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Pope Francis signs a declaration in the Synod Hall during a conference on Modern Slavery and Climate Change at the Vatican, Tuesday, July 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia) 

Mayor Hales joined mayors from around the world to attend Pope Francis' international summit on Modern Slavery & Climate Change   

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Former slave fisherman Myint Naing goes home. 

Myint Naing was willing to risk everything to see his mother again 

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The 17-year-old from Gambia nearly lost his life when the dinghy he was on deflated   

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Chinese and Venezuelan leaders attended Russia's Victory Day parade but no Europeans   

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With a disaster so huge supplies and medical aid are slow to reach thousands in far-flung villages   

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A year after the Chibok kidnapping Northern Nigeria is no safer 

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People commute past a billboard that reads in Spanish; "Blockade, the longest genocide in history," in reference to the U.S. trade embargo imposed on Cuba, in Havana, Cuba, Friday, April 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan) 

The presidents of the United States and Cuba have spoken by phone for only the second time in more than 50 years   

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Cut off from the Internet, young Cubans have quietly linked thousands of computers into a hidden network that stretches miles across Havana   

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Pakistan on Monday to press the country's leadership to step up the fight against extremists  

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