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Georgian President's third child born

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili and his wife, first lady Maka Chichua have welcomed another baby boy into their family. The child was born earlier today in Tbilisi and was named …

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 Conductor Daniel Oren set for two shows in Tbilisi

Daniel Oren, one of the most acclaimed contemporary conductors, will lead two opera performances at the Tbilisi Opera and Ballet Theatre this month. Oren will be in Tbilisi to conduct a double bill of Opera Fantasy, a …

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Two vehicles collide in Kazakhstan, killing 5 people

Five people were killed and five more injured yesterday in a collision of two vehicles in the western Kazakhstan's Atyrau region. According to the press service of the republic's Interior ministry, the injured people were …

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 OSCE to monitor contact line near Aghdam district

The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) is expected to monitor the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops near Sarijali village of Azerbaijan's Aghdam district on January 15, the Azerbaijani …

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Bloody fight in Russia's Perm school: 13 injured

Eleven people were injured as a result of an attack at a school in the Russian city of Perm today, the city administration’s press service said. The attack occurred at school number 127 of the city’s Motovilokhinsky district and was reported at 10:12 am local time.

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 Iran says 25 people killed in protests

Iran's judiciary says that about 465 people are still being detained across the country for taking part in a wave of antigovernment protests that began nearly three weeks earlier. Judiciary spokesman Gholamhosein …

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Passenger plane skids off runway in Turkey's Trabzon

A Trabzon-bound passenger plane from Ankara dangerously skid off the runway as it was landing at Trabzon Airport, Yeni Şafak reports. The Pegasus plane, which had 162 passengers on board, was left dangling precariously off a …

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Doctors want Trump's head examined

US President Donald Trump is "in excellent health," White House physician, Dr. Ronny Jackson, said following his physical Friday. But it's not clear whether any mental health tests were conducted, …

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Burning oil tanker sinks off China after one week

An oil tanker burning in the East China Sea for more than a week has finally sunk, Chinese media say, BBC reports. The Sanchi and a cargo ship collided 260km (160 miles) off Shanghai on 6 January, with the tanker then drifting …

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Iran lifts restrictions imposed on Telegram messenger

Iranian authorities have lifted the restrictions imposed on Telegram messenger amid protests which swept through the country, Sputnik reported citing local media. The restrictions were lifted on Saturday evening, the IRNA news …

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Plane skids off runway in northern Turkey

An airplane on Jan. 14 has skidded off the runway after landing in the Black Sea province of Trabzon, causing panic among passengers aboard, Hurriyet Daily News reported citing Anadolu Agency. All 162 passengers and crew on board were …

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Georgia celebrates National Flag Day

Today Georgia marks National Flag Day that is also known as the Five Cross Flag of Georgia, Agenda.ge reports. Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili raised the national flag with the children of Georgian heroes …

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2 dead in Armenia road accident

The Ministry of Emergency Situations of Armenia received a call, on Sunday at 1am. It was informed that a road accident had occurred in Sevan town, there was smoke, a person was stuck in the automobile, and rescuers were needed, News.am …

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Snowy, wintry weather forecast for Sunday in Kazakhstan

Meteorologists predict that chances of precipitation will be high across Kazakhstan on Sunday, January 14. According to Kazhydromet, heavy snowfall, fog, black ice, blizzard and strong wind are expected in mountainous areas in southern and …

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Ramzan Kadyrov expresses respect to journalists

Head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov congratulated Chechen and Russian journalists on the Russian Press day. He wrote his greeting in the Chechen social network Mylistory. First of all, he stressed that he treats journalists ‘with …

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