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Satendra Das, 80, is the chief priest in waiting for the Ram temple, which has not yet been built in Ayodhya. Furkan Latif Khan/NPR hide caption

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Nearly 27 Years After Hindu Mob Destroyed A Mosque, The Scars In India Remain Deep

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Doctors In Congo Threaten To Strike If Ebola Attacks Continue

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8 Of The 9 Suicide Bombers In Sri Lanka Blasts Are Identified

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News Brief: Biden Expected To Announce Candidacy, Measles, Putin Meets Kim

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This year, the U.S. canceled visas for Chinese government-linked scholars over concerns that such exchanges are conduits for peddling influence and for espionage. Increased scrutiny has delayed visas to hundreds of Chinese students. Meanwhile, American academics are having difficulty receiving visas to China. Zhang Peng/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Visas Are The Newest Weapon In U.S.-China Rivalry

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaks to reporters at a news conference on Wednesday. She announced New Zealand and France will lead a global effort to end the use of social media as a tool to promote terrorism. Phil Walter/Getty Images hide caption

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Russian President Vladimir Putin Meet for Summit

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Iran Foreign Minister Proposes Prisoner Swap With U.S.

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Muslims In Sri Lanka Are Worried About Backlash After Sunday's Easter Attacks

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Sri Lankan Government Admits It Failed To Heed Intelligence Warnings

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"I want a boat prepared" to take tons of trash back to Canada, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said Tuesday. In this 2015 photo, Filipino activists wear shipping container costumes to call on Canada to remove the garbage from a port in Manila. Aaron Favila/AP hide caption

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Young women walk past a mural showing the Iranian flag in Tehran on April 23. The White House announced Monday it was ending waivers exempting several countries from U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil exports. Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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