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Weekly Rewind: Scenes From Nepal's Countryside, Pro Wrestling in North Korea, and Obama's Haiku

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe  pose with US President Barack Obama and US First Lady Michelle Obama before a state dinner at the White House April 28, 2015 in Washington, DC. (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
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Our latest Weekly Rewind, featuring some of the best Asia-related content from the past seven days that you may have missed.

Watch: Asia Society Staffer Discusses Nepal Earthquake Rescue Effort on 'Charlie Rose'

The aftermath of the Nepal earthquake of April 25, 2015. (Simcsea/Flickr)
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Sanjeev Sherchan says there has to be better coordination in the aid that's flowing into Nepal.

The Nepal Earthquake: How You Can Help

A Buddha statue is surrounded by debris from a collapsed temple in the UNESCO world heritage site of Bhaktapur on April 26, 2015 in Bhaktapur, Nepal. (Omar Havana/Getty Images)
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Asia Society is mobilizing its global network, asking that it pledge its support to the victims in Nepal in any way possible, writes Josette Sheeran.

Photo of the Day: The Highest Peak in Nepal

Snow-capped Mount Everest creates a breathtaking view in Nepal, on March 24, 2015.  (rosskevin756/Flickr)
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Snow-capped Mount Everest creates a breathtaking view in Nepal, on March 24, 2015. (rosskevin756/Flickr)

Interview: Anti-Trafficking Expert Explains How and Why Slavery Is Thriving in Asia

Children are pictured with candles during a protest against child slavery attended by Indian Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi in New Delhi on Nov. 22, 2014. (Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images)
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Matt Friedman explains how people across the world are forced into slavery, and how the fight against it is being lost. In-person appearance at Asia Society Hong Kong on January 22.

Photo of the Day: At the Top of the World

A man counts prayer beads at the top of World Peace Monument Pokhara in Nepal on July 8, 2014. (drburtoni/Flickr)
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A man counts prayer beads at the top of World Peace Monument Pokhara in Nepal on July 8, 2014. (drburtoni/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Nepal's Multicolored Residential Plains

Against Nepal's mountainous skyline, multicolored residencies populate the land. (Eugene Kaspersky/Flickr)
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Against Nepal's mountainous skyline, multicolored residencies populate the land. (Eugene Kaspersk/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Hillside Villages in Nepal

Villages such as the pictured Gatlang Village are nestled in Nepal's vast mountain ranges and can be seen from the Tamang Heritage Trail on May 19, 2014. (Henrik Ejnefäll/Flickr)
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Villages such as the pictured Gatlang Village are nestled in Nepal's vast mountain ranges and can be seen from the Tamang Heritage Trail on May 19, 2014. (Henrik Ejnefäll/Flickr)

Photos of the Day: Honoring the Lord Shiva

A Hindu Sadhu (holy man) poses for a photograph during the Maha Shivaratri festival at the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, Nepal on February 27, 2014. Hindus mark the Maha Shivratri festival by offering special prayers and fasting to worship Lord Shiva, the lord of destruction. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)
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In India and Nepal, devoted Hindus dress up in elaborate costumes to celebrate Maha Shivrati or the Great Night of Shiva in reverence of Lord Shiva, lord of destruction.

Photo of the Day: Striking a Holy Pose in Nepal

A Hindu sadhu (holy man) poses near the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal on January 30, 2014. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Hindu sadhu (holy man) poses near the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal on January 30, 2014. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)