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Commonwealth Games Off to a Shaky Start

Fireworks light up the sky as performers dance underneath the aerostat during the XIX Commonwealth Games opening ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi on October 3, 2010. (William West/AFP/Getty Images)
Lifestyle

Despite cheap labor in India, the 2010 CWG have costed a whopping $1 billion, giving rise to accusations of corruption and mismanagement in the planning of the games.

Afghanistan Set for Elections

  	 Afghan municipality workers clear garbage in front of parliamentary election campaign billboards of various candidates in Kabul on September 6, 2010. (Shah Marai/AFP/Getty Images)
Policy With upcoming parliamentary elections set for Saturday, September 18, Asia Society Executive Vice President Jamie Metzl is doubtful the vote will stop conditions from deteriorating in the country.