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A man hurls stones at the border between Venezuela and Brazil in Pacaraima, Brazil February 23, 2019. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

At least two people were killed and trucks loaded with foreign aid were set ablaze after Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro deployed troops and armored vehicles to turn back humanitarian assistance at border crossings with Colombia and Brazil.

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Halifax Regional Police and Fire Honour Guard transport the casket of one of the Barho family children during a funeral service for the Syrian refugee family who lost seven children in a February 19 house fire in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada February 23, 2019.  REUTERS/Ted Pritchard

Hundreds of people attended the funeral on Saturday of seven Syrian refugee children killed in a house fire earlier this week in the eastern Canadian city of Halifax.

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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 in some places where polling stations opened late or ballot machines malfunctioned.

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

Tens of 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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Britain's Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, arrives at the Casablanca Airport in Casablanca, Morocco, February 23, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/Pool

Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, pregnant with their first child, arrived in Casablanca on Saturday night for a three-day tour to promote girls' education and mental health awareness.

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FILE PHOTO - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attends a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin (not pictured) in the Black sea resort of Sochi, Russia February 14, 2019. Sergei Chirikov/Pool via REUTERS

Any safe zone along Turkey's border with Syria must be under Turkish control, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday in an interview with broadcaster CNN Turk.

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FILE PHOTO: Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez attends a session at Parliament in Madrid, Spain, February 13, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Perez/File Photo

Spanish right-wing parties PP, Ciudadanos and Vox could together hold a parliamentary majority in a snap election on April 28, one opinion poll showed on Saturday.

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FILE PHOTO - French Finance and Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire speaks to media after a meeting with his Swedish counterpart in Stockholm, Sweden February 4, 2019. Naina Helen Jama/TT News Agency/via REUTERS

French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Sunday that Germany should ease its strict arms export rules for countries outside the European Union to strengthen the defense industry.

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Saudi Arabia appointed the full younger brother of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as its deputy defense minister on Saturday and named a princess as the kingdom’s first woman ambassador to the United States.

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A train believed to carry North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is pictured in the Chinese border city of Dandong, China in this photo taken by Kyodo on February 23, 2019. Kyodo via REUTERS

North Korea confirmed leader Kim Jong Un's second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump for the first time on Sunday, days ahead of the high-stakes nuclear meeting set to take place in Vietnam's capital, Hanoi.

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At least two trucks carrying food and medicine for Venezuela returned to warehouses in Colombia on Saturday after being turned back from the border by troops loyal to President Nicolas Maduro who fired teargas.

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FILE PHOTO: Britain's Secretary of State for Business Greg Clark is seen outside of Downing Street in London, Britain, February 19, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Three cabinet ministers publicly indicated on Saturday they will back plans to delay Brexit if MPs vote down Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for a new deal with the European Union.

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Saudi King Salman issued an order late on Saturday granting pardon to and release of a number of Egyptian citizens detained and imprisoned in the kingdom, Saudi press agency reported.

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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro talks to supporters during a rally in support of the government in Caracas, Venezuela February 23, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is responsible for the safety of Colombian diplomats in Venezuela, Colombia's foreign minister said on Saturday, after Maduro formally broke off relations with Bogota.

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Sisters from Saudi Arabia, who go by aliases Reem and Rawan, are pictured at an 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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Two people were killed on Saturday in the Venezuelan town of Santa Elena de Uairen in clashes with security forces over the opposition's plan to bring in aid from nearby Brazil, a doctor at the hospital where they were taken said.

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Sunday Nicholas voted for Muhammadu Buhari in Nigeria's 2015 presidential election, but the 32-year-old factory worker in the northern city of Kano was casting his ballot on Saturday for the president's challenger, Atiku Abubakar.

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One truck in a convoy attempting to bring humanitarian aid into Venezuela from Colombia went up in flames on Saturday, sending plumes of dark smoke into the air, footage from a Venezuelan television channel showed.

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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

Sudanese police fired teargas at demonstrators on Saturday as fresh protests broke out against the rule of President Omar al-Bashir, after he appointed a new prime minister and first vice president a day after declaring a state of emergency.

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A man hurls stones at the border between Venezuela and Brazil in Pacaraima, Brazil February 23, 2019. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

At least two people were killed and trucks loaded with foreign aid were set ablaze after Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro deployed troops and armored vehicles to turn back humanitarian assistance at border crossings with Colombia and Brazil.

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Halifax Regional Police and Fire Honour Guard transport the casket of one of the Barho family children during a funeral service for the Syrian refugee family who lost seven children in a February 19 house fire in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada February 23, 2019.  REUTERS/Ted Pritchard

Hundreds of people attended the funeral on Saturday of seven Syrian refugee children killed in a house fire earlier this week in the eastern Canadian city of Halifax.

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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 in some places where polling stations opened late or ballot machines malfunctioned.

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

Tens of 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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Britain's Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, arrives at the Casablanca Airport in Casablanca, Morocco, February 23, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/Pool

Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, pregnant with their first child, arrived in Casablanca on Saturday night for a three-day tour to promote girls' education and mental health awareness.

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FILE PHOTO - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attends a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin (not pictured) in the Black sea resort of Sochi, Russia February 14, 2019. Sergei Chirikov/Pool via REUTERS

Any safe zone along Turkey's border with Syria must be under Turkish control, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday in an interview with broadcaster CNN Turk.

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FILE PHOTO: Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez attends a session at Parliament in Madrid, Spain, February 13, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Perez/File Photo

Spanish right-wing parties PP, Ciudadanos and Vox could together hold a parliamentary majority in a snap election on April 28, one opinion poll showed on Saturday.

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FILE PHOTO - French Finance and Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire speaks to media after a meeting with his Swedish counterpart in Stockholm, Sweden February 4, 2019. Naina Helen Jama/TT News Agency/via REUTERS

French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Sunday that Germany should ease its strict arms export rules for countries outside the European Union to strengthen the defense industry.

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Saudi Arabia appointed the full younger brother of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as its deputy defense minister on Saturday and named a princess as the kingdom’s first woman ambassador to the United States.

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A train believed to carry North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is pictured in the Chinese border city of Dandong, China in this photo taken by Kyodo on February 23, 2019. Kyodo via REUTERS

North Korea confirmed leader Kim Jong Un's second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump for the first time on Sunday, days ahead of the high-stakes nuclear meeting set to take place in Vietnam's capital, Hanoi.

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At least two trucks carrying food and medicine for Venezuela returned to warehouses in Colombia on Saturday after being turned back from the border by troops loyal to President Nicolas Maduro who fired teargas.

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FILE PHOTO: Britain's Secretary of State for Business Greg Clark is seen outside of Downing Street in London, Britain, February 19, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Three cabinet ministers publicly indicated on Saturday they will back plans to delay Brexit if MPs vote down Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for a new deal with the European Union.

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Saudi King Salman issued an order late on Saturday granting pardon to and release of a number of Egyptian citizens detained and imprisoned in the kingdom, Saudi press agency reported.

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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro talks to supporters during a rally in support of the government in Caracas, Venezuela February 23, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is responsible for the safety of Colombian diplomats in Venezuela, Colombia's foreign minister said on Saturday, after Maduro formally broke off relations with Bogota.

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Sisters from Saudi Arabia, who go by aliases Reem and Rawan, are pictured at an 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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Two people were killed on Saturday in the Venezuelan town of Santa Elena de Uairen in clashes with security forces over the opposition's plan to bring in aid from nearby Brazil, a doctor at the hospital where they were taken said.

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Sunday Nicholas voted for Muhammadu Buhari in Nigeria's 2015 presidential election, but the 32-year-old factory worker in the northern city of Kano was casting his ballot on Saturday for the president's challenger, Atiku Abubakar.

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One truck in a convoy attempting to bring humanitarian aid into Venezuela from Colombia went up in flames on Saturday, sending plumes of dark smoke into the air, footage from a Venezuelan television channel showed.

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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

Sudanese police fired teargas at demonstrators on Saturday as fresh protests broke out against the rule of President Omar al-Bashir, after he appointed a new prime minister and first vice president a day after declaring a state of emergency.

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