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MOSCOW (AP) — Two men were formally charged Sunday in the killing of prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov and a hearing for three other suspects was under way, a court spokeswoman said.

Anna Fadeeva told reporters at the Basmanny courthouse in Moscow that Zaur Dadaev and Anzor Gubashev had been charged, Russian news reports said. She did not specify the charges.

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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Two convicted Australian drug smugglers arrived Wednesday at an Indonesian island prison where they are to be executed by firing squad along with seven other foreigners despite clemency appeals from several of their governments. An Indonesian is also scheduled to be executed.

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SYDNEY (AP) — Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial of an enhanced method of tracking aircraft over remote oceans to allow planes to be more easily found should they vanish like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australia's transport minister said Sunday.

The announcement comes one week ahead of the anniversary of the disappearance of Flight 370, which vanished last year during a flight from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to Beijing with 239 people on board. No trace of the plane has been found.

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