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With Its Economy In Crisis, Tunisia Sees Protests Across The Country

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Poor Economic Conditions Spur Protests Across Tunisia

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In Africa, Government Leaders, Pan-African Organizations Condemn Trump's Comments

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A boy carries a sack of grain from a dugout canoe to shore in the village of Ambohitsara in eastern Madagascar, characterized as a low-income country by the World Bank. Samantha Reinders for NPR hide caption

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President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with lawmakers on immigration policy in the Cabinet Room of the White House on Tuesday, where he reportedly made the controversial remarks. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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While Talking About Immigration, Trump Makes Vulgar Comment

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Cameroonian kids were part of an experiment based on the classic "marshmallow test": Put a single treat before a child but tell the child if he or she waits, say, 10 minutes, a second treat will be given. ZenShui/Michele Constantini/Getty Images/PhotoAlto hide caption

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Does Serena Williams Have The Willpower To Ace The 'Marshmallow Test'?

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It was no mere flurry that hit the area. In some parts of the region surrounding Ain Sefra, as much as 16 inches of snow fell Sunday. Karim Bouchetata/Geoff Robinson hide caption

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Two nearly 20-foot fences, pictured in August 2017, separate Melilla, Spain, (right) from Morocco (left). Melilla, one of two Spanish enclaves located in Africa, has been regarded as a backdoor to Europe for African migrants. The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images hide caption

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More Than 200 Migrants Reach Europe By Crossing Bridge Into Spanish Enclave

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Migrants wait to be rescued from a rubber dinghy by members of the Spanish non-governmental organization Proactiva Open Arms during an operation on the Mediterranean Sea last September. Bram Janssen/AP hide caption

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Critics Of Tanzania's President Say He's Moved Country Toward Authoritarianism

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How China's Ivory Ban Could Affect Elephant Poaching In Africa

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Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said the goal of the prisoner release and prison shutdown is to "foster national reconciliation." Lintao Zhang/Getty Images hide caption

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Ethiopia Says It Will Free All Of Its Political Prisoners

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A traditional pot of Yemeni coffee, mixed with cardamom and ginger, is served with a Yemeni sweet honey bread at a new Yemeni coffee shop in Dearborn, Mich. Owner Ibrahim Alhasbani sees himself as part entrepreneur, part cultural ambassador for his home country. Zahir Janmohamed hide caption

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Congo's Catholic Cardinal: Crackdown On Protesters Is 'Barbarism'

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