“It shattered on impact.”
The region is braced for mass demonstrations against any move to strip the restive region's autonomy.
The debris is reportedly the horizontal stabilizer skin from a Boeing 777, the same type of aircraft that vanished nearly two years ago while flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.
A commuter plane flying in bad weather in Indonesia’s eastern Papua province lost contact with air traffic controllers minutes before it was supposed to land on Sunday.
The state of the found flaperon could indicate the missing plane landed in one piece before sinking.
Prosecutors warned it cannot yet be concluded that there is "a causal connection between the discovered parts and the crash of flight MH17."
Malaysia’s Prime Minister said experts who convened in France to analyze the part — found on Reunion Island on July 29 — had determined it originated from the Boeing 777 that disappeared over a year ago.
Newly found wreckage, the first breakthrough in the search for MH370, might not be such a breakthrough after all.
A US official says a photo of aircraft debris found on an island east of Madagascar appears to be from the plane that vanished last year.
A piece of what might be the airplane's wing just washed ashore Réunion island in the Indian Ocean.
Russia has called the proposed tribunal a "grandiose political show."