A woman poses for photos in the 798 Art Zone, an artist community, in Beijing, China on May 29, 2013 (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)
A man finds refuge in the shade during a heat wave in Amritsar, India on May 22, 2013. (Narinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images)
A child of the Rohingya minority group applies a traditional cosmetic paste at an IDP camp in Sittwe, Myanmar on May 18, 2013. (Soe Than Win/AFP/Getty Images)
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)
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