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The shadow of a man can be seen on a Turkish flag as he chants slogans against the Kurdistan Workers Party, which seeks an independent homeland in southeastern Turkey, during a funeral for a Turkish soldier. Kurdish rebels ambushed a Turkish army patrol Oct. 21, killing at least 12 soldiers and raising the specter of cross-border retaliation by Turkey. Iraqi and U.S. officials urged a peaceful solution, but the Turkish government cautioned that it alone would decide whether to launch an assault into northern Iraq to crush the rebels.
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