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In this aerial photo taken with a drone, pilgrims from the Mouride Brotherhood arrive at the Grand Mosque of Touba during the celebrations of the Grand Magal of Touba, in Senegal. Despite the coronavirus pandemic, thousands of people from the Mouride Brotherhood, an order of Sufi Islam, gather for the annual religious pilgrimage to celebrate the life and teachings of Cheikh Amadou Bamba, the founder of the brotherhood.

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Papa Massata Diack, son of Lamine Diack the former president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) now known as World Athletics, speaks to the media in Dakar, Senegal. Papa Massata Diack, who was himself convicted by a French court in absentia and sentenced to five years in prison, said that his father's conviction for corruption during his nearly 16-year tenure at the IAAF and four-year prison sentence handed down in France was a "denial of justice."

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Top row from left, US ambassador to Senegal Tulinabo Mushingi, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and Ambassador of Senegal to the US Mansour Elimane Kane applaud as ABD Group CEO John Nevergole, foreground left, shakes hand with Senegal's Minister of Economy, Planning and International Cooperation Amadou Hott after the signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Dakar, Senegal. This is Pompeo's first visit to sub-Saharan Africa during which he will seek to lay out a positive vision for US cooperation with the continent where China has been increasingly active.

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Senegal's President Macky Sall, Left, walks alongside Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, upon arrival at the Presidential Palace in Dakar, Senegal. Trudeau received Senegal's support for a seat on the U.N. Security Council.

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A supporter of Senegal reacts after the group H match between Senegal and Colombia, at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Samara Arena in Samara, Russia. Colombia won 1-0 and advances while Senegal is eliminated by tiebreaker.

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Colombia's Yerry Mina, left, and team mate Jefferson Lerma celebrate while Senegal's Mame Diouf lies on the ground besides team mate Diafra Sakho after the group H match between Senegal and Colombia, at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Samara Arena in Samara, Russia.

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Colombia's players celebrate after team mate Yerry Mina scored his side's opening goal during the group H match between Senegal and Colombia, at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Samara Arena in Samara, Russia.

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Colombia's Yerry Mina, top, jumps for the ball with Senegal's Sadio Mane, during the group H match between Senegal and Colombia, at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Samara Arena in Samara, Russia.

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A supporter of Senegal wears a custume prior to the group H match between Senegal and Colombia, at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Samara Arena in Samara, Russia.

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Supporters of Senegal pose prior to the group H match between Senegal and Colombia, at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Samara Arena in Samara, Russia.

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Japan players celebrate at the end of the group H match between Japan and Senegal at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia. Japan and Senegal tied 2-2.

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Japan supporters celebrate at the end of the group H match between Japan and Senegal at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia. Japan and Senegal tied 2-2.

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Japan soccer fans pose for photos prior to the start of the group H match between Japan and Senegal at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

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Japan's Keisuke Honda, bottom, shoots to score his site's second goal during the group H match between Japan and Senegal at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia. Japan's Keisuke Honda, bottom, shoots to score his site's second goal during the group H match between Japan and Senegal at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

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Senegal's Youssouf Sabaly, top, and Japan's Genki Haraguchi challenge for the ball during the group H match between Japan and Senegal at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

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Japan fans wave plastic bags that they usually use to collect litter from the stands at the end of matches, prior to the start of the group H match between Japan and Senegal at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

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Senegal's Moussa Vague, right, fights for the ball with Japan's Gaku Shibasaki on his way to score his side's second goal during the group H match between Japan and Senegal at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

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Poland's Robert Lewandowski is comforted by his wife after the group H match between Poland and Senegal at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia.

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Senegal coach Aliou Cisse, second right, celebrates with his staff after winning the group H match between Poland and Senegal at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia. Senegal won Poland 2-1.

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Senegal's Mbaye Niang celebrates with his teammates scoring his side's second goalduring the group H match between Poland and Senegal at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia.

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Senegal's Mbaye Niang, right, dances in celebration with his teammates scoring his side's second goalduring the group H match between Poland and Senegal at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia.

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Senegal's Sadio Mane, right, and Poland's Michal Pazdan challenge for the ball during the group H match between Poland and Senegal at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia.

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Senegal's Idrissa Gana Guey celebrates with teammates after scoring the opening goal during the group H match between Poland and Senegal at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia.

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Poland's Jan Bednarek, left, clears the ball past Senegal's Moussa Konate during the group H match between Poland and Senegal at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia.

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Senegal's fans, their bodies and faces painted in the colors of the national flag, support their team during the group H match between Poland and Senegal at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia.

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