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Russia does not rule out ‘terrorist act’ in Black Sea jet crash

Russian authorities investigating the crash of a military plane that killed 92 people said on Thursday there was no explosion on board but they had not ruled out a “terrorist act” as the cause. The Defence Ministry Tupolev-154 was flying to Syria with dozens of Red Army Choir singers and dancers on board when it

Russian jet crashes on way to Syria, dozens from Red Army Choir among 92 believed dead

A Russian military plane carrying 92 people, including dozens of Red Army Choir singers, dancers and orchestra members, crashed into the Black Sea on its way to Syria on Sunday morning with no reports of survivors. The Russian Defence Ministry said one of its TU-154 planes had disappeared from radar screens at 5:25 a.m. (0225

North Korea military threatens physical response against U.S. THAAD deployment

North Korea’s military said on Monday it will take “physical response” to a move by the United States and South Korea to deploy the advanced THAAD missile defense system to the Korean peninsula to counter the threat from the North. The United States and South Korea said on Friday that the Terminal High Altitude Area