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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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Florida girl, would-be world traveler and semi-permanent expat. Her main strategy of life is to throw out the nets and hope something useful comes back, but many times it's just an old shoe. She also really, really hates winter and people who are consistently late.
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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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“Horrendous, Barbaric, and Inhumane”: Savita’s Death Ruled Medical Misadventure

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The inquest into the death of Savita Halappanavar concluded in Galway last week with a verdict of medical misadventure. The day of the verdict would have been her 5th wedding anniversary.

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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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Savita’s Death: Draft Report Leaked to Newspapers

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Details of one report into Savita Halappanavar’s death point to medical mistakes and legal issues.

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We Can’t Go Back: What an Unwanted Pregnancy Meant in the ’60s

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[Trigger warning for discussion of rape.]

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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

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