Gymnastics, archery, swimming and volleyball are all well and good. But these Asian sports would definitely give the world something to talk about.
An old man looks suspiciously at the camera in Udaipur, India on February 12, 2012. (Meena Kadri/Flickr)
Forget sunblock — the Asians pictured here take it a step further with innovative protective gear. Where did this cultural preference for fair skin come from, and is it likely to change any time soon?
Pranab Mukherjee, an advocate of the arts who visited Asia Society last year, could be more than just a figurehead in shaping India's future.
A full moon like this is just what millions around the world need to start their fast. Photographed on March 8, 2012 in Pune, India. (Aniket Thakur/Flickr)
Two drongo birds go head to head in Tamil Nadu, India on January 6, 2012. (VinothChandar/Flickr)
In part two of our exclusive interview, the veteran journalist discusses his first assignments in Asia — wars in India and Vietnam in the mid-1960s, that he admits he was "ill-prepared" to cover.
Two Hindu men almost seem to be mirror images of each other on the steps of a building in Varanasi, India on March 17, 2012. ([ changó ]/Flickr)
Watch the award-winning short documentary about an Indian teenager who excels at school, dreams of professional cricket and feeds his family.
Meet the "hairy Ainu" of Japan, Taiwan's Saaroa, the Kusunda of Nepal, the last Manchus and the Jarawa of India's Andaman Islands.
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