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Strong Quake Shakes Turkey, at Least 41 Killed

A strong earthquake, with a preliminary magnitude of 6, hit eastern Turkey on Monday, killing at least 41 people and knocking down houses in at least three small villages, the government said.

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Strong Quake Shakes Turkey, at Least 38 Killed

A strong earthquake, with a preliminary magnitude of 6, hit eastern Turkey on Monday, knocking down houses in three small villages and killing at least 38 people, an official said.

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Strong Earthquake Shakes Turkey, 11 Dead

A strong earthquake, with a preliminary magnitude of 6, hit eastern Turkey Monday, killing at least 11 people, an official said.

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Strong Earthquake Shakes Turkey, 11 Dead

Killer Reportedly Claims Knox Was Not Present at Murder

A man convicted of murdering British college student Meredith Kercher reportedly said Amanda Knox was not present at the time of the grisly death, Italian newspapers reported Sunday.

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Vatican Backs German Diocese’s Efforts on Sex Abuse Claims

The Vatican said Saturday it backed a German diocese’s efforts to shed light on sexual abuse allegations connected to a renowned boy’s choir once led by Pope Benedict XVI’s brother.

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Iceland Voters Reject Debt Plan to Pay Off U.K., Netherlands

Iceland’s voters on Saturday resoundingly rejected a $5.3 billion plan to pay off Britain and the Netherlands for debts spawned by the collapse of an Icelandic Internet bank, according to initial results.

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Amanda Knox Family Begins Appeal of Murder Conviction

They saw the killing as a result of accidental circumstances in what had started as a sexual assault by another man, Rudy Hermann Guede, an Ivorian also convicted for the 2007 murder.

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New Files Like ‘Gold Dust’ in Search for Madeleine McCann

A newly released file on the highly-publicized disappearance of British girl Madeleine McCann is “gold dust” and could lead to a breakthrough in the case, her parents’ spokesman told Sky News.

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Italian Police Arrest Iranian ‘Spies’ for Trafficking Arms

Italian police have arrested five Italians and two suspected Iranian secret agents on suspicion of illegally trafficking arms and explosives to Iran through Eastern Europe in breach of an international embargo.

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Belgian Commuter Trains Collide, At Least 18 Dead

Two commuter trains collided head-on Monday after one ran a stop light at rush hour in a Brussels suburb, killing at least 12 people and injuring 55, a Belgian official said. Other officials said the death toll was higher.

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Belgian Commuter Trains Collide, At Least 12 Dead

Two commuter trains collided head-on Monday after one ran a stop light at rush hour in a Brussels suburb, killing at least 12 people and injuring 55, a Belgian official said. Other officials said the death toll was higher.

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Belgian Commuter Trains Collide, At Least 11 Dead

Two commuter trains collided head-on Monday after one ran a stop light at rush hour in a Brussels suburb, killing at least 11 people, a Belgian official said. Other officials said the death toll was higher.

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