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Cargo ships loaded with grain in the anchorage area of the southern entrance to the Bosporus Strait in Istanbul on Monday. Ships left Ukrainian ports on Monday despite Russia's decision to pull out from a landmark deal designed to ease a global food crisis. Ozan Kose/AFP / Getty Images hide caption

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An intense global scramble is on to keep Ukraine grain deal alive, as Russia pulls out

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Demonstrators carry a coffin covered with American, Canadian and French flags and pictures of politicians as they protest on Jean-Jacques Dessalines Day in Port-au-Prince on Monday. Haitians protest against their prime minister and foreign countries as the nation celebrates the 216th anniversary of the assassination of Dessalines, a Haitian independence hero and founding father. Richard Pierrin/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Nations consider sending troops to Haiti, despite troubled past foreign intervention

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Schoolchildren look at explosives during a police-organized civilian safety lesson in a city school in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Thursday. City authorities have launched training for civilians amid fears about a Russian invasion. Efrem Lukatsky/AP hide caption

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A convoy of Syrian Red Crescent trucks arrives in Douma, in the Syrian rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta, on Monday. This aid convoy is the first to reach the besieged area in weeks. Amer Almohibany/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley on Friday votes in favor of a U.N. Security Council resolution calling for new sanctions against North Korea, including sharply lower limits on its refined oil imports, the return home of all North Koreans working overseas within 12 months and a crackdown on the country's shipping. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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This undated photo released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency shows a ballistic missile test at an undisclosed location. On Friday, the U.N. Security Council voted unanimously to penalize North Korea for its recent missile tests with further sanctions. STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A woman navigates a stroller between the rubble of destroyed buildings in the rebel bastion of Douma, Syria, in December 2014. A new report card on the international response to Syria's violence faults the U.N. Security Council. Abd Doumany/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S., Russia, Security Council Get A Share Of Blame For Syrian Violence In New Report

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At U.N. headquarters in New York on Wednesday, the Security Council approved a resolution that diplomats say would impose the toughest sanctions on North Korea in two decades. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Samantha Power, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, says the proposed resolution sanctioning North Korea "is the toughest sanctions resolution that has been put forward in more than two decades." Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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U.S. Proposes Tough New Sanctions On North Korea — With China's Support

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A satellite image shows the Fordow facility in Iran. Under an agreement with six world powers, Iran would stop enriching uranium at the facility. DigitalGlobe/Getty Images hide caption

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The U.N. Security Council on Wednesday unanimously approved a historic resolution aimed at ending the flow of foreign extremists to the world's conflicts. President Obama thanked the council but warned that "a resolution alone will not be enough." Julie Jacobson/AP hide caption

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A Syrian refugee boy stands outside his tent at Al Zaatri refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria, earlier this week. Muhammad Hamed/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Secretary of State John Kerry urged European Union officials, including foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, left, to support military action in Syria to punish the country for a chemical attack on its citizens. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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