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    * A fire that broke out early on Sunday at an oil pumping station in west Siberia has destroyed three oil reservoirs, a regional emergencies spokesman said

    * The owner of Russia's largest hydropower plant, hit by a disaster that killed dozens of people, announced the start of repair work

    * With 69 bodies found since last week's disaster at the Sayano-Shushenskaya plant, rescuers have narrowed down the search for the remaining six missing workers

    * A funeral service was held on Sunday morning for 22 of those killed in the disaster at the plant

     

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    * Dozens of homes have been destroyed by wildfires to the north of Athens and thousands of residents have been evacuated, officials said

    * The Taliban movement in Pakistan named a new leader, to replace Baitullah Mehsud, who is believed to have been killed in a CIA missile strike earlier this month

    * Over 20,000 people gathered on the lawn outside parliament in the South Korean capital for the state funeral of former president Kim Dae-jung, Yonhap news agency reported

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