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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson talks to Ghurkas as he meets with military personnel on Salisbury Plain training area near Salisbury, England, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was accused by a one of the country’s former leaders of a “conspicuous” failure to explain why he suspended Parliament for five weeks, as a landmark Brexit case at the U.K. Supreme Court came to a head on Thursday. (Ben Stansall/Pool Photo via AP)
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France's President Emmanuel Macron, right, and Prime Minister of Finland Antti Rinne, give a speech prior to a meeting, at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019.
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A gendarme helicopter takes off near the site of a jet crash near Pluvigner, western France, Thursday, Sept.19, 2019. A Belgian F-16 fighter jet crashed in western France, damaging a house, setting a field ablaze and leaving a pilot suspended for two hours from a high-voltage electricity line after his parachute got caught, according to French authorities.
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Tunisian President Zine EL Abidine Ben Ali waves to supporters in Rades, outside Tunis, before celebrations marking the 20th anniversary of Ben Ali's presidency. Tunisia's autocratic ruler Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, toppled in 2011, died in exile in Saudi Arabia.
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressees his supporters at party headquarters after elections in Tel Aviv, Israel, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019.
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Former National Security Agency systems analyst Edward Snowden speaks in Moscow.Former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, who leaked classified documents detailing government surveillance programs, is calling on French President Emmanuel Macron to grant him asylum.
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Tom Rice, a 98-year-old American WWII veteran, and U.S. Ambassador Pete Hoekstra, right, talk to journalists after landing with a tandem parachute jump near Groesbeek, Netherlands, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, as part of commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of Operation Market Garden. Rice jumped with the U.S. Army's 101st Airborne Division in Normandy, landing safely despite catching himself on the exit and a bullet striking his parachute.
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Dead fish lie on the shores of Koroneia Lake in northern Greece, on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. Tens of thousands of dead fish are washing up as the water level has plummeted to less than a meter deep (three feet) and the lack of oxygen in the water is leading to mass mortality of everything in it.
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II is greeted by Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, as she arrives for lunch at Downing Street in London. Former Prime Minister David Cameron said Thursday Sept. 19, 2019, that he asked Queen Elizabeth II to help the pro-“remain” side in Scotland’s 2014 independence referendum.
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Tom Rice, a 98-year-old American WWII veteran, and U.S. Ambassador Pete Hoekstra, right, talk to journalists after landing with a tandem parachute jump near Groesbeek, Netherlands, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, as part of commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of Operation Market Garden. Rice jumped with the U.S. Army's 101st Airborne Division in Normandy, landing safely despite catching himself on the exit and a bullet striking his parachute.
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a memorial service for former President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. Israelis are contending with the prospect of a third election, two days after an unprecedented repeat election left the country's two main political parties deadlocked, with neither Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu nor his rivals holding a clear path to a coalition government.
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The chief of Central African Republic's soccer federation Patrice-Edouard Ngaissona stands during his initial appearance before the judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, the Netherlands. Two leaders of a predominantly Christian militia, Patrice-Edouard Ngaissona and Alfred Yekatom, involved in a bitter conflict with Muslim forces in the Central African Republic have appeared at the International Criminal Court for a hearing, that started Thursday Sept. 19, 2019, at which prosecutors are seeking to persuade judges that they have sufficient evidence to send the suspects to trial. (Koen Van Well/Pool photo via AP, File)
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The chief of Central African Republic's soccer federation Patrice-Edouard Ngaissona stands during his initial appearance before the judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, the Netherlands. Two leaders of a predominantly Christian militia, Patrice-Edouard Ngaissona and Alfred Yekatom, involved in a bitter conflict with Muslim forces in the Central African Republic have appeared at the International Criminal Court for a hearing, that started Thursday Sept. 19, 2019, at which prosecutors are seeking to persuade judges that they have sufficient evidence to send the suspects to trial. (Koen Van Well/Pool photo via AP, File)
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A man is assisted by SOS Mediterranee staff during a rescue operation in the Mediterranean Sea, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. The Ocean Viking pulled over 70 migrants from a rubber boat north of Libya.
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Sudanese activist Khalda Saber, poses for a photograph at her apartment, in Cairo, Egypt. Saber, a mother of two, was one of hundreds of thousands of Sudanese women who risked their lives leading protests that eventually pushed the military to overthrow al-Bashir in April. Under a joint military-civilian council in power now, they hope for more freedom and equality, and seek to overturn many of the restrictive Islamic laws from the previous era.