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13 killed as Indonesian air force's plane crashes in Papua

13 killed as Indonesian air force's plane crashes in Papua

It had taken off from the city of Timika before crashing near its destination of Wamena at around 6.15am local time. Air force chief of staff Agus Supriatna told MetroTV that bad weather was suspected to have caused the crash. It was the third air accident in Indonesia in less than a month. Indonesian soldiers examining the Hercules military plane A-1334 that crashed in Wamena on 18 December, 2016.



Evacuation from east Aleppo back on track

On Sunday some buses, as well as Red Crescent vehicles, reached the entrance to the villages in Idlib province, which are besieged by insurgents. Pictures and videos posted online by Idlib residents and activists show buses ablaze on the side of a road in Idlib province, northwest Syria.


At least 14 killed in a series of attacks in Jordan

At least 14 killed in a series of attacks in Jordan

No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack, however, Jordan is involved in the US-led global coalition battling the Islamic State group across the region. The gunmen then fled by auto into the city. Security sources told Efe that the gunmen were surrounded and that shots were exchanged when policemen in several patrol cars tried to arrest them.


United Nations nuclear watchdog chief to visit Iran

United Nations nuclear watchdog chief to visit Iran

Describing Iran's nuclear case as one of the most important and time-consuming cases of the IAEA, President Rouhani said: "Settling Iran's nuclear case, eliminating ambiguities and closing the complex case of PMD by the IAEA were great steps that established trust".



Protesters block Polish parliament over press restrictions

The wider conflict started building a year ago after the Law and Justice party took power and began introducing sweeping changes. The restrictions planned by the conservative party grant access to the parliament's press gallery to only two journalists per outlet, and ban them from shooting still pictures or video.