SKOPJE — A small German plane crashed Tuesday afternoon near Macedonian capital Skopje, killing six people onboard, local media reported.
The plane took off from Italy’s Treviso and it planned to land in Macedonia to be supplied with fuel, according to media reports.
The plane went off from the radar when it was 10 kilometers away from the runway of Alexander the Great airport in Skopje. Airport Control reported the incident at 5:40 p.m. local time(1540 GMT),the Macedonian Interior Ministry confirmed. (Germany-Macedonia-Plane Crash)
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TBILISI — Georgia’s Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili on Tuesday declared Georgia is conducting the “survival policy” at the moment to safeguard its national interests.
At a press briefing in Tbilisi, Kvirikashvili stressed that in these words he means decreasing tensions with Russia and being closer to Euro-Atlantic structures at the same time. (Georgia-Russia-West)
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PHNOM PENH — A bomb exploded on a roadside in Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia, on Tuesday night, injured three persons, according to police.
The blast happened in Sangkat Beong Keng Kang III of Chamkamon district at 7:40 p.m. local time.
Phnom Penh Municipal Police Chief Chuon Sovann, who visited the scene soon after the explosion, said that three persons got wounded in the blast, including an Indian man, a Vietnamese man and a Cambodian woman.
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TIKRIT, Iraq — A roadside bomb on Tuesday struck people fleeing a besieged town in Iraq’s northern central province of Salahudin, leaving four people killed and eight others injured, a provincial security source said.
The blast took place in the morning when a roadside bomb planted by the Islamic State (IS) militants apparently targeted civilians fleeing the militant-seized town of Shirqat, some 280 km north of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, the source from Salahudin Operations Command told Xinhua on condition of anonymity. (Iraq-IS) Enditem
Source: Xinhua/News Ghana