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Plane of BEK Air airline with 100 on board crashed: Almaty Airport

Plane of BEK Air airline with 100 on board crashed: Almaty Airport
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/27 11:07:36

Ukraine's Russian gas transit revenue to amount to 15 bln USD over 5 years: official

Ukraine will receive around $15 billion over five years of Russian gas transit, Ukrainian Energy and Environmental Protection Minister Oleksiy Orzhel said in his article for Economicheskaya Pravda media on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/25 10:50:25

27 dead in Indonesia bus accident

At least 27 people died and more than a dozen were injured after a bus plunged into a ravine in Indonesia, a rescuer said on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/24 20:38:40

Over 5,200 detained, over 60 shops sealed in India's Uttar Pradesh over citizenship protests

Authorities in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh detained hundreds of people and sealed more than 60 shops in response to the violent protests over a controversial new citizenship law, officials said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/24 13:21:04

US to provide 300 mln USD in military aid to Ukraine in 2020

The US national defense policy bill for fiscal year 2020 has authorized $300 million in military aid to Ukraine, the US embassy in Kiev said Monday on Twitter.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/24 10:44:47

Indian PM refutes discrimination in citizenship amendment act

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday refuted allegations that his government is discriminatory in the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) which has triggered massive protests nationwide.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/23 14:35:39

US soldier killed during clashes in Afghanistan, Taliban claims responsibility

One US soldier of the NATO-led Resolute Support mission (RS) was killed during clashes in Afghanistan early on Monday and the Taliban militants claimed responsibility.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/23 14:08:04

Death toll in protests against India's controversial citizenship law rises to 22

The death toll in violent protests against the controversial new citizenship law in India rose to 22 on Saturday, officials said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/22 10:21:22

As protests against controversial citizenship law continue, death toll rises to 19 in India

Massive protests continued Saturday across many Indian states against the controversial new citizenship law as the nationwide death toll in related clashes rises to 19.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/22 9:30:45

Death toll rises to 10 in violent protests over citizenship law in India's Uttar Pradesh

The death toll during the protests against the controversial new citizenship law has risen to 10 in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, police said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/21 18:08:10

Massive protests break out in Indian capital against controversial citizenship law

Massive protests Friday broke out across Indian capital city Delhi against the controversial new citizenship law, officials said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/20 20:36:21

6.1-magnitude earthquake jolts Afghanistan

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 jolted Kabul and a few provinces including Parwan, Baghlan, Kunduz and Badakhshan provinces on Friday afternoon.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/20 20:27:46

Sri Lanka offers protection to molting southern elephant seal

Sri Lanka offers protection to molting southern elephant seal
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/19 14:52:42

Displaced persons camp in Kabul, Afghanistan

Displaced persons camp in Kabul, Afghanistan
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/19 12:19:43

Local artisan creates character masks for Myanmar version of Sanskrit tale

For over a decade, Sayar Sein, a local Myanmar artisan, has been creating masks for the characters of Myanmar-version of Ramayana, an ancient Sanskrit tale.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/19 12:05:05

14 killed in van crash in southwest Pakistan

At least 14 people were killed in western Pakistan Friday when a passenger van hit a truck loaded with smuggled fuel, police said.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/13 21:18:40

Deadly India protests force postponement of Japan summit

India and Japan's leaders cancelled Friday a planned summit due to deadly protests in the northeast triggered by anger over a new law that will potentially grant citizenship to huge numbers of immigrants.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/13 21:13:40

Indian president signs controversial citizenship bill into law

Indian President Ram Nath Kovind has signed the controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), officials said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/13 17:57:34