The avalanche followed a series of earthquakes. Alpine rescue teams reached the hotel overnight and rescue vehicles are arriving to join the effort.
Blogger Alexander Lapshin was arrested after visiting the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh territory; Azerbaijan is seeking extradition.
'Resistance Knows No Borders,' read a sign advertising a march in front of the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv.
Former Prime Minister Francois Fillon, representing France's center-right Republicans party, is polling at about 1 percent behind Le Pen.
Russia set the new diplomatic process in motion after its air force helped the Syrian government and allied, Iran-backed militia defeat rebels in Aleppo city's east last month.
Nisman, the late special prosecutor into the bombing of the AMIA Jewish center, died under mysterious circumstances. Authorities are still investigating whether his death was murder or suicide.
Beijing says it has no hostile intent, but has been involved in diplomatic spat with Washington over ship and aircraft patrols in the South China Sea.
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