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Barack Obama makes Haiti earthquake statement

US President Barack Obama has vowed "full support" to the people of Haiti to help recover from its devastating earthquake.

The 7.0-magnitude quake, Haiti's worst in two centuries, struck south of the capital, Port-au-Prince, on Tuesday.

The extent of the devastation from a huge quake in Haiti is slowly emerging, with thousands of people feared dead.

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