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Malaysia says Indian Ocean airplane debris is part of a Boeing 777

KUALA LUMPUR/PARIS - Malaysia said on Sunday that airplane debris that washed up on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion has been identified as being from a Boeing 777, the same model as a Malaysian Airlines plane which vanished last year.

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Egypt postpones verdict in retrial of Al Jazeera journalists to Aug 29

CAIRO - An Egyptian court on Sunday postponed for the second time the verdict in the retrial of Al Jazeera television journalists who have been charged with aiding a terrorist organization, a reference to the banned Muslim Brotherhood, to Aug. 29.

Egypt 8:08am EDT

Five found shot to death in Mexico City apartment

MEXICO CITY - Four women and a man were found dead in a middle-class neighborhood in the Mexican capital on Friday, a rare occurrence in the city despite drug violence hot spots elsewhere in the country.

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Britain and France urge EU-wide action on Calais migrant crisis

LONDON - Britain and France on Sunday urged other European Union states to help them tackle the growing crisis in northern France caused by thousands of migrants seeking to make illegal and dangerous crossings into England.

France, Euro Zone 6:28am EDT

Gunmen in uniforms kill ally of Burundi's President Nkurunziza

NAIROBI - Gunmen wearing military uniforms shot dead a former Burundian security chief who was a close ally of President Pierre Nkurunziza on Sunday, the presidency and witnesses said, heightening tensions after a disputed presidential poll.

Africa 6:38am EDT

U.N. peacekeeper killed in clashes in Central African Republic: spokesman

BANGUI - At least one soldier with the U.N. peackeeping mission in Central African Republic was killed on Sunday during clashes with armed assailants in a northern neighborhood of the capital Bangui, a spokesman for the mission said.

Africa 6:58am EDT

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