Global Week in Review: UN Acknowledges Same-Sex Marriages

Plus, thousands rally against Kenyan President Kenyatta.

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United Nations Acknowledges Same-Sex Marriages of Staffers - Thousands rally against Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, plus more global news. — Natelege Whaley (@Natelege_) The United Nations is now acknowledging same-sex marriages of all staffers, even if the unions are illegal in their home countries. Approximately 43,000 employees will be affected by the new mandate that went into effect June 26. "This is a step forward that many of the staffers at the United Nations had been seeking for some time," Haq said. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Thousands Rally Against Kenyan President - On Monday, July 7, thousands rallied in Nairobi, Kenya, against the presidency of Uhuru Kenyatta. The protest was organized by Kenya's main opposition group, the Coalition for Reforms of Democracy. The crowd wants Kenyatta to step down if he does not convene talks on security, corruption and the rising cost of living. "Today we are telling the president if he is not working, he must go," said Senator Bonny Khalwale.(Photo: AP Photo/ Khalil Senosi)

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Thousands Rally Against Kenyan President - On Monday, July 7, thousands rallied in Nairobi, Kenya, against the presidency of Uhuru Kenyatta. The protest was organized by Kenya's main opposition group, the Coalition for Reforms of Democracy. The crowd wants Kenyatta to step down if he does not convene talks on security, corruption and the rising cost of living. "Today we are telling the president if he is not working, he must go," said Senator Bonny Khalwale.(Photo: AP Photo/ Khalil Senosi)

World Cup Hospitality Exec Released from Jail - Ray Whelan, a director of Match Hospitality, was released from jail Tuesday after his arrest with 10 other people in Rio de Janeiro for re-selling World Cup tickets for profit. Police seized 131 game tickets last week. The practice is against FIFA rules and Brazilian laws. (Photo: AP Photo)

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World Cup Hospitality Exec Released from Jail - Ray Whelan, a director of Match Hospitality, was released from jail Tuesday after his arrest with 10 other people in Rio de Janeiro for re-selling World Cup tickets for profit. Police seized 131 game tickets last week. The practice is against FIFA rules and Brazilian laws. (Photo: AP Photo)

Earthquake Shakes Mexico, Guatemala - A magnitude-6.9 earthquake rocked southern Mexico and Central America Monday, leaving three people dead, damaging homes and creating power outages and creating rock slides on some roadways. (Photo: AP Photo/Oliver de Ros)

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Earthquake Shakes Mexico, Guatemala - A magnitude-6.9 earthquake rocked southern Mexico and Central America Monday, leaving three people dead, damaging homes and creating power outages and creating rock slides on some roadways. (Photo: AP Photo/Oliver de Ros)

Italy Rescues Thousands of Migrants - The Italian Navy rescued more than 2,600 people from Eritrea, Democratic Republic of Congo, Sudan and Algeria over the weekend. There have been 63,600 arrivals from the countries in Africa through Southern Italy as of July 4. This is more than the previous record of 62,000 in 2011. (Photo: AP Photo/Italian Navy, ho)

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Italy Rescues Thousands of Migrants - The Italian Navy rescued more than 2,600 people from Eritrea, Democratic Republic of Congo, Sudan and Algeria over the weekend. There have been 63,600 arrivals from the countries in Africa through Southern Italy as of July 4. This is more than the previous record of 62,000 in 2011. (Photo: AP Photo/Italian Navy, ho)

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Church Shelter Attacked in Central African Republic - A church compound in the Central African Republic was attacked by rebel fighters and armed Muslim civilians, leaving "many" people dead. The exact death toll had not been determined, a reverend at the St. Joseph's Cathedral told the Reuters. At least 4,000 civilians were taking refuge at the church. (Photo: REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic)

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Church Shelter Attacked in Central African Republic - A church compound in the Central African Republic was attacked by rebel fighters and armed Muslim civilians, leaving "many" people dead. The exact death toll had not been determined, a reverend at the St. Joseph's Cathedral told the Reuters. At least 4,000 civilians were taking refuge at the church. (Photo: REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic)

South Africa Union Resume Pay Talks

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South Africa Union Resume Pay Talks - The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa will continue talks with employers of 220,000 metalworkers who went on strike this week. The union is demanding a 12 percent raise. The Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa offered a 10 percent increase of the lowest-paid workers this year, but NUMSA rejected it. (Photo: REUTERS/Rogan Ward)