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China critics hope the WTA will inspire outcry about alleged human rights violations

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A stronger China tests America's 'strategic ambiguity' on Taiwan

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A court in Myanmar postpones its verdict for ousted leader Suu Kyi

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Aung San Suu Kyi has not been seen in public since being taken into custody after Myanmar's military seized control in February. In this Dec. 11, 2019 photo, Suu Kyi, the country's leader at the time, waits to address judges of the International Court of Justice on the second day of three days of hearings in The Hague, Netherlands. Peter Dejong/AP hide caption

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Attempts to help China's rural residents monetize their land have hit complications

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Students from the Youth Winter Olympic Sports School perform ice and snow gymnastics during an event marking the 100-day countdown to the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Zhangjiakou, Hebei province, China, on Tuesday. Chen Xiaodong/Costfoto/Barcroft Media/Getty Images hide caption

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Saudi Arabia and China are accused of using sports to cover up human rights abuse

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and his daughter Sara Duterte arrive for the opening of the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2018. AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Clan politics reign but a family is divided in the race to rule the Philippines

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U.S. and Iran will meet for another attempt at reviving the nuclear deal

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What Peng Shuai's disappearance says about Beijing's grip on power

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India's oldest Chinese community faces the impact of the two country's tensions

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Supporters of All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee, a group of farmers' organizations, hold flags during a protest to mark one year since the introduction of divisive farm laws and to demand the withdrawal of the Electricity Amendment Bill, in Hyderabad, India, on Thursday. Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What's causing the COVID-19 surges in Europe and Asia

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In this Russian Emergency Situations Ministry Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021 photo, rescuers prepare to work at a fire scene at a coal mine near the Siberian city of Kemerovo, about 3,000 kilometres (1,900 miles) east of Moscow, Russia,. Russian authorities say a fire at a coal mine in Siberia has killed nine people and injured 44 others. Dozens of others are still trapped. AP hide caption

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