Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

Blog Posts by Nadia Rasul

Interview: The Story Behind 'Poetry of the Taliban'

A young Afghan boy smells a flower in the Oshay Bazaar, Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, April 26, 2011. (DVIDSHUB/Flickr)
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Two Kandahar-based researchers have complied an anthology of poems by the Afghan Taliban exploring a wide range of themes from "unrequited love and bloody vengeance" to "religion and nationalism, even a desire for non-violence."

Photo of the Day: Protecting the Peepers in Pondicherry

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An old man poses for the camera in his stylish sunglasses in Pondicherry, India in November 2011. (Lokyaziis/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Waning Beauty of Dal Lake in Kashmir

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A woman rows her shikara through the heavily polluted waters of Dal Lake in Srinagar, Kashmir on May 20, 2012. (Jarjan/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Artist at Work in Japan

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Japanese artist Takeo Ogama at the Design Festa in Japan on May 22, 2012. (Demipoulpe/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Fiery Skies in Thailand

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Sunset over the Grand Palace in Bankok, Thailand on August 31, 2009. (jefrois/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Sandwich Board 2.0 in India

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Young men carry illuminated advertising signs in Kolkata, India on April 7, 2012. (Songkran/Flickr)

Multimedia: Pakistani Artists Explore Myth, Reality and Identity

Mohammad Ahsan Masood Anwari, 'Hot Forehead,' 2011.
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Three young artists from Pakistan speak candidly about the challenges they face in trying to make, and exhibit, their work.

Photo of the Day: A Stoic Among Flowers in India

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An elderly lady sits at her flower shop in City Market, Bangalore, India on May 20, 2012. (Nicolas Mirguet/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Silhouettes in Myanmar

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Fishermen on Inle Lake in Myanmar on May 14, 2012. (Mandala Travel/Flickr)

Watch: Trailer for Upcoming New York Japan CineFest (Plus, Win Free Tickets!)

Still from 'Together: Dancing with Spinner Dolphins.' (Dolphin Dance Project)
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On June 8, Asia Society New York and Mar Creation present New York Japan CineFest, featuring screenings of seven award-winning live action and animated shorts. The event kicks off at 6:30 p.m. in Asia Society New York's auditorium.