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Workers excavate a 2,000-year-old archaeological site discovered in Mes Aynak, Afghanistan in August 2010. (Joanie Meharry)

For Western Press, Afghanistan's Heritage Takes a Backseat to Business

The Wall Street Journal glosses over the cultural significance of a 2,000-year-old site that sits alongside a copper mine in Afghanistan. more
YU HAIBO, Pingdingshan, Henan Province, China, 2007

Evan Osnos on 'Coal + Ice' (Plus More Stunning Photos)

The New Yorker's Evan Osnos wrote a blog post about our Coal + Ice photo exhibit in Beijing. We used Evan's write-up as an excuse to post some more of the exhibit's fantastic photos. more
Sri Lankan asylum seekers engage in a hunger strike after their boat broke down on the way to Australia's Christmas Island on October 16, 2009 in Indonesia. (Oscar Siagian/Getty Images)

Australia, Asia, and Asylum Seekers

Australia faces both fortune, in the form of iron ores and a booming mining industry, and challenges, from illegal immigration from asylum seekers of Asia. more
A Chinese miner takes a break as he unloads coal from a train in Hefei, in eastern China's Anhui province on August 4, 2010. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

What About China?

While the world cheered the dramatic rescue of miners in Chile, China's trapped miners were underground and under-reported. more