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May 6, 2016

China
Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of May 6, 2016

Ashlyn Anderson, Rachel Brown, Lincoln Davidson, and Gabriella Meltzer look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Duterte ahead in Philippine pre-election polls. Leading candidate Rodrigo Duterte …

Duerte Philippine Elections

April 1, 2016

China
Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of April 1, 2016

Ashlyn Anderson, Rachel Brown, Lincoln Davidson, Gabriella Meltzer, Gabriel Walker, and Pei-Yu Wei look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Anger, grief, and questions linger over debris of coll…

Kolkata-collapse

March 18, 2016

China
Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of March 18, 2016

Ashlyn Anderson, Rachel Brown, Lincoln Davidson, Ariella Rotenberg, Gabriel Walker, and Pei-Yu Wei look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Bangladeshi bank chief resigns after $101 million cybe…

Bangladesh-bank-theft

March 11, 2016

China
Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of March 11, 2016

Ashlyn Anderson, Rachel Brown, Lincoln Davidson, Ariella Rotenberg, Gabriel Walker, and Pei-Yu Wei look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Indian Prime Minister Modi earns points for his “Make …

Modi-Make-in-India

February 26, 2016

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2016 Friday Foreign Policy Roundup: Closing Guantanamo Bay and Walling Off Canada

President Obama announced a plan this week to close the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The reaction on the campaign trail split along predictable lines. Republican candidates denounced the i…

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February 5, 2016

China
Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of February 5, 2016

Ashlyn Anderson, Rachel Brown, Lincoln Davidson, Ariella Rotenberg, Gabriel Walker, and Pei-Yu Wei look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Indian Supreme Court scheduled to review discriminator…

India-Supreme-Court-gay-rights

January 8, 2016

China
Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of January 8, 2016

Ashlyn Anderson, Rachel Brown, Lincoln Davidson, Ariella Rotenberg, and Gabriel Walker look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. North Korea announces its “H-bomb of justice.” Jaws dropped around…

North-Korea-nuclear-test

December 18, 2015

China
Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of December 18, 2015

Ashlyn Anderson, Rachel Brown, Ariella Rotenberg, Ayumi Teraoka, Gabriel Walker, and James West look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Canadian pastor sentenced by North Korea to life in priso…

Hyeon-Soo-Lim-gets-life-sentence-North-Korea - 12-18-15

December 4, 2015

China
Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of December 4, 2015

Ashlyn Anderson, Rachel Brown, Sungtae “Jacky” Park, Ariella Rotenberg, Ayumi Teraoka, and Gabriel Walker look at the top stories in Asia this week. 1. India’s embrace of coal complicates ambitious …

India-coal - 12-4-15

October 29, 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa
South African Candidate to Head World Soccer?

Tokyo Sexwale, ex-freedom fighter, ex-Robben Island inmate, ex-premier, ex-cabinet minister, and multi-millionaire businessman has confirmed that he is a candidate for the presidency of the scandal-r…

FIFA Sexwale