Police gesture toward protesters as security forces crack down on demonstrations against the military coup in Yangon on Sunday. The United Nations says at least 18 protesters were killed Sunday, the deadliest day yet since the military took power earlier this month.
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Anti-coup protesters in Yangon, Myanmar. Myanmar's military government has intensified a crackdown on protesters in recent days, using tear gas, charging at and arresting protesters and journalists.
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In this photo posted on the Russian Foreign Ministry Facebook page, Third Secretary Vladislav Sorokin of the Russian Embassy in North Korea pushes a handcart toward the North Korea-Russia border.
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William Burns, President Biden's nominee for CIA director, testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday. Burns served more than 30 years at the State Department and would be the first career diplomat to lead the spy agency.
A medical worker gives a coronavirus vaccine shot to a patient at a vaccination facility in Beijing, in January. Two pharmaceutical companies in China announced Wednesday they are seeking market approval for new vaccines.
Visitors walk past the giant word "Data" during the Guiyang International Big Data Expo 2016 in southwestern China. China says it's determined to be a leader in using artificial intelligence to sort through big data. U.S. officials say the Chinese efforts include the collection of hundreds of millions of records on U.S. citizens. The photo was released by China's Xinhua News Agency.