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Meaza Ashenafi is Ethiopia's first female Supreme Court chief, and one of several women appointed to senior government positions by its new reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. ullstein bild/ullstein bild via Getty Images hide caption

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Malaysia's opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim can return to politics as soon as he is pardoned by the country's king. He's been in prison for sodomy since 2015. Olivia Harris/Reuters hide caption

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People flash the lights of their mobile phones as they celebrate the resignation of Prime Minister Robert Fico and his government as a way out of the political crisis triggered by the killings of investigative journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancée Martina Kusnírová, during a rally in Bratislava, Slovakia on Friday. Darko Vojinovic/AP hide caption

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U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, seen with FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, says monies misappropriated from the 1MDB fund passed through U.S. financial institutions. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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A police officer strokes Larry, the cat who patrols 10 Downing St. in London. Although David Cameron has resigned as prime minister, Larry will retain his position as prime mouser. Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Andrea Leadsom (left) leaves the BBC television center in London on July 3; British Home Secretary Theresa May (right) leaves 10 Downing St. in London on Feb. 22. The two women were the last two candidates for prime minister; now Leadsom has dropped out. Chris J. Ratcliffe/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Brexit campaigner and former London Mayor Boris Johnson waves after addressing a press conference in central London on Thursday. Johnson said he will not stand to succeed Prime Minister David Cameron, as had been widely expected. Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak waves the Malaysian flag during National Day celebrations on Aug. 31. He has faced widespread criticism and protests over allegations that huge sums disappeared from a government-owned investment fund. Joshua Paul/AP hide caption

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Malaysian Leader Faces Corruption Scandal As He Prepares To Meet Obama

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Fourteen members of New Zealand's Parliament from the Labour and Green parties — including four men — were either thrown out or chose to leave the chamber Wednesday. Katie Bradford/via The Guardian hide caption

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Burkina Faso's interim president, Michel Kafando, said he has resumed his duties a week after being overthrown in a coup by the west African country's presidential guard. Sia Kambou/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Obama listens to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during their March 22, 2013, visit to a Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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