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Europe is at the center of the monkeypox outbreak — and it must act quickly to prevent the virus from becoming established, the WHO says. Here, a medical laboratory technician works with suspected monkeypox samples to be tested at La Paz hospital in Madrid, Spain, last month. Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images hide caption

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Soldiers patrol near the TotalEnergies complex in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique. Last year the insurgency caused TotalEnergies to put onshore operations on hold. But Italy's ENI and ExxonMobil are moving ahead with a new floating LNG ship offshore. It plans to deliver its first LNG later this year. Simon Wohlfahrt/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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How gas projects in Africa could affect the continent's future

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Riot police officers cordon off the area after migrants arrive on Spanish soil and crossing the fences separating the Spanish enclave of Melilla from Morocco in Melilla, Spain, Friday, June 24, 2022. Javier Bernardo/AP hide caption

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Last year, President Biden announced "Build Back Better World," meant to compete with China's Belt and Road Initiative. This year at the G-7, Biden will unveil the first projects. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Biden said the G-7 would counter Chinese influence. This year, he'll try again

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Founder of LEAP Africa Ndidi Nwuneli attends Barnard College's Global Symposium in 2015. J. Countess/Getty Images hide caption

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Rwanda looks to gain political leverage after it agrees to a refugee deal with U.K.

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This photo from July, 1960 shows Patrice Lumumba. He was assassinated 6 months later. AP hide caption

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Belgium returned a single tooth to the Congo this week. Here's why

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More than 200 civilians have reportedly been killed in an ethnic attack in Ethiopia

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Countries in the Horn of Africa are experiencing the worst drought in 40 years

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Burundian refugee Richard Samuel, 14, holds his homemade guitar as he waits to be transferred to Nyarugusu refugee camp in Tanzania in 2015. Daniel Hayduk/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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