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This combination of photos created on August 9, 2022, shows women posing for portraits in different cities in Afghanistan.
Long lumped into a single box of victimhood, the women of Afghanistan are trying to reclaim their identity.
Aerial view of the lagoons of Kirimati, also known as Christmas Island, part of the Republic of Kiribati in the central Pacific Ocean.
As geopolitics heats up in the region, superpowers would be wise to listen to their Pacific Island counterparts.
A young student looks up at a portrait of Vincent Chin.
But why is it often ignored in U.S. classrooms?
Helen Zia participates in a Vincent Chin rally in Detroit in 1983.
After another painful year for Asian Americans, a veteran activist reflects on what has — and hasn’t — changed since the movement began decades ago.
Supply chain disruptions were a big story in 2021
Countries and companies are scrambling to adjust to a world where the pandemic, geopolitics, and other factors have upended traditional paradigms.
Chinese President Xi Jinping
The success of an Australia-India-Japan-United States strategic dialogue poses a major threat to Beijing's ambitions.
A man wearing personal protective equipment helps cremate the bodies of COVID-19 victims.
What was supposed to be a year of recovery brought forth fresh challenges — in Asia and beyond.
John Kerry, Xie Zhenhua
In the first year under President Biden, the U.S. and China began re-engaging on climate. But what really matters is whether this will now translate into joint action.
Registered nurse Yeni Sandoval wears personal protective equipment while she cares for a COVID-19 patient in the Intensive Care Unit at Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center in Tarzana, California, on January 3, 2021.
A doctor's dispatch from the frontlines.
A masked museum-goer looks at art.
2020 was a devastating year for art museums in the United States. But amid the chaos, opportunities exist to ensure the field’s long-term relevance to an increasingly diverse population.
Asian American Ghosts
Six decades after a landmark law brought millions of Asian Americans to the United States, the events of 2020 reaffirm how tenuous the status of that population is.