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80 migrants rescued in Mediterranean Sea

German charity Sea-Eye said it had rescued 78 migrants off the Libyan coast on Saturday and accused Libyan authorities of harassing rescuers and acting illegally, France 24 reports. The Alan Kurdi, named after a Syrian child whose …

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Medvedev congratulates students on Students’ Day

Former Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev congratulated students on Tatyana's Day. “I congratulate the students of my alma-mater, St. Petersburg State University and all the students of our country on the holiday,” …

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1200 people hurt from Turkey earthquake

The death toll from a strong earthquake that rocked eastern Turkey has climbed to 22, as rescue crews searched for people who remained trapped under the rubble of collapsed buildings, officials said, 9 News reports. Speaking at a …

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Books of Mikhail Gusman presented in Baku

Baku hosts a presentation of the books of the First Deputy General Director of TASS News Agency Mikhail Gusman, "Formula of Power" and "Formula of Life", a correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza reports. The event takes …

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Turkish rescuers pulled out 42 people from under rubble

Major search and rescue efforts are underway in eastern Turkey after it was rocked by a 6.8 magnitude earthquake late Friday evening. At least 22 people have died, the country's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) …

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Erdoğan arrives in quake-hit  province

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Saturday arrived in Turkey's eastern province of Elazig that was hit by a deadly earthquake on Friday, Yeni Safak reports. Erdoğan canceled his scheduled attendance at the 33rd general …

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Tehran offers Ankara help in connection with earthquake

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that Tehran is ready to assist Turkey in eliminating the effects of a strong earthquake, as a result of which more than 20 people died. The diplomat offered help during a telephone …

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Two terrorists killed in Jammu and Kashmir

In the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, security forces killed two militants as a result of an encounter in Avantipora. The police said that the operation is currently ongoing, RIA Novosti reports. Recall that the situation …

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Moscow State University marks 265 anniversary

The main Russian university - Moscow State University named after Lomonosov - marks 265 years since its foundation as well as the Students Day today. Moscow State University (MSU) is a coeducational and public research university …

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Man who shot down Ukrainian plane in prison: Iran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the man who mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane outside Tehran on January 8 is now in prison, Iranian news agency Egypt Today reported citing Mehr news agency. …

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Death toll rises to 21 in eastern Turkey earthquake

At least 21 people were killed and more than 1,030 injured Friday after a deadly earthquake rattled eastern Turkey, according to authorities, Yeni Safak reports. The 6.8-magnitude quake hit eastern Elazig province at 8.55 p.m. local …

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