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So, this week we’ve got China making moves in the South China Sea, a refugee crisis out of Afghanistan, election drama, and South Korea playing Algeria in the World Cup, among other things.

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This week’s edition is full of quick links as I’m in the middle of making lasagna for the New England portion of the family who are used to the good stuff. Wish me luck! Also, trigger warnings for rape and violence.

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This edition of News in Asia concentrates on Afghanistan, but includes news from other countries, too.

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This week’s edition of news from Asia has contains progress in women’s rights in India, a possible step back in South Korea and changes in the drone program in Pakistan. Plus, other news from around the continent.

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Saudi Arabia and the Olympics: A Hesitant Step Forward

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The 2012 Olympics are finally making sex equality a priority. For the first time in the history of the games, the International Olympic Council put pressure on every country to bring female delegates to compete. And it worked! The last three holdouts from the Beijing games in 2008–Brunei, Qatar and Saudi Arabia–succumbed to international leaning and submitted female athletes. Saudi … Read More

Alexis PapaliaSaudi Arabia and the Olympics: A Hesitant Step Forward