Image shows two Kwai app users accused of violating the app rules and called to the Dagkar County office under Tsolho Tibetan Pr
Sinicization is a term used by China critics referring to a process by the Communist Party to bring groups that are traditionally non-Chinese under the influence of the ruling Han Chinese
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Fri, 01/24/2020 - 23:57
Afghan women wearing burqas from a polio immunisation team walk together during a vaccination campaign in Kandahar on October
The World Health Organization says Afghanistan, Pakistan and Nigeria are the only countries in the world where polio has not been eliminated
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Fri, 01/24/2020 - 03:03
Police anti-terror unit Special Detachment 88 escort suspected militants before a press conference in Jakarta, Indonesia,
Government is discussing ways to deal with hundreds of citizens foreign fighters and their family members with alleged ties to terrorism who have been detained abroad
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Wed, 01/22/2020 - 21:44
Afghan Government Says Full Cease-fire Key to Peace Talks
Afghan Taliban announced a 7 - 10-day cease-fire with US troops and a reduction in violence against Afghan forces but government is skeptical
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Wed, 01/22/2020 - 08:16
FILE - Taliban delegation leaving after peace talks with Afghan senior politicians in Moscow, Russia May 30, 2019.
Sediq Sediqqi, spokesperson for Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, says Talibans commitment to anything short of full cease-fire will not produce desired outcome
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Wed, 01/22/2020 - 07:59
Blackhawk helicopters are parked at a U.S. military base at undisclosed location in Eastern Syria, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. A
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a war monitor that has researchers inside the country, reported that US forces didnt allow Russian military vehicles to use a major road between two Kurdish-held towns in Syrias northeast
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Tue, 01/21/2020 - 20:07
FILE - People walk past debris following airstrikes by government forces, in the town of Ariha, Idlib province, Syria, Jan. 15, 2020.
Syrian government forces, backed by Russia, and rebel fighters in the in the country's northwestern province remain engaged in fighting after truce brokered last week by Russia and Turkey
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Sun, 01/19/2020 - 16:31
This picture shows Yahya Kurban and Amina Kurban standing in the garden of their apartment complex in Urumqu, the capital city of Xinjiang, China. (Photo courtesy Hankiz Kurban)
VOA interviewed several ethnic Uighurs of different nationalities who said they or their family members faced detention upon arriving in China
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Sat, 01/18/2020 - 02:06
Kosovo police officers escort a man (C) suspected of having fought with Islamist insurgents in Syria and Iraq as they arrive at
Some experts say Kosovo's proactive approach is a unique example with considerable success in facing the dilemma of IS foreign fighters
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Wed, 01/15/2020 - 20:53
Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr delivers a sermon to worshippers during Eid al-Fitr prayers marking the end of the fasting
Al-Sadr, whose political list won the most seats in the Iraqi 2018 legislative elections, has used his popularity in the past to draw thousands of zealous supporters to the streets
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Tue, 01/14/2020 - 19:37
Protesters chant slogans and hold a placard reading in Farsi "Your mistake was unintentional, your lie was intentional," during an anti-govenrnment rally outside Amir Kabir University, in Tehran, Iran, Jan. 11, 2020.
Protests enter third day in several cities across country, as anger shifts from United States for killing of Gen. Qassem Soleimani January 3, to Irans Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, which admitted its role in the downed airliner after days of denial
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Mon, 01/13/2020 - 19:40
Afghan security forces posing to camera in front of a so-called Afghanistan Islamic Emirates custom house sign the reads Do no pass without custom house tariff. Jan. 13. 2020. (Photo courtesy of Afghan Ministry of Defense)
The ongoing military campaign, code-named Operation Lucky, was launched in December 2019 with the objective of clearing the province of Taliban militants
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Mon, 01/13/2020 - 17:16
In this photograph taken Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, protesters hold flowers as tear gas fired by police rises at a demonstration
Demonstrators rail against clerics in charge of Iran after government acknowledges it mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian jetliner
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Mon, 01/13/2020 - 13:16
One of the Iranian Americans supporting the National Council of Resistance of Iran holds a single rose
Analyst says silent majority among Iranian community in America refuses to get involved or even have an opinion about whats happening, because they visit Iran and still have relatives there
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Mon, 01/13/2020 - 01:17
 Iranians Protest Military's Role in Downing Ukrainian Airliner
A night of vigils for the victims of a Ukrainian passenger airline mistakenly shot down by the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps' air defense erupted into anti-government protests in cities across Iran
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Sun, 01/12/2020 - 09:53