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Ahmed Alaa, shown here in Cairo, spent three months in prison for raising a rainbow flag at the concert of a Lebanese band in Cairo last year. Jane Arraf/NPR hide caption

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After Crackdown, Egypt's LGBT Community Contemplates 'Dark Future'

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Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov is seen inside of the defendant's cage in a military courtroom in the southwestern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don in July 2015. Sergey Venyavsky/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ukrainian Film Director Stages Hunger Strike In Russian Jail During World Cup

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Aung San Suu Kyi celebrated her 73rd birthday with members of her National League for Democracy party at the parliament building in Naypyitaw, Myanmar on Tuesday. Aung Shine Oo/AP hide caption

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Rohingya Crisis Is Making Some In Myanmar Rethink Their Views Of Aung San Suu Kyi

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Vocalist Freddy Lim of Taiwanese metal group Chthonic performing at Download Festival in Leicestershire, England, in 2013. Kevin Nixon/Metal Hammer Magazine/Future Publishing via Getty Images hide caption

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Taiwanese identity differs across generations

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Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari, pictured at the White House in April 2018, called for calm and vowed to bring the perpetrators of Sunday's attack to justice. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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News Brief: President Trump's Immigration Approach

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The Dark Side Of Keeping The Streets Clean In Rwanda's Capital

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Migrants, Who Entered U.S. Illegally, Try To Track Down Separated Children

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Opposition Disputes Turkish President Erdogan's Victory Claims

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Why International Adoption Cases In The U.S. Have Plummeted

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Saudi Arabia Ends Its Widely Criticized Ban On Female Drivers

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In the Sochi Olympic Park, the Bolshoy Ice Dome is seen behind the Olympic flame cauldron, which now has a singing fountain that performs for tourists after sunset. The 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, was the most expensive Olympics in history. Alina Selyukh/NPR hide caption

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#Sochifornia: Locals Say 2014 Olympics Helped Sochi Shed Its Soviet Sheen

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Saudi Women Can Finally Drive, As Ban Is Lifted

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Diego Luna attends the Hollywood premiere of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story on Dec. 10, 2016. Luna lives in Mexico City and, as a political activist, he sees himself as someone who has a voice on both sides of the border. Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Disney hide caption

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Actor Diego Luna On The 'Awakening' Around Mexico's Presidential Election

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