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 


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.


Athletics roiled by mass doping allegations after blood test leak

6:43pm BST

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.


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

8:00pm BST

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.


Merkel's German conservatives set sights on absolute majority

6:00pm BST

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.


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".


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.

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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