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<?xml version="1.0"?>
<api>
  <query-continue>
    <alltransclusions gatcontinue="News_widget" />
  </query-continue>
  <query>
    <pages>
      <page pageid="747" ns="10" title="Template:Changelog rockpi4 kernel" />
      <page pageid="612" ns="10" title="Template:Community updates" />
      <page pageid="7" ns="10" title="Template:Languages" />
      <page pageid="174" ns="10" title="Template:News begin" />
      <page pageid="183" ns="10" title="Template:News brief begin" />
      <page pageid="184" ns="10" title="Template:News brief end" />
      <page pageid="185" ns="10" title="Template:News brief header" />
      <page pageid="175" ns="10" title="Template:News end" />
      <page pageid="173" ns="10" title="Template:News pic" />
      <page pageid="167" ns="10" title="Template:News topic" />
    </pages>
  </query>
</api>