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Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who many nations have recognized as the country's rightful interim ruler stands on a truck carrying humanitarian aid for Venezuela in the area of a warehouse where humanitarian aid for Venezuela has been collected in Cucuta, Colombia, February 23, 2019.  REUTERS/Marco Bello

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido gave a personal send off to an aid caravan from the Colombian city of Cucuta toward the border between the two countries on Saturday, pledging to bring food and medicine to a hungry population despite President Nicolas Maduro's resistance.

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A train believed to be carrying North Korean leader Kim Jong Un leaves from a train station in the Chinese border city of Dandong, China in this photo taken by Kyodo on February 23, 2019.  Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un set off by train for Vietnam on Saturday, for his second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump next week, media reported, and hours later, two witnesses saw a train crossing into China from North Korea.

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FILE PHOTO: US special representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun (R), shakes hands with South Korea's Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs Lee Do-hoon (L) prior to their meeting at the Foreign Ministry in Seoul, South Korea 09 February 2019.  KIM MIN-HEE/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

Days before a second U.S.-North Korea summit, much rests on the shoulders of a former auto executive trying to find common ground between an American president seeking a big foreign policy win and a North Korean leader who seems unlikely to hand him one.

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Pope Francis attends the four-day meeting on the global sexual abuse crisis, at the Vatican February 23, 2019. Vatican Media/­Handout via REUTERS

A nun and a woman journalist delivered the toughest criticism of Church leaders heard so far at Pope Francis' sexual abuse conference on Saturday, accusing them of hypocrisy and covering up horrendous crimes against children.

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FILE PHOTO: Islamic state members walk in the last besieged neighborhood in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria February 18, 2019. REUTERS/Rodi Said/File Photo

Heading to a camp for displaced people as Islamic State's territorial "caliphate" in Iraq and Syria faces final defeat, Ghalia Ali shows no regret about abandoning her life as a student in Tunisia to join the militants in 2014.

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An AK Party supporter waves a Turkish flag outside the Tarabya mansion in Istanbul, Turkey June 24, 2018. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

The United States is "gravely concerned" by reports that prosecutors in Turkey have moved to indict 16 civil society, media and business leaders, the U.S. State Department said on Saturday.

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Sisters from Saudi Arabia, who go by aliases Reem and Rawan, are pictured at their lawyer Michael Vidler's office in Hong Kong, China February 23, 2019. REUTERS/Aleksander Solum

Two sisters from Saudi Arabia who fled the conservative kingdom and have been hiding out in Hong Kong for nearly six months said they did so to escape beatings at the hands of their brothers and father.

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Protesters wearing yellow vests take part in a demonstration of the "yellow vests" movement in Marseille, France, February 23, 2019. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Thousands of people marched on Saturday in Paris and other cities and dozens were arrested as France's "yellow vest" movement staged its 15th consecutive weekend of demonstrations against the government.

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Main opposition presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar casts his vote at Ajiya's polling station in Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria February 23, 2019.      REUTERS/Nyancho NwaNri

Nigeria began counting votes in Saturday's closely-fought presidential election although the electoral commission extended voting hours in some places where polling stations opened late or ballot machines malfunctioned.

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FILE PHOTO: Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir waves to his supporters during a rally at the Green Square in Khartoum, Sudan January 9, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/File Photo

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir appointed a first vice president and a new prime minister on Saturday, a day after declaring a state of emergency that did little to halt street demonstrations, the most sustained of his 30-year rule.

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A bomb attack overnight caused a fire on Colombia's Mansoya Orito pipeline in southern Putumayo province, state-run oil company Ecopetrol said on Saturday.

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A convoy of trucks carrying humanitarian assistance for Venezuela will be unloaded at the Simon Bolivar bridge on Colombia's side of the border and the aid will be transported by a human chain across the frontier, Colombia's migration agency said on Saturday.

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Investigators, representing the breakaway Donetsk People's Republic, work near the wreckage of a minibus destroyed by a landmine after swerving off road near the village of Yelenovka outside Donetsk, Ukraine February 23, 2019. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko

A minibus hit a landmine while crossing the border between Ukraine and the breakaway Donetsk region on Saturday, killing two civilians and injuring a third, local authorities and witnesses said.

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Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who many nations have recognized as the country's rightful interim ruler speaks to the media in the area of a warehouse where humanitarian aid for Venezuela has been collected in Cucuta, Colombia, February 23, 2019.  REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

A convoy of trucks carrying humanitarian aid for Venezuela left warehouses in Colombia headed for the nearby border crossing on Saturday, despite Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's insistence they would not be allowed to cross.

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A truck with humanitarian aid to Venezuela is seen broken down on the way to the Brazil-Venezuela border in Pacaraima, Roraima state, Brazil February 23, 2019. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

A truck carrying humanitarian aid crossed into Venezuela from Brazil at midday on Saturday, opposition lawmaker Miguel Pizarro told reporters in Caracas.

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Venezuelan troops blocking a border bridge with Colombia fired tear gas on Saturday to repel dozens of opposition lawmakers and activists walking toward the frontier to receive humanitarian aid from the Colombian side, a Reuters witness said.

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Indian Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel patrol a street in downtown Srinagar February 23, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

More than 100 separatists in Kashmir were detained in overnight raids, police officials said on Saturday, as part of a crackdown on groups that might cause trouble ahead of nationwide elections set to be held by May.

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Mohamed Tahir Ayala, governor of Gezira state, was appointed Sudan's prime minister, presidency said on Saturday.

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Ramon Rasmi Mansour, known as Faltaous al-Makari, lies on a stretcher after his and monk Isaiah's (not seen) trial session, at the courthouse in a courtroom where he was convicted along with Wael Saad, known as Isaiah al-Makari, of murdering Bishop Epiphanius, the abbot of Saint Macarius Monastery northwest of Cairo, in Damanhour, Egypt February 23, 2019. REUTERS/Ahmed Fahmy

An Egyptian court on Saturday recommended the death penalty for two monks after they were convicted of murdering a bishop at a monastery last year.

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Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the leader of the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party speaks on a mobile phone during a session at the Parliament in Warsaw, Poland January 30, 2019. Agencja Gazeta/Slawomr Kaminski via REUTERS

Poland's nationalist ruling party pledged on Saturday to increase public spending by up to $10 billion a year, raising child subsidies, state pensions and transport infrastructure as part of a campaign ahead of this year's parliamentary election.

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Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who many nations have recognized as the country's rightful interim ruler stands on a truck carrying humanitarian aid for Venezuela in the area of a warehouse where humanitarian aid for Venezuela has been collected in Cucuta, Colombia, February 23, 2019.  REUTERS/Marco Bello

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido gave a personal send off to an aid caravan from the Colombian city of Cucuta toward the border between the two countries on Saturday, pledging to bring food and medicine to a hungry population despite President Nicolas Maduro's resistance.

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A train believed to be carrying North Korean leader Kim Jong Un leaves from a train station in the Chinese border city of Dandong, China in this photo taken by Kyodo on February 23, 2019.  Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un set off by train for Vietnam on Saturday, for his second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump next week, media reported, and hours later, two witnesses saw a train crossing into China from North Korea.

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FILE PHOTO: US special representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun (R), shakes hands with South Korea's Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs Lee Do-hoon (L) prior to their meeting at the Foreign Ministry in Seoul, South Korea 09 February 2019.  KIM MIN-HEE/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

Days before a second U.S.-North Korea summit, much rests on the shoulders of a former auto executive trying to find common ground between an American president seeking a big foreign policy win and a North Korean leader who seems unlikely to hand him one.

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Pope Francis attends the four-day meeting on the global sexual abuse crisis, at the Vatican February 23, 2019. Vatican Media/­Handout via REUTERS

A nun and a woman journalist delivered the toughest criticism of Church leaders heard so far at Pope Francis' sexual abuse conference on Saturday, accusing them of hypocrisy and covering up horrendous crimes against children.

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FILE PHOTO: Islamic state members walk in the last besieged neighborhood in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria February 18, 2019. REUTERS/Rodi Said/File Photo

Heading to a camp for displaced people as Islamic State's territorial "caliphate" in Iraq and Syria faces final defeat, Ghalia Ali shows no regret about abandoning her life as a student in Tunisia to join the militants in 2014.

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An AK Party supporter waves a Turkish flag outside the Tarabya mansion in Istanbul, Turkey June 24, 2018. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

The United States is "gravely concerned" by reports that prosecutors in Turkey have moved to indict 16 civil society, media and business leaders, the U.S. State Department said on Saturday.

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Sisters from Saudi Arabia, who go by aliases Reem and Rawan, are pictured at their lawyer Michael Vidler's office in Hong Kong, China February 23, 2019. REUTERS/Aleksander Solum

Two sisters from Saudi Arabia who fled the conservative kingdom and have been hiding out in Hong Kong for nearly six months said they did so to escape beatings at the hands of their brothers and father.

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Protesters wearing yellow vests take part in a demonstration of the "yellow vests" movement in Marseille, France, February 23, 2019. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Thousands of people marched on Saturday in Paris and other cities and dozens were arrested as France's "yellow vest" movement staged its 15th consecutive weekend of demonstrations against the government.

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Main opposition presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar casts his vote at Ajiya's polling station in Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria February 23, 2019.      REUTERS/Nyancho NwaNri

Nigeria began counting votes in Saturday's closely-fought presidential election although the electoral commission extended voting hours in some places where polling stations opened late or ballot machines malfunctioned.

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FILE PHOTO: Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir waves to his supporters during a rally at the Green Square in Khartoum, Sudan January 9, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/File Photo

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir appointed a first vice president and a new prime minister on Saturday, a day after declaring a state of emergency that did little to halt street demonstrations, the most sustained of his 30-year rule.

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A bomb attack overnight caused a fire on Colombia's Mansoya Orito pipeline in southern Putumayo province, state-run oil company Ecopetrol said on Saturday.

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A convoy of trucks carrying humanitarian assistance for Venezuela will be unloaded at the Simon Bolivar bridge on Colombia's side of the border and the aid will be transported by a human chain across the frontier, Colombia's migration agency said on Saturday.

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Investigators, representing the breakaway Donetsk People's Republic, work near the wreckage of a minibus destroyed by a landmine after swerving off road near the village of Yelenovka outside Donetsk, Ukraine February 23, 2019. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko

A minibus hit a landmine while crossing the border between Ukraine and the breakaway Donetsk region on Saturday, killing two civilians and injuring a third, local authorities and witnesses said.

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Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who many nations have recognized as the country's rightful interim ruler speaks to the media in the area of a warehouse where humanitarian aid for Venezuela has been collected in Cucuta, Colombia, February 23, 2019.  REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

A convoy of trucks carrying humanitarian aid for Venezuela left warehouses in Colombia headed for the nearby border crossing on Saturday, despite Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's insistence they would not be allowed to cross.

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A truck with humanitarian aid to Venezuela is seen broken down on the way to the Brazil-Venezuela border in Pacaraima, Roraima state, Brazil February 23, 2019. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

A truck carrying humanitarian aid crossed into Venezuela from Brazil at midday on Saturday, opposition lawmaker Miguel Pizarro told reporters in Caracas.

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Venezuelan troops blocking a border bridge with Colombia fired tear gas on Saturday to repel dozens of opposition lawmakers and activists walking toward the frontier to receive humanitarian aid from the Colombian side, a Reuters witness said.

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Indian Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel patrol a street in downtown Srinagar February 23, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

More than 100 separatists in Kashmir were detained in overnight raids, police officials said on Saturday, as part of a crackdown on groups that might cause trouble ahead of nationwide elections set to be held by May.

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Mohamed Tahir Ayala, governor of Gezira state, was appointed Sudan's prime minister, presidency said on Saturday.

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Ramon Rasmi Mansour, known as Faltaous al-Makari, lies on a stretcher after his and monk Isaiah's (not seen) trial session, at the courthouse in a courtroom where he was convicted along with Wael Saad, known as Isaiah al-Makari, of murdering Bishop Epiphanius, the abbot of Saint Macarius Monastery northwest of Cairo, in Damanhour, Egypt February 23, 2019. REUTERS/Ahmed Fahmy

An Egyptian court on Saturday recommended the death penalty for two monks after they were convicted of murdering a bishop at a monastery last year.

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Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the leader of the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party speaks on a mobile phone during a session at the Parliament in Warsaw, Poland January 30, 2019. Agencja Gazeta/Slawomr Kaminski via REUTERS

Poland's nationalist ruling party pledged on Saturday to increase public spending by up to $10 billion a year, raising child subsidies, state pensions and transport infrastructure as part of a campaign ahead of this year's parliamentary election.

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