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    Russia examines all possible reasons for Black Sea jet crash
    Dec26

    Russia examines all possible reasons for Black Sea jet crash

    The Tu-154 plane with registration number RA-85572, foreground, at Chkalovsky military airport near Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, January 15, 2015. Photo: AP SOCHI: Backed by ships, helicopters and drones, Russian rescue teams searched Sunday for victims after a Russian plane carrying 92 people to Syria crashed into the Black Sea shortly after...

    Russia examines all possible reasons for Black Sea jet crash
    Dec26

    Russia examines all possible reasons for Black Sea jet crash

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Backed by ships, helicopters and drones, Russian rescue teams searched Sunday for victims after a Russian plane carrying 92 people to Syria crashed into the Black Sea shortly after takeoff. Investigators said they were looking into every possible cause for the crash, including a terror attack. Candles are placed around a...

    Russian plane carrying 92 crashes in Black Sea; 10 dead seen
    Dec25

    Russian plane carrying 92 crashes in Black Sea; 10 dead seen

    MOSCOW : A Russian plane carrying 92 people to an air base in Syria crashed Sunday into the Black Sea minutes after taking off from the city of Sochi, Russia’s Defense Ministry said. Thousands of rescue workers were searching the undersea crash site but there appeared to be no survivors. Those on board included dozens of members of...

    The year on Twitter: How a tumultuous year played out on social media
    Dec25

    The year on Twitter: How a tumultuous year played out on social media

    US President-elect Donald Trump savours his victory on Nov 9, 2016. AFP Photo It’s been a tumultuous, tragic and historic year. But how did 2016 play out on social media? FRANCE 24’s Caroline Clarkson shares some of the most memorable moments from the Twittersphere. Most people would agree 2016 has been a pretty awful year on the news...

    Israel, angered by anti-settlement UN vote, summons foreign ambassadors
    Dec25

    Israel, angered by anti-settlement UN vote, summons foreign ambassadors

    JERUSALEM: Israel summoned the ambassadors of 10 nations to Jerusalem to reprimand them on Sunday and had more harsh words for the Obama administration over a UN Security Council resolution demanding an end to settlement-building. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu put his personal imprint on the show of anger by repeating at the weekly cabinet...

    Russian Plane Carrying Russian Army Choir Crashes into the Black Sea
    Dec25

    Russian Plane Carrying Russian Army Choir Crashes into the Black Sea

    Russian Emergencies Ministry members work at a quay of the Black Sea near the crash site of Russian military Tu-154 plane, in the Sochi suburb of Khosta, Russia – Photo Yevgeny Reutov . .. KHOSTA – A Russian plane headed to an air base in Syria with 92 people aboard, including members of the world-famous Russian army choir, crashed into the Black...

    Armenia selects Artsvik for Eurovision 2017
    Dec25

    Armenia selects Artsvik for Eurovision 2017

    Artsvik has won the Armenian national final, Depi Evratesil (To Eurovision) and will rpeesent the country at 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev. The singer was chosen through a combination of votes from a jury panel and a public SMS vote. The ambitious search for Armenia’s next Eurovision Song Contest participant was launched in the...

    Berlin market attack: Tunisia arrests suspect Amri’s nephew
    Dec25

    Berlin market attack: Tunisia arrests suspect Amri’s nephew

    Tunisia on Saturday said it had arrested the nephew of Anis Amri, the suspected Berlin truck attacker gunned down by Italian police, as Germany searched for the militant’s possible accomplices. Tunisia’s interior ministry said the nephew and two other suspects, aged between 18 and 27, were detained on Friday and were members of a...

    Street named after Sergei Parajanov in Kiev
    Dec25

    Street named after Sergei Parajanov in Kiev

    The city council of Ukraine’s Kiev adopted number of decisions on renaming streets in the country;s capital city. According to the report by styler.rbc.ua news portal, one of the street in Kiev was named by prominent Soviet film director and … …read more Source:...

    Weekly Digest of Central Asia
    Dec25

    Weekly Digest of Central Asia

    BISHKEK (TCA) — The Publisher’s note: Central Asia is an important geopolitical area between Europe, Russia and China. It is in Central Asia that world powers have confronted each other for centuries; it is here that China needs to succeed with its new Silk Road Belt for direct access to the Western markets; and it is here that a large...

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