Detainees stand in a hall at a detention center for migrants in Al Kararim, Libya. The North African country is a key transit spot and destination for migrants seeking employment or a path to Europe.
North Korea's Kim Jong Un waves during a military parade in Pyongyang celebrating what would be the 105th birthday of his grandfather and the country's founding leader Kim Il Sung.
A memorial to slain journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancée, Martina Kusnírová, has been set up in the lobby of Aktuality.sk. Since they were killed, the news site's office building has been guarded by the police and private security guards.
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People attend a rally and a concert celebrating the fourth anniversary of Russia's annexation of Crimea at Manezhnaya Square in Moscow on Sunday. The controversial move to take Crimea became a proud event for some voters who handed Vladimir Putin a broad election win, timed for the same date as the anniversary.
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Patrick Desbois began investigating Nazi crimes because of his family history. His grandfather was deported to a work camp in Ukraine during World War II but never spoke about what had happened. "So I decided to go there one day," he says, "and that's when I discovered that the Germans shot at a minimum 18,000 Jews, plus gypsies, plus Soviet prisoners. But no one wanted to speak about it."
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A worker loads building material on a cart outside a construction site at the Central Business District in Beijing. China's top economic planner expressed confidence this month that stronger consumer spending will help the economy grow.
Internet activist Lyudmila Savchuk spent two months working in a "troll factory" in St. Petersburg, Russia. She was tasked with writing posts that would inflame anti-American sentiment among Russians. Others at the factory would write negative posts about American politicians, the war in Ukraine and America's NATO allies.
South Koreans at a railway station in Seoul watch a news report showing President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on March 9. Trump agreed the day before to a historic first meeting with Kim.
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Gina Haspel, an undercover CIA officer for three decades, has been nominated to become director of the spy agency. Several senators say they will be asking tough questions about her role in the CIA's waterboarding program that began after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
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A screenshot of Liang Xiangyi, a financial news reporter, who was so disgusted by a fellow reporter's softball question to a government official at this week's National People's Congress that she was caught on live television rolling her eyes. The moment went viral.
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