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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, welcomes the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, right, for a meeting at the government guest house Meseberg in Gransee near Berlin, Germany, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
Putin dances at Austrian wedding; talks with Merkel on SyriaRussian President Vladimir Putin made a flying visit to Austria to attend the wedding of the country's foreign minister Saturday, before heading to Berlin for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel
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People watch the oath taking ceremony of newly elected Prime Minister Imran Khan, telecasting by a news channel at a restaurant in Karachi, Pakistan, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan was sworn in as prime minister on Saturday despite protests by opposition parties, which accuse the security services of intervening on his behalf in last month's elections. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)
Pakistan's Imran Khan sworn in as prime ministerImran Khan, a former cricket star and longtime politician, has been sworn in as Pakistan's prime minister despite protests by opposition parties, which accuse the security services of intervening on his behalf in last month's elections
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FILE - In this file photo dated Friday, July, 20, 2018,  former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan, left, speaks to reporters after his meeting with Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa at State House in Harare, Zimbabwe, as the country prepares to hold elections upcoming July 30.  Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died aged 80, according to an announcement by his foundation Saturday Aug. 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, FILE)
Ghana mourns Annan, grandson of tribal chiefs to UN chiefGhana mourns Kofi Annan, the grandson of tribal chiefs who became the world's top diplomat
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Pakistan says Indian fire kills villager in KashmirPakistan's Foreign Ministry and officials say Indian troops have killed a Pakistani villager and wounded two others in "unprovoked firing" in the Himalayan region of Kashmir
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Egypt president ratifies law imposing internet controlsEgypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has ratified an anti-cybercrime law that rights groups say paves the way for censoring online media
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In this frame taken from a video released by the Vigili del Fuoco (Firefighters), an aerial view of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge, in Genoa, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. Saturday has been declared a national day of mourning in Italy and includes a state funeral at the industrial port city's fair grounds for those who plunged to their deaths as the 45-meter (150-foot) tall Morandi Bridge gave way Tuesday. (Vigil del Fuoco via AP)
The Latest: Romanian trucker is Genoa bridge's 43rd victimA Genoa hospital says a Romanian truck driver who suffered severe cranial and chest injuries in the city's bridge collapse has died
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Indian children play in floodwaters after heavy rainfall in Ahmadabad, India, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. India receives its annual rainfall from June-October. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
Thousands await rescue amid deadly south Indian floodsThousands of stranded people are waiting for rescue as relentless monsoon floods batter the south Indian state of Kerala, where more than 170 have died in a little over a week and much of the state is at least partially submerged
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Muslim pilgrims rest inside the Grand Mosque, after offering Friday prayers ahead of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018.The annual Islamic pilgrimage draws millions of visitors each year, making it the largest yearly gathering of people in the world. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
Saudi Arabia prepares for the annual Muslim hajj pilgrimageSaudi Arabia is preparing to host the annual hajj pilgrimage beginning Sunday, as over 2 million Muslim faithful from abroad have arrived in the ultraconservative kingdom
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British, Ukrainian paragliders are killed in MacedoniaMacedonian authorities say two paragliders have died in central Macedonia when their parachutes collided in the air
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US Pilots Face Even More Laser-Beam AttacksLaser-pointer attacks are a serious and growing problem for US military pilots in the Middle East, the Wall Street Journal reports. The Pentagon is acknowledging for the first time just how much of a problem the simple devices have caused aircrews, predominantly in Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan, where the bulk...
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A man attends a demonstration commemorating the 31st death anniversary Hitler's deputy Rudolf Hess in Berlin Saturday, Aug 18, 2018. Hess died 1987 in a prison in Berlin. (Christoph Soeder/dpa via AP)
Hundreds of neo-Nazis march in Berlin, protected by policeHundreds of neo-Nazis waving flags with the colors of the German Reich are marching through central Berlin, protected from counter-protesters by police in riot gear
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FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, Jan.17, 2018, former U.K. Independence Party leader and MEP Nigel Farage listens to speeches at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France. According to an article written by Farage and published Saturday Aug. 18, 2018, Farage says he is joining up with a pro-Brexit pressure group to oppose Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for future ties with the European Union. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias, FILE)
UK's right-wing Farage vows to end Brexit 'sell-out'Former U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage says he is joining up with a pro-Brexit pressure group to oppose Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for future ties with the European Union
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