In this episode of Asia Abridged, Iranian-American scholar Trita Parsi talks about important changes occurring beneath the surface in the central Asian country.
What the Beijing-based photographer Matjaž Tančič found when he took 3D portraits of North Koreans
Tickell's blue flycatcher — a small bird with blue feathers — perched on a branch in Karnataka, India on February 6, 2016. (ruben alexander/Flickr)
A rusty window set in a peeling wall in Macau on January 4, 2016. (roaming-the-planet/Flickr)
A steady stream of traffic speeds through on Esplanade Bridge in Singapore on January 29, 2016. (aotaro/Flickr)
Activist, lawyer, and rural-development worker Rajeev Goyal discusses an innovative plan to conserve Nepal's biodiversity.
Blue skies spill into the bluer waters of Krabi, Thailand on January 21, 2016. (Phalinn Ooi/Flickr)