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Israel's ex-president Peres dies

Shimon Peres, Israel's former president and its eldest statesman, passed away in a hospital outside Tel Aviv Wednesday morning, two weeks after he suffered a stroke. A Nobel Peace Prize laureate and one of the most central figures in Israeli politics, Peres died at the age of 93.

Highlights from Premier Li's visits to UN headquarters, Canada, Cuba
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is set to land in Beijing on Wednesday after a fruitful foreign trip, during which he attended the 71st session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly and paid official visits to Canada and Cuba.
Beijing rebuffs US charges for Chinese firm
China protested on Tuesday after the United States lodged criminal charges and sanctions on Monday against a Chinese firm it accuses of being connected to Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program.

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87 Turkish intelligence personnel dismissed over links to Gulen

The National Intelligence Organization (MIT) dismissed Tuesday 87 personnel for suspected links to the Fethullah Gulen Movement, state-run Anadolu Agency reported.

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