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Activists protest in Mumbai to support Bollywood actress Tanushree Dutta, who has spoken out about an alleged case of sexual harassment. Women in India are naming and shaming their abusers on social media. Rafiq Maqbool/AP hide caption

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Ashok Kumar distributes government food rations to customer Leela Devi at his shop near Ramgarh, in India's Jharkhand state. Furkan Latif Khan/NPR hide caption

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India's Biometric ID System Has Led To Starvation For Some Poor, Advocates Say

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The hands of a mehendi (henna)-decorated bride is pictured in Mumbai in 2014. India's Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a law that makes adultery a crime. Indranil Mukherjee/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Nandita Venkatesan, a TB survivor, spoke at the U.N.'s first high-level meeting on tuberculosis. "It's humbling," she says. "Not long ago I was just a girl lying in bed with a hopeless future." Selamawit Bekele/RESULTS hide caption

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India's Abhilash Tomy gestures on his boat Thuriya as he sets off from Les Sables d'Olonne Harbour on July 1 at the start of the solo around-the-world "Golden Globe Race" ocean race in which sailors compete without high technology aides such as GPS or computers. Jean-Francois Monier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Revelers in Mumbai hoist up a statue of the elephant-headed god Ganesh and parade it toward the Arabian Sea. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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Indians Are Partying And Praying For Elephant-Headed God Ganesh

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Sampath, 63, planted these oil palm trees on his farm in Tamil Nadu, India, 12 years ago, but has yet to turn a profit. Sushmita Pathak/NPR hide caption

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Amid Palm Oil Boycott, India Wants To Produce More Of It

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Accompanied by Carnatic music, Indian classical dancer Rama Vaidyanathan performs a Bharat Natyam classical dance at a school in Amritsar in 2011. Narinder Nanu AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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India's Carnatic Singers Face Backlash For Performing Non-Hindu Songs

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Thursday's decision points to more questions about how India will extend equal protections to the LGBTQ community, which held a Pride Walk in Kolkata in December 2016. Debajyoti Chakraborty/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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A pile of Turkish lira and euro banknotes sit atop a table earlier this month. The currencies of Turkey and other emerging economies have been falling against the U.S. dollar, which has been boosted by rising interest rates. Amir Makar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Turbulence Roils Emerging Markets In The Shadow Of A Strengthened U.S. Dollar

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is greeted by Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on his arrival at the airport in New Delhi on Wednesday. Manish Swarup/AP hide caption

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In New Delhi Talks, Mattis And Pompeo Seek To Bring U.S. And India Closer

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Chinese soldiers display armored vehicles during multinational exercises at the Chebarkul tank range in Russia. Lucian Kim/NPR hide caption

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Russia's Multinational Military Exercise Last Week Was A Dry Run For Bigger War Games

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