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Russia Can Rebuild Its Syria Forces In 'A Few Hours': Vladimir Putin


Russian president Vladimir Putin ordered a partial withdrawal of Russian warplanes from Syria earlier this week. (File Photo) Moscow:  President Vladimir Putin warned today that Russia can again build up its forces in Syria “in a few hours” if necessary, and will continue striking extremist groups. Putin, who ordered a …

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Heavy Rains Close Abu Dhabi Airport, United Arab Emirates Schools


The United Arab Emirates’ National Center for Meteorology and Seismology had warned that heavy rains were possible today. Dubai:  Heavy rains have closed Abu Dhabi’s international airport and shut schools in the United Arab Emirates. Abu Dhabi International Airport, home to Etihad airline, announced the flight suspension today on Twitter …

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Small Plane With 21 People On Board Missing In Mountains In Nepal


The Twin Otter aircraft that went missing was operated by domestic Tara Air. Kathmandu:  A small plane with 21 people on board and flying in poor visibility over mountainous terrain in Nepal today has gone missing and feared to have crashed, officials said. Airport official Yogendra Kuwar said the plane …

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