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A new sculpture by local artist Marc Quinn, depicting Black Lives Matter protester Jen Reid, stands on the plinth where the Edward Colston statue used to rest in Bristol. Matthew Horwood/Getty Images hide caption

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The British government has announced that starting next year, telecommunications companies would be banned from buying Huawei equipment for the U.K.'s 5G network. Existing Huawei equipment will need to be removed by 2027. Leon Neal/Getty Images hide caption

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The French elite acrobatic flying team Patrouille de France performs a flying display of the French national flag over the Arc de Triomphe during the annual Bastille Day military ceremony in Paris on Tuesday. Ludovic Marin/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Activity manager Robert Speker worked with residents at England's Sydmar Lodge care home to re-create iconic album covers. Due to COVID-19, residents have been locked down in the facility for months. Screengrab by NPR/Robert Speker on Twitter hide caption

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A man wearing military fatigues stands next to the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines MH17 carrying 298 passengers and crew, that crashed in eastern Ukraine six years ago. Dominique Faget/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Istanbul's Byzantine-era landmark has been used as a museum since 1934 and is widely regarded as a symbol of peaceful religious coexistence. A court ruling Friday revoked its museum status. Emrah Gurel/AP hide caption

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Turkey Converts Istanbul's Iconic Hagia Sophia Back Into A Mosque

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Russian President Vladimir Putin (second from left) meets military officials, including Igor Kostyukov (far right), the deputy chief of military intelligence for the GRU. The 2018 event in Moscow marked the centenary of the GRU, which has been involved in many major operations in recent years. U.S. intelligence suspects the GRU of involvement in a reported bounty program in Afghanistan. Alexei Druzhinin/Sputnik/Kremlin pool photo via AP hide caption

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Cited In Many Operations, Russia's GRU Is Suspected In Afghan Bounty Case

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Protesters clash with police Tuesday night in front of the National Assembly building in Belgrade, Serbia. Oliver Bunic/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Visitors wearing face masks wait to see the Mona Lisa at the Louvre Museum on Monday. The most visited museum in the world reopened to the public after closing in March. Chesnot/Getty Images hide caption

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London's Lyceum Theatre is wrapped in pink tape bearing the words "Missing Live Theatre," part of a campaign by a group of British stage designers. Keith Mayhew/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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England will soon lift a 14-day quarantine requirement for travelers from more than 50 countries and territories, including Italy, Germany, France and Spain, the Department for Transportation said Friday. The U.S. is not among the exempt countries. Matt Dunham/AP hide caption

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Luisa-Marie Neubauer of Fridays for Future takes part in a demonstration in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on June 2. The protest took place while government leaders discussed economic stimulus and other strategies in the fight against the coronavirus. Kay Nietfeld/picture alliance via Getty Images hide caption

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Russian President Vladimir Putin shows his passport to a member of an election commission as he arrives to take part in voting at a polling station in Moscow on Wednesday. Alexei Druzhinin/AP hide caption

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Syrian Oscar-nominated filmmaker Feras Fayyad answers journalists' questions outside a courtroom during a break in a trial against two Syrian defendants accused of state-sponsored torture in Syria, on April 23, in Koblenz, Germany. Thomas Lohnes/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Syrian Filmmaker Speaks Out On Torture: 'I Was Holding This Pain For A Long Time'

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A statue of King Leopold II stands defaced after protests this month in Brussels. Belgian King Philippe acknowledged "acts of violence and cruelty" in his country's colonial past in Africa. Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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People sit in a terrace bar at the beach in Spain earlier this month, when many internal travel restrictions were lifted. The EU has decided on its first list of approved travel partners, as part of its reopening of external borders. Joan Mateu/AP hide caption

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Sweden's top disease expert says a surge in new coronavirus cases is a result of more testing. Here, people enjoy the sun and water at a bathing jetty in Malmo, Sweden, on Thursday alongside a sign instructing the public to maintain social distancing. Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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French Health and Solidarity Minister Olivier Veran (center), flanked by German Health Minister Jens Spahn (left) and World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (right), speaks during a news conference at the WHO headquarters in Geneva, on Thursday. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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