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9 dead in Turkey after earthquake hits Iran border area

Nine people were killed and buildings collapsed across southeastern Turkey on Sunday when a magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck near the border with Iran, injuring more than a hundred in villages and towns in both countries, government officials said. In Turkey, three of the dead were children, and 50 people were …

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Why some experts are questioning China’s coronavirus claims

This year’s broadcast started with a six-minute celebration of China’s international Belt and Road infrastructure projects — as interpreted via ethnic dance. Then came the traditional musical salute to the Lunar New Year, with women waving feathered fans and men dressed like caped superheroes. A pair of comedians took the …

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