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<?xml version="1.0"?>
<api>
  <query-continue>
    <alllinks galcontinue="CCTV_and_London_Riots" />
  </query-continue>
  <query>
    <pages>
      <page ns="0" title="Buying CCTV" missing="" />
      <page ns="0" title="CCTV London" missing="" />
      <page ns="0" title="CCTV Statistics" missing="" />
      <page ns="0" title="CCTV User Guide for Shopping Environments" missing="" />
      <page pageid="268" ns="0" title="Backlight Compensation" />
      <page pageid="17" ns="0" title="CCTV" />
      <page pageid="545" ns="0" title="CCTV Advertising - Buyer Beware" />
      <page pageid="557" ns="0" title="CCTV Installation" />
      <page pageid="32" ns="0" title="CCTV Installation Companies" />
      <page pageid="817" ns="0" title="CCTV Maintenance Contracts" />
    </pages>
  </query>
</api>