A Nepalese man walking a bridge, arrives to perform rituals during Gaya Aunsi festival in Kathmandu, Nepal, Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
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Iran has shut schools in the capital and some other major cities because of dangerous levels of air pollution, Iranian media reported Tuesday.State TV said schools, closed since Sunday, would remain closed on Wednesday in Tehran, which has a population of 14 million and more than 8 million cars and motorbikes.Schools in the northwestern cities of Tabriz and Urmia and the central city of Isfahan also have been closed because of the high pollution level, Iran's state news agency IRNA reported on Tuesday.
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