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In this Nov. 20, 2013 photo, Cecil the Lion rests in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe. The well-known lion was killed in Hwange during what authorities said was an illegal hunt.
CITES allows some trophy hunting for conservation reasons while opponents say trophy hunting is immoral, leads to poaching
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By Reuters
August 20, 2019
People watch a smoke from a forest fire on the Agaete beach in the village of Agaete, on the Canary Island of Gran Canaria, Spain, Aug. 20, 2019.
Some 9,000 people have been forced to flee their homes on the island, which is one of Spain's main tourist destinations
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August 20, 2019
Migrants onboard the Open Arms vessel celebrate the news of an Italian prosecutor who has ordered that the migrants be disembarked on the island of Lampedusa, southern Italy, Aug. 20, 2019.
Italy seizes Open Arms, brings it to Lampedusa island, after several migrants — desperate and said to be suicidal amid the crowded and deteriorating conditions aboard ship — began jumping into the sea to try to get to shore
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August 20, 2019
FILE - A billboard, reading "The State Central Navy Testing Range," stands near Nyonoksa, Russia, Oct. 7, 2018. An Aug. 8, 2019, explosion of a rocket engine at the Russian navy's testing range just outside Nyonoksa led to a spike in radiation levels.
The Aug. 8 accident "should have no connection" to CTBTO activities, Russia's deputy foreign minister said, adding that the agency's mandate did not extend to weapons development
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By Reuters
August 20, 2019
FILE PHOTO: Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez speaks during a brief news conference after his traditional summer meeting with King Felipe at Marivent Palace in Palma de Mallorca, Aug. 7, 2019.
Socialist leader and caretaker prime minister Pedro Sanchez has been trying to rally support among parliamentarians to confirm him as premier since April, when voters gave his party more support than any other, but not enough to command a majority
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By Reuters
August 20, 2019
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte reacts to Italy's ruling coalition breakdown, speaking to journalists at an impromptu, late evening news conference in Rome, Aug. 8, 2019.
Conte told the Senate that the surprise move earlier this month by Salvini's right-wing League party to seek a no-confidence vote against the coalition was forcing him to 'interrupt' what he contended was a productive government
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August 20, 2019
A woman carries signs as children hold an EU flag as they attend a protest against Brexit on the border crossing between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland in Carrickcarnon, Ireland, March 30, 2019.
US Democrats warn they will oppose any US-Britain trade deal that imposes a hard border across the island of Ireland
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August 20, 2019