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People stroll near the Eiffel Tower in Paris on Monday. France is entering its second phase of lifting COVID-19 restrictions. Michel Euler/AP hide caption

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Moscow has revised its April death toll from the coronavirus to 1,561 amid criticism that Russia may have undercounted fatalities from COVID-19. Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP hide caption

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President Trump gives remarks Friday on China in the Rose Garden. Alongside him are trade adviser Peter Navarro, from left, national security adviser Robert O'Brien, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Jesus' baptism site overlooking the Jordan River, 6 miles north of the Dead Sea. The Jordanian site includes the spot where UNESCO says Jesus was believed to have been baptized, now inland after the river changed course, as well as Elijah's Hill, where tradition says the Prophet Elijah ascended to heaven in a flaming chariot. Moises Saman for NPR hide caption

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Commuters at the Luz station in São Paulo. Brazil has the world's second-highest number of COVID-19 cases after the U.S. Pacific Press/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Ge hide caption

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New Zealand is now allowing gatherings of up to 100 people, and the country says it has just one active COVID-19 case. Much of the credit for the country's success has gone to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, seen here walking through the coastal city of Napier on Friday. Kerry Marshall/Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters with protective gear face riot police on a Hong Kong street during the anti-extradition bill protests in August. Beijing is moving to pass a law that could outlaw such protests. Kin Cheung/AP hide caption

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People in the Andean city of Puno, Peru, lined up earlier this month to withdraw funds from their pensions. The World Food Programme says the number of people experiencing severe food insecurity in Latin America and the Caribbean could quadruple. Carlos Mamani /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The Trump administration issued tough export rules this month, which analysts say could spell a death knell for Huawei's worldwide mobile network ambitions. Wang Zhao/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Hoping to draw tourists to Cyprus this summer, officials cite the "open-air lifestyle, abundance of personal space" and clean air. Here, rows of beach umbrellas await visitors on a nearly empty stretch of Nissi beach at the seaside resort of Ayia Napa earlier this month. Petros Karadjias/AP hide caption

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Bystanders watch from footbridges Wednesday as riot police stand guard below outside a building in Hong Kong. Anthony Wallace/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Some Countries Have Brought New Cases Down To Nearly Zero. How Did They Do It?

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The move comes after the World Health Organization halted clinical trials of the drug as a treatment, citing a study that found no benefit and a higher mortality rate for hospitalized patients. A box of hydroxychloroquine, under the brand name Plaquenil, is seen in a pharmacy in Paris. Chesnot/Getty Images hide caption

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The Hungarian government has submitted a draft bill to revoke the emergency powers law, which gave Prime Minister Viktor Orban the power to rule by decree and sidestep parliament. Andrej Isakovic/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Residents of the Colombian capital Bogotá hang red rags from their windows and balconies to signal their need for help with food during the coronavirus pandemic. Raul Arboleda/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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During Colombia's Coronavirus Lockdown, Needy Residents Signal SOS With Red Rags

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