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Sweden’s elections need in-depth reporting abroad, ICC investigations should affect all countries equally, North Korea reaps benefits of American diplomacy, China sees a steppingstone to Afghanistan through Pakistan, Naomi Osaka shines despite controversy

The Local / StockholmSweden’s elections need more in-depth reporting abroad

“The rise of the Sweden Democrats – and the obvious parallels to Trump, Le Pen and Brexit – means the attention focused on Sweden is out of all proportion to the country’s size...,” writes James Savage. “[F]ew media companies employ journalists who know anything about Sweden.... [T]he result is dire: simplistic, sensationalist journalism

This Is Africa / Nairobi, KenyaInternational Criminal Court investigations should affect all countries equallyThe Irish Times / Dublin, IrelandNorth Korea continues to reap benefits of American diplomatic overtureDawn / Karachi, PakistanChina sees a steppingstone to Afghanistan in diplomacy with PakistanThe Japan Times / TokyoNaomi Osaka shines despite Women’s Open controversy

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