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Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during a virtual press conference at 10 Downing Street in London Saturday to announce new lockdown restrictions in an effort to curb rising infections of the novel coronavirus. Alberto Pezzali/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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In this photo provided by the Philippine Coast Guard, families are evacuated by members of the Philippine Coast Guard to safer ground in Camarines Sur province as they prepare for typhoon Goni. Families living near coastal towns have moved to evacuation centers as the strong typhoon nears. AP hide caption

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New Zealanders have voted to allow assisted dying for the terminally ill but voted down legalizing marijuana. The questions were put to the country in separate referendums held in conjunction with the general election that handed Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern a landslide victory for another term. Mark Baker/AP hide caption

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China's Xinjiang Region On Lockdown Amid Report Of New Cluster Of Coronavirus Cases

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Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh with a poster of South Africa's Nelson Mandela, in a scene from the Nasrin documentary. Floating World Pictures hide caption

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'Nasrin' Documentary Spotlights Life And Work Of Jailed Iranian Human Rights Lawyer

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Rescuers search for survivors Friday in a collapsed building in Izmir, Turkey, after a powerful earthquake struck Turkey's western coast and parts of Greece. Mert Cakir/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Lebanon A Year Later: Economic Collapse, Riots, Pandemic And Beirut Explosion

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What Might Happen To U.S.-Brazil Relations Under A President Biden

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Tensions Rise In France As The Country Faces Another Act Of Violence

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Honduran migrants walking in a group stop before Guatemalan police in January near Agua Caliente, Guatemala. The Democratic staff of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says U.S. immigration agents in Guatemala helped officials deport Hondurans traveling in a migrant caravan earlier this year. Santiago Billy/AP hide caption

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An employee adjusts desks in an empty classroom in New Delhi after schools there were closed in March. A new report finds 1 in 4 countries have either missed their planned school reopening date, or not yet set one. Yawar Nazir/Getty Images hide caption

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