After spending most of this decade and much of the 1990s locked up, Aung San Suu Kyi has been released from house arrest.
Chhat festival is dedicated to Lord Surya (Sun), Agni (fire) and Lord Kartikeya or Muruga.
The Asia Society and International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) Task Force report, Never an Empty Bowl: Sustaining Food Security in Asia, was the focus of the Ministerial Roundtable Meeting on Rice at the Third International Rice Congress in Hanoi, Vietnam on November 9.
A mask seller stands outside as Caton tower illuminates during a light show rehersal for the opening ceremony for the 16th Asian Games, in Guangzhou on November 10, 2010.
The versatile writer and editor tours behind his major new compilation of writing from the Islamic world.
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