Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

Category: Multimedia

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.

Photo of the Day: Philippines Flood

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Two boys look at a destroyed house in Iligan City, in southern island of Mindanao, Philippines on December 19, 2011. (TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images)

Photo of the Day: Australian Outback

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Lachlan, a young farmhand carries lambs through a paddock in Oxley Station, Australia on September 26, 2011. (Balazs Gardi /Flickr)

Videos/Tweets: Weeping and Laughing for the 'Dear Leader'

Crowds in Pyongyang mourn the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il on Dec 19,  2011. ( Korea's Korean Central News Agency)
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North Koreans have entered 12 days of mourning in honor of their longtime leader Kim Jong Il — a complex dictator known as much for pursuing nuclear weaponry while his people starved as his zippered jumpsuits and obsession with Hennessy cognac.

Photo of the Day: Kim Jong Il and His Generals

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Il meets with Korean People's Army personnel in September 1988. He died of an apparent heart attack on Saturday at 69. (AFP/Getty Images) (More coverage from Asia Society)