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Indian Ocean debris almost certainly from Boeing 777: Malaysia

SAINT-DENIS, Reunion - Malaysia is "almost certain" plane debris washed up on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion is part of a Boeing 777, its deputy transport minister said, heightening the possibility it could be wreckage from missing Flight MH370. | Video

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After Russia U.N. veto, countries seek court for Flight MH17 prosecutions

AMSTERDAM - The five countries investigating the downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine a year ago are considering setting up an independent international tribunal after Russia vetoed attempts to establish a U.N.-backed court to prosecute suspects.

Russia, United Nations 11:25am EDT

Turkish prosecutor launches probe against Kurdish opposition leader: media

ISTANBUL - A Turkish prosecutor launched an investigation on Thursday into the head of the pro-Kurdish opposition over accusations that he "provoked and armed" protesters during demonstrations in the country's southeast last year, local media said.

11:58am EDT

British Eurosceptic Farage says pro-EU campaign is stealing a march on 'No'

LONDON - Eurosceptics who want Britain to quit the European Union are letting pro-EU campaigners get a head start in mobilizing opinion ahead of an In/Out referendum that could take place within a year, Britain's most prominent Eurosceptic said on Thursday.

11:09am 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 11:25am EDT

China to prosecute former top officer for graft

BEIJING - China will prosecute a former top military officer for corruption, the government said on Thursday, the second senior officer to be investigated, as President Xi Jinping widens his campaign against deep-rooted graft in the country.

China 10:58am EDT

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