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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian authorities expanded their search for the missing jetliner westward toward India on Thursday, saying it may have flown for several hours after its last contact with the ground.
By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - East African states agreed on Thursday to deploy troops in South Sudan by mid-April to help enforce a ceasefire deal between government forces and rebels, the chief mediator in peace talks between the two sides said. South Sudan's neighbours fear unrest in the world's newest country could spill beyond its borders and destabilise a volatile region which has in recent years enjoyed strong economic growth. "These troops are envisaged to be on the ground by no later than mid-April," Seyoum Mesfin, chief mediator of the peace talks between South Sudan's feuding sides, told journalists.