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Tillerson Travels To U.N. To Discuss Issues Involving North Korea

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Military trucks drive past destroyed buildings and a mosque in what had been the center of fighting in Marawi on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on Oct. 25, days after the military declared that the battle against ISIS-linked militants was over. Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Okinawa Governor Takeshi Onaga, stands outside an elementary school as he shows a picture of the window fallen from U.S. military helicopter onto the sports ground of the school in Ginowan, Okinawa, on Wednesday. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson waits to speak at the 2017 Atlantic Council-Korea Foundation Forum in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. He told the audience the U.S. shouldn't require North Korea to promise to give up its nuclear weapons as a condition of holding talks. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Tillerson's North Korean Overture Highlights His Credibility Problem

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Talks With North Korea Could Begin Without Conditions, Tillerson Says

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Dalits, formerly known as "untouchables," do construction work in Tamil Nadu, India. Members of the lower caste are often relegated to jobs such as construction and garbage collection. The India Today Group/India Today Group/Getty Images hide caption

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told a think-tank audience on Tuesday the U.S. shouldn't require North Korea to promise to give up its nuclear weapons as a condition of holding talks between the two countries. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Rahul Gandhi (center), the new president of the Indian National Congress, waves while being garlanded during a political rally at Chilloda village on Nov. 11. Gandhi takes over the party leadership this week from his mother, Sonia Gandhi, who steps down after nearly two decades as the head of the party the Nehru-Gandhi family has dominated for 70 years. Sam Panthaky/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Children stand at attention on the first day of school in Hong Kong in 2015. Education is increasingly becoming a political battleground. Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Worries Grow In Hong Kong As China Pushes Its Official Version Of History In Schools

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Rohingya activist Abdul Rasheed says his people can only be repatriated back to their homes in Myanmar if the government can guarantee their safety, security and dignity. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Protesters in Beirut waved the Palestinian flag Sunday in response to President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The move marked a dramatic shift from decades of American foreign policy. ANWAR AMRO/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Edible winged ants are placed atop a fish fillet at Insects in the Backyard, a high-end bug-based bistro in Bangkok. Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Authorities have given residents in Jiugong Township of Beijing, many of whom are migrant laborers, just days to clear out before they shut off all electricity and water. Anthony Kuhn/NPR hide caption

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For Decades, China's Laborers Moved To Cities. Now They're Being Forced Out

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A girl is vaccinated against dengue as part of a public immunization program for children in the Philippines. The program was suspended after the company raised safety concerns about the vaccination. Dondi Tawatao/Getty Images hide caption

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