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Police in south Nepal fire at protesters; Indian man killed

...confrontation need to addressed by the government of Nepal credibly and effectively," Indian External Affairs Ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup said in New Delhi.In Washington, State Department spokeswoman Elizabeth Trudeau said Monday the...
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Russian jet broke up at high altitude

...the country's airlines on Sunday not to follow the same route taken by the Russian plane before it crashed.A ministry spokesman, who did not give his name in keeping with department policy, said an existing flight warning for northern Sinai...
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Russia shows military might in Syria, also pushes diplomacy

...for servicemen were flanked by neatly kept canteens serving fish soup, pasta, beef and other dishes.Defense Ministry spokesman Maj.-Gen. Igor Konashenkov said that in the past 24 hours, Russian planes made 53 sorties, hitting 72 targets...
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NATO denounces Russia for violating Turkish airspace

...and allied forces in the increasingly crowded skies over Syria.Russia sought to play down the incident. Defense Ministry spokesman Maj.-Gen. Igor Konashenkov said the jet accidentally entered Turkish airspace for "several seconds" Saturday...
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Russia begins airstrikes, West disputes targets

...Assad regime."Russia targeted positions, vehicles and warehouses believed to belong to IS militants, Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov told Russian news agencies.A senior U.S. official, however, said the airstrikes don't...
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Taliban tighten hold on Afghan city despite US airstrikes

...He urged all parties to the conflict to take "all measures to protect civilians from harm."Public Health Ministry spokesman Wahidullah Mayar said on his Twitter account that Kunduz hospitals had received "172 wounded patients and 16 dead...
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Key Afghan city falls to Taliban in major government setback

...trying to reach the airport to flee the city."Kunduz city has collapsed into the hands of the Taliban," Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi told the Associated Press. "Security forces in Kunduz were prepared for an attack, but not one...
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Bickering in the Balkans: Officials clash over migrants

...Hungary and Romania, is an unheard-of thing and has nothing to do with the European spirit."Greek Foreign Ministry spokesman Constantinos Koutras responded to Hungary's criticism with a sharp rejoinder to Budapest."The use of violence...
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China warns US Navy after ship sails by Chinese-built island

...adding that China would continue to monitor the air and sea and take further action when necessary.Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kong said such actions by the U.S. might end up spurring further advances in Chinas defense capabilities...
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French Riviera hit by deadly flash floods

...others were found dead in their car after entering a flooded tunnel, authorities in Golfe-Juan said. Interior Ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet said the dead included victims who had been trapped in a parking lot and campsites."It's...
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