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Airbus makes emergency landing at Sheremetyevo airport

The commander of an Airbus A320, which took off from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport to Amsterdam, decided to land at the airport of departure due to a malfunction of the radio communication system, the Flightradar24 online service reports. …

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Two children die in fire in Moscow

This afternoon, in the village of Mosrentgen in New Moscow, a "balcony" fire broke out in a nine-story residential building, the press service of the Russian EMERCOM reports. The fire broke out in one of the apartments on the …

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Adult and three children suffocated in car in Dagestan

In the Nogai region, Dagestan, one adult and three children died as a result of poisoning by exhaust fumes. The incident in the car took place on the side of the road connecting Orta-Tyub and Karagas. The youngest victim was three years …

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Forest fire spreads to Sochi

The wildfire that started in the Tuapse region spreads to the territory of Sochi, the press service of the city administration informs. It is reported that a forest litter fire on an area of 2.5 hectares started in the Tuapse region. …

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Car explodes in Fizuli region of Azerbaijan

Five people died as a result of a mine explosion in the liberated village of Ashagy-Seidakhmedli, Fizuli region, the General Prosecutor's Office of Azerbaijan informs. "On November 28 at 15:20 (14:20 Moscow time), according to …

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4 killed in mine collapse in southwestern Iran

A coal mine collapsed in a county in Iran's southwestern province of Kerman on Sunday, killing at least four miners and injuring another, Xinhua reported citing IRIB state TV.  The Tunnel 2 of the Hojedk coal mine, located in …

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Death toll in northeastern Turkey floods hits 10

The death toll from flooding in Turkey's Black Sea province of Giresun has risen to 10, the country's interior minister said on Sunday, Anadolu agency reports. Rescue teams are still searching for five missing people, Suleyman …

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Floods kill 4 in Turkey’s Black Sea region

The death toll from floods in Turkey’s Black Sea province rose to 4, the country’s interior minister said on Sunday, Trend reports. Those who lost their lives included a gendarmerie officer. Interior Minister …

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Brick factory burns in Bashkiria

The roof of a brick factory has caught fire in Bashkiria, the Russian EMERCOM reports. An emergency call was received today at 14:30. According to rescuers, the roof of the brick factory in Davlekanovo is on fire.  "The area …

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Mi-2 helicopter hard lands near Russia’s Rostov

A private Mi-2 helicopter has hard landed in Russia’s Rostov Region preliminary due to engine failure, the press service for regional Emergency Ministry said, one person died in the incident, while one more was injured. …

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Two people dragged into sea near Anapa

Two vacationers were dragged into the sea while swimming on an inflatable water tool near Anapa. The relevant message was published on the website of the Krasnodar Territory EMERCOM. At 13.25 Moscow time, an emergency duty shift of the …

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Boy found dead in Krasnodar

In Krasnodar, a body of a child carried away by the Kuban River while swimming was found, the regional EMERCOM informs. The deceased was discovered at 13:30, Yuga.ru portal informs. On June 18, three teenagers went swimming in …

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Thailand shooting: what is known so far?

A soldier has shot dead at least 20 people and injured several more in a gun rampage in north-eastern Thailand, Manchester Evening News reports. MPolice and army officers have since put a shopping mall in Nakhon Ratchasima on lockdown - …

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Thai soldier opens fire and kills at least 10 people

A soldier in northern Thailand shot multiple people on Saturday, killing at least 10, and was holed up at a popular shopping mall, police said, CBS News reports. A police officer contacted by phone in the city of Nakhon Ratchasima said the …

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Wind blows away main Christmas tree in Samarkand

Strong wind knocked over the main Christmas tree in Samarkand, the khokimiyat of the city informs. It is also reported that the wind damaged billboards and exhibition materials. "Also, Christmas trees were damaged in …

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No explosive device found in Yerevan

The Armenian Emergencies Ministry received a call today that an explosive device was installed at Hyatt Place hotel located in Yerevan. The evacuation of people was carried out. The research has been conducted. By …

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Rescue effort resumes after eastern Siberia dam burst

Search and rescue operations resumed on Sunday morning after Saturday’s deadly dam collapse in the Kuraginsky district of eastern Siberia’s Krasnoyarsk territory, a regional office of the Russian emergencies ministry said, TASS …

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