vans and fire trucks. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images/AFP)

New York City Fire Department firefighters at the scene of an explosion and building collapse in the Harlem section of New York. Mainline train services in and out of Grand Central terminal were suspended as a result of the incident next to its tracks. (AFP/Emmanuel Dunand)

A spokesman for energy company Con Edison said it got a call from the building management alerting them to a possible gas leak at 9:13am, shortly before the blast. (AFP/Getty Images/Justin Heiman)

An injured man (L) is assisted by NYFD emergency medical services personnel near the scene of an explosion and building collapse at Park Avenue and East 116th Street on March 12, 2014 in the Harlem section of New York. (AFP/Stan Honda)

Rescue workers remove an injured person on a stretcher after a possible explosion and building collapse in the East Harlem neighbourhood of New York on Wednesday, March 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Firefighters battle a fire after a building collapse in the East Harlem neighbourhood of New York on Wednesday, March 12, 2014. (AP/John Minchillo)

Firefighters from the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) respond to a five-alarm fire and building collapse at 1646 Park Ave in the Harlem neighbourhood of Manhattan in New York City. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images/AFP)

New York City Fire Department firefighters at the scene of an explosion and building collapse. The explosion struck a building in the East Harlem neighbourhood of New York, where witnesses said they were jolted awake by what sounded like an earthquake. (AFP/Emmanuel Dunand)

Firefighters from the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) respond to a five-alarm fire and building collapse in the Harlem neighbourhood of Manhattan. Reports of an explosion were heard before the collapse of two buildings that left at least 8 dead so far. (Kena Betancur/Getty Images/AFP)

A police officer clearing people from a building directly behind the scene of a gas leak explosion that caused two buildings to collapse in New York City. (Christopher Gregory/Getty Images/AFP)

Bystanders watch the scene of an explosion and building collapse in the Harlem section of New York. (AFP/Stan HONDA)

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42 PHOTOS

Relatives of Chinese passengers onboard MH370 pray during a candlelight vigil for their loved ones at a hotel in Beijing, China. An Australian ship detected two distinct, long-lasting sounds underwater that are consistent with the pings from aircraft black boxes. (AP/Andy Wong)

Malaysians take part in a candlelight vigil to mark one month since the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines MH370 flight at Independence Square in Kuala Lumpur. (AFP/MANAN VATSYAYANA)

Relatives of passengers on missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 pray in front of candles at the Metro Park Hotel in Beijing on April 8, 2014 (AFP/Wang Zhao)

A woman who has a relative onboard the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, MH370, rests in a prayer room in Beijing, China. Search and rescue crews launched a targeted underwater hunt for the plane's black boxes with just days left before the devices' batteries are expected to run out. (AP/Ng Han Guan)

Chinese relatives of passengers on missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 stage a protest march to the Malaysian embassy in Beijing to demand more answers about the plane's fate. (AFP / Mark RALSTON)

Siswanto Lo speaks to journalists in Medan, about his brother Sugianto and wife's brother-in-law Chynthya Tio Vinny, both passengers of Malaysia Airlines MH370 (AFP / ATAR )

A relative of one of the Chinese passengers aboard the Malaysia Airlines jet, MH370 grieves after being told the grim news that the missing plane crashed into a remote corner of the Indian Ocean. (AP/Ng Han Guan)

A newspaper vendor in Kuala Lumpur where MH370 departed on it ill-fated flight looks at the grim headline after Monday's late-night announcement by the Malaysian Prime Minister that the plane had been lost with no survivors (AP/Lai Seng Sin)

A Chinese relative of a passenger aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines plane is carried out by security officials as she protests before a press conference at a hotel in Sepang, Malaysia, Wednesday, March 19, 2014 (AP/Vincent Thian)

Relatives of Chinese passengers aboard missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 blame an employee of MAS after one of their family members was asked for identity credential during a daily briefing at a hotel ballroom in Beijing, China. (AP/Alexander F. Yuan)

The messages board for passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines plane at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia is now filled with well-wishes with the search entering its 12th day. (AP/Vincent Thian)

A man poses in front of messages for passengers on board missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Officials confirmed that the last words spoken from the cockpit of the aircraft came after a key signalling system was manually disabled. (AFP/MANAN VATSYAYANA)

A performer poses in front of messages expressing prayers and well-wishes for passengers on board missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang. (AFP/MANAN VATSYAYANA)

Cambodian residents of a community light candles as they pray for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 at their village in Phnom Penh. (AFP/TANG CHHIN SOTHY)

A young girl adds her hopes for the passengers of the missing flight MH370, writing one of many banners and message boards put up at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (AFP/Mohd Rasfan)

Students light candles as they hold placards in solidarity with families of the passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 plane during a candle light vigil at the university belt in Manila (AFP/Ted Aljibe)

A sand sculpture made by Indian sand artist Sudersan Pattnaik with a message of prayers for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 at Puri beach, some 65 kilometers away from Bhubaneswar, on March 14, 2014 (AFP/Asit Kumar)

A well-known Malaysian 'bomoh' (shaman), Ibrahim Mat Zin, arrives at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) on March 12, 2014, with an offerto locate the missing plane using a spiritual method and prayers (AFP/Mohd Rasfan)

Relatives of Chinese passengers aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 listen to a live telecast of a press conference by Malaysian PM Najib Razak. Najib said that investigators believe the missing Malaysian airliner's communications were "deliberately" disabled. (AP/Ng Han Guan)

The slow and endless wait for relatives in Beijing of passengers from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 who pass their days waiting for new information. Relatives of some other passengers on the missing plane have chosen to go to Kuala Lumpur to wait for news. (AFP/Wang Zhao)

Subramaniam Gurusamy, 60, the father of Puspanathan Gurusamy, a 34-year-old who was travelling to Beijing on the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 plane, pauses during an interview as he holds a wedding potrait of his son at his house outside Kuala Lumpur. (AFP/MOHD RASFAN)

A poster carrying messages for the passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 plane is seen at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang on March 10, 2014. (AFP/Mohd Rasfan)

A group of Malaysian residents pose after lighting candles during a vigil for missing Malaysia Airlines passengers at the Independence Square in Kuala Lumpur. (AFP/Manan Vatsyayana)

Grieving Indonesian mother Suharni displays a portrait of her son Sugianto Lo and wife Vinny Chynthya who are both passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, from their residence in Medan in Sumatra island on March 10, 2014. (AFP/ATAR)

Relatives of passengers from the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 plane leave a meeting with airline staff at a hotel in Beijing on March 10, 2014. (AFP/Mark Ralston)

A youth group member holds a rose as he prays on March 10 for the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 plan . Malaysia has dispatched ships to investigate the sighting of a floating object that could be a life raft, two days after the plane went missing. (AFP PHOTO / MOHD RASFAN)

An information screen shows "Let us pray for Flight MH370" at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, outside Kuala Lumpur, several hours after the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 with 239 people lost contact over the South China Sea early Saturday morning. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin)

A woman thought to be a relative of a passenger of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight cries at a hotel in Beijing on March 9, 2014. (AFP/Wang Zhao)

A woman (R) breaks down while leaving the reception centre for families and friends at Kuala Lumpur International Airport after MH370 bound for Beijing went missing. (AFP/MANAN VATSYAYANA)

A possible relative cries at the Beijing Airport after news of the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 plane. Malaysia Airlines said a flight carrying 239 people from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing went missing early on March 8. (AFP/Mark RALSTON)

A crying woman is escorted to a bus for relatives at the Beijing Airport after news of the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 plane on March 8, 2014. (AFP/Mark RALSTON)

A woman cries at Beijing Airport after a Beijing-bound Malaysia Airlines plane went missing. (AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON)

A relative cries as she arrives at a hotel room for relatives or friends of passengers aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, in Beijing, China. Planes and ships from across Asia resumed the hunt for the Beijing-bound jet which went missing with 239 people on board. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Relatives of passengers on the missing Malaysia Airlines plane gather as they wait for news at a hotel in Beijing. Malaysia has dispatched ships to investigate the sighting of a floating object that could be a life raft, as it continues to hunt for the missing airliner. (AFP/Mark Ralston)

An aid worker from the Taiwan Buddhist Foundation, left, comforts a relative of passengers aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines plane inside a in Beijing hotel room for relatives or friends of passengers aboard the missing airplane. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Indian sand artist Sudersan Pattnaik makes final touches on a sand sculpture for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 - which vanished from radar early on March 8 somewhere at sea between Malaysia and Vietnam - at Puri beach, some 65km away from Bhubaneswar. (AFP/ASIT KUMAR)

Buddhist monks offer a special prayer for passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines plane at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia. Military radar indicated that the missing jet may have turned back, Malaysia’s air force chief said. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin)

Buddhist monks offer special prayers for passengers aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang on March 9, 2014. (AFP/ STR)

Malaysian Airlines Group CEO Ahmad Jauhari Yahya addresses the media near Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Malaysia Airlines said a flight carrying 239 people from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing went missing early Saturday. (AFP/MANAN VATSYAYANA)

Malaysian Airlines Group Chief Executive Ahmad Jauhari Yahyain (right) at a press conference at a hotel in Sepang, on the missing Malaysia Airlines plane MH370 that lost contact with air traffic control early Saturday morning on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin)

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (front, in white) meets some of MH370 passengers' next of kin at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. (Photo: Melissa Goh)

People stand beside the arrival board showing the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 plane (on top and in red) at Beijing Airport on March 8, 2014 (AFP/Mark Ralston)

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Fireworks explode over the Fisht Olympic Stadium at the beginning of the opening ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Some 3,500 fireworks were set off in the course of the ceremony which involved some 3,000 performers and 2,000 volunteers. (AFP/ALEXANDER NEMENOV)

The Olympic rings are presented during the opening ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics at the Fisht Olympic Stadium. One of the five illuminated snowflakes, which were supposed to morph into the Olympic rings, failed to appear, leaving a set of just four rings. (AFP/Alberto Pizzoli)

Russia's model Irina Shayk (C) and flag bearer, bobsledder Alexander Zubkovleads (R), lead their national delegation during the opening ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi. (AFP/ANDREJ ISAKOVIC)

Russian President Vladimir Putin (C) declares the Olympic Games open during the opening ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics. In line with Olympic protocol, Putin made no speech save declaring the Games open. (AFP/POOL/JUNG YEON-JE)

11-year-old Liza Temnikova (top-R) plays Lyubov (Love), who guides spectators on a tour of Russian history and culture during the opening ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics. (AFP/ANDREJ ISAKOVIC)

Artists perform a new ballet inspired by the ballroom scene from Tolstoy's novel "War and Peace" during the opening ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi. (AFP/ANDREJ ISAKOVIC)

Artists perform during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics against a backdrop of giant inflatables of the onion domes of St Basil's Cathedral. (AP/Mark Humphrey)

Russia's tennis star Maria Sharapova carries the torch and brings it into the Fisht Olympic Stadium during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. (AP/Matt Dunham)

Members of the Italian team cheer as they enter the stadium during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. (AP/Patrick Semansky)

Artists perform during the Dove of Peace segment during the opening ceremony of Sochi Winter Olympics at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi. (AFP/Alberto Pizzoli)

Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Erdogan (C), his wife Emine Erdogan (L) and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (3rd-L) attend the opening ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics. (AFP/ANDREJ ISAKOVIC)

Serbia's flag bearer, biathlete Milanko Petrovic, leads his national delegation during the opening ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi. (AFP/JOHN MACDOUGALL)

Russia's torchbearers, figure skater Irina Rodnina (R) and ice hockey legend Vladislav Tretyak, who are triple gold-winning Soviet winter sports icons, light the Olympic cauldron at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. (AFP/POOL/MATT SLOCUM)

Fireworks explode over the Olympic flame cauldron at the end of the opening ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics in Sochi. The stunning ceremony took spectators on a tour of Russian history and culture. (AFP/PETER PARKS)

The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics opening ceremony ends with a breathtaking display of fireworks that exploded over the Olympic park and the Olympic flame cauldron. (AFP/Alexander Nemenov)

Russian President Vladimir Putin (C) toasts guests in the presidential lounge as Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak (R) looks on following the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. (AP/David Goldman, Pool)

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An ethnic Chinese man walks under the spiral joss sticks hanging at a temple on the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday. Ethnic Chinese Malaysians swarmed the temple to pray for good fortune. (AP/Lai Seng Sin)

Temple goers holding incense pray on the first day of the Lunar New Year at Yonghegong Lama Temple in Beijing on Friday. Millions across China are celebrating the arrival of the Lunar New Year, the Year of the Horse. (AP/Andy Wong)

Tibetan monks prepare for their ritual prayers as temple goers pray on the first day of the Lunar New Year at Yonghegong Lama Temple in Beijing on Friday. (AP/Andy Wong)

Indonesian ethnic Chinese pray with incense sticks during Lunar New Year celebrations at a temple in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Friday. Ethnic Chinese communities in the world's most populous Muslim country are celebrating the start of the Year of the Horse. (AP/Tatan Syuflana)

Worshippers pray at the Wong Tai Sin Temple to welcome the Chinese New Year of the Horse in Hong Kong. Tens of thousands of worshippers flock to temples across to pray for good luck and fortune for the new year. (AFP/Philippe Lopez)

Visitors take pictures with neon-light decorations at Fo Guang Shan Dong Zen temple on the eve of the Chinese Lunar New Year in Jenjarom, on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (AFP/MOHD RASFAN)

A dragon dance parade in Kuta on Bali island, Indonesia, on the eve of Chinese Lunar New Year. (AFP/SONNY TUMBELAKA)

Visitors take pictures at a Chinese New Year fair on the eve of the holiday in Shanghai as China prepares to welcome the Lunar New Year of the Horse which falls on January 31. (AFP/Peter PARKS)

Dragon dancers perform in front of a business establishment on the eve of Lunar New Year at Manila's Chinatown district of Binondo, Philippines. Dragon dances are performed at business establishments for prosperity. (AP/Bullit Marquez)

Performers dressed in costumes of the Qing Dynasty (AD 1644-1911) rehearse the ancient royal heaven worshiping ceremony for the upcoming Lunar New Year at the Temple of Heaven in Beijing. (AFP)

A man walks at Fo Guang Shan Dong Zen Buddhist Temple decorated for the Lunar New Year in Jenjarom, Malaysia. The Chinese Lunar New Year begins on January 31 and marks the start of the Year of the Horse, according to the Chinese zodiac. (AP/Lai Seng Sin)

Young cultural ambassadors from Beijing dressed in traditional clothes pose for pictures during a photocall in the heart of London's Chinatown, ahead of Lunar New Year celebrations. (AFP/Andrew Cowie)

A woman offers donation as she and others burn incense to pray on the eve of Lunar New Year at Manila's Chinatown district of Binondo, Philippines. (AP/Bullit Marquez)

An elderly woman waits for customers at her shop that sells Lunar New Year decorations in Makassar, Indonesia. Ethnic Chinese communities in the world's most populous Muslim country are preparing to celebrate the start of the Year of the Horse. (AP/Masyudi S. Firmansyah)

Chinese visitors and security officers walk under Lunar New Year decorations at a park in Beijing. China is preparing to welcome the Lunar New Year and will see about 3.62 billion trips made by Chinese travellers during the 40-day Spring Festival travel period. (AFP/Mark Ralston)

A troupe in Myanmar goes through the paces of a dragon dance ahead of a dragon and lion dance competition marking the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year in the capital Yangon (AFP/ YE AUNG THU)

A worker in Kuala Lumpur keeps cool rows of tangerine trees grown mostly in the Malaysian highlands of Cameron Highlands and are a popular new year symbol.The prices of such plants rocket as the new year approaches. (AFP / MOHD RASFAN)

An Indonesian farmer harvests dragon fruit in Pasuruan village located in eastern Java island. The exotic fruit is in demand during Lunar New Year which falls on January 31, 2014. (AFP/AMAN ROCHMAN)

A 18-metre high God of Fortune statue stands facing the financial district, displayed as part of the Lunar New Year decorations in Singapore. (AFP/ROSLAN RAHMAN)

A tech eye on the world's largest annual human migration with a map of the data requests for map services and other apps that use Baidu location technologies (AFP / BAIDU) 

With tens of thousands in the Chinese capital boarding trains to journey home for Lunar New Year celebrations a traveller tries to make an early start to the world's largest annual migration travellers (AFP / WANG ZHAO)

Beijing passengers rush to board a train as the world's largest annual migration began on January 16 in China with tens of thousands in the capital taking train journeys home in time for Lunar New Year celebrations that start on the eve of the new year. (AFP / WANG ZHAO)

Both young and old with any form of baggage that will bear gifts back home, muddle through the confusion and chaos that descends on the Beijing railway station as tens of thousands in the capital journey home for Lunar New Year celebrations. (AFP / WANG ZHAO)

Residents in Liaocheng, northeast China Shandong province buy a portrait of Chinese President Xi Jinping, as part of the decorations for the upcoming Lunar New Year. (AFP/STR)

Penguins horse around in a mini Chinese qipao dress(L) and a bib with 'happiness' written in Chinese (R) to celebrate the Lunar New Year at Hakkeijima Sea Paradise amusement park in the Tokyo suburb of Yokohama, which has a strong historical Chinese influence. (AFP /Toru YAMANAKA)

Children pose for photos in front of a vegetable patch during a Hakka lunar new year tour in Taipei organized by the Taipei City Government, to learn how traditional pickled vegetables are made for the lunar new year on January 31 (AFP / SAM YEH)

Chinese residents in the Netherlands celebrate the New Year with a traditional lion dance in the centre of the Chinese area in Amsterdam (AFP / ANP / REMKO DE WAAL )

Chinese red lanterns decorate a tree outside a Chinese restaurant in downtown Hanoi on where local markets are flooded with Chinese goods ahead of the Chinese new year which is also known as Tet in Vietnam. (AFP /HOANG DINH Nam)

Horse statues displayed at a shopping mall ahead of the Chinese Lunar New Year in Kuala Lumpur to draw shoppers on the look out for home decoration for the Year of the Horse, based on the Chinese almanac where years are divided according to animals (AFP / MOHD RASFAN)

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A US Capitol Police officer and police dog patrol the US Capitol before President Barack Obama's State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress in Washington, DC. (AFP/Getty Images/Mark Wilson)

Television lighting technicians build sets inside Statuary Hall for post-speech interviews hours before US President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. (AFP/Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)

US President Barack Obama greets House Speaker John Boehner (R) and Vice President Joe Biden before the State of the Union address in Washington. Obama will emphasize healthcare, economic fairness and new initiatives designed to stimulate the US economy with bipartisan cooperation.(AP/Larry Downing)

US Secretary of State John Kerry greets President Barack Obama during the State of the Union address in Washington. Obama vowed to veto any new sanctions bill in a plea to give diplomacy a chance to resolve the standoff with Iran over its nuclear programme. (AFP/Getty Images/Win McNamee)

US President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address in Washington. Obama urged Congress to raise the federal minimum wage from US$7.25 to US$10.10 per hour, noting it is 20 per cent lower than it was a quarter-century ago, when President Ronald Reagan was in office.(AP/Larry Downing)

First lady Michelle Obama (R) applauds as US Army Ranger Cory Remsburg (C) is honoured by US President Barack Obama during the State of the Union address in Washington, DC. Remsburg was nearly killed by a roadside bomb while serving in Afghanistan in 2009. (AFP/Getty Images/Win McNamee)

US President Barack Obama gestures during the State of the Union address in Washington. Obama warned of the threat of Al-Qaeda, and that if Kabul signs a US-Afghan security agreement, a small US force could remain in Afghanistan with NATO allies to train and assist Afghan forces. (AFP/Jewel Samad)

US President Barack Obama speaks during the State of the Union address in the House Chamber at the US Capitol in Washington. While Obama urged Congress to work together on immigration reform, he did not announce any executive action despite pleas from activists. (AFP/Getty Images/Alex Wong)

US President Barack Obama waves after delivering the State of the Union address at the US Capitol in Washington. Obama renewed his vow to close the Guantanamo Bay prison this year, five years after he first raised the issue at the beginning of his presidency. (AFP/Jewel Samad)

President Barack Obama greets members of Congress as he leaves after giving the State of the Union address in Washington. Obama currently has a 43 per cent approval rating following a disastrous 2013, which has Democrats in peril of losing the Senate in mid-term elections. (AP/Larry Downing)

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