An old man poses for the camera in Narlai, India on March 16, 2012. (Akshay Mahajan/Flickr)
With music, dance, and quite a lot of laughs, Unification commemorates the 65th anniversary of partition.
On India's Independence Day, here's a look at a few Bollywood classics, and some foot-tapping contemporary songs, that pay homage to the mother country.
Twilight at Kosgoda Beach, Sri Lanka on December 24, 2010. (Himash De Silva/Flickr)
Artists Bharath Murthy and Kailash Iyer take advantage of crowd-sourcing and up-to-the-minute technology to build an Indian audience for alternative comics.
As the country celebrates its 65th Independence Day on August 14, we take a brief look at the places and people from around Pakistan that make up the Land of the Pure.
"When I first went to China in the mid-1990s," writes Asia Society's Chris Livaccari, "I often felt like a zoo animal with all the attention I got just from walking down the street."
A striped cat sits stock-still and watchful on May 6, 2012 in Taipei. (今 ゆっくりと 歩いていこう/Flickr)
A man squats in the wreckage of his home in Baje-Baj, Iran after twin earthquakes hit the country's northwestern region on August 11, 2012. (Atta Kenare/Getty Images)