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A worker at Thinova Magnet Co. Ltd. puts rare earth magnets into a press at a factory in Zhejiang province. Emily Feng/NPR hide caption

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China's Economy Bounces Back As Pandemic Is Brought Under Control

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In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, residents line up for coronavirus tests in Qingdao this week. China says it has carried out 10 million tests in the northern port city with no new cases found. Li Ziheng/AP hide caption

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An wounded Armenian soldier getting treatment in the basement of a medical center on Wednesday outside the city of Stepanakert, in the Nagorno-Karabakh region. Aris Messinis/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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From left: Deng Ge is a rap mogul who became a lockdown activist. Poet Sally Wen Mao Mao uses her art to express her anger about how Chinese people are being portrayed in the pandemic. Writer and comic artist Laura Gao, living in the U.S., has a video chat with her grandmother Zhou Nai, who's happy to have a supply of mooncakes, a popular Chinese dessert. Image provided by Deng Ge; Yuri Hasegawa; and screen grab by Laura Gao. hide caption

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Afghans flee to Lashkar Gah, Helmand's provincial capital, during fighting between Taliban and Afghan security forces on Monday. Local authorities estimate that some 35,000 people have been displaced into Lashkar Gah since a Taliban offensive began in Helmand. AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Tens Of Thousands Flee Latest Taliban Offensive, And Afghan Civilian Casualties Rise

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A worker feeds vials for production of a vaccine for COVID-19 at the SinoVac vaccine factory in Beijing. China said on Friday that it is joining the COVID-19 vaccine alliance known as COVAX. Ng Han Guan/AP hide caption

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Dina el-Harazy and Adham Bagory were married in a private garden in Cairo, Egypt. Angel Miles teaches 5th graders for a D.C. public school. She worries about her students and herself during the pandemic. Figure skater Gian-Quen Isaacs practices at a rink in Cape Town, South Africa. The 15-year-old skater is holding fast to her Olympic dreams. Sima Diab, Dee Dwyer and Samatha Reinders for NPR hide caption

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Indian Minister of External Affairs Subrahmanyam Jaishankar (from left), Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi, Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attend a meeting Tuesday in Tokyo. Charly Triballeau/Pool via AP hide caption

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A day before the Chuseok holiday, children run around artificial full moons, part of an installation at a park in eastern Seoul. Koreans believe that wishes made to the full moon on Chuseok will come true. The Seongdong District Office teamed up with local businesses to install the moons as a way to convey hope in the time of COVID-19. Jun Michael Park for NPR hide caption

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People protest beside the parliament building in Bishkek, which also houses the offices of Kyrgyzstan's president, during protests on Monday. Vyacheslav Oseledko/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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People pass a TV screen on Friday at the Seoul Railway Station. The Korean words on the screen say, "President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump tested positive for COVID-19." Lee Jin-man/AP hide caption

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"This is a moment for the Afghan leaders not to repeat the mistakes of the past, to build a consensus-based system where all key players can participate, and perhaps peace in Afghanistan can change the dynamics even regionally," says U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad, shown here in March. Rahmat Gul/AP hide caption

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Khalilzad: 'A Moment For The Afghan Leaders Not To Repeat The Mistakes Of The Past'

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Japan's Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, displayed on a giant TV screen announces his resignation on August 28, 2020 in Tokyo. Carl Court/Getty Images hide caption

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The Economic Legacy Of Shinzo Abe

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A howitzer fires munitions toward Armenian positions Monday. Violence between Armenia and Azerbaijan erupted Sunday in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh. Azerbaijan's Ministry of Defense/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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