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Supporters of Congolese President elect Felix Tshisekedi sell souvenirs outside his party headquarters in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Wednesday Jan. 23, 2019. Tshisekedi is to be inaugurated Thursday Jan. 24, 2019, having won an election that raised numerous concerns about voting irregularities amongst observers as the country chose a successor to longtime President Joseph Kabila. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
Congo set to inaugurate new president from oppositionCongo set to inaugurate new president from opposition after widely disputed election
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32,000 Belgian students march to demand climate protectionsThousands of students skipped school for the third Thursday in a row and over 30,000 swamped the center of Brussels to demand better protection of the world's climate
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FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 file photo, Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond poses for photographs in Turriff, Scotland. Media in Scotland say the country's former leader, Alex Salmond, has been arrested and charged with an unspecified offense on Thursday Jan. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell, file)
Reports: Former Scottish leader Salmond arrested, chargedMedia in Scotland say the country's former leader, Alex Salmond, has been arrested and charged with an unspecified offense
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Diana Athill, literary editor and writer, dies at 101Writer and editor Diana Athill, who honed the work of novelists including John Updike and Margaret Atwood before finding late-life fame as a memoirist, has died aged 101.
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Venezuelan Bolivarian National Guard soldiers detain an anti-government protester, whose face they covered, after a rally demanding the resignation of President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. The head of Venezuela's opposition-run congress declared himself interim president at the rally, until new elections can be called. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
Maduro faces off with US over Venezuela rival's power claimVenezuelans are heading into uncharted political waters, with the young leader of a newly united and combative opposition claiming to hold the presidency and the socialist leader Nicolas Maduro digging in for a fight with the Trump administration
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FILE - In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, reaches to shake hands with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore. The North's Korean Central News Agency said Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 that Kim received a letter from Trump from a North Korean envoy who travelled to Washington and met Trump last week. North Korea says Kim has ordered preparations for a second summit with Trump. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
North Korea's leader orders preparations for 2nd Trump meetNorth Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has ordered preparations for a second summit with President Donald Trump
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Europe court orders Italy to pay damages to Amanda KnoxEurope human rights court awards Amanda Knox damages for failure to provide lawyer, translator during questioning.
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Japan's Naomi Osaka celebrates after defeating Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic in their semifinal at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Nissin drops Osaka ad after complaints, star focused on gameAs sponsor drops ad slammed as insensitive, Japanese tennis star Osaka, focuses on game to secure finals slot
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel talks with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte over a coffee at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
The Latest: Dutch leader warns of north-south divide in EUDutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has warned of a growing divide between north and south in the European Union if Italy is seen as violating the budget rules that govern the euro currency.
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Angola decriminalizes same-sex conduct, rights group saysAngola decriminalizes same-sex conduct, bars orientation-based bias, rights group says
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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 8, 2015 file photo, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, left, stands next to Oby Ezekwesili, a coordinator of the 'Bring Back Our Girls' campaign, at the presidential residence in Abuja, Nigeria. The woman who led the global campaign to free Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram extremists is dropping out of the race for Nigeria's presidency, it was announced Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. Oby Ezekwesili is the most prominent woman to seek the presidency in Nigeria, where politics, as in many African nations, have long been dominated by men.  (AP Photo/Olamikan Gbemiga, file)
Nigeria top female candidate drops out of presidential raceNigeria's top female candidate drops out of presidential race to form opposition coalition
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FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 file photo, a man enters Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said late Monday, Jan. 21, 2019 that Turkey is preparing to take steps to launch an international investigation into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The Washington Post columnist, who wrote critically about the Saudi crown prince, was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul in October 2018. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis,File)
Turkey: time for world probe into Saudi writer's deathTurkey's foreign minister says the time has come for an international investigation into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi
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