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Azeri, Armenian troops clash at Karabakh region

Major clashes involving heavy gun and mortar fire have reportedly erupted between the military forces of Azerbaijan Republic and Armenia along the disputed border region of Karabakh. Authorities from the two countries accused each other on Saturday of provoking the skirmishes, which broke out overnight with no immediate reports of ...

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China to defend sovereignty in South China Sea: President Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping tells US counterpart Barack Obama in Washington that Beijing is resolute in defending its sovereignty in the South China Sea.  Xi said that the disputes over the waters should be settled peacefully by relevant claimants through direct talks. Beijing “respects and safeguards the freedom of navigation and overflight other countries are ...

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Turkish base in Qatar to be ready in two years: Minister

Turkey’s Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz says a multi-purpose military base for the country’s air force and navy in Qatar will be ready within two years as part of a defense agreement signed between the two countries. Speaking on the sidelines of the three-day Dimdex defense and security fair in the ...

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Qatar accused of indifference towards migrant workers

According to Press TV, the rights group said in a report published on Wednesday various human rights abuses have been reported by around 200 of the migrant contractors working on the refurbishing of the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha and its surrounding Aspire Zone sports complex. One of the workers ...

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Iran’s foreign minister congratulates Syria on regaining Palmyra

According to Press TV, in a message to his Syrian counterpart Walid al-Muallem, the Iranian foreign minister hailed the resistance of the Syrian people in the face of terrorism, stressing that the Arab country will continue to move forward on the path of maintaining unity, safeguarding its territorial integrity, and ...

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US F-16 war plane crashes near Kabul, Afghanistan

According to Press TV quoting Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook, the incident took place on Tuesday while the plane was taking off. He added that the pilot was able to eject before the crash and is currently under medical evaluation. The crash site has been secured and the cause of ...

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