Activists Chu Yiu-ming, left, and Chan Kin-man gesture to supporters as they report to be arrested at a police station in Hong Kong. Police say the men and other Umbrella Movement activists will be charged over mass protests that took place in 2014. Jayne Russell/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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New Chief Minister For India's Largest State Has Tumultuous First Week

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South Korea's ex-leader Park Geun-hye arrives at the prosecutor's office for questioning, in Seoul, on March 21, where she apologized to the people for her role in the corruption scandal that led to her impeachment. Kim Hong-ji/AP hide caption

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Thousands Of Russians Take To Streets In Biggest Anti-government Protests In Years

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Pakistani security officials gather outside the devastated Marriott Hotel in Islamabad on Sept. 21, 2008, following an overnight suicide bomb attack. The Pentagon announced Satuday that a recent airstrike had killed Qari Yasin, who was linked to the bombing. Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Hong Kong's new chief executive Carrie Lam waves after she won the Hong Kong chief executive election in Hong Kong on March 26, 2017. Hong Kong's new leader Carrie Lam pledged on March 26 to mend political rifts after winning a vote dismissed as a sham by democracy activists who fear the loss of the city's cherished freedoms. Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Seema Parveen, 42, has been divorced by three different men. In India's Muslim community, a husband can divorce his wife by uttering the word "talaq" — Arabic for divorce. Julie McCarthy/NPR hide caption

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Muslim Women In India Ask Top Court To Ban Instant Divorce

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Carrie Lam, a candidate for Hong Kong's chief executive, greets supporters on Thursday. She is considered Beijing's preferred candidate and is widely expected to win Sunday's vote. Kin Cheung/AP hide caption

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In Race For New Leader, Many In Hong Kong See 'Selection,' Not Election

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Workers attempt to salvage the sunken Sewol ferry in waters off the island of Jindo, South Korea. The Sewol sank in April 2014, killing more than 300 people. Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images hide caption

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A view of the Trump Park Avenue building in New York. President Trump's properties have been attracting a large and generous circle of buyers, from wealthy Russians to a Chinese businesswoman, and many questions are being raised about the ethics of these deals. Frank Franklin II/AP hide caption

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When Is A Deal Just A Deal? When Trump Sells A Property, It's Not Always Clear

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Salaried employees file their income tax papers at an tax office in New Delhi in 2013. Many Indians, including the entire agricultural sector and those living on less than $3,700 a year, are exempt from income tax. The Finance Ministry says just 27 million Indians paid income tax last year. Manish Swarup/AP hide caption

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Why Do So Few People Pay Income Tax In India?

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People watch news footage of a missile launch outside the main railway station in Pyongyang earlier this month. A North Korean missile test failed just moments after launch Wednesday, according to the U.S. and South Korea. Kim Won-Jin/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Hindu Priest With A History Of Bigotry Selected To Run India's Uttar Pradesh

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Shanghai pedicurist Ju-wen Zu and NPR's Aarti Shahani talk, aided by a translation app that may change the way we travel abroad forever. Aarti Shahani/NPR hide caption

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Finding A Pedicure In China, Using Cutting-Edge Translation Apps

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Farmer Arif Subandi surveys scorched peat lands near his house in the village of Punggur Kecil in West Kalimantan Province on Borneo. Yosef Riadi for NPR hide caption

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson holds a joint press conference with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse on March 18, 2017 in Beijing, China. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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A video of NPR Beijing correspondent Anthony Kuhn asking a question about a policy to expand the Beijing region got 5 million views on Weibo, China's answer to Twitter. CCTV hide caption

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