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Sri Lanka's former Defense Secretary and presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa leaves a polling station after casting his vote in Embuldeniya, on the outskirts of Colombo, Sri Lanka on Saturday. Eranga Jayawardena/AP hide caption

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Documents Detail Chinese Government's Crackdown On Ethnic Minorities

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Police Open Fire On Protesters In Bolivia

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Relatives mourn by the coffins of supporters of Evo Morales killed during clashes with the police in Sacaba, Cochabamba, Bolivia, on Nov. 16, 2019. STR/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Prince Andrew also answered questions about Epstein accuser Virginia Roberts Giuffre, but he maintained that he "had no recollection" of meeting her. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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Lucía Cerna worked as a housekeeper at the José Simeón Cañas Central American University in El Salvador. On Nov. 16, 1989, she witnessed armed soldiers kill six Jesuit priests, a cook and a teenage girl. Danny Hajek/NPR hide caption

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'I Miss Them, Always': A Witness Recounts El Salvador's 1989 Jesuit Massacre

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Reporter's Notebook: Hong Kong

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Musician and opposition candidate Bobi Wine holds a press conference, encouraging his "people power" supporters to continue wearing their trademark red berets in Kampala after the military banned them. SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty hide caption

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Bobi Wine Vs. Uganda's 'Dictator': It's 'Dangerous To Sit Down And Resign To Fate'

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