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A U.S. Army team transfers the remains of Staff Sgt. Dustin Wright, 29, of Lyons, Ga., at Dover Air Force Base, Del., on Oct. 5. Wright was one of four U.S. troops killed in an ambush in Niger. U.S. forces work with many African militaries. While the Americans are advising and assisting in most cases, they also travel into the field, where they can face combat. Staff Sgt. Aaron J. Jenne/U.S. Air Force via AP hide caption

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Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga addresses the media Wednesday at the offices of his National Super Alliance, or NASA, coalition in Nairobi. Odinga said he would take his allegations of electoral fraud to the country's Supreme Court — after previously refusing to do so — and vowed to protest peacefully. Simon Maina/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Grace Mugabe — Zimbabwe's first lady, speaking at a rally earlier this summer — had been scheduled to appear in court in South Africa. Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP hide caption

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Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga arrives in Nairobi's Mathare district to speak with supporters Sunday. According to official results, Odinga was defeated by President Uhuru Kenyatta — but Odinga has decried those results as a "fraud." Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Kenyan Samburu warrior casts his ballot at a polling station in Nkirish, in the Eastern Province, during general elections on Tuesday. Kenyans began voting in general elections headlined by a too-close-to-call battle between incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta and his rival Raila Odinga, sparking fears of violence in east Africa's richest economy. Cyril Villemain/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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After Campaign Full Of Drama, Kenyans Head To Polls

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In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, ships carrying Chinese military personnel depart a port in Zhanjiang. The country dispatched members of its military to Djibouti on Tuesday to man its first overseas military base. Wu Dengfeng/AP hide caption

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French President Emmanuel Macron speaks a Press conference after a meeting of European Union leaders at the Chancellery on June 29, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. Michele Tantussi/Getty Images hide caption

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Dead Canary Islands date palms, killed by red palm weevils, line a road in La Mersa, Tunis, Tunisia. Courtesy of Mark Hoddle/Department of Entomology, University of California Riverside hide caption

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Ivorian Defense Minister Alain-Richard Donwahi addresses a news conference Tuesday in Abidjan after reaching an agreement with disgruntled soldiers, who led a days-long mutiny protesting delays in bonus payments. Sia Kambou/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A soldier bears a rocket launcher near a military camp in the city of Bouake on Monday. Once the stronghold of the rebels that brought President Alassane Ouattara to power in 2011, Bouake is now a centerpiece of the unrest among soldiers who feel cheated of bonus pay. Issouf Sanogo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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