Starbucks To Expand Into Tea-Drinking India

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'Obedient Wives Club' Irks Some Muslims In Malaysia

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What's Behind Russia's Attachment To Syria?

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During a candlelight vigil in Dharamsala, India, on Wednesday, Tibetan Buddhist monks hold pictures of Tibetans they say were shot by Chinese security forces earlier this week. Angus McDonald/AP hide caption

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Tibetan Areas Rocked By Protest, Chinese Crackdown

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Students enjoy free meals on the inaugural day of the Free Lunch for Children program at Hujiaying primary school in Shaanxi province's Nanzheng county. Louisa Lim/NPR hide caption

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For China's 'Left-Behind Kids,' A Free Lunch

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Risking The Danger Of Defection In North Korea

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China appears to be rethinking its reliance on oil from Iran. Here, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao (right) visits with the members of the Saudi Arabia-China Friendship Association on the outskirt of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, earlier this month. Liu Weibing/Xinhua /Landov hide caption

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China Hedges Mideast Oil Bets Amid Iran Tensions

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Yen Jingchang was one of the signers of the secret document. Jacob Goldstein/NPR hide caption

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The Secret Document That Transformed China

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People line up to buy train tickets at Changsha Railway Station in Changsha, in southern China's Hunan province on Dec. 28, 2011. Million of Chinese are expected to cramp onto China's train network in the coming weeks to return home for the Chinese lunar new year that starts on Jan. 23, 2012. AP hide caption

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Not-So-Happy New Year: Rail Website Woes In China

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Student activist Adam Adli addresses protesters outside Malaysia's high court in Kuala Lumpur on Jan. 9. The crowd was awaiting a verdict in the trial of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, who was acquitted on charges of sodomy shortly afterward. Adam is leading the fight to abolish a decades-old law that bans college students from joining or speaking in support of political parties. Anthony Kuhn/NPR hide caption

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In Malaysia, Student Challenges Limits On Politics

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Pakistan's Prime Minister Has Rare Day In Court

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Locke: China Is A Country Of Great Contrasts

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