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Eurasia

Separatist turn to conquering all of Ukraine

Separatists in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday proclaimed a new state that aspires to include not only the areas they control but also the rest of the country.

Russia warns US after Syrian warplane downed, cancels hotline

Moscow has only once before suspended the hotline, which was established in October 2015 to prevent conflict between the different forces operating in Syrian airspace.

Suicide bombing on kindergarten in eastern China

Kindergartens, elementary schools and students in China have been attacked several times before by suspects authorities have said were mentally ill.

Mass anti-corruption rallies across Russia

Hundreds were arrested, including opposition leader and protest organizer Alexei Navalny, who was seized outside his Moscow residence while heading to the rally in the city center.

Media in BRICS nations vow deeper cooperation

BRICS comprises five major developing countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

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