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A police officer watches over residents lining up for COVID tests Shanghai. Chen Si/AP hide caption

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When this Shanghai building went into COVID lockdown, my WeChat message group blew up

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Sri Lanka is facing economic crisis — and the U.S. dollar is partly to blame

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Afghans unite in demanding that the Taliban let girls attend secondary school

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Workers pound the steaming mixture of meat, lentils, wheat and spices with long wooden paddles to give the haleem its signature smooth texture. Sushmita Pathak/NPR hide caption

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This goat and lentil stew is a beloved Ramadan tradition in Hyderabad, India

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South Korea's immediate neighbors are impacting the military help its giving Ukraine

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Leaked draft of an agreement between China and the Solomon Islands has U.S. concerned

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2 Shanghai residents share how they've handled the city's lockdown

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Shanghai's lockdown economy

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Beijing conducts mass COVID-19 testing as increased cases may force a lockdown

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Myanmar court sentences Aung San Suu Kyi to 5 years in prison for corruption

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Activists holds posters against the impending execution of Nagaenthran K. Dharmalingam, sentenced to death for trafficking heroin into Singapore, during a candlelight vigil gathering outside the Singaporean Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, April 26, 2022. Vincent Thian/AP hide caption

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