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Bystanders flash a three-fingered sign of resistance as the body of Kyal Sin leaves the Yunnan Chinese temple in Mandalay, Myanmar earlier this week. STR/AP hide caption

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Opinion: Death Of A Teenage Protester in Myanmar

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Pro-democracy demonstrators gesture with three-fingered salutes outside West Kowloon Magistrates Courts during a hearing for opposition activists charged with violating the city's national security law in Hong Kong Thursday, March 4, 2021. All 47 of the pro-democracy activists in a Hong Kong subversion case returned to custody Thursday after a marathon hearing ended with them being denied bail. Lam Yik/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Beijing Prepares Hong Kong Election Laws, Further Erasing Freedoms

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According to Zhang Zhixiong's family, Juxin Mining Co. paid for several village infrastructure projects, including building new apartment complexes for local residents. The buildings were weeks away from completion before Zhang was arrested and now stand abandoned in the middle of the village. Emily Feng/NPR hide caption

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Dr. Raj Panjabi, the newly named head of the President's Malaria Initiative, treating patients during a visit to Liberia, where he was born and lived until 1990. He'll lead the effort to prevent and treat malaria around the world. Each year, some 400,000 people die of a disease that, he notes, is "preventable and treatable." Gabriel Diamond/Skoll Foundation hide caption

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An undated photo of Associated Press journalist Thein Zaw. The Myanmar military detained Zaw and a handful of other journalists Saturday while covering pro-democracy protests. He and five other journalists could face up to three years in prison. Uncredited/AP hide caption

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Myanmar people and supporters march during on Feb. 14 in Tokyo to protest the military coup. Eugene Hoshiko/AP hide caption

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Japan's Myanmar Dilemma: How Hard To Push Against Military Coup Leaders?

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A bus believed to be carrying former U.S. special forces member Michael Taylor and his son Peter, who allegedly staged the operation to help fly former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn out of Japan in 2019, leaves Narita International Airport in Japan on Tuesday. JIJI PRESS/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Farmers, traders and customers weave through waist-high heaps of chili peppers, piles of ginger and mounds of carrots at a government-run wholesale market in western India. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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India's Farmer Protests: Why Are They So Angry?

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Anti-junta protesters run from teargas fired by police during a demonstration in Yangon on Monday. At least 18 people were killed over the weekend as Myanmar police reportedly used live ammunition against protesters. Aung Kyaw Htet/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Gett hide caption

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Police gesture toward protesters as security forces crack down on demonstrations against the military coup in Yangon on Sunday. The United Nations says at least 18 protesters were killed Sunday, the deadliest day yet since the military took power earlier this month. Sai Aung Main/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Anti-coup protesters in Yangon, Myanmar. Myanmar's military government has intensified a crackdown on protesters in recent days, using tear gas, charging at and arresting protesters and journalists. Hkun Lat/Getty Images hide caption

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In this photo posted on the Russian Foreign Ministry Facebook page, Third Secretary Vladislav Sorokin of the Russian Embassy in North Korea pushes a handcart toward the North Korea-Russia border. Russian Foreign Ministry/Facebook hide caption

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A South Korean human rights group has detailed how North Korea's extensive prison camps ultimately fund the nation's missile and nuclear programs. Korean Central News Agency/AP hide caption

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Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan speaking at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 2019. Dmitri Lovetsky/AP hide caption

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William Burns, President Biden's nominee for CIA director, testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday. Burns served more than 30 years at the State Department and would be the first career diplomat to lead the spy agency. Tom Williams/AP hide caption

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