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Busting a Move — Indian schoolgirls wearing traditional Punjabi dresses perform the “giddha” folk dance during their country’s Independence Day celebrations in Wagah on Monday.
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life:

Busting a Move — Indian schoolgirls wearing traditional Punjabi dresses perform the “giddha” folk dance during their country’s Independence Day celebrations in Wagah on Monday.

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Jul 17

Photo of the Day: China’s Furry National Treasure

This giant panda, native to south central China, strolls through a park in Chengdu province, China on May 27, 2014. (Andrew and Annemarie/Flickr)

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Photo of the Day: China’s Furry National Treasure

This giant panda, native to south central China, strolls through a park in Chengdu province, China on May 27, 2014. (Andrew and Annemarie/Flickr)

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John Kerry   Guitar   China’s Great Hall of the People = Smart Diplomacy

The merger of the U.S.–China Consultation on People-to-people Exchange with the Strategic and Economic Dialogue makes perfect sense, writes Asia Society’s Jeff Wang.

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John Kerry Guitar China’s Great Hall of the People = Smart Diplomacy

The merger of the U.S.–China Consultation on People-to-people Exchange with the Strategic and Economic Dialogue makes perfect sense, writes Asia Society’s Jeff Wang.

Read the full story here.

Jul 15

Before His Detainment Today, Jose Antonio Vargas on Why ‘the Media Has Largely Failed’ Undocumented Immigrants
As talks on Capitol Hill to overhaul the immigration system have fizzled out in recent months, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and activist Jose Antonio Vargas has embarked on a mission to educate the American public about its surging immigrant population and the cracks within its immigration laws.
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Before His Detainment Today, Jose Antonio Vargas on Why ‘the Media Has Largely Failed’ Undocumented Immigrants

As talks on Capitol Hill to overhaul the immigration system have fizzled out in recent months, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and activist Jose Antonio Vargas has embarked on a mission to educate the American public about its surging immigrant population and the cracks within its immigration laws.

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Interview: How Mapping Can Help Cities Become More Resilient to Natural Disasters

Crisis management expert Celina Agaton provides an update on urban recovery efforts following Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, and offers a potentially life-saving prediction.

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Interview: How Mapping Can Help Cities Become More Resilient to Natural Disasters

Crisis management expert Celina Agaton provides an update on urban recovery efforts following Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, and offers a potentially life-saving prediction.

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Jul 14

Photo of the Day: Schoolboys in India

Three school boys walk and talk on a street in Nagore, India on May 1, 2014. (Nagoor Dargah/Flickr) 

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Photo of the Day: Schoolboys in India

Three school boys walk and talk on a street in Nagore, India on May 1, 2014. (Nagoor Dargah/Flickr)

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Jul 10

Afghanistan Analysts Debate Causes and Solutions to the Country’s Political Crisis

In a spirited discussion at Asia Society’s Washington center, three veteran analysts of Afghanistan and Southwest Asia debated the controversy over the results of Afghanistan’s presidential election.

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Afghanistan Analysts Debate Causes and Solutions to the Country’s Political Crisis

In a spirited discussion at Asia Society’s Washington center, three veteran analysts of Afghanistan and Southwest Asia debated the controversy over the results of Afghanistan’s presidential election.

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US Envoy: Candidates’ Support of “National Unity” Is Key to Next Afghan Government
Ambassador James Dobbins, U.S. Special Representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan, said Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani will need to come to a consensus about forming the next Afghan government.
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US Envoy: Candidates’ Support of “National Unity” Is Key to Next Afghan Government

Ambassador James Dobbins, U.S. Special Representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan, said Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani will need to come to a consensus about forming the next Afghan government.

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