accidents in the East

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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Turkey's Trabzon airport resumes its work

The airport in Turkey's province of Trabzon has resumed its work, according to a message of the airport's press service. The message says that the consequences of the incident with Pegasus aircraft have been eliminated. …

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Military plane crashes in Turkey’s Isparta

Three Turkish soldiers were killed after a CASA-type military training plane crashed in the Turkish province of Isparta today. Isparta Governor Şehmus Günaydın has confirmed that two pilots and one technician were …

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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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 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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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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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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Nine Iraqi nationals die in Turkey road accident

Nine people have been killed and 28 have been wounded in a bus accident in the southeastern district of Silopi in Sirnak. The bus carrying Iraqi nationals had been moving from Turkey to Iraq, the Dogan News Agency reported. …

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Stricken Iran's tanker drifts into Japan

A stricken Iranian oil tanker drifted into Japan’s exclusive economic zone on Wednesday afternoon, a spokesman from the Coast Guard’s 10th region based in Kagoshima said, as strong winds pushed the burning ship away from the Chinese …

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Iran's warship crashes at Caspian port, two missing

An Iranian warship crashed into concrete wave breakers at a port in the Caspian Sea and two of its crew members are missing, local media reported. The 100-meter long warship Damavand crashed at the harbor town of Bandar Anzali during …

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Israeli citizen killed in West Bank shootout

A Palestinian driver opened fire at an Israeli car in the West Bank on Tuesday night, killing an Israeli man, Israeli officials said. The incident took place in Havat Gilad, a Jewish settlement near the Palestinian city of Nablus. …

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Truck collides with train in Turkey's Kütahya

A truck collided with a freight train in Turkey's western province of Kutahya, the Turkish media reported. According to the preliminary data, two people who were in the truck were injured as a result of the accident …

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Fire breaks out at Istanbul shipyard (VIDEO)

Fire broke out at one of shipyards in Istanbul’s Tuzla district, the Turkish media reported. Firefighters and rescuers have arrived at the scene. According to preliminary data, the fire broke out in the engine …

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Russia's helicopter crashes in Syria

Russia's military MI-24 helicopter crashed during an emergency landing in Syria, Russian Ministry of Defence said, adding that two pilots died. The ministry said in a statement that the Mi-24 helicopter was en route to the city of …

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