Photo: AP/Emilio Morenatti People sleep on the ground during a protest in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017.
September 22, 2017 11:21 AM
Check out the top stories from around the world for Friday, Sept. 22.
Students of a military-sponsored school attend the opening of a series of Russian leaders, including Vladimir Lenin, background right, and Josef Stalin, background center, in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. The Russian Military-Historic Society, an organization founded by President Vladimir Putin and led by his culture minister, unveiled the sculptures Friday to expand its 'alley of rulers' at a Moscow park, which until now had featured busts of Russian monarchs. It described the new display as part of efforts to preserve Russian history.
A rescue dog is helped to recuperate by volunteers after he became exhausted during search and rescue operations at a building felled by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake, in the Ciudad Jardin neighborhood of Mexico City, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Thousands of professionals and volunteers are working frantically at dozens of wrecked buildings across the capital and nearby states looking for survivors of the powerful quake that hit Tuesday.
North Korean Ambassador to the United Nations Ja Song Nam, right, and members of his delegation attend a G-77 Ministerial Meeting at U.N. headquarters, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017.
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Europe's Roger Federer, left, and Rafael Nadal, right, watch the Laver Cup tennis match between Europe's Dominic Thiem and World's John Isner in Prague, Czech Republic, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. The competition pits a team of the best six European players against the top six from the rest of the world. It is named after Australian tennis legend Rod Laver.
Rev. Luis Barrios, left, and Venezuela's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jorge Arreaza, right, salute during a meeting at the Holyrood Episcopal Church in the Washington Heights neighborhood in New York, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017.
Foreign ministers and government officials arriving, pose with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, center, before their meeting called 'Shaping the Peace, The Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS Meeting on Iraq,' Friday Sept. 22, 2017, in New York.
British Prime Minister Theresa May delivers her speech, in Florence, Italy, Friday Sept. 22, 2017. May will try Friday to revive foundering Brexit talks — and unify her fractious government — by proposing a two-year transition after Britain's departure from the European Union in 2019 during which the U.K. would continue to pay into the bloc's coffers.
Students protest outside the public Barcelona University, Spain Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. Around two thousand students have gathered around and inside one of Barcelona's main universities calling to end the crackdown on a referendum on Catalonia's secession that has met a fierce opposition by Spanish central authorities.
Designer Giorgio Armani accepts applause at the end of his womens Fall/Winter 2018/19 fashion collection, presented in Milan, Italy, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017.
French President Emmanuel Macron, center, signs documents in front of the media to promulgate a new labor bill in his office at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, as Minister of Labor Muriel Penicaud, left, and Government Spokesman Christophe Castaner look on, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. Macron has signed Friday five decrees paving the way to the implementation of labor measures aimed at boosting growth, his first major reform since his election.
People sleep on the ground during a protest in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. Hundreds of demonstrators spent the night at the gates of Catalonia's judiciary body in Barcelona to demand the release of a dozen officials arrested in connection with a vote on independence that Spanish central authorities are challenging as illegal.