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Popular Turkish TV drama inspires statues in Pakistan

Residents of the Pakistani city of Lahore have erected statues to commemorate a medieval Turkish leader, a sign of the growing popularity, and cultural impact, of a television series imported from Turkey depicting the origins of the Ottoman Empire.

Syrian army says Israel hits several bases across country

The Syrian army responded to Israeli strikes on southern, central and eastern Syria in which two soldiers were killed, the army said on Tuesday in what military defectors and intelligence sources said was a wave of raids that targeted Iranian bases.

FILE PHOTO:  The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in London

Factbox: Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

European Union countries eager to revive their economies are prepared to bar entry to Americans because the U.S. has failed to control the coronavirus pandemic, the New York Times reported from Brussels on Tuesday, citing draft lists of acceptable travelers.

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Oil pulls back after hitting highest since early March

Oil futures slipped on Tuesday as the market braced for reports expected to show swelling U.S. crude inventories, which pulled prices back off the highest levels since before the coronavirus pandemic slammed fuel demand.

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