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Photo of the Day: Down by the Riverside in Bangladesh

Mayadip Islanders arrive across the Meghna River from mainland Sonargaon, Bangladesh's ancient capital on July 2, 2012. (The Advocacy Project/Flickr)
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Mayadip Islanders arrive across the Meghna River from mainland Sonargaon, Bangladesh's ancient capital on July 2, 2012. (The Advocacy Project/Flickr)

Multimedia: Rohingya Refugees Refused Access on World Refugee Day

A Rohingya Muslim from Myanmar, who tried to cross the Naf river into Bangladesh to escape sectarian violence, reacts while kept under watch by Bangladeshi security officials after disembarking from an intercepted boat in Teknaf on June 18, 2012. (Munir Uz Zaman/ AFP/GettyImages)

Bangladesh refuses entry to 90,000 Rohingya refugees.

US, Thailand Need 'Shared Vision' to Revitalize Ties

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers remarks with Thai Foreign Minister Dr. Surapong Tovichakchaikul at the Department of State in Washington, D.C. on June 13, 2012. (YouTube)
Policy Thailand is a rare example of a U.S. relationship in Asia that has languished — but if the countries can build around Thailand’s role at the center of a new, broader “Asia,” there may indeed be room for progress after all.

Video: Photography as a Revolutionary Tool in Bangladesh

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Bangladeshi photographer and activist Shahidul Alam talks about the power of photography to promote change.

India Comes Out of Its Myanmar Shell

India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (R) addresses reporters during a joint press conference following his meeting with Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi at a hotel in Yangon on May 29, 2012. (Soe Zeya Tun/AFP/GettyImages)
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Asia Society Associate Fellow Pramit Pal Chaudhuri, after covering Prime Minister Singh's visit to Myanmar, says India is now competing with China, Thailand and the U.S. for influence in the reforming nation.

Photos: The 10 Most Endangered Heritage Sites in Asia

This set of ruins in Taxila, Pakistan has been named one of Global Heritage Fund's 10 most endangered heritage sites in Asia. (Bay Ismoyo/AFP/Getty Images)
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In pictures: Global Heritage Fund's 10 most endangered locations in Asia, under threat due to factors ranging from war to overdevelopment.

Photo of the Day: Sunset Over Sundarbans

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The sun sets over a Sundarbans' village on February 25, 2012. The Sundarbans, which is shared by India and Bangladesh, is covered by mangrove forests and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (Sushmita Balasubramani /Flickr)

Interview: Elizabeth Herman on Bangladesh's Female Freedom Fighters [Photos]

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An American photographer talks about her project documenting the role of women during the 1971 Liberation War.

Vishakha Desai: Female Politicians in Asia Making it on Merit

Yingluck Sinawatra may be following in the footsteps of her brother, Thailand's former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, but had her own career as a successful businesswoman before she became the country's first female prime minister. (Flickr/Ratchaprasong 2)
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Asia Society President Vishakha Desai says that there's something different about the quality of female politicians in Asia today.

Photo of the Day: Bangladesh Fishing

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Bangladeshi domestic workers net-fishing a private pond in the village of Choddogram, in the district of Comilla, Bangladesh in January 2000. (Shams Tarek)