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Russia suspends all flights to foreign countries

The Russian government has instructed the Federal Air Transport Agency to suspend all regular and charter flights on March 27, except for flights aimed at bringing Russians home.  "Regular and charter flights from Russian …

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Turkey halts flights to 46 more countries

Turkey expanded the flight suspensions to another 46 countries in fight against coronavirus pandemic, the Transport and Infrastructure Ministry announced on Saturday, Anadolu Agency reports. In a statement, the ministry said Turkey will …

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Dubai-bound plane makes emergency landing in Moscow

An Airbus A330 has made an emergency landing at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport after its navigation system failure sensor went off, an emergency source said. According to the source, the plane was bound from Moscow to Dubai. …

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Wartime Il-2 aircraft found in Black Sea (VIDEO)

A wartime sunken Ilyushin Il-2 aircraft was found on the bottom of the Black Sea near Novorossiysk after two years of search. Divers are currently working at the place of discovery. They are trying to clear the ground-attack aircraft of …

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Ukrainian airlines operated defective aircrafts

Technical maintenance of passenger aircraft at the international airports of Kiev and Odesa was carried out in violation of the regulations, the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) reported today. "The Security Service of Ukraine has …

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U.S. halts secretive drone program with Turkey - media

The United States has halted a secretive military intelligence cooperation program with Turkey that for years helped Ankara target Kurdish PKK militants, Reuters reported citing four U.S. officials. The U.S. military had carried out the …

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U.S. drops record number of bombs in Afghanistan

The U.S. forces stationed in Afghanistan dropped a record number of bombs in 2019, according to a recent data by the U.S. air forces. The U.S. military conducted 2,434 airstrikes in the war-hit country to drop 7,423 bombs, marking …

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NBA star Kobe Bryant killed in helicopter crash

NBA retired star Kobe Bryant died at age 41 in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles along with his 13-year-old daughter and seven on board, officials said. The cause of the crash was unknown. His Sikorsky S-76 craft went down in low …

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