On Australia's National Day, big parties, controversy and a demand of for a birth certificate.
India celebrated its 62nd Republic Day in New Delhi on January 26, 2011.
Local residents take cover as they and the demolition crew throw stones at each other during the demolition of shanty homes in San Juan City, east of Manila on January 25, 2011.
'India Calling' author Anand Giridharadas appeared on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart last night to talk about his book.
Children practice Kung Fu in an impoverished area of Quezon City, suburban Manila, on January 23, 2011.
Afghan horsemen compete in the traditional game of Buzkashi, the national sport of Afghanistan which means "goat grabbing."
The Hindu festival of Thaipusam is celebrated by some two million ethnic Indians in Malaysia.
A priest carries Nepalese living goddess Kumari, Mateena Shakya to Taleju temple to celebrate the Changu Narayan festival in Kathmandu on January 19, 2011.
A mother and noted law professor offers her take on "cultural differences."
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