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Earthquake kills 7, injures 5 in eastern Turkey

Earthquake kills 7, injures 5 in eastern Turkey

At least seven people were killed and five others injured on Sunday in eastern Turkey when an earthquake hit the border region with Iran, authorities said. Tremors from a 5.7-magnitude quake centered in northwestern Iran were also felt in Turkey's Van province. Some buildings were...

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Grave of slain Iraq commander, a new anti-US magnet

Grave of slain Iraq commander, a new anti-US magnet

A minibus stopped outside the world's largest cemetery in the Iraqi Shiite holy city of Najaf. Five women got out, telephone cameras filming the scene, and dashed excitedly towards a grave. Clad in black, they joined wailing women and men beating their chests in grief at Wadi al-Salam...

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Iran accuses foreign media of using virus to 'discourage' voters

Iran accuses foreign media of using virus to 'discourage' voters

Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday accused foreign media of trying to use a deadly outbreak of coronavirus in Iran to "discourage" people from voting in a general election. "This negative propaganda began a few months ago and grew larger approaching the election and in the past...

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Iraq's Sadr warns MPs against rejecting new government

Iraq's Sadr warns MPs against rejecting new government

Populist cleric Moqtada Sadr returned to Iraq Saturday with a threat to organise protests outside parliament unless lawmakers back the government of prime minister-designate Mohammad Allawi in a confidence vote. The Shiite cleric with a cult-like following in Iraq has thrown his weight...

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