KUALA LUMPUR — The debris discovered on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean is part of a Boeing 777, local media quoted Malaysian Deputy Transport Minister Abdul Aziz Kaprawi as saying on Friday. wpid-MH370.jpg
Aziz said the flaperon washed ashore on a beach was part of a Boeing 777 aircraft, according to The Star, a Malaysian English language newspaper. (Malaysia-MH370)
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BUJUMBURA — The Burundian constitutional court has endorsed the re-election of the east African country’s President Pierre Nkurunziza for another five-year term, the constitutional court said Thursday afternoon.
“No irregularities were observed during the presidential poll election process or during the vote counting. Besides, no claims were made by candidates to the presidential poll,” said Charles Ndagijimana, president of the Burundian constitutional court in a press conference. (Burundi-President)
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ABUJA — Heavy casualties were feared after a suicide bombing rocked Gamboru, a market town in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno state early Friday, a military source and witnesses said.
A female suicide bomber, disguised as a peddler, rode a tricycle to a busy market square and detonated explosives at around 7:15 a.m. local time when vendors were arriving for the day’s business, the unnamed military source said. (Nigeria-Blast)
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ANKARA — Death toll is on the rise as Turkey keeps up with its military operations against militants of the outlawed Kurdish Workers Party (PKK) in the southeast of country as well as in northern Iraq, while Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is pushing a snap election to regain the single-party government.
Three Turkish soldiers were killed on Thursday in an attack on a military post in the southern province of Sirnak, which borders both Syria and Iraq. (Turkey-PKK)
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RAMALLAH/JERUSALEM — The Palestinians were outraged over a suspected Jewish arson attack on a Palestinian house near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, which killed an infant and wounded three family members.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told reporters earlier on Friday in Ramallah that after the attack on the house, “we are preparing a full file of the crime and other previous crimes and we will immediately send it to the International Criminal Court (ICC) and no one will stop us.” (Palestine-Israel-Arson) Enditem


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