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An usher and other churchgoers pray at the Living Faith church in the predominantly-Christian neighbourhood of Sabon Gari in Kano, northern Nigeria Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019. With the leading contenders for the Presidency both northern Muslims, Nigeria's presidential contest has been largely free of the religious pressures that marked the 2015 vote, but the Christian vote is bound to be decisive in a race that could sweep the incumbent out of power. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
In Nigeria's tight election, Christian vote is seen as keyIn Nigeria's tight presidential election, the Christian vote is seen as key in the choice between two Muslim candidates
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A man with his son waits for transport next to huge portraits of Saudi leaders and a Pakistani prime minister displayed on a highway on the occasion of the visit by Saudi Arabia's crown prince to Pakistan, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will arrive in Islamabad on Sunday evening on an official visit that is expected to include the signing of agreements for billions of dollars of investment in Pakistan. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
Saudi crown prince arrives in Pakistan for regional visitSaudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has begun his four-day regional visit on Sunday, arriving in Pakistan where Saudi officials signed agreements worth $20 billion to help the Islamic nation overcome its financial crisis
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FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 file photo, United States Vice President Mike Pence, Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and United State Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, from left, stand on a podium at a conference on Peace and Security in the Middle East in Warsaw, Poland. A two-day security conference in Warsaw was supposed to be a crowning achievement for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, stamping a seal on his long-held goal of pushing his behind-the-scenes ties with Arab leaders into the open. Instead, the publicity-seeking Israeli leader made one embarrassing misstep after another, distracting attention from his main mission and sending his aides into a nonstop cycle of damage control. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)
Polish PM cancels Israel visit amid new Holocaust tensionsPoland's prime minister cancels attendance at meeting in Israel amid new tensions over how Polish behavior during the Holocaust is remembered
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A model wears a creation by designer Vivienne Westwood at the Autumn/Winter 2019 fashion week show in London, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019.(Photo by Grant Pollard/Invision/AP)
Beckham family out in force at London Fashion WeekVictoria Beckham doesn't need celebrities at her fashion shows since her A-list family provides more than enough star power
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Emirati women speak to each other at an exhibit by the United Arab Emirates University at the International Defense Exhibition and Conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019. The biennial arms show in Abu Dhabi comes as the United Arab Emirates faces increasing criticism for its role in the yearlong war in Yemen. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
Abu Dhabi arms fair opens amid Yemen war criticismA biennial arms fair has opened in the United Arab Emirates as the country faces increasing scrutiny over its involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen
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About 40 people remain trapped in Liberian gold mineRescuers digging with bare hands in effort to free about 40 trapped gold miners in northeastern Liberia
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Yellow vest protester writes on an Apple logo sign "Pay your taxes", in front of an Apple store during a demonstration Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, in Lille, Northern France.  With sign reading " France, Republic, led by the rabble, Macron, Castaner, LeDrian", referring to President Macron, Minister of Interior Castaner and Foreign Minister Le Drian.  Yellow vest protesters are holding scattered demonstrations around Paris and the rest of France amid waning support for their movement. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
French protests mark 3 months, yield anti-Semitism probeParis judicial authorities have opened an investigation into anti-Semitic remarks hurled at a noted philosopher during a yellow vest protest
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Sheep eat grass in the desert near Hajin, Syria, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
US-backed Syria force says IS holding 1,000 civiliansThe U.S.-backed Syrian militia fighting the Islamic State group in its last toehold in Syria says there are over 1,000 civilians trapped in the tiny area and that the militants are preventing them from leaving
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 file photo, United Nations Special Envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths, center, and President of the International Committee of the Red Cross Peter Maurer, participate in a new round of talks by Yemen's warring parties in Amman, Jordan. Yemeni security officials said sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, that Griffiths arrived in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, to discuss the "complex situation" in and around the key port city of Hodeida. (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh, File)
UN envoy arrives in Yemen to discuss truce around port cityYemeni security officials say U.N. envoy Martin Griffiths has arrived in the capital, Sanaa, to discuss the "complex situation" in and around the key port city of Hodeida
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Deputies Premier Matteo Salvini, right, and Luigi Di Maio shake hands during question time at the Chamber of Deputies, in Rome, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. (Fabio Frustaci/ANSA via AP)
Italian populists ask if minister deserves immunityItaly's populist 5-Star Movement is asking its supporters to vote online on whether the leader of its coalition partner should be prosecuted.
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United States Vice President Mike Pence, right, talks with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, left, during a bilateral meeting at the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
The Latest: Qatari minister warns of remaining IS threatQatar's foreign minister is cautioning that the Islamic State group will continue to be a threat even after its last pocket of resistance in Syria is shut down
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FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2017 file photo, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert speaks during a briefing at the State Department in Washington. The State Department says Nauert, picked by President Donald Trump to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations but never officially nominated, has withdrawn her name from consideration on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
State Department: Nauert out as pick for UN ambassadorThe State Department says Heather Nauert, President Donald Trump's pick to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, has withdrawn her name from consideration.
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