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    Parts of crashed Russian plane found in Black Sea
    Dec26

    Parts of crashed Russian plane found in Black Sea

    SOCHI, Russia: Russian rescuers found Monday the first parts of the Syria-bound military plane that plunged into the Black Sea, as officials said they do not suspect terrorism as the reason for the crash that killed 92 people on board. The Tu-154 jet, whose passengers included more than 60 members of the internationally-renowned Red Army Choir,...

    Kazakhstan ready to provide platform for Ukraine talks
    Dec26

    Kazakhstan ready to provide platform for Ukraine talks

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstan is ready to assist the negotiations process aimed at settlement of the situation the east of Ukraine and provide a platform for the dialogue, according to RoK Minister of Foreign Affairs Yerlan Idrissov. …read more Source:...

    It’s beautiful, it’s Pakistan: Country’s slogan for promoting tourism
    Dec26

    It’s beautiful, it’s Pakistan: Country’s slogan for promoting tourism

    Almost every country in the world has adopted a slogan to convince confused holidaymakers to visit their countries. Recently, Family Break Finder shared a map of the slogans, some of which might leave you in splits. Here are some of the most amusing slogans: Pakistan: It’s beautiful – it’s Pakistan India: Incredible India Ukraine:...

    Russian teams search Black Sea for military plane crash clues
    Dec26

    Russian teams search Black Sea for military plane crash clues

    File photo shows a Tupolev-154 (TU-154) similar to a military plane which crashed in the Black Sea as it made its way to Syria with 92 people onboard. AFP Photo Backed by ships, helicopters and drones, Russian teams on Monday continued to search the Black Sea area just off Sochi, where a military plane bound for Syria crashed on Christmas Day...

    Israeli PM, angered by anti-settlement U.N. vote, summons U.S. ambassador
    Dec26

    Israeli PM, angered by anti-settlement U.N. vote, summons U.S. ambassador

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday summoned the U.S. ambassador to Israel to discuss the U.S. abstention in a U.N. Security Council resolution demanding an end to settlement-building.Separately, the envoys of 10 other nations were called in to the Israeli Foreign Ministry to be reprimanded on Sunday,...

    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...

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