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Worldwide Locations

A statue, possibly of the Buddha, recovered at Mes Aynak where an international team of Afghan and French archaeologists are working to secure the site. (Joannie Meharry)

UPDATE: Afghan Buddhist Site to be Spared Destruction

A new agreement by the Afghan government seeks to preserve the Buddhist archaeological site of Mes Aynak. more
Egyptian protestors hold their national flag during demonstration in Cairo on January 25, 2011 demanding the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak (Al Jazeera).

Asia Heeds Lessons from Egypt and Tunisia

Asia Society experts Jamie Metzl Philip Shishkin discuss demonstrations in Egypt and lessons for Asia. more
Li Na of China plays a forehand in her semifinal match against Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark during day eleven of the 2011 Australian Open on January 27, 2011 in Melbourne, Australia. (Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Photo of the Day: Li Na, China's 'Golden Flower,' Breaks Barriers Her Own Way

Li Na of China becomes the first Asian woman to reach a Grand Slam singles final when she takes on Kim Clijsters at the Australian Open on Saturday. more
Asia Society Senior Adviser for Education Vivien Stewart.

Vivien Stewart: 'Reason to Be Worried' on US Education

Asia Society Senior Adviser for Education Vivien Stewart argues that the US "has reason to be worried." more

Thongs and Throngs on Australia Day

On Australia's National Day, big parties, controversy and a demand of for a birth certificate. more

India Celebrates Republic Day

India celebrated its 62nd Republic Day in New Delhi on January 26, 2011. more
President Barack Obama delivering the State of the Union address on Jan. 25, 2011. (Whitehouse.gov)

Asia Stars in Obama's State of the Union Address

The President's address proves Asia is very much on Americans' minds these days. more

Photo of the Day: Slum Dwellers and Officials Clash, Leaving 40 Injured

Local residents take cover as they and the demolition crew throw stones at each other during the demolition of shanty homes in San Juan City, east of Manila on January 25, 2011. more
Children practice Kung Fu in an impoverished area of Quezon City, suburban Manila, on January 23, 2011. The activity, run by a group called ArKuTaiPA (a combination of Arnis, Kung-Fu, Tai Chi, Philippine Association) teaches martial arts to children from six to 18 years-old in an effort to promote self-discipline. (Noel Celis /AFP/Getty Images)

Photo of the Day: Kung-Fu Kids

Children practice Kung Fu in an impoverished area of Quezon City, suburban Manila, on January 23, 2011. more