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Iranian First Vice President to take over duties of President

Iranian First Vice President to take over duties of President

20 May 2024 | 11:11 AM

Tehran, May 20 (UNI) With reports that Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has died in a chopper crash, the first vice president – who is now Mohammad Mokhber – will step in and assume the duties of the President, Tehran Times said.

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Cops injured in Japan bear attack

20 May 2024 | 11:03 AM

Tokyo, May 20 (UNI) Two police officers were seriously injured in a bear attack in northern Japan's Akita Prefecture while recovering the body of a missing man from the local woods, Japanese media reported.

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Iranian President Raisi, FM Amir-Abdollahian die in chopper crash: Mehr news agency

Iranian President Raisi, FM Amir-Abdollahian die in chopper crash: Mehr news agency

20 May 2024 | 10:44 AM

Tehran, May 20 (UNI) Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and the country's Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian have died in a helicopter crash that occurred on Sunday, Mehr news agency reported.

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No sign of survivors as wreckage of chopper carrying Iranian President Raisi located: Reports

No sign of survivors as wreckage of chopper carrying Iranian President Raisi located: Reports

20 May 2024 | 10:16 AM

Tehran, May 20 (UNI) There were no signs of any survivors in the wreckage of the crashed helicopter in which Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and other senior officials were travelling, rescuers said after locating the crash site in the country's northwest early on Monday.

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Ali Sabry expresses deep concern over Raisi's  helicopter accident

Ali Sabry expresses deep concern over Raisi's helicopter accident

20 May 2024 | 9:50 AM

Colombo, May 20 (UNI) Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Ali Sabry expressed deep concern over Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi's helicopter accident, praying for the safety and well-being of the president, the foreign minister and his entourage.

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Saudi king to undergo treatment for lung infection

Saudi king to undergo treatment for lung infection

20 May 2024 | 9:41 AM

Riyadh, May 20 (UNI) The Saudi Royal Court announced on Sunday that Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud will undergo treatment for a lung infection.

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'No sign of life' at Raisi helicopter wreck site: Iran state TV

'No sign of life' at Raisi helicopter wreck site: Iran state TV

20 May 2024 | 9:32 AM

Tehran, May 20 (UNI) There is "no sign" of life coming from President Ebrahim Raisi's helicopter, Iran state TV said on Monday quoting officials that "unfortunately, all passengers are feared dead".

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'No sign of life' at Raisi helicopter wreck site: Iran state TV

20 May 2024 | 9:29 AM

Tehran, May 20 (UNI) There is "no sign" of life coming from President Ebrahim Raisi's helicopter, Iran state TV said on Monday quoting officials that "unfortunately, all passengers are feared dead".

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Top Iran leader assures people after Raisi's helicopter accident

Top Iran leader assures people after Raisi's helicopter accident

20 May 2024 | 9:24 AM

Tehran, May 20 (UNI) Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has prayed for the safe return of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi after his helicopter made a "rough landing" a day ago in the northwestern province of East Azarbaijan.

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Rescuers will reach helicopter 'in a few minutes' :Iran state media

Rescuers will reach helicopter 'in a few minutes' :Iran state media

20 May 2024 | 8:45 AM

Tehran, May 20 (UNI) Search teams have found the helicopter that was carrying Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi and Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian that crashed last evening and rescuers will reach the crash site in "a few minutes", the head of Iran's Red Crescent Society told state media early Monday.

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Contacts made with passenger, crew member aboard Iranian president's helicopter: VP

Contacts made with passenger, crew member aboard Iranian president's helicopter: VP

20 May 2024 | 8:26 AM

Tehran, May 20 (UNI) Iran's Vice President for Executive Affairs Mohsen Mansouri said on Sunday that contact had been established with one of the passengers and one of the crew members aboard the helicopter carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi.

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Ghana presidential convoy involved in fatal crash, prez not in convoy

Ghana presidential convoy involved in fatal crash, prez not in convoy

20 May 2024 | 7:59 AM

Accra, May 20 (UNI) At least one person was killed and some others were injured as Ghana's presidential convoy was involved in a fatal road accident on Sunday.

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3 killed, 5 injured in Canada boat crash

3 killed, 5 injured in Canada boat crash

20 May 2024 | 7:47 AM

Ottawa, May 20 (UNI) Three people were killed and five others injured Saturday night following a boat crash in Canada, local media reported Sunday.

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Tens of thousands march in Brussels, urging immediate ceasefire in Gaza

20 May 2024 | 7:47 AM

Brussels, May 20 (UNI) Tens of thousands of demonstrators from various European countries marched in Brussels on Sunday, calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza.

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Russia ready to help with investigation into Iranian President's helicopter accident

20 May 2024 | 7:08 AM

Moscow, May 19 (UNI) Russia is ready to provide the necessary assistance in finding the missing helicopter carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and investigating the causes of the accident, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Sunday.

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