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Eleven-year-old Syrian Hasan Diab looks at his image on a screen during a press conference in The Hague The Hague, Netherlands, Thursday, April 26, 2018. The press conference was organized by Russia in a move to discredit reports of an April 7, 2018, chemical weapons attack in the Syrian town of Douma, after briefing members of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, (OPCW). Russian diplomats claim the Syrians were used in staged videos made in the aftermath of the attack. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
Russia parades Syrian 'witnesses' to disprove gas attackRussia brings 'witnesses' from Syria, including children, before media to disprove suspected chemical weapons attack
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Israeli President Rueven Rivli, right shakes hands with Romania's Prime Minister Viorica Dancila, during their meeting, in Jerusalem , Thursday, April 26, 2018. (Heidi Levine /Pool Photo via AP)
Romanian president blasts PM's "secret" Israel tripRomania's president has criticized the prime minister for embarking on a visit to Israel without an official mandate
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British director Ken Loach participates in a media conference prior to receiving an honorary degree from the Brussels ULB university in Brussels on Thursday, April 26, 2018. The university has come under criticism alleging it was too tolerant by awarding Loach an honorary doctorate, since the director has been accused in the past of anti-Semitism. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
Brussels university honors director Loach despite criticsThe Brussels ULB university has honored British director Ken Loach despite veiled criticism from Prime Minister Charles Michel
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Greek space agency chief resigns citing lack of transparencyGreece's left-led government has come under opposition criticism after the head of the country's newly-formed space agency resigned citing lack of transparency and political interference in his work
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US lifts sanctions placed on Colombian soccer team in 2014The Trump administration lifted U.S. sanctions that had been placed on a popular Colombian soccer team for alleged ties to a drug cartel
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Chief Technical Officer of Facebook Mike Schroepfer leaves Portcullis House after giving evidence to a Parliamentary select committee on digital, culture, media and sport in London, Thursday, April 26, 2018. The UK parliament's media committee has criticized Facebook's response to allegations that data from millions of accounts was misused during elections in the United States and Britain as they grilled one of the company's senior executives about the scandal.  (AP Photo)
UK lawmakers call on Zuckerberg to appear before themThe UK parliament's media committee has criticized Facebook's response to allegations that data from millions of accounts was misused.
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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrives to testifies before a closed meeting before the House Appropriations subcommittee on budget on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Mattis says Iran nuclear deal includes 'robust' verificationDefense Secretary Jim Mattis emphasizes what he considers a positive aspect of the Iran nuclear deal, even as President Donald Trump weighs pulling out of it soon.
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Leader of 5-Stars Movement (M5S) Luigi Di Mail, right, arrives to talk to the media after a meeting with Lower House speaker and 5-Star movement lawmaker Roberto Fico, in Rome, Thursday, April 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Italy reports 'positive' talks on 5-Star-Democratic allianceItaly reported the first glimpse of progress on forming a possible government after inconclusive March 4 elections
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FILE - In this April 20, 2018 file photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks during a meeting of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, in Pyongyang, North Korea. Both protagonists at inter-Korean summit on Friday, April 27, 2018 speak the same language and share the same ancestral roots and cultural background. But North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the third generation of his family to rule in absolute power, and democratically elected South Korean President Moon Jae-in, a liberal who wants to engage the North, also lead countries that have been divided along the world’s most heavily fortified border for seven decades.  (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File)
Trump says North Korea has made major nuclear concessionsPresident Donald Trump says North Korea has already made concessions to the U.S. in advance of a potential summit with Kim Jong Un in the coming months
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A worker moves boxes past a mural of the old NATO headquarters in Brussels on Thursday, April 19, 2018. NATO ministers will hold their last meeting in the old headquarters on Friday, April 27, 2018 before moving permanently to a new building across the street. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Tense Russia ties, Afghan peace hopes top NATO agendaNATO will hold its last major meeting in its old headquarters, with talks focused on strained ties with Russia, a fresh peace effort in Afghanistan and a new training mission for Iraq
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In this image provided by the European Space Agency, ESA, The ExoMars Colour and Stereo Surface Imaging System, CaSSIS, captured this view of the rim of Korolev crater (73.3ºN/165.9ºE) on 15 April 2018. The European Space Agency has released its first image taken by a probe orbiting Mars, showing the ice-covered edge of a vast crater. Scientists combined three pictures taken by the Trace Gas Orbiter’s camera instrument, CaSSIS, from an altitude of 400 kilometers (249 miles) on April 15. (ESA/Roscosmos/CaSSIS via AP)
European Space Agency releases 1st image from Mars orbiterThe European Space Agency has released the first image taken by its Trace Gas Orbiter showing the ice-covered edge of a vast Martian crater
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Mourners gather around the body of Palestinian journalist Ahmed Abu Hussein, who died after being shot by Israeli troops while covering a border protest during his funeral in the Jebaliya refugee camp, Gaza Strip, Thursday, April 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
Body of slain Hamas engineer returned to GazaBody of Hamas scientist, gunned down in Malaysia, returned to Gaza Strip for burial
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