BISHKEK — Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev signed a decree Friday to accept the resignation of Prime Minister Joomart Otorbayev and his cabinet, the presidential press service said.
warplaneThe members of the cabinet will continue to perform their duties until the formation of a new government, the press service said. (Kyrgyzstan-PM-Resignation)
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DAMASCUS — A Syrian warplane crashed Friday during a training mission near the southern province of Swaida, the state news agency SANA reported.
The search for the missing pilot has started after the plane crashed in the countryside of Swaida, SANA added. (Syria-Crash)
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SKOPJE — At least 14 illegal immigrants were killed in a train accident late Thursday night near the central Macedonian town Veles, 50 km south of the capital Skopje.
The group of some 50 illegal immigrants was walking on foot on the rails trying to reach Skopje and continue to neighboring Serbia, when the international train Gevgelija-Belgrade hit them, Macedonian police informed on Friday. (Macedonia-Immigrants-Train Accident)
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NAIROBI — Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta cancelled his visit to the U.S. and returned home on Thursday night due to increased military activity in Yemen.
A statement from State House spokesman Manoah Esipisu said the plane carrying Kenyatta landed in Nairobi at 11:42 p.m. local time following routing challenges. (Kenya-Yemen)
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BRUSSELS — The Belgian police lifted a bomb alert at the Palace of Justice in Brussels shortly after it was announced Friday morning, the top Belgian courthouse said.
Police searched the building of the palace for a suspicious package but found nothing, the courthouse told Xinhua. (Belgium-Bomb Alert) Enditem

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