A U.S. court has ordered the Syrian government to pay $300 million for killing American journalist Marie Colvin in 2012. Colvin is seen here in London in 2010.
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A construction worker saws steel rods at the site of a school that was funded by the United States Agency for International Development in the Palestinian village of al-Jabaa, in the West Bank, on Jan. 22.
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Mahmud, 11, Ayyub, 7, and their mother, Felicia Perkins-Ferreira, walk toward the boat that will take them out of Syria, across the river to Iraq, so they can start their journey home to Trinidad.
Access to water is increasingly entangled with conflict situations. (Above) A young girl fills a bottle at a pump station at a camp for internally displaced people in Ain Issa, Syria.
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Supporters of Marzieh Hashemi, an American-born anchor for Iran's state television broadcaster, demonstrated Wednesday outside the Washington, D.C., federal courthouse where Hashemi has appeared before a grand jury.