A toddler looks up at a vibrantly painted mural in Dhaka, Bangladesh on March 10, 2015. (Zamil Ul Hasan/Flickr)
Two little boys smile through a window for a photograph in Faridpur, Bangladesh on January 18, 2015. (Rakib Hasan Sumon/Flickr)
A woman cleans the floor of an arched corridor with a handmade broom in Dhaka, Bangladesh on January 4, 2015. (Rakib Hasan Sumon/Flickr)
An old man sits between train tracks and lights a fire to keep warm in Bangladesh on December 31, 2013. (Rakib Hasan Sumon/Flickr)
"I doubt anything in my journalism career will match my decade in Asia," the Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist said.
Three boats float in the middle of a green paddy field in Brahmanbaria, Bangladesh on March 27, 2014. (Rakib Hasan Sumon/Flickr)
Bangladeshi revelers march during a rally in celebration of the Bengali New Year, or Pohela Boishakh, in Dhaka, Bangladesh on April 14, 2014.(Munir Uz Zaman/AFP/Getty Images)
A Bangladesh fan shows his support during the ICC World Twenty20 cricket match between Bangladesh and the West Indies in Dhaka, Bangladesh on March 25, 2014. (Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
In stark black-and-white images, Gazi Nafis Ahmed takes an intimate look at Bangladesh's marginalized gay community.
As the world bids 2013 farewell, we look back at some of the year's most memorable people and events from Asia.
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