Slideshow: the latest observation of a colorful festival stretching back 2,000 years.
On a mission to share the origins of Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce, video producer Griffin Hammond embarks on a new documentary about the hottest (in several senses) condiment around.
An ice vendor sits on his bicycle in front of a wall covered with political posters in Lahore, Pakistan on May 10, 2013. (Roberto Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images)
As 12 Irish veterans of the Korean War return to South Korea 60 years after the end of the war, one of them reflects on his visit in an exclusive interview with Asia Society Korea Center.
A Bangladeshi man ties his pushcart beside the road during a nationwide strike called by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) in Dhaka, Bangaldesh on May 26, 2013. (Munir Uz Zaman/AFP/Getty Images)
A Kashmiri farmer walks in a paddy field on the outskirts of Srinagar on May 29, 2013. (Tauseef Mustafa/AFP/Getty Images)
A Kashmiri fisherman paddles his boat during sunset on Dal Lake in Srinagar on May 29, 2013. (Tauseef Mustafa/AFP/Getty Images)
A young nomad girl looks on as she searches amongst the garbage for iron and plastic items to sell in Ghazni, Afghanistan on May 28, 2013. (Rahmatullah Alizada/AFP/Getty Images)
A Hindu sadhu or holy man walks on the premises of the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal on May 26, 2013. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)
A Bhutanese woman outside a polling station, waits to cast her vote in the second ever parliamentary election in Paro, Bhutan on May 31, 2013. (Roberto Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images)
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