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FILE -- In this Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017 photo government commissioner in charge of the development of Hungary's film industry, Andy Vajna, participates in a discussion in the headquarters of the Hungarian National Film Fund in Budapest. On Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019 the Hollywood producer, who was a prominent figure of the Hungarian and international film industry, died at the age of 74 after a long illness in his Budapest home. (Zoltan Balogh/MTI via AP, file)
'Rambo,' 'Total Recall' producer Andy Vajna dies at 74Andy Vajna, a Hungarian-American film producer who worked on several "Rambo" movies with Sylvester Stallone, "Total Recall" with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Madonna's "Evita," has died
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Iraqi prime minister visits Basra, months after unrestIraq's new prime minister, Adel Abdul-Mahdi, has visited Basra, a city that saw riots last summer over acute water pollution and crippling power outages
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What's a Threat to Our Health Worldwide? WHO's Top 10The World Health Organization has a five-year plan—one that it hopes will help billions of people obtain universal health coverage, be taken care of in health emergencies, and enjoy better health overall. To that end, the WHO has whittled down the world's biggest health challenges, coming up with a...
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An Orthodox monk holds a representation of the Virgin Mary and child during a clashes in Athens, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. Greece's Parliament is to vote this coming week on whether to ratify the agreement that will rename its northern neighbor North Macedonia. Macedonia has already ratified the deal, which, polls show, is opposed by a majority of Greeks. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)
Greek protesters angry over Macedonia deal clash with policeProtesters have clashed with police outside Greece's parliament during a rally that drew tens of thousands of people against the Greek-Macedonia name deal
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Pastor and activist Evan Mawarire, arrives handcuffed at the magistrates courts in Harare, Zimbabwe, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019.   Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights have said in a statement that Mawarire who is among the more than 600 people arrested this week has been charged with subverting a constitutional government amid a crackdown on protests against a dramatic fuel price increase.(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Zimbabwe president to return home after deadly turmoilZimbabwe's president says he will return, skip World Economic Forum after deadly turmoil
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Security staff are seen at the location where representatives of the United States, North Korea and South Korea are holding a secret meeting, in Stockhom, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. President Donald Trump said Saturday that "things are going very well with North Korea" and he plans a second summit with leader Kim Jong Un to try to broker a deal that would entice the North to give up its nuclear weapons. (Anders Wiklund/TT News Agency via AP)
US, South Korean diplomats attending NKorea talks in SwedenSweden says diplomats from South Korea and the U.S. will attend "small-format" talks in the Nordic country with a North Korean colleague along with "a small group of international experts."
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The Latest: AU 'postpones' urgent trip to Congo over voteThe Latest: African Union 'postpones' urgent trip to Congo after court upholds election results
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Iraqi archaeologist, museums champion, dies at 80An Iraqi archaeologist, who lent her expertise to rebuild the collection at the National Museum after it was looted in 2003, has died
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The Emir of Qatar, Sheik Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, attends the Arab Economic and Social Development Summit, in Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. Lebanon used the summit Sunday to call for the start of return of Syrian refugees to safe areas in their war-torn country even before a solution is reached to end the nearly eight-year-old crisis that killed nearly half a million people. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
Lebanon uses Arab summit to call for Syrian refugees' returnLebanon is using an Arab economic summit to call for the return of Syrian refugees to safe areas of their war-torn country, where the nearly eight-year civil war is still underway despite a recent series of government victories
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Models wear creations for the Paul Smith men's Fall/Winter 2019/20 fashion collection presented in Paris, Sunday Jan.19, 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
Kenzo explores designer's roots at Paris Fashion WeekPsychedelic Peruvian paintings covered panel upon panel of Kenzo's fall menswear show at Paris Fashion Week
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FILE - In this picture taken July 16, 2013 Gdansk Mayor Pawel Adamowicz visits the city hall of Luebeck, northern Germany.  (Markus Scholz/dpa via AP)
Polish PM calls for respect in public life after mayor slainPoland's conservative Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has called on politicians and public figures to make the public debate more respectful after the slaying of Gdansk city mayor which raised calls for national reconciliation
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Macedonia extends school break because of air pollutionMacedonia's government has ordered the winter break for students to be extended to Jan. 23 because of extremely high levels of toxic particles in the air in many cities throughout the country
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