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Photo of the Day: Waiting to Launch a Rocket in Kazakhstan

A Russian security guard is seen walking along the train tracks with the Soyuz rocket in the background at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on March 26, 2013. (nasa hq photo/Flickr)
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A Russian security guard is seen walking along the train tracks with the Soyuz rocket in the background at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on March 26, 2013. (nasa hq photo/Flickr))

Photos: Kyrgyz People Cling to Tradition in Forbidding Corner of Northern Afghanistan

A sheep herd leaving camp early in the morning in the remote Pamir plateau, in northeastern Afghanistan. Shepherds often carry guns, as wolf attacks on livestock are not uncommon. (Matthieu Paley)
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Photographer Matthieu Paley spent more than a decade photographing the Afghan Kyrgyz people, who live in one of the world's most remote and inhospitable areas.

Photos: Kurdish Hills and Komodo Dragons All in a Day's Work for Kiwi Photographer

Iran’s Palangan village, in the mountainous borderlands near Iraq. This photo was selected as an
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New Zealand photographer Amos Chapple, whose photo was selected as an editor's choice in the National Geographic Photo Contest, discusses his experiences photographing all over the world.

Photo of the Day: Painted Peaks in Kyrgyzstan

Western branches of the Tien Shan mountains across Lake Toktogul, Kyrgyzstan on March 6, 2013. (Neil Melville-Kenney/Flickr)
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Western branches of the Tien Shan mountains across Lake Toktogul, Kyrgyzstan on March 6, 2013. (Neil Melville-Kenney/Flickr)

'Unprecedented' Conversation Yields Proposals for US-Iran Negotiations

L to R: David Ignatius, Amb. Mohammad Khazaee, and Amb. Thomas Pickering at Asia Society New York on Feb. 20, 2013. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
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Iran's Ambassador to the United Nations Mohammad Khazaee, and former U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Pickering discuss breaking the nuclear impasse and the future of U.S.-Iran relations.

Photo of the Day: Forbidden Zone in Turkmenistan

Beautifully smooth tarmac and well-kept buildings line the deserted streets Ashgabat, Turkmenistan on January 16, 2013. (Neil Melville-Kenney/Flickr)
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Beautifully smooth tarmac and well-kept buildings line the deserted streets Ashgabat, Turkmenistan on January 16, 2013. (Neil Melville-Kenney/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Majestic Mountains in Tajikistan

A panoramic view of the Fann Mountains of northwest Tajikistan on September 24, 2012. (erh1103/Flickr)
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A panoramic view of the Fann Mountains of northwest Tajikistan on September 24, 2012. (erh1103/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Handmade Treasures in Uzbekistan

A row of handmade dolls line a market stall in Bukhara, Uzbekistan on October 1, 2012. (erh1103/Flickr)
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A row of handmade dolls line a market stall in Bukhara, Uzbekistan on October 1, 2012. (erh1103/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Horse and Rider in Turkmenistan

A professional rider reins in his horse in Krasnovodsk, Turkmenistan on October 29, 2012. (Kerri-Jo/Flickr)
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A professional rider reins in his horse in Krasnovodsk, Turkmenistan on October 29, 2012. (Kerri-Jo/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Market Day in Turkmenistan

A woman sells grain in a bazaar in Ashkhabad, Turkmenistan on October 30, 2011. (Kerri-Jo/Flickr)
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A woman sells grain in a bazaar in Ashkabad, Turkmenistan on October 30, 2012. (Kerri_Jo/Flickr)