In late 2015, the Obama administration began checking the social media accounts of Syrian refugees seeking to come to the U.S. The practice has continued and may be expanded under the Trump administration. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Administration Weighs Increased Scrutiny Of Refugees' Social Media

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Homeland Security chief John Kelly (from left), Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray and Mexican Interior Minister Miguel Angel Osorio Chong spoke with reporters after initial meetings in Mexico City Thursday. Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Volunteers from a local monument company help to reset vandalized headstones on Feb. 22 at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in University City, Missouri, a St. Louis suburb. Since the beginning of the year, there has been a spike in incidents around the country, including bomb threats at Jewish community centers and reports of anti-Semitic graffiti. Michael Thomas/Getty Images hide caption

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In Israel, Some Wonder Where The Outrage Is Over U.S. Anti-Semitic Acts

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International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde (from left), Jose Ugaz of Transparency International, Daria Kaleniuk of the Anti-Corruption Action Center, and Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg participate in a panel discussion at the Anti-Corruption Summit in London in May 2016. Frank Augstein/AP hide caption

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Trump's Conflicts Could Undercut Global Efforts To Fight Corruption, Critics Say

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Supporters attend a gathering for Jordan's National Alliance for Reform, a political bloc including the Muslim Brotherhood, in Amman's Sweileh District last September. "In a lot of countries, we are in partnership with governments and parliament," says a brotherhood spokesman in Amman. Khalil Mazraawi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Muslim Brotherhood, Mainstream In Many Countries, May Be Listed As Terrorist Group

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited Germany last week and heads to Mexico this week, amid growing questions about how much influence he has in the White House. Brendan Smialowski/AP hide caption

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Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson Keeps Low Profile Since Taking Office

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Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, who turns 93 on Tuesday, speaks at his party's annual conference in December, where he was endorsed as a candidate for the 2018 election. His wife said last week that even if he dies before the election, he should run "as a corpse." Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Nearing 93, Robert Mugabe Shows No Sign Of Stepping Down

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Inside Beijing's Gao'antun incinerator plant, garbage piles past the 25-meter (82-ft.) mark inside an arena-sized garbage container where engineers operate giant claws to sift through it. Rob Schmitz/NPR hide caption

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The Burning Problem Of China's Garbage

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President Trump hosts Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla., on Feb. 10. North Korea tested a missile during Abe's visit last weekend, one of several provocative actions by U.S. rivals during the first month of Trump's presidency. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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One of the few women's shelters serving Moscow sits on the edge of a monastery an hour's drive from the city center. Lucian Kim/NPR hide caption

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Rights Advocates Warn Russian Domestic Abuse Law Will 'Protect The Oppressor'

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Members of the Indian media watch Rajiv Bansal, then the CFO of Infosys, during the announcement of the company's first quarter results in July 2014 in Bangalore. Indian software services firms draw tens of billions of dollars in revenue from U.S. contracts each year, and that's partly reliant exporting computer science talent on H1-B visas. Manjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Indian IT Outsourcers Anxious Over Potential Changes To H1-B Visas

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Michael Flynn (left) introduces Donald Trump at a campaign rally on Sept. 29, 2016, in Bedford, N.H. After less than a month on the job, Flynn resigned Monday as President Trump's national security adviser. John Locher/AP hide caption

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HIAS, a Jewish group that supports refugee resettlement, held a rally against President Trump's immigration ban on Feb. 12 in New York City. The group worries that giving governors the power to veto arrivals — something President Trump wants to do that last week's court ruling did not address — could unravel the resettlement program. Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images hide caption

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The European Union's top diplomat, Federica Mogherini met with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the State Department. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Phoolan Devi, popularly known as the "Bandit Queen," received garlands in New Delhi in 1996 after she was elected to parliament. She spent 11 years in jail on charges of murder and banditry, and was released in 1994. She was assassinated in 2001. John Moore/Associated Press hide caption

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A protester holds a sign at San Francisco International Airport during a demonstration on Jan. 28 to denounce President Trump's executive order freezing immigration from seven mostly Muslim countries. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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Unlike Bush, Trump Invokes Terror Threat And Gets Pushback, Not Deference

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Denmark's foreign minister announced last month that he plans to name a new digital ambassador to negotiate with global tech companies. Alex Berger/Flickr hide caption

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Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe arrives to speak to reporters following a meeting with Donald Trump in November. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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In Talks With Trump, Japan's Shinzo Abe Will Seek To Smooth Economic Tensions

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Anti-Pope Francis posters appeared in Rome last week, with a message in a Roman street dialect saying, "Hey, Frank, you took over Congregations, suspended priests, decapitated the Order of Malta and the Franciscans of The Immaculate, ignored Cardinals... Where the heck is your mercy?" Sylvia Poggioli /NPR hide caption

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Steve Bannon Aligns With Vatican Hard-Liners Who Oppose Pope Francis

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Detention Center Camp 6, which can house as many as 175 people, now holds 26 in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. President Trump has promised to send more war captives to Guantanamo Bay. David Welna/NPR hide caption

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Plenty Of Room At Guantanamo Bay For Trump's 'Bad Dudes'

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