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Remembering Hiroshima

Paper lanterns are released onto the Motoyasu River to commemorate the atomic bomb victims and pray for world peace beside the A-Bomb Dome on August 6, 2010 in Hiroshima, Japan, on the day of the 65th anniversary of the Hiroshima atomic bombing. (Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images)

The world commemorated the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on its sixty-fifth anniversary on August 6, 2010.

Photo of the Day: Asian Men's Body Building Competition


Competitors pose for the 44th Asian Men's Bodybuilding competition in Tehran on August 6, 2010.

Photo of the Day: Life's A Pitch


Up close on the third day of the match between India and Sri Lanka.

Honorable Detective Turn Up in Highbrow Magazine

<i>Charlie Chan: The Untold Story of the Honorable Detective and his Rendezvous with American History</i> (Norton, 2010) by Yunte Huang.

Real-life sleuthing uncovers the Chinese American hero behind a pulp stereotype.

The Stars of Sufi Music

Abida Parveen (center) surrounded by fellow performers at the Asia Society in New York on July 22, 2010. (Suzanna Finley)

The NY Sufi Music Festival sought to combat perceptions of Islamic Radicalism by representing and celebrating Sufi values of peace, tolerance, and respect through music.

Police in Delhi Use Facebook to Catch Unlawful Drivers

Resident-submitted photo of a vehicle running a red light in Delhi. (Gagan Gupta/Facebook)

Police in Delhi use social media to catch dangerous drivers in the act.

Photo of the Day: Coconut Champ


Man dehusks coconut with his teeth for world record.

Pakistan Paralyzed

A boy who gave his name as Jeeshan stands outside his tent in a camp set up by the Pakistani army inside a college on the outskirts of Nowshera on August 2, 2010. (Behrouz Mehri/AFP/Getty Images)

Ongoing torrential rains have caused northwest Pakistan to drown.

Do China's Surveillance Systems Cross the Line?


China is using over seven million surveillance cameras to monitor streets, businesses, hotels, schools, and even religious sites.

Photo of the Day: Afghan Harvest

Bamiyan stands in a valleyon the former Silk Road.

Bamiyan stands in a valley stretching 100 km. through central Afghanistan, on the former Silk Road that once linked China with Central Asia and beyond.