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Some Indonesians Fear Country's Religious Intolerance Is Growing

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What It's Like In The Demilitarized Zone That Divides North And South Korea

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Jennifer Appel (left) and Tasha Fuiava are interviewed aboard the USS Ashland in the South Pacific on Oct. 25. They were rescued after reportedly drifting for months while trying to sail from Hawaii to Tahiti. Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan Clay/AP hide caption

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A man gazes out at the water during a four-hour journey from Bali to Lombok. The public ferries are a key link for a nation spanning some 17,000 islands. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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PHOTOS: A Tranquil Ferry Between Indonesian Islands

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Workers from a Chinese engineering company erect the African Union conference center in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in 2010. China paid for the $200 million building as a gift to African Union. Simon Maina/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Women walk through Istiqlal Mosque, on a recent Sunday, in Jakarta, Indonesia. The fourth-largest country in the world is also one of the most diverse. Indonesia is a democracy, with a larger Muslim population than the entire Arab world combined. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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PHOTOS: Indonesia At A Crossroads

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Sakdiyah Ma'ruf is a comedian in Indonesia. Now she is breaking ground as a stand-up comedian who wears a hijab while openly mocking religious fundamentalists. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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She Watched Bootleg Episodes Of Seinfeld, Now The Indonesian Comic Performs Stand-Up

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Nirma, 16, plays with her friends. She is married but still lives with her parents and talks to her husband on the phone sometimes. She is nervous about the duties she'll have to take on when she does move in with her husband. At the moment, she hopes to graduate high school and eventually become a doctor. Saumya Khandelwal hide caption

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International Cricket Returns To Pakistan For The First Time Since 2009 Terror Attack

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Hindu Nationalists Stir Up Controversy Over Taj Mahal

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Mattis Calls For 'Denuclearization Of Korean Peninsula'

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Thailand Cremates King Bhumibol Adulyadej After Year Of Mourning

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