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Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman, meets French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace in Paris. Asia Bibi, a Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy in Pakistan, said she is going to request asylum in France.

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Bolivia's former President Evo Morales speaks during a press conference at the Museum of Mexico City. Mexico has granted asylum to Morales, who resigned on Nov. 10th under mounting pressure from the military and the public after his re-election victory triggered weeks of fraud allegations and deadly protests.

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Former Bolivian President Evo Morales waves upon arrival to Mexico City. Mexico granted asylum to Morales, who resigned on Nov. 10 under mounting pressure from the military and the public after his re-election victory triggered weeks of fraud allegations and deadly protests.

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A fire burns behind makeshift tents used by asylum-seekers in Samos Island Greece. Greek authorities are evacuating the camp where the large fire broke out following clashes between residents.

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Migrants run after crossing the border fence through a hole to enter the United States to San Diego, from Tijuana, Mexico. Discouraged by the long wait to apply for asylum through official ports of entry, many Central American migrants from recent caravans are choosing to cross the U.S. border wall and hand themselves into border patrol agents.

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A Honduran family climbs the border fence in hopes to enter the United States to San Diego, from Tijuana, Mexico. Discouraged by the long wait to apply for asylum through official ports of entry, many Central American migrants from recent caravans are choosing to cross the U.S. border wall and hand themselves into border patrol agents.

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German MP Sevim Dagdelen, left, speaks to the media alongside John Shipton, biological father of Julian Assange, and German MP Heike Hansel, right, outside the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Sevim Dagdelen and Heike Hansel, Members of the German Bundestag and of its Committee on Foreign Affairs, met Wikileaks founder Julian Assange inside the Ecuadorian embassy in light of reports of an imminent end to his asylum in the embassy. The parliamentarians wished to discuss the heightened situation with Assange and come to a humanitarian solution.

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