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Yemeni militiamen stand guard at the port in Mukalla, on the southern coast of Yemen. Many factions are involved in Yemen's civil war. The U.S. has supported Saudi Arabia, which has waged a bombing campaign against Houthi rebels. But the U.S. Congress is putting pressure on the Trump administration to end its support of a war that's widely seen as a stalemate and a humanitarian disaster.
French President Emmanuel Macron delivered a special address to the nation on Monday, his first public comments after four weeks of nationwide "yellow vest" (gilet jaune) protests.
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Maria Butina has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors after she was charged with being an unregistered foreign agent. Her onetime mentor, Alexander Torshin (right), is reportedly retiring.
A refugee transit center on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea, in a photo taken last year. Two class action lawsuits are seeking injunctions to transfer refugees held there to Australia and award damages to them.
Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, the new mayor of Freetown in Sierra Leone, speaks at the 2018 Concordia Annual Summit in New York City. "For decades, there had been no structure, no focused thinking of a strategy for the city," she says. "The way my brain works is with plans. I have to have a to-do list."
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Protesters disrupted a U.S. side event on the future importance of fossil fuels at the COP24 conference in Katowice, Poland, on Monday. Separately, U.S. negotiators are helping to write a rule book that will help countries reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Pedestrians walk in front of a monitor showing an image of former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn on Monday in Tokyo, Japan. Ghosn, a veteran of the auto industry, was charged on Monday for financial misconduct after he was arrested in Tokyo last month on accusations he underreported his compensation to authorities.
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The Union Jack flies above the Palace of Westminster, the seat of Parliament in London. U.K. lawmakers are expected to decide soon the fate of a draft Brexit deal negotiated between Prime Minister Theresa May and the European Union.
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In this Sept. 1, 2015, file photo, a child waits in line at a migrant reception center in Brussels. Belgian migration minister Theo Francken said on Thursday he wants no part of a United Nations pact on safe and orderly migration, an international deal that has pushed Belgium's government to the brink of collapse.
A man holds national flags of Eritrea (left) and Ethiopia as he waits for the arrival of Eritrea's president at the airport in Gondar, nothern Ethiopia, in November.
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