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People attend a demonstration calling on the government to rescue the kidnapped girls of the government secondary school in Chibok, in Abuja, Nigeria on Oct. 14, 2014. Olamikan Gbemiga/AP hide caption

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Sudanese celebrate in the streets of Khartoum on Friday after ruling generals and opposition leaders announced an agreement on a new governing body. Ashraf Shazly/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Jamal Batar and his father, Aden, at StoryCorps in West Valley City, Utah, in March 2017. The Batar family fled the civil war in Somalia for the United States in 1994. Mia Warren/StoryCorps hide caption

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'We Are Americans': Somali Refugee Family Reflects On Making A Life In The U.S.

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Annah Goba, 20, carries water to her shack in Azania, the name squatters gave to a section of private property they took over in Stellenbosch. Goba said the lack of running water was a challenge, but she couldn't afford to pay rent in crowded Kayamandi township. Her shirt is from the far-left Economic Freedom Fighters party, which encourages supporters to occupy the land of wealthy farm owners. Daniella Cheslow for NPR hide caption

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The road in Clapham, south London, where a body fell from a passenger plane and was found in a garden. Police say the victim may have been a man who stowed away in the plane's landing gear. Dominic Lipinski/AP hide caption

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A fisherman's boat makes its way across Lake Chilwa in Malawi. A large portion of Lake Chilwa dries out every year, and the fishing industry disappears along with it. Most fishermen then head to Lake Malawi, where there is fishing year-round. Julia Gunther hide caption

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A 19-year-old woman talks with nurse Valeria Zafisoa at a traveling contraception clinic in eastern Madagascar run by the British nonprofit group Marie Stopes International. Samantha Reinders for NPR hide caption

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Lt. Gen. Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo is a social media personality. He's also the leader of the paramilitary group that attacked thousands of pro-democracy protesters on June 3, leaving more than a 100 dead. STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Facebook Won't Kick Off A Warlord

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Health workers treat a patient at the Ebola Treatment Center in the city of Butembo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. It's one of three locations where researchers have been conducting a clinical trial of four experimental treatments for the disease. John Wessels/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Will 1 Of These 4 Experimental Treatments Cure Ebola?

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Kenyan army soldiers ride in a vehicle at their base in 2012. On Saturday, authorities in Kenya blamed Somali militant group al-Shabab for a blast that reportedly left 10 police officers dead. Ben Curtis/AP hide caption

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Uganda has reported its first death from Ebola. Here, a health worker takes a woman's temperature at a border crossing between Uganda and Democratic Republic of the Congo, part of an effort to screen for Ebola and prevent its spread. Al-hadji Kudra Maliro/AP hide caption

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The U.S.-based Free Russia Foundation accuses Russia of exploiting Western legal systems. Above, supporters of arrested journalist Ivan Golunov (freed on Tuesday) gathered at a court building in Moscow. Dmitry Serebryakov/AP hide caption

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