Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

Category: Multimedia

Video: Baikonur, We Have A Problem

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Caught on camera: inquisitive gopher lives under active rocket launch facility in Kazakhstan.

Samosapedia: Decoding the UrbanDictionary of South Asia

Limca — an official
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Founded in 2011, Samosapedia is a comical crowd-sourced guide to the lively linguistic stew of South Asia.

Photo of the Day: Playing Peekaboo in Tokyo

 A cat peeks out from behind some stone steps in Tokyo on July 8, 2012. (pouchin/Flickr)
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 A cat peeks out from behind some stone steps in Tokyo on July 8, 2012. (pouchin/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Poised to Proceed in Thailand

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Young novice monks line up before starting their early morning procession to collect alms in Chiang Mai, Thailand. This photo was taken by Asia Blog reader Greg Knudsen in April 2012.

Gallery/Interview: Photographer Documents Rugged Lives of Kazakh Eagle Hunters

48-year-old Kazakh hunter Elik with his 6-year-old eagle. (Palani Mohan)
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Palani Mohan's spectacular new black and white photos capture the lives, families and homes of nomadic eagle hunters in remote western Mongolia.

Photo of the Day: Waves of Blue in Bangladesh

Swirling waves make their way to the sandy shore of Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh on May 16, 2012. (BonBiral/Flickr)
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Swirling waves make their way to the sandy shore of Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh on May 16, 2012. (BonBiral/Flickr)

TV Hybrid 'Hindustani' Brings Bollywood Core Values to Arab World

Actors Malayeen (L) and Bashir al-Ghonim (R) in 'Hindustani' (OSN).
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For decades, the Arab world has been a big market for Bollywood cinema — and now Hindustani, a new Gulf serial, puts the core of Bollywood's appeal into an Arabic-speaking context.

Photo of the Day: Dance of the Drongos in India

Two drongo birds go head to head in Tamil Nadu, India on January 6, 2012. (VinothChandar/Flickr)
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Two drongo birds go head to head in Tamil Nadu, India on January 6, 2012. (VinothChandar/Flickr)

Dan Rather on His Intro to Asia: Shock Troops in India and Vietnam's 'Jungle Hell'

Dan Rather, war correspondent. (danrather.com)
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In part two of our exclusive interview, the veteran journalist discusses his first assignments in Asia — wars in India and Vietnam in the mid-1960s, that he admits he was "ill-prepared" to cover.

Photo of the Day: Symmetrical Sages in India

Two venerable Hindu men almost seem to be mirror images of each other on the steps of a building in Varanasi, India on March 17, 2012. ([ changó ]/Flickr)
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Two Hindu men almost seem to be mirror images of each other on the steps of a building in Varanasi, India on March 17, 2012. ([ changó ]/Flickr)