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DIYARBAKIR, Turkey Six children died in southeastern Turkey on Tuesday after a fire caused by a suspected electrical fault engulfed the dormitory of their religious school, emergency workers said.
HARARE Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Zimbabwe on Tuesday, the first visit by a Chinese leader since 1996, amid expectations this would lead to the signing of infrastructure funding and investment agreements.
BEIRUT Al Jazeera TV interviewed Lebanese security personnel while they were apparently held by the al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front on Tuesday, ahead of completion of a deal expected to secure their release.
DUBAI Saudi Arabia has issued invitations to 65 Syrian opposition figures to attend a conference in Riyadh to try unify their positions ahead of proposed Syrian peace talks, Saudi newspapers reported on Tuesday.
JERUSALEM Israeli security forces shot dead a suspected Palestinian assailant who tried to stab a man at a busy intersection near a West Bank settlement on Tuesday, police said, a location that has seen several incidents during two months of violence.