Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

Category: Multimedia

Photo of the Day: Lucknow Rickshaws and Tongas

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Rickshaws and Tongas —a horse-drawn cart used as a taxi — in Lucknow, India on January 5, 2012. (Carl Welsby /Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Buddhist Monastery in an Ancient Himalaya Kingdom

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Tsemo Gompa, a Buddhist monastery, is seen on a ridge in Leh, Ladakh, India in November 2011. (Nitin Das)

Photo of the Day: China's Annual Harbin Ice and Snow Festival

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Ice sculptures are displayed at the annual Ice and Snow festival in Harbin, northeast China's Heilongjiang province. Fairy tale palaces, towering pagodas, and even an Egyptian Sphynx -- all carved from ice -- are among the sights this year. (AFP /Getty Images)

Photo of the Day: Angkor Wat at Sunrise

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The sun rises over Angkor Wat near Siem Reap, Cambodia on December 30, 2011. (Richard /Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Indian Barber Shop in Singapore

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Men receive shaves in old barbershop in Little India, Singapore on March 25, 2011. (Rahul Sagar /Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Lanterns in Pakistan

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Activists from the ruling Pakistan's Peoples Party air lanterns on the fourth anniversary of slain former Premier Benazir Bhutto's death in Islamabad on December 27, 2011.

Photo of the Day: Kyrgyz Horse Cab

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A man rides in a horse cab at the central Ala-Too square decorated to mark the upcoming New Year holiday in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, on December 27, 2011. New Year, which was the biggest informal holiday of the year in the former Soviet Union, is also very popular in the Central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan.

Photo of the Day: Elephant Race

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Nepalese mahouts guide their elephants with grass across the Rapati river before the eighth International Elephant Race at Sauraha in Chitwan on December 27, 2011. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)

Photo of the Day: He Loves Anna

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A supporter of Indian activist Anna Hazare waves the national flag on the first day of Hazare's three-day fast at the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority recreation ground in Mumbai on December 27, 2011. (Indranil/AFP/Getty Images)

2011: Asia's Year in Photos

U.S. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, along with members of the national security team, receive an update on the mission to kill Osama bin Laden in the Situation Room of the White House, May 1, 2011. (The White House /Flickr)
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From the killing of Osama bin Laden to the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan, 2011 was marked by Asian events that shaped the world's news.