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FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2019 file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, speaks during a press conference in Tel Aviv, Israel. Israel’s attorney general on Thursday, Nov. 21, formally charged Netanyahu in a series of corruption cases, throwing the country’s paralyzed political system into further disarray and threatening his 10-year grip on power. Netanyahu angrily accused prosecutors of staging “an attempted coup.” (AP Photo/Oded Balilty, File)
Israel braces for political fight after Netanyahu indictmentThe indictment of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to sharpen the battle lines in Israel’s already deadlocked political system and could test the loyalty of his right-wing allies
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Posters read "Delphine, 33, strangled by her husband Reanud. Their four children were present. 115th feminicide" in Paris, Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019. France, a country that has prided itself on gender equality, is beginning to pay serious attention to its yet-intractable problem of domestic violence.  (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
France grapples with high domestic violence rateFrance has one of Europe’s highest domestic violence rates, and now that’s getting highlighted with a wildcat graffiti campaign in Paris and elsewhere
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Pope Francis, left, and his cousin, Sister Ana Rosa Sivori visit the Supreme Buddhist Patriarch at Was Ratchabophit Sathit Maha Simaram Temple, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, in Bangkok, Thailand. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Pope’s cousin takes star turn in Thailand as papal whispererSister Ana Rosa Sivori has taken something of a star turn during her second cousin’s visit to Thailand
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In this photo taken Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. Pro-government candidate with the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, Cheung Ka Yan, a 26-year-old accountant, pose for photos with supporters during a campaign event in Hong Kong. Cheung says she jumped into the fray because many young people who support free elections for the city's leaders _ one of the protesters' key demands _ decry violence. b(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Hong Kong election a referendum on anti-government protestsA former policewoman is among the new faces running in Hong Kong elections that have become a referendum on public support for anti-government protests
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Somali Canadian peace activist was killed by stray bulletSomali Canadian peace activist was killed by stray bullet in Mogadishu, African Union says
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FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2018, file photo, a woman lights candles during a candlelight vigil for murdered British tourist Grace Millane at Cathedral Square in Christchurch, New Zealand. A New Zealand jury on Friday, Nov. 22, 2019,  was deliberating whether a British backpacker was murdered by a man she met on a dating app or was accidentally choked to death during sex. (AP Photo/Mark Baker, File)
Man found guilty of murdering British tourist in New ZealandA New Zealand jury has found a man guilty of murder in the death of British backpacker Grace Millane
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2019, file photo, a gas station that was attacked during protests over rises in government-set gasoline prices is reflected in a puddle, in Tehran, Iran. Internet connectivity is trickling back in Iran after the government shut down access to the rest of the world for more than four days in response to unrest apparently triggered by a gasoline price hike. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi, File)
US calls for Iran crackdown videos, internet slowly returnsAs the internet slowly comes back to Iran after government shut it down during protests, Pompeo calls on Iranians to send the U.S. videos documenting the crackdown
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Protesters walk inside the campus of Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. Most of the protesters who took over the university last week have left, but an unknown number have remained inside for days, hoping somehow to avoid arrest. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
Police to guard polls for vote in protest-wracked Hong KongPolice will be out in force at polling stations in Hong Kong this weekend as keenly contested local elections take place amid ongoing anti-government protests
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Priests, religious seminarians and Catechists touch the hands of Pope Francis as he leaves after meeting them at Saint Peter's Parish on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. Pope Francis urged more efforts to combat the "humiliation" of women and children forced into prostitution as he began a busy visit Thursday to Thailand, where human trafficking and poverty help fuel the sex tourism industry. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
Pope turns attention to needs of Thai church, young peoplePope Francis tended to the needs of the tiny Catholic hierarchy in Thailand, urging priests and nuns to find ways to communicate the faith with “a Thai face and flesh” in an overwhelmingly Buddhist country
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An anti-government demonstrator runs through a tear gas cloud during clashes in Santiago, Chile, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. Chile has been facing weeks of unrest, triggered by a relatively minor increase in subway fares. The protests have shaken a nation noted for economic stability over the past decades, which has seen steadily declining poverty despite persistent high rates of inequality. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
Amnesty reports violations by Chile’s security forcesAmnesty International is denouncing what it calls serious human rights violations by security forces in Chile
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2019, file photo, rainwater pools at a gas station attacked during protests over government-set gasoline prices in Tehran, Iran. Internet connectivity is trickling back in Iran after the government shut down access to the rest of the world for more than four days in response to unrest apparently triggered by a gasoline price hike. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi, File)
Iran net outage first to effectively isolate a whole nationInternet connectivity trickles back in Iran after government shut down access to rest of the world
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University students chant during a protest calling on the military to abandon President Nicolas Maduro and join their fight to end the nation's historic crisis, in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
Venezuela students blocked in protest march to military baseUniversity students in Venezuela have staged a protest calling for an end to President Nicolás Maduro’s rule
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