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Video: Ambassador Saran Reaffirms Indian Commitment to Afghanistan

India's Shyam Saran speaking at Asia Society Washington on April 12, 2013.
Policy

Speaking at Asia Society Washington, Indian diplomat Shyam Saran emphatically reiterated India's commitment to Afghanistan's peace process and its confidence in Afghan security forces.

Photos of the Day: Celebrating the Festival of Colors with a Splash

People celebrate Holi with colored powders at the Banke Bihari temple in Vrindavan, India on March 26, 2013. (Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)
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Dusted with shocking pink, vibrant green, opulent purple and every other color under the sun, people in Asia take to the streets to celebrate Holi, the Festival of Colors in March 2013.

Photo of the Day: Lighting Up the Highest Peaks in Nepal

Bright beams of sunshine bathe the Himalayas peaks in Nepal on February 27, 2013. (anaadi+/Flickr)
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Bright beams of sunshine bathe the Himalayas peaks in Nepal on February 27, 2013. (anaadi+/Flickr)

Photos: Documenting Mongolia's At-Risk Nomadic Herders

Naadam brings out the holiday spirit and competitiveness in everyone, both young and old. This young man shows off his horsemanship in front of his friends. (Taylor Weidman)
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As harsh winters and widespread overgrazing take their toll on Mongolia's nomadic pastoral herders, photographer Taylor Weidman joins them on the road to capture a threatened way of life.

Interview: Schwartz Book Award Winner Brahma Chellaney on Asia's Water Future

Future site of the Xayaburi Dam in Laos. (International Rivers/Flickr)
Policy

In Asia, says the latest winner of Asia Society's Bernard Schwartz Book Award, water has gone from being just an environmental issue to becoming a strategic issue.

Photo of the Day: Leaps and Bounds in Nepal

A young man bounces through the ruins in Surkhet, Nepal on July 5, 2012. (satyamjoshi/Flickr)
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A young man bounces through the ruins in Surkhet, Nepal on July 5, 2012. (satyamjoshi/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: A Splash of Red in Nepal

A young boy covered in red powder for Holi, the Festival of Color on March 8, 2012 in Kathmandu, Nepal. (satyamjoshi/Flickr)
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A young boy covered in red powder for Holi, the Festival of Color on March 8, 2012 in Kathmandu, Nepal. (satyamjoshi/Flickr)

Watch: A Climate Change Photo Exhibit Atop Mount Everest [Interview]

David Breashears: Ice Gallery, Main Rongbuk Glacier, Mount Everest, 2011. (GlacierWorks)
Sustainability

Mountaineer and filmmaker David Breashears treks up Mount Everest to display photographs of coal mining and melting glaciers at 17,723 feet.

Going, Going, Gone: Five of Asia's Most Endangered Languages

Japanese tourist with two Ainu in Hokkaido, date unknown. (Sgt. Steiner/Flickr)
Lifestyle

Meet the "hairy Ainu" of Japan, Taiwan's Saaroa, the Kusunda of Nepal, the last Manchus and the Jarawa of India's Andaman Islands.

Photo of the Day: Praying in Color

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Dressed in vibrant maroon and gold attire, a monk poses in prayer at Boudhanath stupa in Kathmandu, Nepal on April 2, 2012. (Original cheese_unit/Flickr)