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Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono plans to ask overseas news outlets to write Japanese names with the family name first, as is the custom in Japan. Kono is seen here last month in Washington. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters clash with Indonesian riot police after the official government election results were announced in Jakarta, Indonesia. Officials say six people have died and more than 200 were injured during mass rallies in central Jakarta. Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images hide caption

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Nepalese Sherpa Sets New Record For Climbing Mount Everest With 24th Ascent

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Experts Say The Indian Ocean Region Could Be The Next Front For Global Jihad

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A passenger vessel traveling down the Yangtze River stops at a dock in downtown Chongqing, China. Rob Schmitz/NPR hide caption

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'The Economy Is Slipping': China's Slowdown Hits Former Boomtown

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Nepali mountaineer Kami Rita Sherpa hopes to break his own record for climbing Everest, aiming for 25 summits. He's seen here in 2018, spinning prayer wheels in Kathmandu. Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The U.S. Ratchets Up Sanctions On Iran And North Korea

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U.S. Ban On Huawei Eased After Technology Stocks Drop

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News Brief: Migrant Death, Huawei Ban, Iran Sanctions

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In this episode last September of News From Soldiers' Hometowns, an evening show on North Korea's Korean Central Television, the show's anchor is interrupted by a presenter who walks on with papers in hand to deliver an update. DPRK Today/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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With New Style And Graphics, North Korea Gives Propaganda A Makeover

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Slowdown Highlights Vulnerable Chinese Economy In Midst Of A Trade War

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A Chinese man is silhouetted near the Huawei logo in Beijing on Thursday. The Trump administration issued an executive order Wednesday apparently aimed at banning Huawei equipment from U.S. networks. Ng Han Guan/AP hide caption

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Chinese shipping containers are stored at the Port of Los Angeles in Long Beach, Calif. Americans, in bigger numbers than ever, like trade. But they also believe China doesn't play fair in trade. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Trump's Trade War, Americans Will Be Asked To Show Economic Patriotism

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