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In this photo provided by the Philippine Coast Guard, families are evacuated by members of the Philippine Coast Guard to safer ground in Camarines Sur province as they prepare for typhoon Goni. Families living near coastal towns have moved to evacuation centers as the strong typhoon nears. AP hide caption

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China's Xinjiang Region On Lockdown Amid Report Of New Cluster Of Coronavirus Cases

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A health worker administers a polio vaccine to a child in Afghanistan's Kandahar province. Taliban opposition to vaccine campaigns have left millions of children unprotected against the virus. Javed Tanveer/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The Campaign To Wipe Out Polio Was Going Really Well ... Until It Wasn't

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A health officer in a protective suit collects a swab sample to be tested for the coronavirus on Thursday in Dharmsala, India. India's confirmed coronavirus caseload surpassed 8 million on Thursday. Ashwini Bhatia/AP hide caption

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China Aims To Be More Resilient To External Economic Shocks

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China Blocks Website After Complaints About Fan Fiction Story On A Celebrity

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8 People Charged Over Alleged Role In Chinese Government Operation In The U.S.

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New videos from Kazakhstan's tourism board turn the fictional journalist Borat's catchphrase "Very nice!" into a slogan to promote the Central Asian country. Kazakhstan Travel/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper (from left), U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh and Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar address a joint press conference on Tuesday at Hyderabad House in New Delhi. Altaf Qadri/AP hide caption

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Pompeo, Esper Reinforce U.S.'s Anti-China Message In India

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A man holds up an Indian flag during a rally with President Trump and Prime Minister Modi in Houston in September 2019. Trump and Modi have spoken of their friendship, but most Indian Americans say U.S.-India ties are low on their political priorities. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Despite Trump-Modi Friendship, Survey Says Indian Americans Back Biden

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