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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II delivers a speech during a dinner she hosted at Buckingham Palace in the week of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, (CHOGM), Thursday, April 19, 2018 in London. (Jack Taylor/Pool Photo via AP)
Reports: Leaders OK Prince Charles as next Commonwealth headBritish media outlets say heir to the British throne Prince Charles has been approved as the next head of the Commonwealth of the U.K. and its former colonies
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Islamic State group to give up last pocket in Syrian capitalSyrian state media says Islamic State militants have agreed to give up their last pocket in Damascus
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Cuba's new president Miguel Diaz-Canel, center, looks as the a honor guard marched in, as he stands, from left, beside First Vice-President Salvador Antonio Valdes Mesa, Commander of the Revolution Ramiro Valdes, Vice-President Roberto Morales, Vice-President Gladys Bejerano, Vice-President Ines Maria Chapman, and Vice-President Beatriz Jhonson, at the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Raul Castro left the presidency after 12 years in office when the National Assembly approved Diaz-Canel's nomination as the candidate for the top government position. (Adalberto Roque/Pool via AP)
First clues emerge about Cuba's future under new presidentFirst clues of Cuba's future power structure under new president emerge
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UN health agency: Hungarian scientist sickened by EbolaThe World Health Organization says it has helped ship an experimental Ebola vaccine and drugs to treat a laboratory scientist in Hungary who caught the potentially deadly disease in an accident earlier this month
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Thomas Evans, father of terminally-ill toddler Alfie, attends Pope Francis' general audience in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Britain's Court of Appeal ruled last Monday against the parents of 23-month-old toddler who sought permission to take him to Italy for medical treatment that lower U.K. courts blocked in favor of suspending life support.(AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
UK Supreme Court declines appeal from parents of ill toddlerBritain's Supreme Court has declined to hear appeal by parents who want to take terminally ill toddler to Italy for treatment
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Croatia's president honors victims of WWII campCroatia's president has visited the site of a World War II concentration camp and honored its victims despite a continued boycott by Croatia's Jews of the official commemoration ceremonies
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Pakistan: Armed men rob, harass prominent right activistA prominent Pakistani rights group says armed men have raided the house of the editor of its State of Human Rights report, harassed her and stole her laptop, two hard drives and two cell phones, as well as some jewelry and cash
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Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a Security Council meeting at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
Russia: Trump promised to make reciprocal visit to MoscowRussia's foreign minister says U.S. President Donald Trump indicated he could visit Russia if President Vladimir Putin were able to accept his invitation to the White House
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A street art graffiti depecting French President Emmanuel Macron is pictured inside the Paris Tolbiac university, France, after police broke up a student protest, Friday April 20, 2018. French police have evacuated a Paris university site occupied for a month by students protesting against admission reforms. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
Police remove students from occupied Paris university siteFrench police have removed students from a Paris university building that had been occupied for a month to protest admission changes that also are causing turmoil at other campuses
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Palestinian protesters carry a kite with a burning rag dangling from its tail to fly it towards Israel during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Friday, April 20, 2018. Activists use kites with burning rags dangling from their tails to set ablaze drying wheat fields on the Israeli side. (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra)
Israeli fire in new Gaza border protest kills 2 PalestiniansIsraeli army fire kills 2 Palestinians as thousands join the fourth weekly protest on Gaza border
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FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2017 file photo, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe during a meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria, South Africa.  A Zimbabwean parliamentary committee on Friday April 20, 2018, as summoned former leader Robert Mugabe to explain past comments on alleged diamond looting, the first time a public institution has called him to account for such claims made during his 37-year rule.(AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, FILE)
Zimbabwe's Mugabe summoned over alleged diamond lootingZimbabwe's Mugabe faces parliament summons over alleged $15 billion in diamond looting
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Policeman: We Were Told to 'Get' Reuters Reporter"Get Wa Lone." That was the directive a Myanmar police captain was given by his superior, or so he testified Friday. Wa Lone is the Reuters reporter who, along with colleague Kyaw Soe Oo, was arrested Dec. 12 and has been jailed since. Police accused the pair of violating the...
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