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13 Russian Aeroflot planes seized abroad due to sanctions: Company’s CEO

Moscow, Dec 28 (UNI) At the moment, 13 out of 357 aircraft of Russia's biggest carrier, Aeroflot, have been seized abroad, mostly during maintenance or flights, because of international sanctions, the company’s CEO, Sergey Alexandrovsky ,said on Wednesday.
"Currently, 357 aircraft are registered in the Aeroflot Group, 13 foreign-made aircraft are blocked outside Russia," Alexandrovsky said in an interview with Russian media.
Most of the aircraft were blocked during scheduled maintenance or international flights, he said.
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03 Dec 2023 | 6:30 PM

Dar Es Salaam, Dec 3 (UNI) Flash floods caused by heavy rains ravaged Hanang district in northern Tanzania on Sunday, leaving a toll of at least 20 fatalities, 70 injuries and scores of individuals unaccounted for, local officials said.

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Sri Lankan prez unveils tropical belt initiative to address global warming

Sri Lankan prez unveils tropical belt initiative to address global warming

03 Dec 2023 | 6:13 PM

Colombo, Dec 3 (UNI) Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe unveiled a tropical belt initiative aimed at addressing the challenges of global warming and securing sustainable development for nations within the tropical belt, the President's Media Division (PMD) said on Sunday.

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Trump calls return to politics

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03 Dec 2023 | 5:11 PM

Washington, Dec 3 (UNI) Addressing voters in Iowa, former US President Donald Trump called his return to politics and run for president the "greatest comeback in history" and a "righteous crusade" against US President Joe Biden.

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Bear attacks in Japan hit record high

03 Dec 2023 | 5:05 PM

Tokyo, Dec 3 (UNI) Bear attacks across Japan have already amounted to a record high since record keeping began in fiscal 2006, marking the worst year for bear attacks in the country.

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Casualties rise as 4 killed, dozens injured in Philippine university explosion

03 Dec 2023 | 4:53 PM

Manila, Dec 3 (UNI) An explosion occurred inside a gym of Mindanao State University in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur province in the southern Philippines on Sunday morning, killing at least four and injuring 50 others, local military and police said.

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