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Supporters for same-sex marriage hold an inflatable "Yes" sign as they waited for the announcement on the referendum, which was approved, in Dublin castle, May 23, 2015.

Photogallery Irish Voters Approve Gay Marriage

More than 60 percent of eligible voters cast their ballot, highest turnout at referendum in Ireland in over two decades More

File - Russian President Vladimir Putin listens during a meeting in the Novo Ogaryovo residence, outside Moscow, April 2015.

US Is 'Deeply Troubled' by Russia's 'Undesirable' NGO Law

Russia's new law allows the government to ban activities of organizations it deems problematic and criminalizes 'cooperation' with them More

File - Local volunteers patrol the city beach in Mariupol, Donetsk region of Ukraine.

Ukraine Separatists: Car Bomb Kills Rebel Commander, 6 Others

Oleksiy Mozgovoy - rebel defense battalion leader - his colleagues die in explosion after machine-gun fire from unknown assailants, near Alchevsk, northeast of Donetsk More

FILE - Armed pro-Russian separatists escort a column of Ukrainian prisoners of war in central Donetsk, Ukraine in 2014.

Amnesty: Torture of POWs is Rife in Ukraine Conflict

Rights group says both sides perpetrating war crimes, including torture and summarily killing prisoners More

Pilgrims gather before the start of the beatification ceremony for Roman Catholic Archbishop Oscar Romero in San Salvador, Salvador, May 23, 2015.

Pope Beatifies Murdered Salvadoran Archbishop

Hundreds of thousands of worshippers converge on Salvadoran capital to witness papal declaration for late Oscar Romero - now one step from Roman Catholic sainthood More


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Video Europe Follows US Lead in Tackling ‘Conflict Minerals’

Metals mined from conflict zones in places like the Democratic Republic of Congo are often sold by warlords to buy weapons. This week European lawmakers voted to force manufacturers to prove that their supply chains are not inadvertently fueling conflicts and human rights abuses. Henry Ridgwell reports from London.