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People gather around a sculpture cake to mark Lionel Messi's birthday near Argentina training camp base at the 2018 World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Wth a cake sculpture and a music festival the town of Bronnitsy celebrated the striker's 31st birthday.(AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
Messi birthday overshadowed by Argentina's World Cup crisisLionel Messi's birthday is being overshadowed by turmoil embroiling Argentina's coach and the squad.
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A Jordanian army officer inspects the honor guard in preparation for the arrival of Britain's Prince William, at Marka Airport in Amman, Jordan, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Britain's Prince William kicked off a politically delicate five-day tour of Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian territories. He plans to meet with young people, refugees and political leaders in a tumultuous region Britain had controlled between the two world wars. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)
Prince William on historic Mideast trip, praises Jordan tiesBritain's Prince William praises 'historic ties and friendship' with Jordan as he kicks of historic, politically delicate five-day Mideast tour
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A supporters of Turkey's President and ruling Justice and Development Party, or AKP, leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan celebrates atop a car decorated with his picture outside the party headquarters in Istanbul, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Unofficial results from Turkey's presidential election show incumbent Recep Tayyip Erdogan with a commanding lead. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
The Latest: Pro-Kurdish party to enter Turkish parliamentThe Latest: Partial results show a pro-Kurdish party has passed a critical electoral threshold to enter the Turkish parliament
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Iraq elections commissions prepares for partial recountIraq's elections commission says it has directed its branches to send ballot boxes possibly affected by fraud to Baghdad for a recount
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Switzerland's Stephan Lichtsteiner, centre, follows the ball during the group E match between Switzerland and Serbia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Switzerland awaits FIFA judgment on 'provocative' gesturesThe head of Switzerland's soccer federation said Sunday he does not expect FIFA to suspend his players despite goal celebrations seen as inflaming political tensions with Serbia
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker walks in front of flags of member nations and the EU as he waits for the arrival of EU leaders during an informal EU summit on migration at EU headquarters in Brussels, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (Yves Herman, Pool Photo via AP)
The Latest: No decisions at 'frank and open' migration talksSpanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez says emergency talks European leaders held on migration didn't yield any decisions but that the participants agreed they need to work together on the politically fraught issue
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A Muslim and a Jewish man rides a tandem together during a bicycle tandem tour of Jews and Moslems against anti-Semitism and hatred of Muslims in Berlin, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Jews, Muslims in Berlin team up on bike rides against hatredJews, Muslims team up on tandem bike rides against hatred in German capital
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Supporters of Turkey's President and ruling Justice and Development Party, or AKP, leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan celebrate outside his official residence in Istanbul, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Early partial results in Turkey's presidential elections Sunday showed incumbent Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the lead, with challenger Muharrem Ince in second place. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
Turkey: Partial results show Erdogan leading in electionsTurkish Erdogan took a commanding lead in his bid Sunday for a presidency with broadly expanded powers, with partial results reported by the country's state-run news agency showing him with more than 50 percent of the vote _ enough to avoid a runoff.
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Activists: US tells rebels in Syria not to expect supportSyrian government forces have advanced deeper into the southern province of Daraa under the cover of airstrikes entering new villages
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Mabkhoutah al-Mari drives to work for the first time in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. "It feels beautiful. It was a dream for us so when it happens in reality, I am between belief and disbelief -- between a feeling of joy and astonishment," said Mari as she pulled up to order a drive-thru coffee on her way to work. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
Saudi women in driver's seat as longstanding ban is liftedIt's a historic day for women in Saudi Arabia. They are now free to get in a car and drive themselves where they want to go.
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Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed waves to the crowd at a large rally in his support, in Meskel Square in the capital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Saturday, June 23, 2018. A deadly explosion struck the huge rally for Ethiopia's reformist new prime minister on Saturday shortly after he spoke and was waving to the crowd that had turned out in numbers unseen in recent years in the East African nation. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)
2nd person dies after grenade blast at huge Ethiopia rally2nd person dies after grenade attack at massive Ethiopia rally; more than 30 arrested
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In this Thursday, June 21, 2018 photo, provided by Egypt's state news agency, MENA, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, center, meets with President Donald  Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner, second left, and Mideast envoy Jason Greenblatt on the latest stop in a regional tour to discuss a blueprint for an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, in Cairo, Egypt. (MENA via AP)
Kushner rips Abbas, says Mideast peace plan due 'soon'Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's Mideast envoy, says the administration will soon present its Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, with or without input from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas
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