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Chinese President Xi Jinping, center, arrives for a welcome ceremony for Tajikistan's President Emomali Rahmon in Beijing on Thursday. State media announced a key Chinese Communist Party meeting held once every five years will start on Oct. 18. Mark Schiefelbein/AP hide caption

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These dead sharks were discovered aboard a Chinese-flagged vessel found off Ecuador earlier this month with some 300 tons of marine species, several of which are in danger of extinction. Galapagos National Park via AP hide caption

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Passers-by look at the North Korean missile's path over Japan, displayed on a huge screen in Tokyo on Wednesday. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he and President Trump have agreed to increase pressure on Kim Jong Un's regime after it launched a ballistic missile over the Japanese island of Hokkaido. Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ten Chinese and Russian companies as well as six individuals are targeted by a new round of U.S. sanctions aimed at curbing Pyongyang's weapons program. This follows a round of U.N. sanctions. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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Trump Administration Unveils Sanctions To Curb North Korea's Weapons Program

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Cambridge University Press had removed some 300 articles from the "China Quarterly" site at the behest of the censors, including articles about the Tiananmen Square military crackdown. Earlier this summer, thousands gathered in Hong Kong to mark the anniversary of the massacre. Kin Cheung/AP hide caption

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In the American Prospect interview, White House chief strategist Steve Bannon described economic competition between the U.S. and China in apocalyptic terms. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump spoke on the phone with Chinese President Xi Jinping late Friday, but according to the White House, the two didn't discuss Monday's planned executive action that will order a U.S. investigation into Chinese trade practices. Saul Loeb/AP hide caption

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Luo Changping, left, and Deng Fei. Anthony Kuhn/NPR hide caption

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China's Few Investigative Journalists Face Increasing Challenges

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An armored Chinese police van is seen next to the Friendship Bridge on the Yalu River connecting the North Korean town of Sinuiju and the Chinese city of Dandong. China is North Korea's biggest trading partner. Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Men look at computers in an Internet bar in Beijing in 2015. Even as the government finds new methods to block virtual private networks, providers find ways to go around the blocks. Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Behind China's VPN Crackdown, A 'Game Of Cat And Mouse' Continues

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