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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern sits with baby Neve before speaking at the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit during the 73rd U.N. General Assembly in New York on Monday. Carlo Allegri/Reuters hide caption

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In a surprise victory, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, center, ousted the president of the Maldives. On Monday, he celebrated with supporters in the capital, Malé. Eranga Jayawardena/AP hide caption

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Aldi Novel Adilang's floating fishing hut was spotted by a passing cargo ship, the MV Arpeggio, after drifting at sea for more than a month. MV Arpeggio crew/Indonesian Consulate General in Osaka hide caption

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In a photo taken at last year's U.N. General Assembly in New York, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks at a luncheon with President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the Palace Hotel. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Pope Francis meets a group of faithful from China at the end of his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican in April. The Vatican says it signed a "provisional agreement" with China on the appointment of bishops, a breakthrough on an issue that for decades fueled tensions between the Holy See and Beijing. Gregorio Borgia/AP hide caption

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Revelers in Mumbai hoist up a statue of the elephant-headed god Ganesh and parade it toward the Arabian Sea. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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The U.S. is sanctioning China's military for buying equipment from Russia that included fighter jets and surface-to-air missiles. Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) is show with Chinese President Xi Jinping, in Russia earlier this month. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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At 69, Kul Gautam has written his life story and won an award from the Peace Corps (which is fitting, since a volunteer was one of his early English teachers). John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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All Things Considered host Mary Louise Kelly (right) records a standup with producer Becky Sullivan at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang ahead of a military parade marking the 70th anniversary of North Korea's founding. David Guttenfelder for NPR hide caption

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Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang shown during a meeting with Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi at the Presidential Palace during the World Economic Forum on ASEAN in Hanoi, Vietnam. Quang died Friday at age 61 due to illness. Kham/AP hide caption

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, first lady Kim Jung-sook, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his wife Ri Sol Ju pose for beside the Heaven Lake of Mount Paektu, North Korea, Sept. 20. Pyeongyang Press Corps/Reuters hide caption

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