An orderly election in this Central Asian republic offers cause for measured optimism, says Philip Shishkin.
A Pakistani wrestler or 'Pahalwan', receives massage treatment after a match at a wrestling pit in Lahore, Pakistan on October 10, 2010.
October 9 commemorates the invention of the Korean alphabet in 1446.
TV series that looks at works of art from around the world and explores ways people throughout history have visually articulated their basic political, spiritual, and social values.
Nobel Prize award to jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo a "very bitter pill to swallow" for Beijing.
A guard stands at the Qadamghah Shrine October 7, 2010 of Kabul's Saghi District, Afghanistan.
The fifteenth Pusan International Film Festival opened on Thursday night in Busan, a city in southeast Korea.
Iranian men with faces painted in the colours of their national flag attend their national team's friendly football match against Brazil in Abu Dhabi on October 7, 2010
The Afghan War has gone on for nine years, with little to show for the effort.
Much to China's chagrin, jailed dissident writer Liu Xiaobo is considered a front-runner for the Nobel Peace Prize.
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