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Moscow Metro station erupts in gas blast

22/12/2016 19:16

Flames, plumes of smoke, and a loud clap – the moment and aftermath of an explosion in the Moscow Metro have been caught on camera. Several people have been injured in the incident, which was reportedly caused by a leaking gas canister.

South Korea's President to face impeachment vote next week

02/12/2016 15:36

South Korean opposition parties said on Friday they will hold a parliamentary impeachment vote on scandal-tainted President Park Geun-hye next week, while her own party remains undecided on whether to force her out of office.

Suicide bomber kills at least 29 near shrine in Afghan capital

21/03/2018 19:55

A suicide bomber blew himself up near a Shi’ite shrine in Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least 29 people and wounding dozens, officials said, as the Afghan capital celebrated the Nawruz holiday marking the start of the Persian new year.

Trump blocks release of Russia memo drafted by Democrats

10/02/2018 20:26

President Donald Trump on Friday blocked the release of a classified memo written by congressional Democrats to rebut a Republican document that he allowed to be made public last week that claimed FBI and Justice Department bias against him in the federal probe of Russia and the 2016 U.S. election.

Israel launches heavy Syria strikes after F-16 crashes

10/02/2018 19:29

Israel launched heavy air strikes in Syria on Saturday, saying it hit air defenses and Iranian targets, and the Syrian army claimed to have brought down an Israeli F-16 that crashed in northern Israel in a major escalation of tension.