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The group Handicap International (now known as Humanity & Inclusion) has provided aid in Burundi for 26 years. Above: Thierry, age 9, was born without his left leg and received a prosthesis from the group, which is now pulling out of the country.
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China has arrested Yang Hengjun, an author and former Chinese diplomat who is now an Australian citizen. He's seen here in a 2014 photo on social media that was taken during a visit to Tibet.
Forensic personnel load the corpse of a man into a van, after he was executed at a shopping mall in Acapulco, Mexico, on April 24, 2018. A new report recorded more than 33,000 homicides in 2018, making it the country's deadliest on record.
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A family member of Kelvin Tinashe Choto reacts, during his funeral in Chitungwiza, about 30 kilometres south east of the capital, Harare, Zimbabwe on Saturday. The 22-year-old was shot in the head, one of at least a dozen people killed in a violent crackdown by security after protests over high fuel prices.
An image of a boy is painted on the bars of the border wall, in front of coils of razor wire, seen from Tijuana, Mexico. President Trump's proposal to end the partial government shutdown includes funding for more border wall, but also provisions that further restrict asylum seekers.
Seen in 2017, a girl studies for school while a man chops wood in the Muslim enclave of Islamberg in Tompkins, N.Y. Four people have been arrested in an alleged plot to attack the community.
Saints fans aren't happy with the NFL after a controversial no-call in Sunday's NFC championship game. One fan took out several billboards around Atlanta with his message for the league.
The Trump administration is planning to ask the Supreme Court to take up a sped-up review of a lower court's ruling that blocks the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
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