This year, Diwali will be celebrated on November 3, 2013. Here's a look at how Hindus around the world celebrate the festival of lights.
A crucial, little seen period of Iranian film history comes to life at Asia Society New York for three weeks.
Onlookers stand as watch as a Hindu ritual takes place in India on October 8, 2013. (Juan Luis Sánchez/Flickr)
“I was inspired to write [Restless Empire] because I thought we needed more of a China-centered history of Chinese international affairs,” said Westad.
A boat gently makes its way across the calm waters of Inle Lake, Myanmar on October 3, 2013. (Myanmar Explorer/Flickr)
U.S.-Pakistan relations are clearly improving, notes Asia Society Senior Adviser Hassan Abbas, but American drone strikes are an increasingly divisive sticking point.
Broken statues and red ruin walls surround a giant Buddha statue in Ayutthaya, Thailand on October 4, 2013. (C. Reid Taylor/Flickr)
Dressed in a bright pink sari and armed with a bamboo stick, 55-year old Sampat Pal has become the unlikely leader of a grassroots movement for women's rights in India.
As Asia Society's Afghanistan 21 Young Leaders prepare to meet in Kabul, Asia Blog spoke with former fellows about the year ahead, which will bring a new president and the withdrawal of U.S. troops.
A group of animals graze on the endless plains of Mongolia on October 6, 2013. (Daniela Hartmann/Flickr)