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14m Undetected mines in Iran

Iran daily, Islamic Republic, known as the second largest mine-infested country worldwide, is believed to have more than 14 million yet undetected mines, remaining from the 1980-88 Iraq-imposed war in border areas.

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Thousands flee island as volcano erupts

More than 9 000 people will be evacuated from a tiny Papua New Guinea island, starting on Friday, as a volcanic eruption continues and heavy falls of ash destroy crops and pollute water supplies.

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