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Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., is a co-sponsor of the resolution to commemorate the Armenian genocide that passed the Senate Thursday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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The German deal with Huawei has not been finalized. It is contingent on the technology and companies passing a security certification according to German law. Mark Schiefelbein/AP hide caption

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Anti-government protesters hold an Iraqi flag in Tahrir Square in Baghdad on Thursday. As Iraqis continue to demonstrate against their government, U.S. officials say Iran is stepping up attacks. Khalid Mohammed/AP hide caption

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Nigerien commandos simulate a raid on a militant camp during U.S.-sponsored exercises in Ouallam, Niger, in April 2018. A spokesman for the Nigerien army says 71 soldiers were killed in an attack on Tuesday. Aaron Ross/Reuters hide caption

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The German flag is seen outside the Embassy in Moscow, where Russia's Foreign Ministry announced Thursday the expulsion of two German diplomats. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Dogs wait for their owners outside a polling station in London, part of a popular tradition of taking pets to the polls. The U.K. is voting in a general election to select 650 members of Parliament. Richard Baker/In Pictures via Getty Images hide caption

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Security personnel stand guard at St. Anthony's Church on April 24 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The church was among three targeted in this year's Easter Sunday attacks. Atul Loke/Getty Images hide caption

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Before Sri Lanka's Easter Attacks, Muslims' Warnings About Terrorism Went Unheeded

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Mexican artist Fabián Cháirez stands next to his painting of Mexican revolutionary hero Emiliano Zapata, straddling a horse nude, wearing high heels and a pink hat, at the Fine Arts Palace in Mexico City on Dec. 11, 2019. Marco Ugarte/AP hide caption

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Protestors chant and sing against President Emmanuel Macron during a rally in Paris as thousands take to the streets to protest against pension reform on Tuesday. Kiran Ridley/Getty Images hide caption

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A view of the White Island volcanic eruption Monday off the coast of Whakatane, New Zealand. Health officials reported some patients received burns on at least 30% of their bodies. Lillani Hopkins/AP hide caption

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Lual Mayen, CEO of Junub Games, says that before he taught himself how to code at a refugee camp, "I never thought video games were made by people. I thought they just fall from heaven." Catie Dull/NPR hide caption

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson gets off his election campaign bus — emblazoned with the slogan "Get Brexit Done" — to visit Washington, England, on Monday. Britain goes to the polls on Thursday. Ben Stansall/AP hide caption

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Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg was named Time magazine's person of the year for showing "what it might look like when a new generation leads." She's seen here at the COP25 Climate Conference in Madrid on Wednesday. Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images hide caption

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Homes destroyed by Cyclone Idai litter the riverbanks of Buzi district, Mozambique. Weather forecasters there say they do not have all the resources they need to cope with more extreme weather affecting the country as a result of climate change. Nichole Sobecki/VII for NPR hide caption

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Meteorologists Can't Keep Up With Climate Change In Mozambique

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Suspected Islamic State militants languish in a prison cell in northeastern Syria in October. The Pentagon has reported about 10,000 ISIS fighters are being held in prison facilities in northeastern Syria. Some 2,000 are said to be foreign fighters, with the rest identified as Iraqi and Syrian nationals. Of the 2,000 foreign fighters, an estimated 800 are from European nations. Fadel Senna/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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