A November demonstration against Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Designated Secrets Bill drew thousands of protesters. The Japanese Parliament has since passed the law, under which people convicted of leaking classified information will face five to 10 years in prison. Franck Robichon/European Pressphoto Agency/Landov hide caption

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Yuna doesn't just make music but also runs a fashion boutique where she sells funky but modest clothes. Autumn de Wilde hide caption

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In Jiaonan county, the Qi wall incorporates outcrops of bedrock. Linda Nicholas/The Field Museum hide caption

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A boy stands in the ruins of the leveled a neighborhood in Tacloban. Food and water supplies were almost nonexsistent in the days immediately after the storm. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, who is the prime ministerial candidate of the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party, arrives at the party conference in New Delhi on Tuesday. Modi said Friday that the violence in Gujarat in 2002 shook him to the core. AP hide caption

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Okinawa Gov. Hirokazu Nakaima speaks Friday at a news conference in Naha, Japan, in which he announced his approval of landfill work for the relocation of the U.S. military's Futenma air base within his prefecture, walking back his pledge to move the base off Okinawa. Kyodo /Landov hide caption

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A Bangladeshi worker participates in a protest outside a garment factory in Dhaka. A.M. Ahad/AP hide caption

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Warren Weinstein, who was kidnapped in Pakistan in August 2011, in a video sent to news outlets by al-Qaida's media wing. The Associated Press hide caption

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, follows a Shinto priest during his visit to the Yasukuni shrine in Tokyo on Thursday. Franck Robichon /EPA/LANDOV hide caption

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A geoduck farm near Totten Inlet, Washington. KBCS/Bellvue/Seattle/Flickr hide caption

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