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Indian Ocean debris almost certainly from Boeing 777

SAINT-DENIS, Reunion - Plane debris washed up on the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean is almost certainly part of a Boeing 777, a Malaysian official and aviation experts said, potentially providing some answers for families of those aboard last year's vanished flight MH370. | Video

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Yemeni forces seize Houthi positions on Aden outskirts: local officials

SANAA/ADEN - Yemeni forces backed up by Saudi-led coalition air strikes have recaptured positions on the outskirts of Aden used by the Houthi group to fire rockets into the southern port city, local officials said on Thursday.

United Nations, Yemen 1:36pm EDT

Erdogan taking Turkey to war to avenge Kurdish gains: opposition

ANKARA - The leader of Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition accused President Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday of launching air strikes in Syria and Iraq to prevent Kurdish territorial and political gains, and of using the war against Islamic State as a cover.

Turkey, Syria, Iraq 12:32pm EDT

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

U.S. imposes more Russian and Ukrainian sanctions

WASHINGTON - The United States imposed further Russia and Ukraine-related sanctions on Thursday, adding associates of a billionaire Russian gas trader, Crimean port operators and former Ukrainian officials to its list of those it is penalizing in response to Russia's actions in Ukraine.

Russia 3:11pm EDT

Scioli maintains lead in Argentina presidential race -poll

BUENOS AIRES - Daniel Scioli, the ruling party's candidate in Argentina's presidential election, maintained his lead over his more business-friendly rival in July, excerpts of a poll published on Thursday showed.

Argentina 3:57pm EDT

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