Krishna Janmashtami, sometimes known merely as Janmashtami, is an annual commemoration of the birth of the Hindu deity Krishna. This year the festival takes place on August 28, 2013.
A man breaks down sections of scrap steel with a hammer by the Buriganga river in Dhaka, Bangladesh on January 27, 2013. (Rob Pinney)
The Taipei-born, Berlin-based Dirty Beaches frontman chats about making music in Beijing, his love of Wong Kar Wai movies and his own forays into filmmaking.
A view of Pangong Tso, Tibetan for "long, narrow, enchanted lake," also referred to as Pangong Lake, which stretches from India to Tibet, on August 13, 2013.
Shamsur Rahman Faruqi's 984-page blockbuster, which he translated from his own Urdu original, is a definitive fictional recreation of 19th-century New Delhi.
A skim through Fodor's 1984 PRC travel guide shows China's drastic transformation since.
Dane Chamorro said Mynamar is attempting "political and economic reform simultaneously."
Sunset over the rusty hull of a derelict ship beached off the coast of the city of Makassar, Indonesia on August 4, 2013. (Onny Carr/Flickr)
Pervez Musharraf refuses to fade into history — but for all the wrong reasons, writes Hassan Abbas.