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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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