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Uzbekistan buries veteran leader Karimov

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>> Uzbekistan President Islam Karimov's funeral cortege passes through Tashkent. His weeping supporters lining the streets of the capital Saturday morning. The hearse driving to the airport. His body will be flown to his hometown of Samarkand where he'll be buried. Uzbekistan was slow to announce his death.
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But State TV began playing funeral music after Turkey declared his passing on Friday. The brutal despot had been in power since 1989. His death leaves a power vacuum in Central Asia's most populous country