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Seats remain empty in the press gallery as coronavirus protocols are observed during a meeting of the United Nations Security Council at the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly in New York, September 23, 2021. John Minchillo/Pool via REUTERS

Seats remain empty in the press gallery as coronavirus protocols are observed during a meeting of the United Nations Security Council at the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly in New York, September 23, 2021. John Minchillo/Pool via REUTERS

Seats remain empty in the press gallery as coronavirus protocols are observed during a meeting of the United Nations Security Council at the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly in New York, September 23, 2021. John Minchillo/Pool via REUTERS
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov shakes hands with Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad during their meeting on the sidelines, September 23, 2021. Russian Foreign Ministry/Handout via REUTERS

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov shakes hands with Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad during their meeting on the sidelines, September 23, 2021. Russian Foreign Ministry/Handout via REUTERS

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov shakes hands with Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad during their meeting on the sidelines, September 23, 2021. Russian Foreign Ministry/Handout via REUTERS
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Mahmoud Abbas, President, State of Palestine delivers a speech remotely, September 24, 2021.  John Angelillo/UPI  Pool via REUTERS

Mahmoud Abbas, President, State of Palestine delivers a speech remotely, September 24, 2021.  John Angelillo/UPI  Pool via REUTERS

Mahmoud Abbas, President, State of Palestine delivers a speech remotely, September 24, 2021.  John Angelillo/UPI  Pool via REUTERS
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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken exits the room after speaking to the media following meetings on the sidelines, September 23, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken exits the room after speaking to the media following meetings on the sidelines, September 23, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken exits the room after speaking to the media following meetings on the sidelines, September 23, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool
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Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari speaks, September 24, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari speaks, September 24, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari speaks, September 24, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS
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Delegates are seen reflected in the window as a translator works in her booth as a head of state addresses the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, September 23, 2021. Mary Altaffer/Pool via REUTERS

Delegates are seen reflected in the window as a translator works in her booth as a head of state addresses the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, September 23, 2021. Mary Altaffer/Pool via REUTERS

Delegates are seen reflected in the window as a translator works in her booth as a head of state addresses the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, September 23, 2021. Mary Altaffer/Pool via REUTERS
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gives a thumb up after addressing the general assembly, September 22, 2021.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gives a thumb up after addressing the general assembly, September 22, 2021.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gives a thumb up after addressing the general assembly, September 22, 2021.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool
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Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends a meeting with Britain's Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, on the sidelines, September 22, 2021. Russian Foreign Ministry/Handout via REUTERS

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends a meeting with Britain's Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, on the sidelines, September 22, 2021. Russian Foreign Ministry/Handout via REUTERS

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends a meeting with Britain's Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, on the sidelines, September 22, 2021. Russian Foreign Ministry/Handout via REUTERS
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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks with Linda Thomas-Greenfield, United States' Ambassador to the United Nations, September 23, 2021. John Minchillo/Pool via REUTERS

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks with Linda Thomas-Greenfield, United States' Ambassador to the United Nations, September 23, 2021. John Minchillo/Pool via REUTERS

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks with Linda Thomas-Greenfield, United States' Ambassador to the United Nations, September 23, 2021. John Minchillo/Pool via REUTERS
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Permanent Representative of China to the United Nation Zhang Jun speaks during a meeting of the Security Council, September 23, 2021. John Minchillo/Pool via REUTERS

Permanent Representative of China to the United Nation Zhang Jun speaks during a meeting of the Security Council, September 23, 2021. John Minchillo/Pool via REUTERS

Permanent Representative of China to the United Nation Zhang Jun speaks during a meeting of the Security Council, September 23, 2021. John Minchillo/Pool via REUTERS
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Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid speaks during a meeting of the United Nations Security Council, September 23, 2021. John Minchillo/Pool via REUTERS

Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid speaks during a meeting of the United Nations Security Council, September 23, 2021. John Minchillo/Pool via REUTERS

Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid speaks during a meeting of the United Nations Security Council, September 23, 2021. John Minchillo/Pool via REUTERS
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Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez addresses the General Assembly, September 22, 2021.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool

Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez addresses the General Assembly, September 22, 2021.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool

Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez addresses the General Assembly, September 22, 2021.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool
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European Council President Charles Michel speaks at the General Assembly, September 24, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS

European Council President Charles Michel speaks at the General Assembly, September 24, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS

European Council President Charles Michel speaks at the General Assembly, September 24, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS
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President of Tanzania Samia Suluhu Hassan speaks at the General Assembly, September 23, 2021. Spencer Platt/Pool via REUTERS

President of Tanzania Samia Suluhu Hassan speaks at the General Assembly, September 23, 2021. Spencer Platt/Pool via REUTERS

President of Tanzania Samia Suluhu Hassan speaks at the General Assembly, September 23, 2021. Spencer Platt/Pool via REUTERS
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Burundi’s President Evariste Ndayishimiye speaks at the General Assembly, September 23, 2021. Mary Altaffer/Pool via REUTERS

Burundi’s President Evariste Ndayishimiye speaks at the General Assembly, September 23, 2021. Mary Altaffer/Pool via REUTERS

Burundi’s President Evariste Ndayishimiye speaks at the General Assembly, September 23, 2021. Mary Altaffer/Pool via REUTERS
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Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy gets ready to depart after addressing the General Assembly, September 22, 2021.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy gets ready to depart after addressing the General Assembly, September 22, 2021.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy gets ready to depart after addressing the General Assembly, September 22, 2021.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool
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Hondura’s President Juan Orlando Hernandez Alvarado shows a document as he addresses the General Assembly, September 22, 2021.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool

Hondura’s President Juan Orlando Hernandez Alvarado shows a document as he addresses the General Assembly, September 22, 2021.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool

Hondura’s President Juan Orlando Hernandez Alvarado shows a document as he addresses the General Assembly, September 22, 2021.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool
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Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro greets supporters outside his hotel in New York, September 21, 2021.  REUTERS/Stephen Yang

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro greets supporters outside his hotel in New York, September 21, 2021.  REUTERS/Stephen Yang

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro greets supporters outside his hotel in New York, September 21, 2021.  REUTERS/Stephen Yang
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Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks remotely during the general assembly, September 21, 2021. Spencer Platt/Pool via REUTERS

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks remotely during the general assembly, September 21, 2021. Spencer Platt/Pool via REUTERS

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks remotely during the general assembly, September 21, 2021. Spencer Platt/Pool via REUTERS
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Members of the South Korean band BTS exit the South Korean Consulate, September 21, 2021.  REUTERS/David 'Dee' Delgado

Members of the South Korean band BTS exit the South Korean Consulate, September 21, 2021.  REUTERS/David 'Dee' Delgado

Members of the South Korean band BTS exit the South Korean Consulate, September 21, 2021.  REUTERS/David 'Dee' Delgado
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South Korea's President Moon Jae-in and First Lady Kim Jung-sook walk outside the United Nations headquarters, September 21, 2021.  REUTERS/David 'Dee' Delgado

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in and First Lady Kim Jung-sook walk outside the United Nations headquarters, September 21, 2021.  REUTERS/David 'Dee' Delgado

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in and First Lady Kim Jung-sook walk outside the United Nations headquarters, September 21, 2021.  REUTERS/David 'Dee' Delgado
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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks the general assembly, September 21, 2021. Timothy A. Clary/Pool via REUTERS

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks the general assembly, September 21, 2021. Timothy A. Clary/Pool via REUTERS

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks the general assembly, September 21, 2021. Timothy A. Clary/Pool via REUTERS
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Moldova's President Maia Sandu addresses the General Debate, September 22, 2021. Justin Lane/Pool via REUTERS

Moldova's President Maia Sandu addresses the General Debate, September 22, 2021. Justin Lane/Pool via REUTERS

Moldova's President Maia Sandu addresses the General Debate, September 22, 2021. Justin Lane/Pool via REUTERS
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Poland's President Andrzej Duda exits the stage, September 21, 2021. Spencer Platt/Pool via REUTERS

Poland's President Andrzej Duda exits the stage, September 21, 2021. Spencer Platt/Pool via REUTERS

Poland's President Andrzej Duda exits the stage, September 21, 2021. Spencer Platt/Pool via REUTERS
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Peru's President Pedro Castillo speaks, September 21, 2021. Mary Altaffer/Pool via REUTERS

Peru's President Pedro Castillo speaks, September 21, 2021. Mary Altaffer/Pool via REUTERS

Peru's President Pedro Castillo speaks, September 21, 2021. Mary Altaffer/Pool via REUTERS
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People take part in a protest against the COVID-19 vaccine outside the hotel where Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro was staying while attending the United Nations General Assembly, September 21, 2021. REUTERS/Stephen Yang

People take part in a protest against the COVID-19 vaccine outside the hotel where Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro was staying while attending the United Nations General Assembly, September 21, 2021. REUTERS/Stephen Yang

People take part in a protest against the COVID-19 vaccine outside the hotel where Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro was staying while attending the United Nations General Assembly, September 21, 2021. REUTERS/Stephen Yang
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Delegates walk into the annual gathering, September 21, 2021. Spencer Platt/Pool via REUTERS

Delegates walk into the annual gathering, September 21, 2021. Spencer Platt/Pool via REUTERS

Delegates walk into the annual gathering, September 21, 2021. Spencer Platt/Pool via REUTERS
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Uruguay's President Luis Lacalle Pou addresses the General Debate, September 22, 2021. Justin Lane/Pool via REUTERS

Uruguay's President Luis Lacalle Pou addresses the General Debate, September 22, 2021. Justin Lane/Pool via REUTERS

Uruguay's President Luis Lacalle Pou addresses the General Debate, September 22, 2021. Justin Lane/Pool via REUTERS
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Catherine Labiran, a member of The Praxis Project, speaks at a high-level meeting to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action on reparations, racial justice and equality for people of African descent as part of the UN General Assembly, September 22, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS

Catherine Labiran, a member of The Praxis Project, speaks at a high-level meeting to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action on reparations, racial justice and equality for people of African...more

Catherine Labiran, a member of The Praxis Project, speaks at a high-level meeting to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action on reparations, racial justice and equality for people of African descent as part of the UN General Assembly, September 22, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS
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Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz addresses, via a prerecorded statement, the General Debate, September 22, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz addresses, via a prerecorded statement, the General Debate, September 22, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz addresses, via a prerecorded statement, the General Debate, September 22, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS
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Sri Lanka's President Gotabaya Rajapaksa speaks, September 22, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS

Sri Lanka's President Gotabaya Rajapaksa speaks, September 22, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS

Sri Lanka's President Gotabaya Rajapaksa speaks, September 22, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS
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A row of media and broadcast booths are seen empty after the start of the 6th plenary meeting, September 22, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS

A row of media and broadcast booths are seen empty after the start of the 6th plenary meeting, September 22, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS

A row of media and broadcast booths are seen empty after the start of the 6th plenary meeting, September 22, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS
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A delegate waits for the start of the 6th plenary meeting, September 22, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS

A delegate waits for the start of the 6th plenary meeting, September 22, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS

A delegate waits for the start of the 6th plenary meeting, September 22, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS
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(L to R) V, Suga and Jin of South Korean boy band BTS speak at the SDG Moment event as part of the UN General Assembly at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, September 20, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS

(L to R) V, Suga and Jin of South Korean boy band BTS speak at the SDG Moment event as part of the UN General Assembly at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, September 20, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS

(L to R) V, Suga and Jin of South Korean boy band BTS speak at the SDG Moment event as part of the UN General Assembly at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, September 20, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS
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Iran's President's Ebrahim Raisi remotely addresses the general assembly by pre-recorded video, September 21, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool

Iran's President's Ebrahim Raisi remotely addresses the general assembly by pre-recorded video, September 21, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool

Iran's President's Ebrahim Raisi remotely addresses the general assembly by pre-recorded video, September 21, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool
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Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro (3d L) eats pizza with Caixa Economica Federal Bank President Pedro Guimaraes, General Luiz Eduardo Ramos, Tourism Minister Gilson Machado Neto, Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga and other politicians on a street ahead of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City, September 19, 2021. INSTAGRAM/@GILSONMACHADONETO via REUTERS

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro (3d L) eats pizza with Caixa Economica Federal Bank President Pedro Guimaraes, General Luiz Eduardo Ramos, Tourism Minister Gilson Machado Neto, Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga and other politicians on a street...more

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro (3d L) eats pizza with Caixa Economica Federal Bank President Pedro Guimaraes, General Luiz Eduardo Ramos, Tourism Minister Gilson Machado Neto, Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga and other politicians on a street ahead of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City, September 19, 2021. INSTAGRAM/@GILSONMACHADONETO via REUTERS
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U.S. President Joe Biden addresses the general assembly, September 21, 2021.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool

U.S. President Joe Biden addresses the general assembly, September 21, 2021.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool

U.S. President Joe Biden addresses the general assembly, September 21, 2021.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool
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Iran's President's Ebrahim Raisi remotely speaks, September 21, 2021. Timothy A. Clary/Pool via REUTERS

Iran's President's Ebrahim Raisi remotely speaks, September 21, 2021. Timothy A. Clary/Pool via REUTERS

Iran's President's Ebrahim Raisi remotely speaks, September 21, 2021. Timothy A. Clary/Pool via REUTERS
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson passes "Anyanwu", a sculpture by the Nigerian artist Ben Enwonwu that was gifted to the United Nations, as he arrives to speak with reporters after meeting with Antonio Guterres, Secretary General of the United Nations, September 20, 2021. John Minchillo/Pool via REUTERS

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson passes "Anyanwu", a sculpture by the Nigerian artist Ben Enwonwu that was gifted to the United Nations, as he arrives to speak with reporters after meeting with Antonio Guterres, Secretary General of the United...more

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson passes "Anyanwu", a sculpture by the Nigerian artist Ben Enwonwu that was gifted to the United Nations, as he arrives to speak with reporters after meeting with Antonio Guterres, Secretary General of the United Nations, September 20, 2021. John Minchillo/Pool via REUTERS
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The seats reserved for Israel's delegation sit empty as U.S. President Joe Biden speaks about Israel and Palestinians, September 21, 2021.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool

The seats reserved for Israel's delegation sit empty as U.S. President Joe Biden speaks about Israel and Palestinians, September 21, 2021.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool

The seats reserved for Israel's delegation sit empty as U.S. President Joe Biden speaks about Israel and Palestinians, September 21, 2021.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool
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Members of the South Korean band BTS arrive at security check-in at the United Nations headquarters, September 20, 2021. John Minchillo/Pool via REUTERS

Members of the South Korean band BTS arrive at security check-in at the United Nations headquarters, September 20, 2021. John Minchillo/Pool via REUTERS

Members of the South Korean band BTS arrive at security check-in at the United Nations headquarters, September 20, 2021. John Minchillo/Pool via REUTERS
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A United Nations employee cleans the microphones at the podium after Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro spoke and before the start of U.S. President Joe Biden's address, September 21, 2021.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool

A United Nations employee cleans the microphones at the podium after Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro spoke and before the start of U.S. President Joe Biden's address, September 21, 2021.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool

A United Nations employee cleans the microphones at the podium after Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro spoke and before the start of U.S. President Joe Biden's address, September 21, 2021.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool
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United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry arrives at the United Nations headquarters, September 20, 2021. John Minchillo/Pool via REUTERS

United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry arrives at the United Nations headquarters, September 20, 2021. John Minchillo/Pool via REUTERS

United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry arrives at the United Nations headquarters, September 20, 2021. John Minchillo/Pool via REUTERS
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U.S. President Joe Biden speaks, September 21, 2021.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks, September 21, 2021.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks, September 21, 2021.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool
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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Linda Thomas-Greenfield and U.S. climate envoy John Kerry listen as President Joe Biden meets with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, September 21, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Linda Thomas-Greenfield and U.S. climate envoy John Kerry listen as President Joe Biden meets with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, September 21, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin...more

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Linda Thomas-Greenfield and U.S. climate envoy John Kerry listen as President Joe Biden meets with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, September 21, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, arrives at United Nations headquarters, September 20, 2021. John Minchillo/Pool via REUTERS

Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, arrives at United Nations headquarters, September 20, 2021. John Minchillo/Pool via REUTERS

Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, arrives at United Nations headquarters, September 20, 2021. John Minchillo/Pool via REUTERS
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Antonio Guterres, Secretary General of the United Nations, speaks to reporters after a meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson for climate change discussions, September 20, 2021. John Minchillo/Pool via REUTERS

Antonio Guterres, Secretary General of the United Nations, speaks to reporters after a meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson for climate change discussions, September 20, 2021. John Minchillo/Pool via REUTERS

Antonio Guterres, Secretary General of the United Nations, speaks to reporters after a meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson for climate change discussions, September 20, 2021. John Minchillo/Pool via REUTERS
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Colombia's President Ivan Duque addresses the general assembly, September 21, 2021.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool

Colombia's President Ivan Duque addresses the general assembly, September 21, 2021.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool

Colombia's President Ivan Duque addresses the general assembly, September 21, 2021.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool
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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets British Foreign Secretary Elizabeth Mary Truss on the sidelines, September 20, 2021. REUTERS/Stefan Jeremiah

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets British Foreign Secretary Elizabeth Mary Truss on the sidelines, September 20, 2021. REUTERS/Stefan Jeremiah

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets British Foreign Secretary Elizabeth Mary Truss on the sidelines, September 20, 2021. REUTERS/Stefan Jeremiah
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U.S. Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield speaks to the media after getting a COVID-19 test outside U.N. Headquarters, September 20, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

U.S. Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield speaks to the media after getting a COVID-19 test outside U.N. Headquarters, September 20, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

U.S. Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield speaks to the media after getting a COVID-19 test outside U.N. Headquarters, September 20, 2021. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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South Korean president Moon Jae-in speaks at the SDG Moment event, September 20, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS

South Korean president Moon Jae-in speaks at the SDG Moment event, September 20, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS

South Korean president Moon Jae-in speaks at the SDG Moment event, September 20, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS
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Democratic Republic of Congo President Felix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo addresses the general assembly, September 21, 2021.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool

Democratic Republic of Congo President Felix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo addresses the general assembly, September 21, 2021.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool

Democratic Republic of Congo President Felix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo addresses the general assembly, September 21, 2021.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool
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Josep Borrell holds a press conference after a meeting of E.U. Foreign Ministers on the sidelines, September 20, 2021. REUTERS/David 'Dee' Delgado

Josep Borrell holds a press conference after a meeting of E.U. Foreign Ministers on the sidelines, September 20, 2021. REUTERS/David 'Dee' Delgado

Josep Borrell holds a press conference after a meeting of E.U. Foreign Ministers on the sidelines, September 20, 2021. REUTERS/David 'Dee' Delgado
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Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg speaks at the SDG Moment event, September 20, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS

Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg speaks at the SDG Moment event, September 20, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS

Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg speaks at the SDG Moment event, September 20, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS
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U.S. President Joe Biden meets with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, September 21, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Joe Biden meets with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, September 21, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Joe Biden meets with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, September 21, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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(L to R) Taehyung/V, Suga, Jin, RM, Jungkook, Jimin and J-Hope of South Korean boy band BTS speak at the SDG Moment event, September 20, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS

(L to R) Taehyung/V, Suga, Jin, RM, Jungkook, Jimin and J-Hope of South Korean boy band BTS speak at the SDG Moment event, September 20, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS

(L to R) Taehyung/V, Suga, Jin, RM, Jungkook, Jimin and J-Hope of South Korean boy band BTS speak at the SDG Moment event, September 20, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS
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Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani arrives to address the general assembly, September 21, 2021.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool

Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani arrives to address the general assembly, September 21, 2021.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool

Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani arrives to address the general assembly, September 21, 2021.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Pool
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RM of South Korean boy band BTS speaks at the SDG Moment event, September 20, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS

RM of South Korean boy band BTS speaks at the SDG Moment event, September 20, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS

RM of South Korean boy band BTS speaks at the SDG Moment event, September 20, 2021. John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS
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A view of empty desks at the UN General Assembly Hall as speakers deliver remarks remotely at the SDG Moment event, September 20, 2021.  John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS

A view of empty desks at the UN General Assembly Hall as speakers deliver remarks remotely at the SDG Moment event, September 20, 2021.  John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS

A view of empty desks at the UN General Assembly Hall as speakers deliver remarks remotely at the SDG Moment event, September 20, 2021.  John Angelillo/Pool via REUTERS
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Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro walks outside his hotel in New York City, September 20, 2021. REUTERS/Stefan Jeremiah

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro walks outside his hotel in New York City, September 20, 2021. REUTERS/Stefan Jeremiah

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro walks outside his hotel in New York City, September 20, 2021. REUTERS/Stefan Jeremiah
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U.S. President Joe Biden meets with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, September 20, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Joe Biden meets with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, September 20, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Joe Biden meets with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, September 20, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Facial hair aficionados face off at German Moustache and Beard Championships

Facial hair aficionados face off at German Moustache and Beard Championships

Judging the best moustache and beard at the German Moustache and Beard Championship.

Broadway's 'Phantom of the Opera' plots a cautious return

Broadway's 'Phantom of the Opera' plots a cautious return

After 18 months of pandemic limbo, castmates are singing and dancing again as they rehearse for the return of "Phantom of the Opera," Broadway's longest-running show.

Youth take to the streets in Fridays for Future climate protests

Youth take to the streets in Fridays for Future climate protests

Young people around the world took to the streets to demand urgent action to avert disastrous climate change.

Rivers of red hot lava flow from Spain's La Palma volcano

Rivers of red hot lava flow from Spain's La Palma volcano

Streams of lava pulse down the sides of the volcano, which has been erupting on the Spanish island of La Palma for over a month.

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