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Activist group Solidarity with Repeal holds a rally calling for abortion rights outside Belfast City Hall last week in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The rally follows Ireland's vote to repeal a constitutional ban on abortion. Charles McQuillan/Getty Images hide caption

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Ireland Voted To Allow Abortion. But It's Still Strictly Banned In Northern Ireland

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Protesters demonstrate outside the prime minister's office in Amman late on June 2, as security forces stand on alert. Khalil Mazraawi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Jordan's Prime Minister Resigns Amid Protests Against Austerity

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Saudi women wait for their drivers outside a hotel in the Saudi capital Riyadh. Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Hooking Up Gets Easier To Do In Saudi Arabia

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In a secret room located in Florence's church of San Lorenzo the walls are covered in drawings believed to be the work of Michelangelo and his disciples. Claudio Giovannini/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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This Room Is Thought To Have Been Michelangelo's Secret Hideaway And Drawing Board

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A view of the luxury Frontier Tower Hotel, built near the ski resort on a Swat Valley peak. Residents often describe their region as the Switzerland of Pakistan because of these views. Diaa Hadid/NPR hide caption

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Once Ruled By Taliban, Residents Of Pakistan's Swat Valley Say Army Should Leave

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North Koreans watched a video screen in Pyongyang showing Korean Central Television news presenter Ri Chun Hee as she announced that the country had successfully tested a hydrogen bomb on Sept. 3, 2017. Kim Won-Jin/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What Summit? On North Korean TV, The News Is All About Rice Farming

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A road sign on Hamburg's Max-Brauer-Allee warns motorists that older diesel vehicles are banned from using this stretch of road. Hamburg is the first German city to ban older diesel vehicles. Daniel Bockwoldt/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Could A Diesel Ban In Hamburg, Germany, Cause More Pollution? Some Residents Worry

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U.S. and South Korean soldiers sit inside an amphibious vehicle during an annual joint military landing exercise in Pohang, on South Korea's southeast coast, in March 2016. Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Would The U.S. Withdraw Troops From South Korea?

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An Israeli draped in the national flag walks past an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man in Jerusalem's Old City on May 13, as Israelis marked Jerusalem Day. Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Israelis Have A Love-Hate Relationship With Jerusalem

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A market on the Strand, a main thoroughfare in Sittwe. Anthony Kuhn /NPR hide caption

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'Deeply Disturbing' Conditions For Rohingya In Myanmar, And Those Yet To Return

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A man flies the French tricolor flag over crowds marching to the Arc de Triomphe during the Paris students' strike. Central Press/Getty Images hide caption

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In France, The Protests Of May 1968 Reverberate Today — And Still Divide The French

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U.S. troops wearing new sheep-lined coats march in downtown Vladivostok in November 1918. Robert L. Eichelberger/Rubenstein Library, Duke University hide caption

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In Russia, Scant Traces And Negative Memories Of A Century-Old U.S. Intervention

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Jewelry shops in Riyadh could be among the businesses to feel the strain after a government edict to replace foreign workers with Saudi ones. Fayez Nureldine /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Saudi Arabian Businesses Struggle With Rule To Replace Foreign Workers With Locals

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Italy's designated Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte addresses the media after meeting with President Sergio Mattarella on Sunday in Rome. Conte abandoned efforts to form a government after Mattarella refused to accept his cabinet lineup. Alessandra Benedett/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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