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Pope Francis meets with Iraq's leading Shiite cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani in the city of Najaf, Iraq, on March 6, 2021. Vatican Media/AP hide caption

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Bystanders flash a three-fingered sign of resistance as the body of Kyal Sin leaves the Yunnan Chinese temple in Mandalay, Myanmar earlier this week. STR/AP hide caption

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Opinion: Death Of A Teenage Protester in Myanmar

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A woman walks past a closed flower shop in Berlin on Thursday. A research group noted more than 1,200 new words in German inspired by the pandemic. Tobias Schwarz/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Pandemic Inspires More Than 1,200 New German Words

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Dilicia Mejia and her 16-year-old, Jorlene, from Honduras, showed up at a migrant shelter in Reynosa three weeks ago. They are part of the new surge of Central Americans hoping somehow they will be allowed into the U.S. under Biden's new immigration rules. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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Asylum-Seekers Are Entering The U.S. Again — But Many More Migrants Are Left Behind

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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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Four-year-old Lois Copley-Jones, the photographer's daughter, takes part in a livestreamed broadcast of "PE With Joe" on March 23, 2020, in Newcastle-under-Lyme, England. The popular fitness series ended Friday. Gareth Copley/Getty Images hide caption

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As Schools Reopen, Popular 'PE With Joe' Online Exercise Class Goes Bye-Bye

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Women mourn the victims of a massacre allegedly perpetrated by Eritrean soldiers in the village of Dengelat, north of Mekele, the capital of Tigray. Eduardo Soteras/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Pro-democracy demonstrators gesture with three-fingered salutes outside West Kowloon Magistrates Courts during a hearing for opposition activists charged with violating the city's national security law in Hong Kong Thursday, March 4, 2021. All 47 of the pro-democracy activists in a Hong Kong subversion case returned to custody Thursday after a marathon hearing ended with them being denied bail. Lam Yik/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Beijing Prepares Hong Kong Election Laws, Further Erasing Freedoms

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A health care worker in Sydney, Australia receives their COVID-19 vaccination this month. Italian authorities got the European Commission to block a shipment of 250,700 doses of vaccine destined for Australia from Europe this week. Dean Lewins/Getty Images hide caption

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Kelly Clements, United Nations deputy high commissioner for refugees, says that the Biden administration's promise to welcome more refugees into the U.S. sets an important tone on the international stage. Johan Ordonez/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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U.N. Official: Biden Plan To Boost Refugee Resettlement 'Sends Important Signal'

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Canada Post is providing prepaid postcards to 13.5 million households in the country. This is one of six designs that will arrive in mailboxes this week and next. Canada Post hide caption

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How Canada Post Is Encouraging Folks To Reach Out And Write With Free Postcards

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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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