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Moscow [Russia], Oct 9 (Sputnik/ANI): The first pilot trip of Japanese tourists to the contested Kuril Islands, which was planned for October 11-16, has been postponed until late October-early November, the Consulate General of Japan in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk told Sputnik on Wednesday.
Moscow [Russia] Oct 9 (Sputnik/ANI): Over 1,200 Syrian refugees have returned to their home country from Jordan and Lebanon in the past 24 hours, the Russian Defence Ministry's Center for the Reconciliation of Opposing Sides and Refugee Migration Monitoring said on Wednesday.
Moscow [Russia], Oct 9 (Sputnik/ANI): An ultraviolet telescope created by Russia with international participation to study short flashes in Earth's atmosphere has begun its work on the International Space Station (ISS).
Pyongyang [North Korea], Oct 9 (Sputnik/ANI): North Korean leader Kim Jong-un made his first public appearance after the breakdown of working-level nuclear talks with the US by visiting a farm run by the military, the state media reported.
Washington [US], Oct 09 (Sputnik/ANI): The Trump administration will not take part in the Democrats' impeachment "political theatre," the White House said in a statement on Tuesday.
Paris [France], Oct 8 (ANI): French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday vowed "unrelenting fight" against Islamist terror, days after a deadly knife attack claimed the lives of four people in central Paris, Sputnik reported.
Paris [France], Oct 08 (Sputnik/ANI): French investigators have found a flash drive carrying materials with Islamic State terror group propaganda during checks at a house of the man who stabbed four colleagues to death at the Paris police headquarters earlier in October, media reported on Mo
Washington [US], Oct 08 (ANI): A senior United States official on Monday said that Washington has not seen any sign of airstrike in Syria by Turkey, reported Sputnik.
Ankara [Turkey], Oct 08 (ANI): Turkey on Monday launched an airstrike on a military base of Arab-Kurdish units of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) destroying two bridges in Syria's Hasakah Province, Sputnik reported.
New York [US], Oct 08 (Sputnik/ANI): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday urged all parties in Syria to demonstrate maximum restraint amid Turkey's preparations to start a military operation in the north of the country.
Damascus [Syria], Oct 7 (ANI): The United States military on Monday evacuated two observation posts in the Syrian cities of Ras al-Ain and Tell Abiad, Sputnik news agency reported.
Baghdad [Iraq], October 7 (Sputnik/ANI): More protesters were killed and injured in fresh clashes with security forces across Iraq on Sunday night, media said.