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Jet Airways planes are grounded at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai, India, on Thursday after the airline announced it was shutting down because of financial problems. Punit Paranjpe/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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News Brief: Mueller Report, North Korea, Brain Tests On Dead Pigs

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A TV report in South Korea uses file footage of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who supervised the test-firing of a "new-type tactical guided weapon" on Wednesday. Lee Jin-man/AP hide caption

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North Korea Announces Testing Of New 'Tactical Guided Weapon'

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In Indonesia, Joko Widodo Secures Another 5-Year Term As President

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Rohingya refugees use a mock elephant during a training session on how to respond to elephant incursions at the Kutupalong refugee camp. The massive refugee camp sits in what used to be a migratory path for elephants moving between Myanmar and Bangladesh. Munir Uz Zaman/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Elephants Pose A Threat To Rohingya Refugees

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Heading Into Indonesia's Election, Islamic Fundamentalism Gains Traction

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News Brief: Notre Dame, Asylum-Seekers, Indonesia Election

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K-Pop Industry Faces Lurid Scandal Involving Sexual Violence And Official Corruption

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Indonesia's Presidential Race Shows Islamic Fundamentalism Is Gaining Traction

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South Korea Tries To Broker Another U.S.-North Korea Nuclear Summit

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Firewood is stacked for sale in a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh. Local residents complain that the Rohingya have cut down all the trees surrounding the camps and burned them in cooking fires. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Bangladesh Struggles To Cope With Pressures Of Hosting 1 Million Rohingya Refugees

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks with of Yogi Adityanath (left), a Hindu priest who is chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, during a campaign rally on March 28. Altaf Qadri/AP hide caption

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Siddharth Dube, a longtime public health advocate, has written a memoir: An Indefinite Sentence: A Personal History of Outlawed Love and Sex. Hindustan Times/Getty Images hide caption

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