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Ariel Sharon Dead at 85

Ariel Sharon, the former Israeli prime minister who suffered a stroke eight years ago and never regained consciousness, has died. Israeli radio, quoting a relative of Mr. Sharon's family, said he died Saturday at the age of 85.

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Turkish Kurds warm themselves around an open fire as they watch the Syrian town of Kobani, near the Mursitpinar border crossing, on the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern town of Suruc, Turkey, Oct. 21, 2014.

Photogallery Syrian Kurds Push Back on Turkish Plan

Ankara plan is to allow Peshmerga forces from northern Iraq to transit Turkish territory to enter besieged Syrian border town of Kobani to help in its defense More

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