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In this photo supplied by Government Communications and Information Services, (GCIS) former Vice-President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, left, shakes hands with South Africa President Jacob Zuma during a short visit, in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Zimbabwe's incoming leader has departed from an airport in neighboring South Africa to make his return to his country. (Ntswe Mokoena/GCIS via AP)
The Latest: Zimbabweans gather to greet incoming leaderThe Latest: Zimbabweans gather to greet incoming leader Mnangagwa, to be sworn in Friday
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Amnesty decries 'gruesome' torture tool find at Paris fairHuman rights group Amnesty International says its staff have found torture equipment for sale at a military and police trade fair in Paris in contravention of EU laws
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FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2015 file photo ambulances stand at a road in Handeloh, Germany. A German psychotherapist has been sentenced to probation after to confessing to providing a group of alternative practitioners psychedelic drugs as part of a seminar on expanding consciousness as a form of therapy Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. The 2015 seminar resulted in the hospitalization of the 27 participants with cramps, delirium and other complications from ingesting the psychadelic drug 2C-E and also the extremely potent hallucinogen known as DragonFLY in the northwestern town of Handeloh. (Christian Butt/dpa via AP,file)
German therapist convicted of botched psychedelic experimentA German psychotherapist has been sentenced to probation after to confessing to providing a group of alternative practitioners with psychedelic drugs as part of a seminar on expanding consciousness
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In this Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, photo, World War II veteran Kenneth F. Lincoln, 90, displays at his North Attleborough, Mass., home some of the medals he earned while serving in the U.S. Navy. Lincoln is finally getting the military decoration he earned for fighting a large fire that broke out among straw huts in Rabat, Morocco in the summer of 1946. He will receive a Moroccan award for meritorious conduct on Sunday, Nov. 26 in North Attleborough. (AP Photo/ Jennifer McDermott)
World War II vet to get Moroccan award he earned decades agoA 90-year-old World War II veteran is finally getting the military decoration he earned fighting a large blaze in Morocco more than 70 years ago
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Members of the media watch proceedings in the Yugoslav War Crimes Tribunal, ICTY, as they wait for the verdict to be handed down in the genocide trial against former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic, in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday Nov. 22, 2017.  (AP Photo/Phil Nijhuis)
The Latest: EU urges better Balkan ties after Mladic verdictThe European Union says it counts on the Balkan nations to honor the victims of war crimes committed in the Bosnian war by promoting reconciliation among neighbors
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Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic flashes a thumbs up as he enters the Yugoslav War Crimes Tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, to hear the verdict in his genocide trial. Mladic's trial is the last major case for the Netherlands-based tribunal for former Yugoslavia, which was set up in 1993 to prosecute those most responsible for the worst carnage in Europe since World War II. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, Pool)
UN court convicts Mladic of genocide over Bosnia's horrorsThe UN Yugoslav war crimes tribunal is passing judgment on former Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic, who is accused of crimes including genocide for allegedly masterminding atrocities by Serb forces throughout Bosnia's war
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FILE - In this March 15, 2017, file photo, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, the executive director of UN Women, speaks to reporters during a news conference at U.N. headquarters. The United Nations began campaigning to end violence against women decades ago, but its effort gained little traction, until the outpouring of allegations of sexual misconduct against powerful men in Hollywood, the U.S. Congress and boardrooms put the issue on front pages and TV screens around the world. "This is the moment!" Mlambo-Ngcuka said in an interview ahead of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on Nov. 25. "It really has to come out of the woodwork." (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
UN hopes sex misconduct cases buoy efforts to help womenThe head of the U.N. women's agency is hoping to capitalize on the attention around sexual harassment, abuse and rape.
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FILE - In this April, 13, 2017 file photo, Yemenis present documents in order to receive food rations provided by a local charity, in Sanaa, Yemen. Speaking to The Associated Press by telephone from Sanaa, the head of the World Food Program, Stephen Anderson, warned Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, that millions of Yemenis are at risk and will face more deaths as the humanitarian situation deteriorates and deliveries remain blocked from getting to those most needy. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)
Yemen blockade leaves humanitarian staffers strandedUN spokesman: Hundreds of humanitarian staffers from nearly 50 agencies stranded in Yemen amid Saudi-led blockade
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Lebanese President Michel Aoun, center, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, second right, and Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri, center left, attend a military parade to mark the 74th anniversary of Lebanon's independence from France, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Hours after returning to the country following a nearly three week puzzling absence, Hariri participated in Independence Day celebrations, his first official appearance since he suddenly announced his resignation from abroad. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
In surprise reversal, Lebanese PM puts resignation on holdLebanese Prime Minister Hariri puts his resignation on hold, to allow time for more consultations
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US declares 'ethnic cleansing' against Rohingya in MyanmarThe United States is declaring the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar to be "ethnic cleansing"
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People attend a gathering to pray for peace in Harare, Wednesday Nov. 22, 2017, as outside ruling party headquarters supporters await the arrival of Zimbabwe's incoming president Emmerson Mnangagwa. Mnangagwa emerged from hiding Wednesday, departing from neighboring South Africa to return home in preparation to take power after Robert Mugabe's stunning resignation. (AP Photo)
Zimbabwe's incoming leader Mnangagwa returns home to cheersZimbabwe's incoming leader Mnangagwa emerges from hiding, returns home to cheers
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Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond poses for the media as he holds up the traditional red dispatch box, outside his official residence 11 Downing Street, before delivering his annual budget speech to Parliament, in London, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. As Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Phillip Hammond reveals his budget to the nation, he is under pressure to ease austerity in spending plans but also needs to preserve the country's finances as Britain braces for the shock of leaving the European Union. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
UK Treasury chief between rock and hard place on budgetBritain's Treasury chief under pressure to ease austerity in budget, but has little room for spending increases as Brexit shock looms
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