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Indian Ocean debris almost certainly from a Boeing 777: Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR/PARIS - Malaysia is "almost certain" that plane debris found on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean is from a Boeing 777, the deputy transport minister said on Thursday, heightening the possibility it could be wreckage from missing Flight MH370. | Video

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Cairo hearing in Al Jazeera journalists' retrial adjourned: Al Jazeera

CAIRO - A Cairo court session which had been expected to deliver a verdict on Thursday in the retrial of Al Jazeera television journalists has been adjourned, Al Jazeera said on its Twitter feed.

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A Hungarian fence creates new front in Europe's migrant crisis

SUBOTICA, Serbia - Swifts darted in and out of nesting holes in the scrubland around an old brick factory in northern Serbia. In the shade of the trees, Syrians and Afghans rested amid the rubbish of those who came before them, waiting for nightfall to walk across the nearby Hungarian border and into the European Union.

Afghanistan, Syria 5:59am EDT

Taliban disavows Afghan peace talks after leader declared dead

KABUL - The Taliban's official spokesman disavowed peace talks with the Afghan government on Thursday, throwing fledgling efforts to negotiate an end to 14 years of war into disarray.

Afghanistan 4:45am EDT

India hangs Mumbai blasts convict 22 years after attack

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI - India hanged Yakub Memon on Thursday for his role in the country's deadliest bombings, which killed 257 people in Mumbai in 1993, after the Supreme Court threw out his final plea for a stay of execution.

3:58am EDT

Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei says UK denies him six-month visa

BEIJING - Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei said on Thursday that Britain had denied his application for a six-month visa in favor of one with a shorter duration, telling him that he had not declared a previous "criminal conviction".

Germany 6:01am EDT

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