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Photo of the Day: Driving Through Kyrgyzstan

On the road to Arkyt, Kyrgyzstan on September 15, 2015. (Alex Keshavjee/Flickr)
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On the road to Arkyt, Kyrgyzstan on September 15, 2015. (Alex Keshavjee/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Riding by the Lake in Kyrgyzstan

A horse rider gallops across the banks of Song Köl Lake, Kyrgyzstan on September 13, 2015. (Alex Keshavjee/Flickr)
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A horse rider gallops across the banks of Song Köl Lake, Kyrgyzstan on September 13, 2015. (Alex Keshavjee/Flickr)

Weekly Rewind: Elections in Kyrgyzstan, Dessert in Hong Kong, and the Koreans at the Top of the Art World

A photo taken on September 30, 2015 shows Changdeokgung Palace during a 'moonlight tour' in Seoul. The 15th century Changdeokgung Palace is one of five remaining royal Joseon dynasty palaces, and is recognized as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)
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Our latest Weekly Rewind, featuring some of the best Asia-related content you may have missed from the past seven days.

Photo of the Day: Herding Yaks in China

Mother and daughter, Kyrgyz nomads, herd yaks at Lake Karakul, Xinjiang Province, China in September 2013. (Gaik Ping Ooi)
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Mother and daughter, Kyrgyz nomads, herd yaks at Lake Karakul, Xinjiang Province, China in September 2013. (Gaik Ping Ooi)

Multimedia/Interview: 'Two Rivers' Run Through Arresting Portrait of Central Asia

Overhead view of the Syr Darya river in Uzbekistan, with an irrigation canal on the right. From Carolyn Drake's
Arts

"I would have never felt the need to do the work if I already had the answers," says photographer Carolyn Drake, who recently spent six years documenting Central Asia's borders, geography, ethnicities, and tumultuous history.

Photos: From Fujisan to Iran, UNESCO Names Eight New Heritage Sites in Asia

Japan's Mount Fuji, hailed as a
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UNESCO's list for 2013 includes eight newly minted cultural and natural heritage sites across seven Asian countries.

Photos: Kurdish Hills and Komodo Dragons All in a Day's Work for Kiwi Photographer

Iran’s Palangan village, in the mountainous borderlands near Iraq. This photo was selected as an
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New Zealand photographer Amos Chapple, whose photo was selected as an editor's choice in the National Geographic Photo Contest, discusses his experiences photographing all over the world.

Photo of the Day: Painted Peaks in Kyrgyzstan

Western branches of the Tien Shan mountains across Lake Toktogul, Kyrgyzstan on March 6, 2013. (Neil Melville-Kenney/Flickr)
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Western branches of the Tien Shan mountains across Lake Toktogul, Kyrgyzstan on March 6, 2013. (Neil Melville-Kenney/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Kyrgyz Horse Cab

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A man rides in a horse cab at the central Ala-Too square decorated to mark the upcoming New Year holiday in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, on December 27, 2011. New Year, which was the biggest informal holiday of the year in the former Soviet Union, is also very popular in the Central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan.

Kyrgyzstan's Otunbayeva: We Fought for Minds and Hearts

Kyrgyzstan President Roza Otunbayeva at Asia Society in New York on Nov. 22, 2011.
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NEW YORK, November 22, 2011 — In an impassioned speech, Roza Otunbayeva, the outgoing President of the Kyrgyz Republic and the first female leader in Central Asia, spoke at the Asia Society about the impending democratic transition in the former Soviet nation, which will include the state's first peaceful transition of power and a national referendum ratifying a new constitution.