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Turkey Detains Dozens Nationwide over Alleged Gulen Links

Turkish police on Tuesday detained nearly 140 people in nationwide raids over alleged links to the group blamed for the 2016 failed coup, state media reported.

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Three Migrants Found after 'Freezing to Death' in Turkey

The bodies of three migrants believed to have frozen to death were found in three separate Turkish border villages, state media reported on Tuesday.

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Trump Pays Respects as President Bush Lies in State in U.S. Capitol

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania paid their respects Monday to late president George H.W. Bush, whose remains lay in state in the US Capitol.

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UN Security Council to Meet on Iran Missile Test

The UN Security Council will meet behind closed doors on Tuesday at the request of France and Britain after they accused Iran of test-firing a medium-range missile at the weekend, diplomats said.

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Rohingya Migrant Boat Lands in Indonesia

A boat carrying 20 men believed to be Rohingya migrants landed in Indonesia Tuesday, authorities said, the latest group of the vulnerable Myanmar minority to reach the world's biggest Muslim-majority nation. 

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Ukraine Raids Orthodox Churches with Russia Ties

Ukrainian authorities on Monday raided three Orthodox churches aligned to Russia as political and religious tensions between the two countries grow.

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U.S. Calls for EU Sanctions on Iranian Ballistic Program

The United States urged the European Union on Monday to apply sanctions targeting Iran's ballistic missile program, calling it a "grave and escalating threat."

Over the weekend, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo charged that Iran tested a medium-range missile capable of carrying multiple warheads and striking parts of Europe and the entire Middle East.

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Service Dog Accompanies Late President Bush on Final Farewell

A U.S. president is believed to have said the easiest way to find a friend in Washington was to get a dog. On Monday, George H.W. Bush's faithful service dog Sully made a final journey back to the US capital with the late president.

Two days after Bush's death at age 94, family spokesman Jim McGrath posted a touching photograph Monday of the yellow Labrador retriever lying down in front of Bush's casket, with the accompanying phrase "Mission Complete" and the hashtag #Remembering41.

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Larijani Says Iran Faces 'Chronic Challenges' beyond U.S. Sanctions

Iran is facing "chronic challenges" that existed long before U.S. sanctions were reimposed, the influential parliament speaker Ali Larijani said on Monday.

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Spanish Politics Rocked by Far-Right Win in Andalusia

The first success of a far-right party in a regional election since Spain's return to democracy in 1975 has shaken national politics ahead a busy electoral season.

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