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A boy dances as a supporter plays an african percussion instrument before the arrival of the Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara at a rally in Anyama, in the outskirts of Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. Ouattara, who first came to power after the 2010 disputed election whose aftermath left more than 3,000 people dead, is now seeking a third term in office. The candidate maintains that he can serve a third term because of changes to the country's constitution, though his opponents consider his candidacy illegal. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
Ivory Coast tensions rise as president seeks 3rd termOpposition activists are threatening to block access to polling stations Saturday in an effort to disrupt the presidential election in Ivory Coast, where incumbent Alassane Ouattara is seeking a controversial third term after nearly a decade in power
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A couple wearing a protective masks leaves the Republique subway station in Paris, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. France prepared to shut down again for a month to try to put the brakes on the fast-moving coronavirus. Schools are allowed to remain open in this new lockdown, which is gentler than what France saw in the spring. But still a shock to restaurants and other businesses ordered to close their doors in one of the world's biggest economies. (AP Photo/Lewis Joly)
Empty Parisian sidewalks as France enters day 1 of lockdownThe scenes in Paris resembled a regular lazy weekend morning — light traffic, a sprinkling of people on the sidewalks
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A stadium crew member, upper left, installs a device to detect carbon dioxide in the seats of a baseball stadium, home for the Yokohama DeNA BayStars, in Yokohama, south of Tokyo on Friday, Oct. 30, 2020. The device was introduced during a media tour before a Japanese professional baseball league game between the Hanshin Tigers and the DeNA BayStars on Friday. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)
Japan uses high-tech experiments to fill baseball stadiumOfficials in Japan are using some high-tech devices to see if they can fill sports stadiums closer to capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic
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Eurozone growth soars record 12.7% but fears grow for winterNew figures show that the European economy grew by an unexpectedly large 12.7% in the third quarter as companies reopened after severe coronavirus lockdowns
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Supporters of the Muslims Students Organization chant slogans during a protest against French President and against the publishing of caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad they deem blasphemous, in Karachi, Pakistan, Friday, Oct. 30, 2020. Muslims have been calling for both protests and a boycott of French goods in response to France's stance on caricatures of Islam's most revered prophet. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)
As anger rises, thousands of Muslims protest French cartoonsThousands of Muslims in Pakistan are joining anti-France protests, as the French president’s vow to protect the right to caricature the Prophet Muhammad continues to roil the Muslim world
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FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2019, file photo, a Qatar Airways jet approaches Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia. Qatar apologized Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020, after authorities forcibly examined female passengers from a Qatar Airways flight to Australia to try to identify who might have given birth to a newborn baby found abandoned at the airport earlier this month. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Qatar: Officials behind women exams referred to prosecutorsQatar says officials behind the forced examinations of women at its international airport after an abandoned baby was found earlier this month have been referred to prosecutors for possible charges
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Women's rights activists hold placards during a protest in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 against recent tightening of Poland's restrictive abortion law. Massive nationwide protests have been held ever since a top court ruled Thursday that abortions due to fetal congenital defects are unconstitutional.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Poland activists vow largest protest yet over abortion banWomen’s rights organizers are preparing for what they say will be the largest protest so far in over a week of mass nationwide street demonstrations in Poland
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A man walks on a defaced image of French President Emmanuel Macron pasted on a street in Mumbai, India, Friday, Oct. 30, 2020. Muslims have been calling for both protests and a boycott of French goods in response to France's stance on caricatures of Islam's most revered prophet. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
New arrest after France church attack, security tightenedA new suspect is in custody in the investigation into a gruesome attack by a Tunisian man who killed three people in a French church
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In a photo provided by Word Aflame Ministries, people are outdoors during a service at Word Aflame Tabernacle in La Habra Heights, Calif. The Pentecostal church says the city violated its constitutional rights by harassing it over the way it has held outdoor gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Word Aflame Ministries via AP)
The Latest: Germany reports new daily record of 18,681 casesGerman authorities have added almost all Austria and Italy to the list of high-risk areas for COVID-19
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