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    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey set off protests in his home province, the heart of his political base, with plans to build a quarry that would destroy a pristine woodland.

    21 Runners Dead After Extreme Weather Hits Chinese Ultramarathon

    The 62-mile mountain race in Gansu Province left athletes in shorts and T-shirts facing freezing rain, hail and high winds.

    After Weeks of Twists, Samoa Is Set to Have Its First Female Leader

    A dead-heat election was followed by uncertainty and intrigue. But barring further surprises, Fiame Naomi Mata’afa will become prime minister on Monday.

    After the Pandemic, Will More People Wear Masks for Colds and Flu?

    The behavior is common in East Asia, but there’s no tidy scientific consensus on how much it limits the spread of respiratory illnesses. Now some wonder how the idea will go over in the U.S.

    Iraq’s F-16s Grounded After U.S. Contractor Pulls Maintenance Crews

    The decision by Lockheed Martin, after repeated rocket attacks, highlights the Iraqi government’s failure to rein in militia groups.
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