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Blog Posts by Nadia Rasul

Where in Asia? Take Our Satellite Imagery Test


We've chosen 20 satellite images of interesting landmarks throughout the Asia-Pacific region. How many can you name?

Photo of the Day: A Houseboat On Nageen Lake, Kashmir


A houseboat on foggy Nageen Lake in Srinagar, Kashmir on December 18, 2011. (Magic Ketchup/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Tokyo Sunset


Kevin Allekotte captures the sun setting over Tokyo. (Kevin Allekotte/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: South Korean Special Forces


South Korean special warfare command soldiers participate in winter military training exercise on January 11, 2012 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. The South Korean troops train in temperatures below -20 degrees celsius to defend the country against any possible attacks from North Korea. (Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Aung San Suu Kyi Tops Asia Blog's Person of the Year 2011 Poll


Aung San Suu Kyi, Japanese rescue crews and Ai Weiwei at the top of Asia Blog's Person of the Year 2011 poll.

Ai Weiwei Unloads Millions of Sunflower Seeds on New York This Winter

A child plays with some of the seeds in Ai Weiwei's 'Sunflower Seeds' at The Tate Modern in London, England on Oct. 11, 2010. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's Sunflower Seeds on view for the first time in North America at the Mary Boone Gallery, New York City.

Photo of the Day: Philippines Flood


Two boys look at a destroyed house in Iligan City, in southern island of Mindanao, Philippines on December 19, 2011. (TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images)

Children in Chains: Pakistan's Madrassa Scandal

Young Pakistani students sit after being rescued following a police raid on Madrassa Zakarya in Karachi late on December 12, 2011. (ASIF HASSAN/AFP/Getty Images)

A collection of Twitter reactions to the news of at least 50 chained-up students who were recovered from a religious seminary in Karachi.

Muppets Speak a New Language on Sim Sim Hamara, the Sesame Street of Pakistan

Locally developed character Baji in

Elmo comes to Pakistan in Sim Sim Hamara, the Urdu-language version of Sesame Street.

Pollution Has Residents Breathless in Beijing

A truck containing used plastic bottles travels along a highway covered in haze in Beijing on December 5, 2011. (Liu Jin/AFP/Getty Images)

Air pollution in Beijing is nothing new. But this week international media has been reporting that the thick smog hanging over China's capital actually appears to be getting worse.