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Outgoing Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Cabinet are set to resign Wednesday, clearing the way for his successor to take over after parliamentary confirmation later in the day

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Newly elected head of Liberal Democratic Party Yoshihide Suga poses for photos following his press conference at its headquarters after the party's leadership election in Tokyo Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. Suga was elected as the new head of Japan’s ruling party on Monday, all but assuring that he will become the country's new prime minister when a parliamentary election is held later in the week. (Nicolas Datiche/Pool Photo via AP)

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The international reputation of the United States has declined further in the wake of its handling of the coronavirus pandemic, according to new research from the Pew Research Center

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Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador will ask the Senate to schedule a referendum on whether to investigate and possibly bring charges against his predecessors, including almost all of Mexico’s living ex-presidents

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El presidente mexicano Andrés Manuel López Obrador en Ciudad de México el 13 de julio del 2020. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

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World Trade Organization rules that Trump administration tariffs on Chinese goods worth over $200 billion are illegal

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Greece has called on the European Union to jointly run new refugee camps being built on its eastern islands as part of a planned overhaul of the bloc’s migration policy

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A migrant uses water from a plastic pipe to wash himself outside the burned Moria refugee camp, on the northeastern island of Lesbos, Greece, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. Greece's prime minister demanded Sunday that the European Union take a greater responsibility for managing migration into the bloc, as Greek authorities promised that 12,000 migrants and asylum-seekers left homeless after fire gutted an overcrowded camp would be moved shortly to a new tent city. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

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Pakistan’s top court has postponed for two weeks the much-awaited appeals hearing against the acquittal earlier this year of a British-Pakistani man and three others in the 2002 kidnapping and killing of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl

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Faisal Siddiqi, center, a lawyer for the family of Daniel Pearl, an American Wall Street Journal reporter who was kidnapped and killed in Pakistan, leaves the Supreme Court after an appeal hearing in the Pearl case, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. The much-awaited court hearing against the acquittal of a British Pakistani man and three others in the 2002 kidnapping and killing of Pearl, was delayed for a week on Tuesday when judges could not take up the case due to the absence of a prosecutor whose mother died recently, a defense lawyer said. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)

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Mali’s military rulers are facing a regional deadline for naming a civilian interim leader

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People hold a banner showing Col. Assimi Goita, leader of the junta which is now running Mali and calls itself the National Committee for the Salvation of the People, as they demonstrate to show support for the junta in the capital Bamako, Mali, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020. Placard at left in French reads

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The infection traces to a 26-year-old U.S. woman suspected of ignoring rules.

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FILE-In this Sept. 13, 2020 taken photo a car drives past the place name sign in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. Officials in southern Germany are considering imposing hefty fines against a 26-year-old American woman linked to a cluster of coronavirus cases in the Alpine resort town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, including at a hotel that caters to U.S. military personnel. (Lino Mirgeler/dpa via AP)

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Doctors say the Russian opposition figure was poisoned with a nerve agent.

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Alexei Navalny takes part in a rally in Moscow, Feb. 29, 2020.

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A court in central Vietnam has sentenced seven people for smuggling a woman who later died in a truck together with 38 other people as they were being transported into Britain

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FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2019, file photo, airport personnel load a coffin into an ambulance at the Noi Bai airport in Hanoi, Vietnam. A court in central Vietnam has sentenced seven people for smuggling a woman who later died in a truck together with 38 other people as they were being transported into Britain. (Vietnam News Agency via AP, File)

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Human rights groups warn that critics of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government are finding themselves thrown in jail and denied bail

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A student and human rights activist holds a banner during a peaceful protest in Harare, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. Human rights defenders say it appears the government is using restrictions imposed to combat COVID-19 to suppress political criticism. Opposition officials, human rights groups and some analysts accuse Mnangagwa of abusing the rights of critics, using tactics as harsh as his predecessor, the late Robert Mugabe. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

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A top European Union official says third countries could be invited to talks aimed at easing a dispute between Greece and Turkey over energy rights that has brought warships to the eastern Mediterranean

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European Council President Charles Michel makes statements after his meeting with Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis at Maximos Mansion in Athens, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. Michel will visit Lesbos later today as Greece's migration minister says the government will use force if necessary to move homeless migrants to a new facility on the island after thousands of people were left without shelter by fires last week at an overcrowded refugee camp. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

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Libya’s east-based army says it has killed at least seven Islamic State militants, including foreign fighters, in a raid in the country’s south

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The British Embassy says a roadside bomb has targeted British diplomatic vehicles in Baghdad

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India’s defense minister is accusing China of violating past border agreements and increasing its military deployment along a disputed mountainous frontier in the Ladakh region

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FILE-In this Feb. 11, 2020 file photo, Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh arrives at Parliament House in New Delhi, India. Singh accused China on Tuesday of violating past border agreements and expanding its troop deployment along a disputed mountainous frontier in Ladakh where the two countries have been locked in a military standoff for months. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)

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A U.S. military spokesman says a helicopter for the U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group has made an emergency landing in northeastern Syria

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The Dutch government plans to invest in protecting jobs during the coronavirus crisis but has warned in a speech delivered by King Willem-Alexander that the country must brace for the harsh economic impact of the pandemic

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An Algerian court has sentenced journalist Khaled Drareni to two years in prison on appeal, in a trial that rights group have denounced as violating press freedom

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FILE - In this March 10, 2020 file photo, Algerian journalist Khaled Drareni flashes the V sign as he leaves the courthouse in Algiers. An Algerian court sentenced on Tuesday journalist Khaled Drareni to two years in prison on appeal, in a trial that rights group have denounced as violating press freedom. Drareni, editor of the Casbah Tribune news site and Algeria correspondent of RSF and the French TV channel TV5 Monde, played a prominent role in covering the country's pro-democracy movement last year.(AP Photo/Str, File)

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Greece’s coast guard says one more body has been recovered from the sea off the southern Greek island of Crete after a migrant smuggling boat sank in rough weather

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Germany says it is providing up to $892 million to support three domestic pharmaceutical companies that are developing vaccines against the new coronavirus

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German Health Minister Jens Spahn, left, and Science and Education Minister Anja Karliczek, right, brief the media during a news conference about a german program to support the develop a COVID-19 vaccine in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, Pool)

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Chancellor Angela Merkel is celebrating the renaissance of Jewish life in Germany but denouncing the “disgrace” of increasingly open anti-Semitism and racism as she marks the 70th anniversary of the country’s main Jewish group

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Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks at the ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of the Central Council of Jews in the courtyard of the New Synagogue in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. The Central Council of Jews in Germany was founded on 19 July 1950 in Frankfurt am Main. (Bernd von Jutrczenka/Pool via AP)

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Momcilo Krajisnik, a former top wartime Bosnian Serb official who was convicted of war crimes during the 1992-95 conflict, has died after contracting the new coronavirus

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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 1996 file photo, Bosnian Serb wartime leader Radovan Karadzic, left, and Serb member of Bosnian Presidency Momcilo Krajisnik roll the cake, marking St. Stevan, Republic of Srpska patron-saint day, in the Bosnian town of Pale. The hospital in the northern Bosnian town of Banja Luka said Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, that Krajisnik, a former top wartime Bosnian Serb official who was convicted of war crimes by a U.N. court, died after contracting the new coronavirus. He was 75. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, File)

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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says Taiwan has not disclosed information about the reported detentions of five Hong Kongers who may have attempted to flee there by boat to escape possible prosecution at home under a tough new national security law

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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam listens to reporters' questions during a press conference in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. Lam said Tuesday that the government had not received any information from Taiwan authorities regarding media reports that they are holding five Hong Kong citizens who reportedly were fleeing to Taiwan on a boat.(AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

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A burger shop in the South Korean capital is a bit different from typical fast food restaurants: Its key staff are robots

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In this on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020 photo, an employee, right, controls a robot to deliver a takeout bag with food to a customer at No Brand Burger in Seoul, South Korea. These robotic services, with not a single face-to-face interaction, have been seen as a selling point amid the coronavirus pandemic and its restrictions. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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Portuguese authorities say they are close to bringing under control a major wildfire, with just a handful of hot spots being targeted by water-dropping aircraft

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A firefighter is silhouetted against a fire burning outside the village of Roqueiro, near Oleiros, Portugal, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. Almost 1,000 firefighters are battling a major wildfire in central Portugal. Officials said that strong winds were pushing the flames through dense and hilly woodland, much of it hard to reach. (AP Photo/Sergio Azenha)

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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny posts a picture of himself in Berlin hospital, says he’s breathing on his own

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The financial misconduct trial of former Nissan executive Greg Kelly has begun with Kelly saying he committed no crimes and was only trying to keep his star boss Carlos Ghosn from leaving

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Former Nissan Motor Co. executive Greg Kelly arrives for the first trial hearing at the Tokyo District Court in Tokyo Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. The financial misconduct trial of Kelly opened Tuesday. Japanese prosecutors outlined allegations of what they said was a complex and clandestine scheme to pay former star executive Carlos Ghosn. (Kiyoshi Ota/Pool Photo via AP)

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The German government says it has chosen arms manufacturer Haenel, which is owned by an Abu Dhabi-based company, for a $300 million contract to make assault rifles for the military

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Official figures show that unemployment in the U.K. edged up in July even though large sections of the British economy reopened after the coronavirus lockdown

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FILE - In this July 4, 2020 file photo, a member of the public has a haircut at a barbers shop in Manchester, England. Official figures released Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020 show unemployment in the U.K. edged up in July even though large sections of the British economy reopened after the coronavirus lockdown, a clear signal that the jobless rate is set to spike sharply higher when a government salary-support scheme comes to an end in the autumn. (AP Photo/Jon Super, file)

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An Indonesian patrol ship has confronted a Chinese coast guard vessel that spent almost three days in waters where Indonesia claims economic rights and are near the southernmost part of China’s disputed South China Sea claims

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This undated photo released on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, by Indonesian Maritime Security Agency (BAKAMLA) shows a Chinese Cost Guard ship sails in North Natuna Sea. An Indonesian patrol ship confronted the Chinese vessel that spent almost three days in waters where Indonesia claims economic rights and that are near the southernmost part of China's disputed South China Sea claims. (Indonesian Maritime Security Agency via AP)

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The United Nations refugee agency says it is “saddened and alarmed” after at least 10 refugees were killed in an attack last week by local residents in northern Uganda amid tensions over increasingly scarce resources

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The U.N. migration agency says that a boat carrying migrants bound for Europe capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya

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Migrants from different nationalities, mainly from Somalia, Egypt and Morocco, but also from Libya, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coat, Bangladesh, Senegal, Syria, Palestine, Benin and Tunisia, including 14 minors and 4 women, rest on board the Spanish NGO Open Arms vessel on Wednesday 9, 2020, after being rescued last Tuesday night as they were trying to flee Libya on board a precarious wooden boat, in international waters, in the Central Mediterranean sea. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios)

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Police say a jeweler in the northern German city of Celle has shot dead two men suspected of trying to rob his business

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U.N.: At least 24 migrants drowned or missing and presumed dead after boat capsizes in the Mediterranean near Libya

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A fire has broken out in a downtown Beirut building near the city’s port where an explosion last month killed and wounded many

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Venezuela’s chief prosecutor says a U.S. citizen arrested as a suspected spy has been charged with plotting a terrorist attack to sabotage oil refineries and electrical service

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Venezuela's Attorney General Tarek William Saab holds a photo of bullets he says were seized with other weapons in connection with what the government calls a failed attack over the weekend aimed at overthrowing President Nicolás Maduro, during a press conference in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, May 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)

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Chinese authorities have confirmed the criminal detention of 12 Hong Kongers who were allegedly attempting to travel illegally to Taiwan by boat last month, while the foreign ministry in Beijing labeled the group separatists

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Relatives of 12 Hong Kong activists detained at sea by Chinese authorities attend a press conference in Hong Kong, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. They called for their family members to be returned to the territory, saying their legal rights were being violated. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

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Mother Nature’s wrath is on display with record-breaking fires, hurricanes, heat and Arctic melting.

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The flames have been causing destruction since mid-July.

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Smoke from a fire rises into the air as trees burn amongst vegetation in the Pantanal, the world's largest wetland, in Pocone, Mato Grosso state, Brazil, Sept. 3, 2020.

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Greek authorities say they three people have died and 56 have been rescued from the sea after a vessel carrying migrants sank off the southern island of Crete

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Migrants with their belongings walk near the new temporary refugee camp in Karatepe near Mytilene town, on the northeastern island of Lesbos, Greece, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. Greece's prime minister demanded Sunday that the European Union take a greater responsibility for managing migration into the bloc, as Greek authorities promised that 12,000 migrants and asylum-seekers left homeless after fire gutted an overcrowded camp would be moved shortly to a new tent city. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson says his plan to unilaterally rewrite Britain’s divorce deal with the European Union is a necessary insurance policy against the bloc’s unreasonable behavior

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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020 file photo, Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street to attend the weekly session of Prime Ministers Questions in Parliament in London. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has strongly defended his controversial plan to override sections of the Brexit deal that he negotiated with the European Union, arguing that the bloc has an “extreme” interpretation of the treaty that could jeopardize the future of the U.K. In a column Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020 in The Daily Telegraph, Johnson said the Internal Market Bill is required to end EU threats to impose a “blockade” in the Irish Sea that he argues could “carve up our country.” (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)

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Scientists say an enormous chunk of Greenland’s ice cap, estimated to be about 110 square kilometers (42.3 square miles), has broken off in the far northeastern Arctic

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In this image proved by the European Space Agency, ESA, showing the glacier section that broke off the fjord called Nioghalvfjerdsfjorden, bottom, which is roughly 80 kilometers (50 miles) long and 20 kilometers (12 miles) wide, the National Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland said Monday Sept. 14, 2020. The glacier is at the end of the Northeast Greenland Ice Stream, where it flows off land and into the ocean. Scientists with National Geological Survey see it as evidence of rapid climate change leading to the disintegration of the Arctic's largest remaining ice shelf. (European Space Agency via AP)

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Almost 1,000 firefighters and 15 water-dropping aircraft are battling a major wildfire in central Portugal

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Wind turbines are enveloped in smoke from a fire burning between Proenca-a-Nova and Oleiros, Portugal, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. Almost 1,000 firefighters and 15 water-dropping aircraft are battling a major wildfire in central Portugal. Officials said that strong winds were pushing the flames through dense and hilly woodland, much of it hard to reach. (AP Photo/Sergio Azenha)

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Poland’s conservative government has come under criticism in the European Parliament, where some lawmakers called for it to lose European Union funding over its rule of law record and discrimination against LGBT people

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Poland's President Andrzej Duda speaks to parliament members after he had been sworn in for a second term, at the parliament, in Warsaw, Poland, on Thursday, August 6, 2020. Many of Poland's former leaders abstained from the ceremony to show disapproval for his first term policies.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

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Albanian family members are protesting, demanding that the government bring back 52 children who have been stuck in Syria because their parents were extremists

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Protesters hold up placards during a rally in front of the government building in Tirana, Albania, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. Scores of family members of 52 children who have remained in Syria after their parents joined Islamic terror groups gathered in front of the main government building shouting for help, calling on the government to keep the pledge to bring their children back. (AP Photo/Llazar Semini)

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If Pine Island and Thwaites glaciers destabilize, its neighbors will fall apart.

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Ice is viewed near the coast of West Antarctica from a window of a NASA Operation IceBridge airplane, Oct. 28, 2016, in-flight over Antarctica.

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A new report says warring parties in Yemen’s yearslong conflict are “severely restricting” the delivery of desperately needed aid as the country slides toward famine amid the coronavirus pandemic

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FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2020 file photo, tribesmen loyal to Houthi rebels hold their weapons as they ride in a vehicle during a gathering against the agreement to establish diplomatic relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, in Sanaa, Yemen. Human Rights Watch warned Monday, Sept. 14, 2020 that warring parties in Yemen's yearslong conflict are “severely restricting” the delivery of desperately needed aid as the country slides toward famine amid the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)

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The U.S. peace envoy for Afghanistan is in Pakistan to express his gratitude for Islamabad’s role in helping launch the much-awaited negotiations between the Taliban and Afghan representatives

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Families gather at the graves of their relatives, adorned with their pictures, on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Sept 14, 2020. Scores of friends and families of students who were killed in local conflicts are gathering in a cemetery to call for a permanent countrywide ceasefire from the parties to the intra-Afghan peace conference taking place in Doha, Qatar. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

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