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Why China ended its one-child policy

Why China ended its one-child policy

In 2015, the party reversed its longstanding one-child policy—one of many reforms enacted during Xi Jinping’s first five years as General Secretary. See why China ended its one-child policy.

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With this view, Cassini captured one of its last looks at Saturn and its main rings from a distance. The Saturn system has been Cassini's home for 13 years, but that journey is nearing its end.

PHOTOS: Cassini’s last views of Saturn

Following a remarkable journey of 20 years, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft disintegrated in the skies above Saturn on Friday in a final blaze of cosmic glory. Here are some of the final images Cassini shared with Earth before its final descent.

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Eat the Sun

Eclipse tales: EAT the Sun

Over the millennia, there’ve been countless ways humans have tried to explain the solar eclipse. One legend common to ancient cultures around the world is that of a predator chasing the Sun so to devour and extinguish its life-giving fire.

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Paraguay – the path ahead

From politics to culture, many key parts of society in Paraguay are shifting. Some outcomes can be predicted, but others are very much in flux. To tell these stories, CGTN’s Paulo Cabral and cameraman Alexandre Rampazzo traveled to Paraguay.

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Cuba's revolutionary history draws tourists

Cuba’s revolutionary history draws tourists

Granma Province, where Fidel Castro set up his secret headquarters, played a key part in Fidel Castro’s revolution. Today it’s tourists who make the four kilometer hike to see the site for themselves and soak up the history.

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