News Round-Up 5/13/14: Can’t We All Just Get Along?

reuters / Rain drops on a car window distort the Eiffel Tower as a woman takes shelter under an umbrella during a rain shower in Paris
reuters / Rain drops on a car window distort the Eiffel Tower as a woman takes shelter under an umbrella during a rain shower in Paris

Assorted Stand-Outs:

South Asia:

Southeast & East Asia:

  • The US is urging China to ease controls on the exchange rate.
  • Protesters in Thailand have moved their rallies to a new site. The move comes after the ousting of controversial Prime Minister Yingluck and significant unrest throughout the country.
  • Ethnic tensions in China are piling on and harming the country’s ties with its Muslims.
  • Sea disputes are dominating the Southeast Asian summit. Hosted by Burma, a conflict between Vietnam and China is front and center, but Brunei, Malaysia, and Taiwan also have interests in the waters.

Eurasia & Europe:

Middle East & North Africa:

Eastern, Central, & Western Africa:

Sub-Saharan & Southern Africa:

Americas:

Oceania:

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