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The Challenges Of Responding To Tsunami And Earthquake In Indonesia

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Members of New F4, a popular Chinese boy band, perform during Chinese Central Television's annual back-to-school special. cassette. film via YouTube/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Earthquake Devastates Indonesian Island

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the U.N. says the Rohingya are "the most persecuted minority in the world." Above, refugees cross a river to a temporary camp after crossing from Myanmar to Bangladesh. Ahmed Salahuddin/Getty Images hide caption

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Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar state counselor, left, speaks with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa last year. David Kawai/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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The hands of a mehendi (henna)-decorated bride is pictured in Mumbai in 2014. India's Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a law that makes adultery a crime. Indranil Mukherjee/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pope Francis released a letter on Wednesday urging Catholics to trust his decision to form an agreement with the Chinese government on the appointment of bishops in China. Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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"Regrettably, we found that China has been attempting to interfere in our upcoming 2018 election — coming up in November — against my administration," President Trump said Wednesday at a meeting of the U.N. Security Council. Looking on is U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres. Eduardo Munoz/Reuters hide caption

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Nandita Venkatesan, a TB survivor, spoke at the U.N.'s first high-level meeting on tuberculosis. "It's humbling," she says. "Not long ago I was just a girl lying in bed with a hopeless future." Selamawit Bekele/RESULTS hide caption

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