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Ghana is the first country to receive a shipment of COVID-19 vaccines from the global COVAX program. Above: The vaccines are unloaded at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra on February 24. Nipah Dennis/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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According to Zhang Zhixiong's family, Juxin Mining Co. paid for several village infrastructure projects, including building new apartment complexes for local residents. The buildings were weeks away from completion before Zhang was arrested and now stand abandoned in the middle of the village. Emily Feng/NPR hide caption

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School desks make up an exhibit called "Pandemic Classroom" at the United Nations in New York City. Each of the 168 seats represents 1 million children living in countries where schools have been entirely closed almost a year. Timothy A. Clary/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Empty Desks At U.N. Represent Millions Of Children Who Have Missed School In Pandemic

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Scotch whisky producers are welcoming news of a breakthrough on tariffs, which came as the industry adjusted to both Brexit and then the COVID-19 pandemic. Here, an employee rolls a whisky barrel at the Glenturret Distillery in Crieff, central Scotland, last week. Andy Buchanan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Dr. Raj Panjabi, the newly named head of the President's Malaria Initiative, treating patients during a visit to Liberia, where he was born and lived until 1990. He'll lead the effort to prevent and treat malaria around the world. Each year, some 400,000 people die of a disease that, he notes, is "preventable and treatable." Gabriel Diamond/Skoll Foundation hide caption

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Carol Clapp, a 73-year-old widow from Epping, N.H., and her new sweetheart, Al, on a beach in New Zealand. Carol Clapp hide caption

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Stranded in Paradise: N.H. Retiree Rides Out Pandemic In New Zealand

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Survivors of the 2018 van attack in Toronto were joined by friends and families of the victims outside the courthouse in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The 28-year-old man responsible for the attack was found guilty Wednesday morning. Cole Burston/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Colombian President Iván Duque unveiled a program last month that will allow undocumented Venezuelan migrants to legally live and work in Colombia for up to 10 years. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Colombia's President On Amnesty For Venezuelans: 'We Want To Set An Example'

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Ain al-Asad military airbase, shown here earlier this year, was hit in a rocket attack, the Pentagon said Wednesday. Ayman Henna /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Forensic investigators search for evidence after an explosion on Wednesday at a coronavirus testing center in the town of Bovenkarpsel, The Netherlands. Aris Oikonomou/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Alexander Gauland, a leader in Germany's right-wing AfD political party, leaves a news conference after discussing reports that the Office for the Protection of the Constitution has deemed his entire party under suspicion of being a threat to the constitution. Omer Messinger/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Consulate Lahore staff and participants including Maryum Saifee (second from right) in the ATX+PAK entrepreneurship program at the Mix festival in Lahore, Pakistan. The event is inspired by Austin's SXSW events. Maryum Saifee hide caption

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State Department Should Be More Diverse And Engaged Across U.S., Report Says

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An undated photo of Associated Press journalist Thein Zaw. The Myanmar military detained Zaw and a handful of other journalists Saturday while covering pro-democracy protests. He and five other journalists could face up to three years in prison. Uncredited/AP hide caption

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