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    • Mongolia’s Nomadic Way of Life Threatened by Climate Change, Neglect, Modernity

    • By: Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    ALTANBULAG, Mongolia — It was another harsh winter on the central Mongolian steppe, with temperatures dropping to nearly 50 below zero Fahrenheit and thick snow covering the rolling grasslands. More than a million cattle, sheep and goats, already weakened by a dry summer, died, while nomads’ precious horses froze to death on their feet.

    "Mongolia’s Nomadic Way of Life Threatened by Climate Change, Neglect, Modernity" is from the July 08, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Japan’s Abe Finds Himself on Sidelines Amid Outreach with North Korea

    • By: Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    As North Korean leader Kim Jong Un works the diplomatic channels from Seoul to Washington, one Asian leader finds himself out in the cold.

    "Japan’s Abe Finds Himself on Sidelines Amid Outreach with North Korea" is from the September 23, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • China Tells Trump Administration to Stop Its ‘Misguided’ Actions and Allegations

    • By: Anna Fifield, Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    BEIJING — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo got an earful from senior Chinese officials during a five-hour visit to Beijing on Monday, effectively becoming the whipping boy in the increasingly acrimonious relationship between the two governments.

    "China Tells Trump Administration to Stop Its ‘Misguided’ Actions and Allegations" is from the October 08, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anna Fifield andSimon Denyer and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • As Pompeo Heads for Pyongyang, North Korea Appears to Raise Its Demands

    • By: Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    President Trump may have fallen “in love” with his North Korean counterpart, Kim Jong Un, but Pyongyang wants Washington to prove its affection — by lifting sanctions.

    "As Pompeo Heads for Pyongyang, North Korea Appears to Raise Its Demands" is from the October 03, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • China to Trump: We Don’t Want a Trade War — but if There Is One, You’d Lose

    • By: Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Premier Li Keqiang feels optimistic about China-U.S. relations, despite bumps in the road.

    "China to Trump: We Don’t Want a Trade War — but if There Is One, You’d Lose" is from the March 15, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • U.S., World Stock Markets Slide as Panic in China Spreads

    • By: Simon Denyer, Renae Merle
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 11 mins
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    "U.S., World Stock Markets Slide as Panic in China Spreads" is from the Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer, Renae Merle and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Leaders of China and Taiwan to Meet, amid Widespread Skepticism

    • By: Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "The Leaders of China and Taiwan to Meet, amid Widespread Skepticism" is from the November 05, 2015 Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • North Korea Leader Offers to Dismantle Nuclear Test Site — But Only After U.S. Acts

    • By: Simon Denyer, Anne Gearan
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un offered Wednesday to permanently dismantle his country’s main nuclear site, but only if the United States makes concessions first. President Trump called the developments encouraging but made no new commitments.

    "North Korea Leader Offers to Dismantle Nuclear Test Site — But Only After U.S. Acts" is from the September 19, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer and Anne Gearan and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Along the New Silk Road, a City Built on Sand Is a Monument to China's Problems

    • By: Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Along the New Silk Road, a City Built on Sand Is a Monument to China's Problems" is from the May 29, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • UCLA Players Head Home From China After Arrest on Shoplifting Charges

    • By: Simon Denyer, David Nakamura, Tim Bontemps
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Three UCLA men’s basketball players arrested for shoplifting in China are on their way back to the United States, the university said Tuesday, after President Trump personally intervened in the case with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping.

    "UCLA Players Head Home From China After Arrest on Shoplifting Charges" is from the November 14, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer, David Nakamura and Tim Bontemps and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • North Korea’s Kim Wants New Summit with Trump Soon to Continue Denuclearization

    • By: Simon Denyer, Min Joo Kim
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wants to hold a second summit with President Trump soon to speed up the denuclearization process, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Thursday.

    "North Korea’s Kim Wants New Summit with Trump Soon to Continue Denuclearization" is from the September 20, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer and Min Joo Kim and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Thousands of Vietnamese, Including Offspring of U.S. Troops, Could Be Deported Under Tough Trump Policy

    • By: Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Robert Huynh is the son of an American serviceman, although he never knew his father. His mother is Vietnamese, and he was conceived during the Vietnam War. In 1984, nine years after the last American troops left the country, 14-year-old Huynh moved to Louisville with his mother, half brother and half sisters under a U.S. government program to bring Amerasians and others to the United States. 

    "Thousands of Vietnamese, Including Offspring of U.S. Troops, Could Be Deported Under Tough Trump Policy" is from the August 31, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • China Drops One-Child Policy, but 'Exhausted' Tiger Moms Say One Is Plenty

    • By: Simon Denyer, Congcong Zhang
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    Han Jing’s son started taking after-school classes when he was just 5 years old: extra English, math and drawing so he wouldn’t fall behind the other children at kindergarten.

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    • In China, a Sense of Betrayal After the Assassination of Kim Jong Nam

    • By: Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 6 mins
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    China’s Foreign Ministry has been at its stonewalling, noncommittal best this week after news of the dramatic assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the half brother of North Korea’s leader, repeating the mantra that it has “noticed relevant media reports and is closely following developments.”

    "In China, a Sense of Betrayal After the Assassination of Kim Jong Nam" is from the February 17, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • With a Dash of Putin and an Echo of Mao, China’s Xi Sets Himself up to Rule for Life

    • By: Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    China’s Communist Party is to abolish a two-term limit on the presidency, state media announced, potentially opening the door for Xi to rule for life.

    "With a Dash of Putin and an Echo of Mao, China’s Xi Sets Himself up to Rule for Life" is from the February 26, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Possible Deal Between Vatican and China Alarms Many Catholics

    • By: Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Reports that the Vatican and China have reached an agreement on appointing bishops have been greeted with consternation by many Catholics in China and Taiwan, concerned that the pope is appeasing a government that routinely persecutes people for their faith.

    "Possible Deal Between Vatican and China Alarms Many Catholics" is from the February 02, 2018 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Is Trump Ready for War in the South China Sea, or Is His Team Just Not Being Clear?

    • By: Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    On Monday, new White House spokesman Sean Spicer said the United States would prevent China from taking over territory in international waters in the South China Sea.

    "Is Trump Ready for War in the South China Sea, or Is His Team Just Not Being Clear?" is from the January 24, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • UCLA Basketball Team Returns Home From China, Without 3 Players Accused Of Shoplifting

    • By: Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    It was supposed to be a shining example of U.S.-China­ sporting cooperation and a chance for an elite group of students to learn from another culture. But Saturday’s Pac-12 China Game between the University of California at Los Angeles and Georgia Tech basketball teams was overshadowed by three players who weren’t even there, and by an entirely unwelcome learning experience.

    "UCLA Basketball Team Returns Home From China, Without 3 Players Accused Of Shoplifting" is from the November 11, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Horrors of One-Child Policy Leave Deep Scars in Chinese Society

    • By: Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Horrors of One-Child Policy Leave Deep Scars in Chinese Society" is from the October 31, 2015 Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • In China, Big Brother Isn't Just Watching Your Every Move. He May Be Selling Your Personal Data.

    • By: Simon Denyer
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Sometimes living in China feels like dystopia has already arrived. As thick clouds of choking smog envelop the Chinese capital this week, more bad news has emerged to make life here feel even more like a grim science fiction movie.

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