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Train carrying MH17 bodies on final journey reaches Ukraine city

DONETSK Ukraine - A train carrying the remains of many of the 298 victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived in a Ukrainian government-held city on Tuesday on the first leg of their final journey home to be reclaimed by their families. | Video

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Typhoon Matmo slams into Taiwan, one killed, some damage reported

TAIPEI - Typhoon Matmo slammed into Taiwan on Wednesday with heavy rains and strong winds, shutting financial markets and schools, with at least one person killed and some damage reported.

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Benin detains 10 people in child trafficking probe

COTONOU - Benin has detained 10 people on suspicions of child-trafficking just weeks after a group in neighboring Niger was held for links to a "baby factory" ring, police sources said on Tuesday.

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Battered by election, Indonesia's new president faces party clash

JAKARTA - After winning Indonesia's closest ever presidential election, Joko "Jokowi" Widodo now faces what could be his toughest battle yet - winning over his own party.

Indonesia 5:03pm EDT

Boko Haram moves unopposed in strategic Nigerian town

MAIDUGURI - A raid on an army base in northeast Nigeria and massacres of civilians in nearby villages at the weekend have left Boko Haram free to move unopposed in a strategic garrison town, witnesses and security sources said.

Africa 4:17pm EDT

Indonesian president-elect Jokowi calls for unity after bitter election

JAKARTA - Joko "Jokowi" Widodo was declared the winner of Indonesia's presidential election on Tuesday, bringing the promise of major reforms to the world's third-largest democracy.

Indonesia 4:20pm EDT

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