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Turkish forces eliminate top PKK member in Iraq

Turkish forces eliminated a senior member of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which is listed as a terrorist organization in Turkey, during an operation in Iraqi Sinjar, the Turkish general staff said. "Ismail Ozden, a …

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No bomb found in Armenia parliament building

The alarm about a bomb being placed at Armenia's Government Building No.3 has proved to be a hoax, press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Armenia said. As reported earlier, a person had called the 911 emergency …

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Shell detonates in Kazakhstan, injuring 10 soldiers

Ten soldiers were injured as a result of an explosion at the training ground in Kazakhstan, the Kazakh defense ministry said in a statement. The accident occurred on August 14 at the training ground located near Kapshagai in Almaty …

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Five drones downed near Khmeimim air base

Drone attacks near Khmeimim Air Base in Syria by militants have intensified in recent weeks, head of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the opposing sides in Syria, Maj. Gen. Alexei Tsygankov said. According …

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Activists disrupt Kocharyan’s conference in Yerevan

Armenia’s former president Robert Kocharyan, who was scheduled to convene a  press conference today following his release from pre-trial detention, had to cancel it after a group of Armenians broke into the conference …

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Baku to hold retro cars exhibition on August 26

The annual exhibition of classic car will be organized in Baku by the Automobile Federation of Azerbaijan on 26 August, the Federation said in a statement. The federation invites owners and fans of classic cars to participate in the …

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UN: up to 30,000 ISIS members still in Iraq and Syria

ISIS (terror organization that is outlawed in Russia) has up to 30,000 members roughly equally distributed between Syria and Iraq and its global network poses a rising threat, a United Nations report says. The report said that despite …

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Baku sums up Sea Cup-2018 results

The international competition Sea Cup-2018 has successfully wrapped up in Baku. The solemn closing ceremony was held in the training and educational center of the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry. The Russian warship crew was declared …

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Georgia's Adjara and Samegrelo regions flooded

Heavy rain has caused flooding in Georgia’s western Adjara and Samegrelo regions today.  Dozens of houses have been flooded in the coastal town of Batumi, with several residents using surfboards on the streets to move. …

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