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President Obama speaks during a multilateral meeting in Addis Ababa on South Sudan and cointerterrorism issues with Kenya, Sudan, Ethiopia, the African Union and Uganda. (Associated Press/File)

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Lt. Gen. Omar Bashir, president of Sudan, has been banned from leaving South Africa because of an international order for his arrest. (Associated Press)

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Amin Mekki Medani, top lawyer and rights advocate, speaks during an interview in his house, Khartoum, Sudan, in this Monday, April 13, 2015, photo. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy)

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A Sudanese woman prepares to vote on the second day of Sudan's presidential and legislative elections, in Izba, an impoverished neighborhood on the outskirts of Khartoum, Sudan, Tuesday, April 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Abd Raouf)

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Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir reads a document during a meeting of Arab heads of state, in Sharm el Sheik, South Sinai, Egypt, Saturday, March 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Thomas Hartwell)

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In this Nov. 12, 2006, file photo, the leader of the Lord's Resistance Army, Joseph Kony answers journalists' questions following a meeting with U.N. humanitarian chief Jan Egeland at Ri-Kwangba in southern Sudan. (AP Photo/Stuart Price, File, Pool)

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Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce (34) looks for an open teammate past Miami Heat forward Chris Andersen (11) and forward Luol Deng of Sudan, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

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Meriam Ibrahim, who recently left her home country of Sudan after being held for refusing to recant her Christian faith, is moving to New Hampshire. (Associated Press)

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Meriam Ibrahim, who recently left her home country of Sudan after being held for refusing to recant her Christian faith, is moving to New Hampshire. (Associated Press)

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Pope Francis met with Meriam Ibrahim, from Sudan, Thursday after her surprise release from her home country and a flight to Rome with her husband and two children. Ms. Ibrahim, whose estranged father was Muslim but whose mother was an Orthodox Christian from Ethiopia, was sentenced to death over charges of apostasy and was being held in U.S. Embassy in Khartoum, Sudan, until she was unexpectedly allowed to leave the country by Sudanese officials.

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Pope Francis met with Meriam Ibrahim, from Sudan, Thursday after her surprise release from her home country and a flight to Rome with her husband and two children. Ms. Ibrahim, whose estranged father was Muslim but whose mother was an Orthodox Christian from Ethiopia, was sentenced to death over charges of apostasy and was being held in U.S. Embassy in Khartoum, Sudan, until she was unexpectedly allowed to leave the country by Sudanese officials.

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Pope Francis met with Meriam Ibrahim, from Sudan, Thursday after her surprise release from her home country and a flight to Rome with her husband and two children. Ms. Ibrahim, whose estranged father was Muslim but whose mother was an Orthodox Christian from Ethiopia, was sentenced to death over charges of apostasy and was being held in U.S. Embassy in Khartoum, Sudan, until she was unexpectedly allowed to leave the country by Sudanese officials.

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Meriam Ibrahim, from Sudan, disembarks with her children Maya, in her arms, and Martin, accompanied by Italian deputy Foreign Minister Lapo Pistelli, after landing from Khartoum, at Ciampino's military airport, on the outskirts of Rome, Thursday, July 24, 2014. The Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death in Sudan for refusing to recant her Christian faith has arrived in Italy along with her family, including an infant born in prison. An Italian diplomat who accompanied the family from Sudan said Italy leveraged its historic ties within the Horn of Africa region to help win her release. (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

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** FILE ** In this file image made from an undated video provided Thursday, June 5, 2014, by Al Fajer, a Sudanese nongovernmental organization, Meriam Ibrahim, sitting next to Martin, her 18-month-old son, holds her newborn baby girl that she gave birth to in jail last week, as the NGO visits her in a room at a prison in Khartoum, Sudan. (AP Photo/Al Fajer, File)

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FILE - In this file image made from an undated video provided Thursday, June 5, 2014, by Al Fajer, a Sudanese nongovernmental organization, Meriam Ibrahim, sitting next to Martin, her 18-month-old son, holds her newborn baby girl that she gave birth to in jail last week, as the NGO visits her in a room at a prison in Khartoum, Sudan. Sudan's official news agency, SUNA, said the Court of Cassation in Khartoum on Monday, June 23, canceled the death sentence against 27-year-old Meriam Ibrahim after defense lawyers presented their case. The court ordered her release. (AP Photo/Al Fajer, File)

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FILE - In this file image made from an undated video provided Thursday, June 5, 2014, by Al Fajer, a Sudanese nongovernmental organization, Meriam Ibrahim, sitting next to Martin, her 18-month-old son, holds her newborn baby girl that she gave birth to in jail last week, as the NGO visits her in a room at a prison in Khartoum, Sudan. Sudan's official news agency, SUNA, said the Court of Cassation in Khartoum on Monday, June 23, canceled the death sentence against 27-year-old Meriam Ibrahim after defense lawyers presented their case. The court ordered her release. (AP Photo/Al Fajer, File)

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** FILE ** In this file image made from an undated video provided Thursday, June 5, 2014, by Al Fajer, a Sudanese nongovernmental organization, Meriam Ibrahim, sitting next to Martin, her 18-month-old son, holds her newborn baby girl that she gave birth to in jail last week, as the NGO visits her in a room at a prison in Khartoum, Sudan. (AP Photo/Al Fajer, File)

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** FILE ** In this file image made from an undated video provided Thursday, June 5, 2014, by Al Fajer, a Sudanese nongovernmental organization, Meriam Ibrahim breastfeeds her newborn baby girl that she gave birth to in jail last week, as the NGO visits her in a room at a prison in Khartoum, Sudan. (AP Photo/Al Fajer, File)

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** FILE ** A Sudanese street vender waves Sudanese flags at a traffic line in Khartoum, Sudan, Thursday, April 8, 2010. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

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Wanted man: Sudanese President Omar Bashir, accused of genocide and other crimes, wants to address the U.N. General Assembly. (Associated Press)