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Friday, August 15th, 2014

Health workers struggle to contain an outbreak.

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A man lies in a newly-opened Ebola isolation center set up by the Liberian health ministry in a closed school on August 14, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia.

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Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

MONTEVIDEO — Curious about how Uruguay's doing after legalizing weed? We were, too. GlobalPost spent some time in the country's first legal marijuana club and hanged out with some very eager pot growers. Here's a photo gallery from the visit.

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Alvaro Calistro with his prized possession. He co-founded a soon-to-be legal cannabis club and the Cannabis Growers Federation in Uruguay.

(Kamilia Lahrichi - GlobalPost)
Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

It's a lovely thing when shared traditions unite so many different people.

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Indonesian children play by a lamp at Jakarta's Istiqlal mosque on June 28, 2014.

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Thursday, June 5th, 2014

Organizers will now submit their claim for a new record to Guinness World Records, which is expected to rule on it within two months.

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

A large number of mainland Chinese also flocked to commemorate the crackdown in the former British territory, where a vigil has been held every year since the massacre.

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A large number of mainland Chinese also flocked to commemorate the crackdown in the former British territory.

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Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

'Who is the Cup for? Not us!' shouted demonstrators. 'I don't want the Cup, I want money for health and education.'

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Brazilian social movement activists and natives clash with riot police during a protest against the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Brasilia on May 27, 2014.

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Friday, May 23rd, 2014

The World Cup will cost Brazilian taxpayers $11 billion.

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Police put attendance of the rally in Sao Paulo at 15,000 while organizers said it was more than double that.

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Monday, May 19th, 2014

Bosnia said on Monday that more than a quarter of its 4 million people had been affected by the worst floods to hit the Balkans in living memory.

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A Serbian rescuer carries an elderly woman out of her flooded house in the village of Obrez, near the central Serbian town of Varvarin, south of Belgrade, on May 17, 2014.

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Friday, May 16th, 2014

Protesters in Turkey's eastern mining town of Soma were met by tear gas and water cannons as they protested the deaths of more than 280 miners.

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People carry the coffins of the miners to the cemetery after a mining disaster on May 15, 2014 in Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa.

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Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

Honduras' Libertad y Refundacion party called for more protests Wednesday following the clash in congress.

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Former Honduran President and now congressman Manuel Zelaya, along with wife Xiomara Castro (L), reacts outside the Congress building after being vacated with tear gas in Tegucigalpa, on May 13, 2014.

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