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Aung San Suu Kyi Faces Mounting Criticism Abroad Over Rohingya Crisis

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Vocalist Freddy Lim of Taiwanese metal group Chthonic performing at Download Festival in Leicestershire, England, in 2013. Kevin Nixon/Metal Hammer Magazine/Future Publishing via Getty Images hide caption

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Taiwanese identity differs across generations

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A single soybean plant grows in a field in the village of Sandaogou, China. Rob Schmitz/NPR hide caption

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China Tells Farmers To Grow More Soybeans Amid Trade Fight With U.S.

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President Trump Threatens Additional Tariffs On Chinese Goods

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Ex-Bush Official Weighs In On U.S. Relations With North Korea, China

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For Women In Papua New Guinea, Income From Selling Betel Nut Can Come At Heavy Price

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Congressional Role In North Korea Nuclear Talks

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Former National Intelligence Director Discusses Military Exercises With South Korea

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Trump Talks About Inspector General's Report, Tariffs

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Pigeons fly into the air as Muslims offer prayers at the start of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of Ramadan, at the Shah-e Do Shamshira Mosque in Kabul on Friday. This Eid, Afghans welcomed the start of the Taliban's first cease-fire since the 2001 U.S. invasion Noorullah Shirzada/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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North Korean Defector On Human Rights

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Opposition Mounts Challenge To Erdogan In Turkey

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