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Putin's invasion of Ukraine may be putting Russia's alliance with China to the test

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Physical evidence indicates that the coronavirus emerged at Wuhan seafood market

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People attend the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games 100 Day countdown event at the National Aquatic Center in Beijing, China, on Nov. 24, 2021. Wang Zhao/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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China is a Paralympics star, but its people with disabilities face high hurdles

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People at the Seoul Railway station watch a TV showing a file image of North Korea's missile launch during a news program on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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Three screen grabs from a video that recently went viral in China show a woman chained to a wall in a doorless shed in a rural Chinese village. The video has prompted a heated discussion about the trafficking of women. Screen grabs by NPR/TikTok hide caption

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China's foreign minister, Wang Yi, stressed to his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, that China wanted "dialogue and negotiation," rather than military means, to solve tensions. Pavel Golovkin/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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How the U.S. benefits when China turns its back on Bitcoin

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Up for reelection, Uttar Pradesh's ruling party tells Indian voters crime is down

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Examining the strategic alignment between China and Russia

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Nixon's trip to China laid the groundwork for normalizing U.S.-China relations

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The Philippines government hopes a surge in tourists will save its economy

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Audience members sit separately for social distancing at a cinema in China's eastern Zhejiang province in July 2020. AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Hollywood relies on China to stay afloat. What does that mean for movies?

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Controversy brews in India over school dress codes and Muslim headscarves

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