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Bottles of Moutai baijiu liquor, seen here in a 2012 photo, have become scarce in many Chinese stores, even as spirits maker Kweichow Moutai has seen its stock soar in the past year. Sheng Li/Reuters hide caption

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An Agni-V, the style of intercontinental ballistic missile fired Thursday, is displayed at a Republic Day parade in New Delhi in 2013. Raveendran/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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China's manufacturing sector helped boost the country's GDP, in statistics released on Thursday. Here, a worker at a Ford manufacturing plant uses a laptop next to a car body on an assembly line in Chongqing. Shi Tou/Reuters hide caption

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College students protest to defend press freedom in Manila on Wednesday, after the government cracked down on Rappler, an independent online news site. Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An aerial view Monday reveals one of the oil slicks on the surface of the East China Sea, reminders of the deadly explosion that sank an Iranian tanker. The spill continues to grow. Liu Shiping/Xinhua via AP hide caption

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Ryom Tae Ok and Kim Ju Sik of North Korea perform during their pairs short program in Oberstdorf, Germany, in September. Christof Stache/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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North Korea's Olympic Hopefuls Include A Pair Of Figure Skaters

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North And South Korea Find Common Ground For Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

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With North Korea planning to participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics, delegation head Jon Jong Su, vice chairman of the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Country, crosses the concrete border to attend a meeting at the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas. Yonhap via Reuters hide caption

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North Korean Athletes Will March With South Koreans At Pyeongchang Olympics

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Former CIA Officer Arrested After Exposing U.S. Spy Network In China

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The New York Times says the investigation took place against a backdrop of a major breach of CIA informants in China that began around 2010. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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How The Convenience Economy Has Led To Clutter In Urban China

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A Rohingya refugee stands in a displaced-persons camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, earlier this month. She is just one of more than 650,000 Rohingya who have fled over the border from Myanmar, where a government crackdown has spawned stories of brutal murder, rape and villages destroyed. Allison Joyce/Getty Images hide caption

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Thai Officials Want To Silence Critics, Scholar Charged With Insulting Monarchy

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News Brief: DACA Deal Is Stalled, North Korea Talks

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Koreas Hold Border Talks, U.S., Canada Hold Summit On Nuclear Threat

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Indian traders and vendors negotiate prices at a wholesale vegetable market in Hyderabad. The Indian economy grew at 7.1 percent for the 2016-2017 financial year. Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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