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Pope Francis’ endorsement of same-sex civil unions has reverbarated through the Catholic world, finding both criticism and support.

Banksy artwork 'Show Me the Monet' sells for almost $10M at auction.

Concerns are growing that an oil tanker could spill millions of gallons of oil into the sea between Venezuela and Trinidad and Tobago, causing an ecological catastrophe.

WATCH: Huge swarms of locusts are destroying crops and threatening food supplies in Ethiopia, leaving farmers and those who depend on it at risk of poverty.

France has long embraced secularism. After the beheading of teacher Samuel Paty, will it be used to oppress? - @MattMcBradley 

China threatened to retaliate against the latest $1.8B U.S. arms sale to Taiwan, as the island welcomed the weapons package but said it was not looking to get into an arms race with Beijing.

Bad Bunny and Daddy Yankee triumphed at the Billboard Latin Music Awards Wednesday, claiming seven trophies apiece at the pandemic-delayed show.

Banksy artwork 'Show Me the Monet' sells for almost $10M at auction.

Nigerian President Buhari calls for an end to #EndSARS  protests on Thursday, as authorities struggle to enforce a curfew imposed to contain anger from protesters.

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Latest on coronavirus outbreak: • Death toll in China climbs to 259 • More than 11,700 confirmed cases • US declares public health emergency • 8th case confirmed in the US, 1st in Massachusetts More:

BREAKING: Kurdish SDF: 3 ISIS suicide bombings on our military positions in Raqqa, Syria, with clashes still ongoing.

Thousands of people marched in Argentina to call for former President Cristina Fernandez to be stripped of her congressional immunity as a corruption investigation is launched.

President Trump suggests he has seen evidence that the coronavirus was created in a Wuhan lab, hours after the DNI said in a statement that the virus was "not manmade or genetically modified."

NEW: Istanbul’s iconic Hagia Sophia will be converted from a world-famous museum back into a mosque, a Turkish court ruled Friday.

NEW: In update to World Economic Outlook released Tuesday, IMF forecasts a sharp and sustained downturn because of coronavirus pandemic. “It is very likely that this year the global economy will experience its worst recession since the Great Depression."

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