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Four killed in car crash in North Kazakhstan

Four people, including 1-month-old infant, were killed and two others were injured in a road accident in North Kazakhstan region today, Kazakh media report citing authorities. Two women were hospitalized with various injuries, …

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Bus turns over in Turkey's Mush, killing 6 people

A bus carrying passengers turned over and fell into a frozen stream in Turkey's eastern Mus province today, leaving six killed and 24 injured. The accident happened at 8 a.m. local time on the Mus-Solhan highway after the driver …

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Austria's explosion rattles European gas market

A big explosion has rocked a key natural gas facility in eastern Austria, killing one person and injuring at least 18. A fire followed the blast at the Baumgarten site, which happened around 08:45 (07:45 GMT). The facility about 50 …

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Armenia commemorates Spitak earthquake victims

Today, it is the 29th anniversary of the tragic Spitak earthquake. The earthquake happened in Armenia's Spitak on December 7th 1988.  Powerful tremors in nearly half a minute destroyed the whole northern part of Armenia, …

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Turkey declares day of mourning for Egypt attack

Turkey has announced that on November 27 will be a day of national mourning in the wake of last week's deadly terrorist attack in Egypt. Flags will fly at half-mast at Turkish representations in the country and abroad, authorities …

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At least 35 police die in clash in Egypt's Western desert

Armed militants killed at least 35 policemen in a shootout during a raid on a suspected militant hideout in Egypt's Western desert, security sources said on Friday, TRT World reports. A number of suspected militants were also killed and …

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Shooting incident in Batumi, two wounded

Two men were wounded in a shooting near the office of the Real Palace construction company in Batumi, the First OVG Channel reports. According to eyewitnesses, two founders of the company - Jumber Zoidze and …

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Man wounded in Yerevan shooting dies

Shots were fired yesterday evening in Armenia's Yerevan. Samvel Avagyan, 48, sustained gunshot wounds and was hospitalized, but died early morning. Avagyan was sitting in his house yard when unidentified men had approached …

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Tajik President’s helicopter kills airport chief

The head of the airport of the Tajik city of Khoro, Dildor Maksudshoev, died, escorting a helicopter with President Emomali Rahmon to Dushanbe. "When the presidential helicopter began to take off, Dildor Maksudshoev was standing …

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Twelve schoolgirls killed in Iran bus crash

Twelve female students have been killed in a road accident in Iran’s south, Iranian media report. The accident happened overnight when an intercity bus carrying 45 girls overturned on the road linking the town of Darab to Shiraz …

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 Road accident in Yerevan, 1 dead and 2 injured

A major road accident occurred in Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia, this morning.  A vehicle went off road on Victory Bridge, hit concrete, toppled a section of the iron pillars and railings of the bridge, rolled down about 40 …

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Istanbul courthouse attacked, one injured - media

One person was injured as a result of the attack on the Istanbul court building. A hearing in the murder trial was held in the court, CNN Turk reported. There are yet no other details of the incident. …

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 Five dead in bus crash in central Turkey

At least five people died, many others were injured in a bus accident in Eskişehir-Ankara highway in Turkey early Thursday. The accident reportedly took place when the bus crashed into a pier on the highway. The cause of the …

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