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The Complicated Dynamic of Arab’s Love-Hate Relationship with the Rest of the World

19/08/2015

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry & Arab League Secretary-General Dr. Nabil Elaraby,, Photo by U.S. Department of State, February 19, 2015

Vinita Tiwari, Middle East Correspondent Last Modified: 02:55 a.m. EST, 19 August 2015 MIDDLE EAST – The relationship the Middle East maintains with other global nations is complicated. Whether political relations or social ties, trying to understand the depth of Arab’s love-hate relationship with other countries sometimes seems like an impenetrable task. Without taking into […]

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Death Toll Rises to 431 in Yangtze Ferry Disaster

08/06/2015

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China Ferry, By Jason Pearce

Victoria Copeland, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 23:34 p.m. EST, 8 June 2015 YANGTZE RIVER, China – Almost a year after the Korea Sewol ferry incident, another fatal ship accident occurred in Asia — this time in China on the Yangtze River. The vessel was carrying over 400 passengers and capsized last Sunday with the death […]

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The Answer is Behind Every Door

22/01/2015

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Miao Shaman, China, Photo by Ruro Photography

Author Unknown Last Modified: 16:35 p.m. DST, 22 January 2015 There is an old Chinese tale about a woman whose only son died. In her grief, she went to the holy man and asked, “What prayers, what magical incantations do you have to bring my son back to life?” Instead of sending her away or […]

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Korean ‘Comfort Women’ Still Protesting Decades Later

25/06/2014

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Photo by: Melissa Wall "Unveiling of Comfort Women Memorial"

Olivia Elswick, Asia Correspondent Last Modified: 12:36 p.m. DST, 25 June 2014 SEOUL, South Korea — Elderly Korean women (euphemistically referred to as “comfort women”) who were forced into prostitution as teenagers during WWII, have gathered every Wednesday since 8 January, 1992, outside the Japanese embassy in Seoul to protest the atrocities they faced. These […]

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International Volunteers Series: Teaching English in Yanji, China

01/06/2014

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Teacher Assistant for Chinese ESL Learners, Photo by Rex Pe

Olivia Elswick, Asia Correspondent Last Modified: 2:55 p.m. DST, 1 June 2014 CHINA, Yanji — For The first in a series of interviews I’m conducting with young volunteers around the globe, I spoke with Sarah Dickhut, an English teacher in Yanji, China. Dickhut graduated from Loras College in 2013 with degrees in Biological Research and […]

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