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<?xml version="1.0"?>
<api>
  <query-continue>
    <alllinks alcontinue="BR_118_2010" />
  </query-continue>
  <query>
    <alllinks>
      <l ns="0" title="BIPPS" />
      <l ns="0" title="BIPPS YouTube directory" />
      <l ns="0" title="BR 1032 2010" />
      <l ns="0" title="BR 1079 2010" />
      <l ns="0" title="BR 10 2010" />
      <l ns="0" title="BR 1125 2010" />
      <l ns="0" title="BR 1132 2010" />
      <l ns="0" title="BR 1134 2010" />
      <l ns="0" title="BR 114 2010" />
      <l ns="0" title="BR 115 2010" />
    </alllinks>
  </query>
</api>