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Latest: NKorea withdraws from soccer games, citing virus

SEOUL, South Korea – South Korean officials say North Korea has told Asian football’s governing body they will not make the World Cup qualifiers to be played in South Korea this month. next due to coronavirus issues. Kim Min-soo, an official with the South Korean Football Association, said on Tuesday …

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Afghanistan’s Central Asian Road to Prosperity

BISHKEK – For the first time in centuries, it is possible to connect Central and South Asia via modern transport and energy corridors across Afghanistan. When completed, these projects would transform Eurasian security, dramatically increase regional economic activity, and could finally bring peace to Afghanistan. They can even revive the …

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A spring weekend in the national capital

In the fall of 1967, I arrived at Pranakorn Teachers College, near Bangkok, Thailand – a 21-year-old Peace Corps volunteer teaching English. Chomsri, a 16 year old student at the school, lived with me for the next three years. She and I quickly became friends, traveling all over Southeast Asia …

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