Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

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Podcast: Another Pakistan, the Two-Hour Version

Pakistani students wave national flags at the mausoleum of the founder of Pakistan Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Karachi on August 14, 2011, to mark the 64th Independence Day of Pakistan. (Rizwan Tabassum/AFP/Getty Images)
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Here’s the short form, as we say: Nearly a month of strong conversation in Pakistan this past summer, distilled to two radio hours.

The first hour explores the living history and dynamic present of The Country That Could Kill the World:

Photo of the Day: Sufis and Soothsayers in Pakistan

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Religious devotees dance in a state of trance at the shrine of Saint Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in the ancient city of Sehwan Sharif, Sindh Pakistan in July 2011. (Madiha Aijaz)

Evan Osnos on 'Coal + Ice' (Plus More Stunning Photos)

YU HAIBO, Pingdingshan, Henan Province, China, 2007
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Earlier today, Evan Osnos, the Beijing-based staff writer for The New Yorker (and the 2007 winner of the Asia Society's Osborn Elliott Prize for Excellence in Journalism on Asia), wrote a blog post about the exhibit (and his fears for the health of anyone breathing Beijing's perpetually "hazardous" air).

Photo of the Day: A Buddhist Temple at Dawn in Java, Indonesia

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Borobudur, the world’s largest Buddhist temple in central Java, Indonesia at dawn on October 31, 2011. (Pra-Yudi/Flickr)

Photo(s) of the Day: Going Gaga for Halloween in Japan

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A woman dresses up in a Lady Gaga costume at the Halloween parade at the La Cittadella in Kawasaki, Japan. (Danny Choo/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Buggin' Out

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"Shield Bug" in Prachuap Khiri Khan, Thailand. (Troup1/Flickr)

Diwali Around the World, in Photos and Tweets

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The 2011 Festival of Lights, Diwali, captured in photos and tweets from around the world.

New Documentary Focuses on Laos' Land Mine Problem

A still from Mediastorm's new film on Laotian land mines, 'Surviving the Peace.'
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The Mines Advisory Group (MAG) commissioned Mediastorm to produce a documentary that profiled the organization's work removing land mines in Laos, all the while profiling the lives of those affected most.

Interview: Sean Gallagher on Documenting China's Wetland Crisis

Dujiangyan, Sichuan province, China. (Sean Gallagher)
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Beijing-based videographer and photographer Sean Gallagher produced a series of documentary videos about China's wetlands crisis for Asia Society's ongoing China Green project. The Pulitzer Center grant winner's work is embedded below. Gallagher spoke to us via email.

Photo of the Day: Tiger vs. Rabbit

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Zoo owner Manny Tangco holds up a rabbit and a tiger cub while surrounded by local children at the Malabon Zoo in Manila, Philippines to illustrate the shift from the "Year of the Tiger" to the "Year of the Rabbit."