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A man watches TV news at a railroad station on Jan. 1 in Seoul, South Korea. While waiting for North Korea's leader to address his nuclear-weapons plans, the program featured file footage of a North Korean missile test. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Kim Jong Un Warns North Korea Will Introduce A New Strategic Weapon Soon

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From left: Sekou Sheriff, of Barkedu village in Liberia, whose parents died at an Ebola treatment center; a polio vaccination booth in Pakistan; a schoolgirl in Ethiopia examines underwear with a pocket for a menstrual pad; an image from a video on the ethics of selfies; Consolata Agunga goes door-to-door as a community health worker in her village in Kenya. From left: John Poole/NPR; Jason Beaubien/NPR; Courtesy of Be Girl Inc.; SAIH Norway/Screenshot by NPR; Marc Silver/NPR hide caption

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The residence of former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn is shown on Tuesday in Beirut. A close friend says Ghosn, who is awaiting trial in Japan, has arrived in Beirut. Maya Alleruzzo/AP hide caption

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DOJ's Attempts To Fight Chinese Espionage Get Little Attention

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Facing Financial Misconduct Trial, Ex-Nissan Chief Flees Japan For Lebanon

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News Brief: Hanukkah Stabbing, China Threat, Australian Wildfires

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North Korea To Open Tourist Resort, But Experts Think It Will Be A Waste Of Money

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Chinese Scientist He Jiankui Sentenced To 3 Years In Prison For Editing Human Genes

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People line up to vote in a referendum on Bougainville's independence from Papua New Guinea, in the region's interim capital of Buka Town, on Nov. 25. The pro-secession vote won a landslide victory, although the vote is nonbinding. Now Bougainville's leaders have to negotiate with the PNG government. Ness Kerton/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Wang Yi (second from right) and other human rights activists from China meet with former President George W. Bush at the White House in 2006. Wang Yi was arrested in December 2018 by Chinese authorities and now has been sentenced to nine years in prison. Eric Draper/White House hide caption

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Why Japanese Fathers Don't Take Paternity Leave

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Popcorn Prices Lead To Supreme Court Case In India

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A Small, But Growing Number Of People In China Say They Care About Data Privacy

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