Displacement of graves before flooding of Turkish town

Displacement of graves before flooding of Turkish town

In the 12 000-year-old Turkish town of Hasankeyf, families watch as their relatives' graves are displaced before the controversial Ilisu dam project engulfs the ancient area. More than 400 graves have been displaced so far. While some residents we...
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Hong Kong's embattled leader abandons a State of the Union-style speech after she was heckled by rowdy opposition lawmakers during chaotic scenes inside the city's legislature. The speech by chief executive Carrie Lam was billed as an attempt to ...
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Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam abandons a State of the Union-style speech after she was heckled by opposition lawmakers during chaotic scenes inside the city's legislature.
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Go with the flow: 'Peeing boy' statue in Brussels turns 400

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Nigerian police rescue hundreds from another 'torture house' Koranic school

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Turkish tank convoy heads to Syria border

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