What Does N. Korea, 'The Impossible State,' Want?

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A man holds a portrait of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi during a rally for a candidate of her National League for Democracy party on Friday. The country is holding elections for some parliamentary seats on Sunday. Christophe Archambault/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Myanmar Hurriedly Prepares For An Election

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Apple, Foxconn To Improve Factory Conditions

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Myanmar opposition figure Aung San Suu Kyi speaks to supporters on Saturday. Voting in parliamentary elections this Sunday is considered a test of the political reforms that Myanmar's rulers have introduced over the past year. Khin Maung Win/AP hide caption

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Myanmar's Election Seen As A Test Of Reforms

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'Escape From Camp 14': Inside North Korea's Gulag

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A volunteer feeds one of the dogs rescued from slaughter last December in a stand-off between animal rights activists and dog-meat sellers in central China. Such rescues have been taking place with some regularity in China. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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Headed For The Butcher, Chinese Dogs Are Rescued

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Lawyer Li Zhuang spent more than a year in prison on charges of fabricating evidence and inciting witnesses, after trying to defend an alleged gangster. Li's case became a national cause celebre. Louisa Lim/NPR hide caption

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Abuse Claims Follow Mafia Crackdown In Chinese City

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21st Century Vietnam Leaves War In The Past

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Obama Praises Global Nuclear Summit

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Report Examines Effort To Secure Loose Nukes

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President Obama greets Chinese President Hu Jintao at the start of their meeting in Seoul, South Korea, on Monday. The U.S. president asked the Chinese leader to use his influence with North Korean to discourage that country from launching a rocket next month. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Obama Asks China To Help Halt N. Korean Rocket

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Cherry Blossoms As Botanical Diplomacy

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Businessman Chosen As Hong Kong's Next Leader

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Global Nuclear Summit Opens In South Korea

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