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10 Global Stories You Loved In 2018

Some of the most-read stories by NPR's international reporters looked at endangered rhinos, livid Canadians, Mexico's response to migrants and a show-stealing eye roll at a Chinese political event.
A screenshot of Liang Xiangyi, a financial news reporter, who was so disgusted by a fellow reporter's softball question to a government official at the National People's Congress that she was caught on live television rolling her eyes. The moment went viral. Source: CCTV

In a year that brought North and South Korea closer, British politics to the brink and criticism of Saudi Arabia's human rights record to the fore, NPR's international and national security correspondents stayed plenty busy helping make sense of these and other events around the globe. Meanwhile, plenty else was going on — and those events did not escape their

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