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Picture of Cambodia charges 7, including Chinese, in building collapse

Cambodia charges 7, including Chinese, in building collapse

In this photo provided by Preah Sihanouk Provincial Authority, rescuers carry the body of a victim at the site of a building collapse, Monday, June 24, 2019, in Preah Sihanouk province, Cambodia. Rescuers on Monday continued to search the rubble of a building that collapsed while under construction in a Cambodian beach town, killing over two dozen workers and injuring 24 others as they slept in the unfinished condominium that was doubling as their housing.

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The Latest: Ethiopia spokesman says military chief killed

In this image made from video, Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announces a failed coup as he addresses the public on television, Sunday, June 23, 2019. The failed coup in the Amhara region was led by a high-ranking military official and others within the country’s military, the prime minister told the state broadcaster.

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Picture of Ethiopia leader says coup attempt thwarted in regional state

Ethiopia leader says coup attempt thwarted in regional state

In this image made from video, Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announces a failed coup as he addresses the public on television, Sunday, June 23, 2019. The failed coup in the Amhara region was led by a high-ranking military official and others within the country’s military, the prime minister told the state broadcaster.

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Picture of Aldo Dávila set to be Guatemala’s 1st openly gay congressman

Aldo Dávila set to be Guatemala’s 1st openly gay congressman

Aldo Davila, the first openly gay congressman-elect in Guatemala's history, poses for photos during an interview at his office in Guatemala City, Tuesday, June 18, 2019. Proudly gay and living with HIV, the 41-year-old businessman says the rainbow flag will not be his only cause.

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Picture of 8 killed, 16 hurt as explosions rock Somalia’s capital

8 killed, 16 hurt as explosions rock Somalia’s capital

Medical workers help a man who was wounded in a bomb attack, at a hospital in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Saturday, June 15, 2019.

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Picture of Nigeria earns 4th World Cup win, 2-0 over South Korea

Nigeria earns 4th World Cup win, 2-0 over South Korea

Nigeria's Asisat Oshoala gets away from South Korea's Hwang Bo-ram on her way to scoring her side's second goal during the Women's World Cup Group A soccer match between Nigeria and South Korea in Grenoble, France, Wednesday June 12, 2019.

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Picture of Congo officials chasing how boy with Ebola entered Uganda

Congo officials chasing how boy with Ebola entered Uganda

This photo taken Monday, June 10, 2019 and released by the International Rescue Committee (IRC), shows an Ebola screening checkpoint where people crossing from Congo go through foot and hand washing with a chlorine solution and have their temperature taken, at the Bunagana border crossing with Congo, in western Uganda. Uganda's health ministry said late Tuesday, June 11, 2019 that a child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighboring Congo last year.

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Picture of Sudan protesters to keep up campaign until military’s ouster

Sudan protesters to keep up campaign until military’s ouster

Bricks are laid by protesters to block a street in the Sudanese capital Khartoum to stop military vehicles from driving through the area on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. The death toll in Sudan amid a violent crackdown on pro-democracy protesters and the dispersal of their peaceful sit-in earlier this week in the capital climbed on Wednesday, protest organizers said.

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Picture of Another athlete slams testosterone rules, refuses medication

Another athlete slams testosterone rules, refuses medication

FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 file photo, Caster Semenya of South Africa crosses the finish line to win the women's 800 meters for Africa at the IAAF track and field Continental Cup in Ostrava, Czech Republic. Officials of track and field’s world governing body - the IAAF - said before a news conference on Friday, May 10, 2019, in Japan that president Sebastian Coe would not comment further on the landmark legal case involving two-time Olympic gold-medal winner Semenya.

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Picture of Kenyan author, LGBT activist Binyavanga Wainaina dies at 48

Kenyan author, LGBT activist Binyavanga Wainaina dies at 48

FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014 file photo, prize-winning Kenyan author Binyavanga Wainaina talks during a television interview in Nairobi, Kenya. The chairman of the Kwani Trust which Wainaina founded said Wednesday, May 22, 2019 that the author and LGBT activist died Tuesday night in Nairobi.

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