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Photo of the Day: A Passing in Indonesia

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A Toraja man performs funeral rites in Tana Toraja, Sulawesi, Indonesia on June 19, 2012. (Matt Paish 2011/Flickr)

Photos: From Lhasa to Everest, a Glimpse of Tibet Before Latest Ban on Tourism

Young monks training one another in the
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On the eve of China's ban on foreign travel in Tibet, Asia Society's Director of Education provides a personal look at the country's people, scenery and monasteries.

Photo of the Day: Artist at Work in Japan

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Japanese artist Takeo Ogama at the Design Festa in Japan on May 22, 2012. (Demipoulpe/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Sandwich Board 2.0 in India

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Young men carry illuminated advertising signs in Kolkata, India on April 7, 2012. (Songkran/Flickr)

Chen Guangcheng, Hoping to Return Home, 'Waiting' on China to Enforce Laws

Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng listens to a question at the Council on Foreign Relations on May 31, 2012 in New York. (Don Emmert/AFP/GettyImages)
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Blind legal activist Chen Guangcheng said during a public appearance today in New York that he hopes China can follow its own laws and that he can return to his native country after studying in the U.S.

Multimedia: Pakistani Artists Explore Myth, Reality and Identity

Mohammad Ahsan Masood Anwari, 'Hot Forehead,' 2011.
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Three young artists from Pakistan speak candidly about the challenges they face in trying to make, and exhibit, their work.

Photos: Streets of Nepal

A man sits with his radio at a home for the elderly on the outskirts of Kathmandu. (Garry Waller)
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Photographer Garry Waller captured everyday life in the streets of Nepal on a recent trip.

Photo of the Day: Koala Cuteness in Kobe, Japan

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A koala bear in Oji zoo, Kobe, Japan on April 30, 2012. (pelican/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Sedan Chairs for Your Comfort in Yunnan, China

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If a 500-step climb from the bottom to the top of Tiger Leaping Gorge sounds like a lot, you will need one of these sedan chairs. Sedan chairs for the comfort of tourists at Tiger Leaping Gorge, Yunnan, China on April 12, 2012. (Tim Kelly/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Smoky Mountain Scenery in Nyingchi, Tibet

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Smoky mountain scenery resembling Chinese ink painting in Nyingchi, Tibet on April 15, 2012. (Xianyi Shen/Flickr)