Malala cuts a birthday cake in the shape of a book at a restaurant in Dohuk. The youngest Nobel laureate turned 20 on July 12 in Dohuk, five years after she was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman in Pakistan.
An HIV-positive mother in Thailand plays with her son, who did not contract the virus in utero. Thailand has eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV, according to the World Health Organization.
Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, seen here on the day he spoke to an anti-corruption commission at the Federal Judicial Academy in Islamabad last month, has been disqualified from office.
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Palestinians celebrate in front of the Lion's Gate entrance to Al-Aqsa Mosque after Israeli security measures were removed from the Al-Aqsa Compound in Jerusalem on Wednesday.
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