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Workers Brave Militant Attacks To Vaccinate For Polio

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Thai Prime Minister Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha speaks at a news conference after a Cabinet meeting at Government House in Bangkok, Thailand, earlier this month. Rachen Sageansak/Xinhua/Landov hide caption

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China Has To Kick Smoking Habit Or Health Care Costs Could Be Huge

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Women gather in the courtyard at the home of the two young victims' family in the village of Katra Sahadatganj in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. India's largest state is under pressure to address atrocities against women. Julie McCarthy/NPR hide caption

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Aansoo Kohli is running a makeshift class in a cowshed for children who have no access to school. Abdul Sattar for NPR hide caption

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In Pakistan, A Self-Styled Teacher Holds Class For 150 In A Cowshed

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New Bird Species Sings Sweetly In Sulawesi

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A census by protesters estimates the main protest camp in Hong Kong is home to about 2,200 tents, but most are empty these days as crowds have dwindled. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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After 2 Months, Hong Kong Residents Want Protesters To Head Home

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The Houbara bustard migrates in large numbers every winter from Central Asia to Pakistan. Wealthy Arabs go to Pakistan to hunt the bird, but as its numbers decline, some Pakistanis say the practice should stop. Shankar S./Flickr hide caption

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Wealthy Arabs Descend On Pakistan To Kill The Bustards

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