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New videos from Kazakhstan's tourism board turn the fictional journalist Borat's catchphrase "Very nice!" into a slogan to promote the Central Asian country. Kazakhstan Travel/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper (from left), U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh and Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar address a joint press conference on Tuesday at Hyderabad House in New Delhi. Altaf Qadri/AP hide caption

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A man holds up an Indian flag during a rally with President Trump and Prime Minister Modi in Houston in September 2019. Trump and Modi have spoken of their friendship, but most Indian Americans say U.S.-India ties are low on their political priorities. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Despite Trump-Modi Friendship, Survey Says Indian Americans Back Biden

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A family celebrates the approval of a new constitution in Santiago, Chile. After decades, the constitution from the country's years of dictatorship will finally be thrown out. Matias Basualdo/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Two priests are going on trial in the Vatican court — one accused of sexually abusing an altar boy and the other charged with aiding and abetting the alleged abuse, which allegedly took place at the St. Pius X youth seminary. The seminary's residents are known as the "pope's altar boys" and serve Mass in St. Peter's Basilica. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Vatican Court Hears Unprecedented Sexual Abuse Criminal Trial

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A waiter cleans a table this month after closing in St. Germain-en-Laye, west of Paris, to comply with COVID-19 restrictions forcing restaurants in the French capital to close. France has imposed a nighttime curfew in Paris and other major cities to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Michel Euler/AP hide caption

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Marissa Tuping, a rural midwife, and Risa Calibuso, right, arrive in Nueva Vizcaya Provincial Hospital on July 21. Calibuso gave birth to her son moments later. Xyza Cruz Bacani For NPR hide caption

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A man waves campaign flags in favor of a new constitution ahead of a referendum on the matter in Santiago, Chile, on Aug. 26. In a referendum on Sunday, Chileans will vote whether to scrap the constitution from the dictatorship of Gen. Augusto Pinochet. Esteban Felix/AP hide caption

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A burned helmet lying on the ground of the hospital in Martakert, a day after shelling during the ongoing fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh. Aris Messinis/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump speaks to the leaders of Sudan and Israel on Friday as he announces Sudan will normalize relations with Israel at the White House. The U.S. is taking Sudan off its terrorism sponsor list and helping with Sudan's massive debt. Alex Edelman/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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