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In this March 28 photo, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a campaign rally in Meerut. One of his efforts as prime minister has been to construct millions of toilets to reduce open defecation. Altaf Qadri/AP hide caption

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A man sets up portraits of North Korean defector Han Seong-ok and her 6-year-old son, who are believed to have died from starvation, at a makeshift shrine in downtown Seoul on Aug. 28. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In South Korea, Anguish Over Deaths Of North Korean Defectors Who May Have Starved

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Protesters Turn Out In Hong Kong For 15th Straight Weekend

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South Korea's Indifference Blamed For Deaths Of North Korea Defectors

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Does Tariff Delay Signal A Chance For Trade War Deal With China?

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Billionaire Jack Ma Retires As Alibaba's Chairman

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News Brief: Asylum Requests, Tariff Delay, Flavored E-Cigarettes

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The port of Haifa in northern Israel. The United States is concerned about a deal for China's Shanghai International Port Group to build and control a shipping terminal in Haifa. Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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There's A Growing Sore Spot In Israeli-U.S. Relations: China

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With Kashmir Lockdown, India Violates Freedom Of The Press, Advocates Say

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In this picture taken on September 3, 2019 used medical waste is pictured on Clifton beach in Karachi. - Swarms of flies, water-borne illnesses, and rivers of sewage have brought Pakistan's Karachi to its knees this rainy season as decades of mismanagement have turned the countrys commercial capital into a post-apocalyptic wasteland. Rizwan Tabassum/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Houses damaged by the collapse of the perimeter netting of a golf training field because of strong winds from Typhoon Faxai are seen in Ichihara, east of Tokyo, on Monday. Kyodo/Reuters hide caption

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