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African boxer fights for Korean title as Yemenis fight for asylum

Before Abdoulaye Assan stepped into the ring last weekend, a middle-aged woman belted out a warbling rendition of the South Korean national anthem, concluding by straining on the refrain, “Long live our country!” Assan then strode into the crowded, garishly lit hotel ballroom in western Seoul. He was wearing trunks with both Cameroonian and South […]