French gendarmes and police inspect a large piece of plane debris which was found on the beach in Saint-Andre, on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion, July 29, 2015. REUTERS/Zinfos974/Prisca Bigot

Malaysia says debris found is from MH370

KUALA LUMPUR/PARIS - Malaysia said that aeroplane 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.  Full Article 

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Three Turkish soldiers killed as PKK steps up attacks after air strikes 5:21pm BST

ISTANBUL - Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants killed two soldiers and wounded 31 in a suicide attack overnight in eastern Turkey, the army said on Sunday, as violence escalated following Ankara's air bombardment targeting Kurdish militants.

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Athletics roiled by mass doping allegations after blood test leak

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KUALA LUMPUR - Endurance runners suspected of doping have been winning a third of Olympic and world championship medals, two news organisations said on Sunday, after a leak of thousands of blood test results from 2001-2012 threw global athletics into chaos.

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Yemen Houthi boss tells men to fight on, dismisses loss of Aden

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SANAA - The leader of Yemen's Houthis urged his militia on Sunday to fight on against Yemen's Gulf Arab-backed government, dismissing its recapture of Aden last month as a 'limited' achievement made possible by Ramadan.

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Merkel's German conservatives set sights on absolute majority

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BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel faced pressure from conservative allies on Sunday to run for a fourth term in 2017 after an opinion poll showed they could win an absolute majority if an election were held next week.

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Grassroots mayors embody Spain's divisions as election nears

9:41am BST

MADRID - Shortly after she took office in June, Madrid's left-wing anti-establishment mayor Manuela Carmena set up 'Version Original', a website her council uses to rebut media reports it considers "inexact or open to misinterpretation".

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Arsenal get morale-boosting win over Chelsea

8:05pm BST

LONDON - FA Cup winners Arsenal beat champions Chelsea 1-0 in England's Community Shield season curtain-raiser at Wembley on Sunday to end a long wait for victory over their London rivals.

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U.N. peacekeeper killed in clashes in Central African Republic's capital

At least one U.N. soldier is killed in Central African Republic during clashes with armed assailants in a northern neighbourhood of the capital, Bangui. Pavithra George reports

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