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Muslim pilgrims circumambulate the Kaaba during last year's pilgrimage to Islam's holiest sites in Saudi Arabia. This year's hajj is in doubt — and Indonesia has canceled its participation because of COVID-19. Ashraf Amra/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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In this screengrab from video posted by BBC News Hindi,15-year-old Jyoti Kumari's rides with her father during their 700 mile-long journey to their family's village of Sirhulli in eastern India. BBC News Hindi hide caption

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Indian Teen Bikes 700 Miles With Injured Dad, Is Hailed As Hero — And Sparks Debate

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Thousands attend a 2019 candlelight vigil in Hong Kong for victims of the Chinese government's 1989 crackdown on protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. Organizers question why police are blocking the demonstration this year. Kin Cheung/AP hide caption

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President Trump gives remarks Friday on China in the Rose Garden. Alongside him are trade adviser Peter Navarro, from left, national security adviser Robert O'Brien, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters with protective gear face riot police on a Hong Kong street during the anti-extradition bill protests in August. Beijing is moving to pass a law that could outlaw such protests. Kin Cheung/AP hide caption

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The Trump administration issued tough export rules this month, which analysts say could spell a death knell for Huawei's worldwide mobile network ambitions. Wang Zhao/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Bystanders watch from footbridges Wednesday as riot police stand guard below outside a building in Hong Kong. Anthony Wallace/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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From left: Comedians Natasha Chandel, Abdullah Afzal and Mariam Sobh. They each performed a set during the Socially Distant Eid Comedy Night Special, a virtual event hosted by the Concordia Forum. Facebook/ Screengrabs by NPR hide caption

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Muslim worshipers in Kabul offer prayers Sunday at the start of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The Taliban announced a three-day ceasefire during the holiday, a surprising move after months of bloody fighting. Wakil Kohsar/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe leaves a news conference Monday in Tokyo, after lifting the country's nationwide state of emergency over the coronavirus. Kim Kyung-Hoon/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Hong Kong police fired tear gas, pepper spray and water cannons as thousands of protesters rallied against proposed security measures aimed at tightening Beijing's grip on the semi-autonomous territory. Anthony Wallace/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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People wait to enter a bakery to shop for treats on Wednesday, ahead of Eid al-Fitr in Srinagar, India. Hindustan Times/Hindustan Times via Getty Images hide caption

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South Korean soldiers wearing protective masks sit at a temperature screening point at Incheon International Airport, South Korea, on March 9. SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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China's ambassador to Britain Liu Xiaoming arrives at the Chinese Embassy in London in February for a press conference on the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan. Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Delegates, shown here at the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference on Thursday in Beijing, are expected to discuss legislation regarding Hong Kong this week. Andy Wong/AP hide caption

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China Poised To Expand Control Over Hong Kong

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