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Drunk flydubai pilot delays delays flight for 10 hours

A Dubai-bound flight from Nepal was delayed by nearly 10 hours after the pilot was found to be under the influence of alcohol, officials said. The flydubai flight eventually left Katmandu with a different crew. Crew members …

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More than 30 terrorists killed in Turkey

At least 36 PKK terrorists have been killed as part of anti-terror operations across Turkey over the past week, the Interior Ministry said in a statement. According to the ministry, the Turkish Armed Forces carried out 1,994 …

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'Heat-2018' festival ends in Baku

The International Musical Festival 'Heat-2018' (Zhara) has come to an end in Baku. The event was held in the capital of Azerbaijan at the beautiful Sea Breeze resort on the coast of the Caspian Sea on July …

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Eight people killed in Sochi house fire

Eight people were killed in a house fire in the Russian city of Sochi, emergency services said. "During the extinguishing of the fire, the eight victim was found," TASS cited the source as saying. At the moment, …

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Dust cloud hanging over Tbilisi (VIDEO)

People on social networks have expressed their concern regarding dust hanging over the Georgian capital of Tbilisi and asked for explanations from state agencies. The National Agency of Environment said that the dust was related to the …

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Dust-laden air reaches Absheron peninsula

Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources has issued a warning that the dust-laden air observed in Baku and the Absheron peninsula will continue to prevail. According to the ministry, on July 26, a dust-scattering …

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Fire in Yerevan’s garbage dump being put out

The Armenian emergency ministry’s rescuers resumed fighting fire in a garbage dump in Hakhtanak area of Yerevan, the press office of the emergency ministry said. Ten firefighter crews, 48 rescuers and ten water carriers are on the …

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Turkey's Kusadasi hit by 4.5-magnitude quake

An earthquake of 4.5 magnitude hit the Turkish resort town of Kusadasi on the coast of the Aegean Sea, Turkish media reported. The shocks were recorded at 11:17 local time (GMT +3). The earthquake source was located at a depth of 24.68 …

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Sea lion gives birth to cub in Batumi (VIDEO)

A South American sea lion has given birth to a cub in the Batumi Dolphinarium, the institution has announced. A female sea lion named Mari (12 years old) and male sea lion Pedro (13 years old) are the new parents of a five kg male …

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Blast reported outside US embassy in Beijing

A single attacker detonated a bomb near the U.S. embassy in Beijing this morning, an embassy spokesperson said. There were no injuries, other than to the bomber, the official and Chinese police said. "There was an …

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