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A statue of Mozambique's first president, Samora Machel, at a city square in the capital Maputo. The monument is one of many similar statues built throughout Africa by North Korean workers. The United Nations on Wednesday banned the export of North Korean monuments, saying the government was earning hard currency that could be used to advance its nuclear program. Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images hide caption

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Demonstrators hold Indian currency notes during a protest Monday in Bangalore against the government's decision to void 500- and 1,000-rupee notes. Kiran Manjunath /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A police SWAT team member stands guard while residents watch the body of a person killed in an alleged police anti-drug operation in Manila on Nov. 10. Bullit Marquez/AP hide caption

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In Philippine Drug War, Death Toll Rises And So Do Concerns About Tactics

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(Top) Geze Duoji's sister Danzeng Nongzuo enters her home. (Left) Zhaba Songding's mother Cili Zhuoma carries a load of hay home. (Right) Nazhu Zhuoma visits her husband's home. Anthony Kuhn/NPR hide caption

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The Place In China Where The Women Lead

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Japanese District Tries Get Older Drivers Off The Road

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Trump's Hotels In China Could Be A Conflict For The President-Elect

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In India, Citizens Rush To Exchange Defunct Rupee Notes

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India May Be Overtaking China As Most Polluted Country

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After 27 Hours, Our Train Ride Through Pakistan Ends In Karachi

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Turkish women protest against a government proposal on Tuesday in Istanbul, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016. The sign in the middle reads: "We will not allow legalized rape with marriage!" Emrah Gurel/AP hide caption

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Trump's Rejection Of TPP Paves Way For China To Strike Asian Trade Deals

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