Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

Category: Multimedia

Photo of the Day: Tokyo Sunset

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Kevin Allekotte captures the sun setting over Tokyo. (Kevin Allekotte/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: South Korean Special Forces

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South Korean special warfare command soldiers participate in winter military training exercise on January 11, 2012 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. The South Korean troops train in temperatures below -20 degrees celsius to defend the country against any possible attacks from North Korea. (Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Mandarin Face-Off: Huntsman vs. Rudd

Kevin Rudd, Australia's Minister of Foreign Affairs. (Jan Kuczerawy/Asia Society)
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You know learning Mandarin is fashionable when it has become the selling point of a presidential campaign. Indeed, perhaps the most telling sign of China's prominence is the role that Jon Huntsman's Mandarin skills have played in his public persona. Huntsman's television appearances frequently include a snippet showing off his Chinese skills.

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.