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By Edith Honan NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan officials said on Friday they were considering conservationists' appeals to give two baby chimpanzees, rescued from possible traffickers in ebola-hit Liberia, sanctuary in a Kenyan reserve but public health fears were holding up transfer. Conservationists believe the animals had been victims of trafficking that sent baby chimps from West and Central Africa to Chinese zoos and private estates in the Middle East, where they can fetch as much as $25,000. Ebola has killed more than 11,200 people in West Africa since it broke out in December 2013.
PARIS (Reuters) - An Air France flight said to be carrying plane debris that washed up on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion and may belong to the vanished Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 has arrived in Paris for investigators to study its origin. According to a Reuters witness at the airport and Agence France Presse, the flight landed at Orly airport at 04:17 GMT. The debris will be delivered to a military unit near the southwest city of Toulouse specialised in analysing aviation wreckage. ...
A piece of Boeing 777 wreckage that washed up on an Indian Ocean island arrived for analysis in France early Saturday, after Malaysian authorities said the part almost certainly came from missing flight MH370. Paris' Orly airport website confirmed the Air France flight transporting the piece of wreckage landed at 6:17 am (0417 GMT) from the French island of La Reunion.