Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

Originally bombed by the US in 1950, the bridge was eventually dismantled by North Korea from its side shortly after the Korean War armistice.

Photo of the Day: A Bridge to Nowhere

Originally bombed by the US in 1950, the bridge was eventually dismantled by North Korea from its side shortly after the Korean War armistice. more
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Why Did North Korea Do It?

Asia Society's Jamie Metzl talks to CBS News about possible motives for North Korea's most recent provocation, and what the best response should be. more
Members of a French archaeological team walk on top of a giant 4th century Buddhist stupa cut into a mountain in Samangan province, Afghanistan, in 2006. A similar historic site to the south and east in Mes Aynak is now at risk from a copper mine. (John Moore/Getty Images)

Afghanistan's Cultural Heritage at Risk - Again

A planned copper mine evokes the Taliban's destruction of the Bamiyan Buddhas. more
From L to R: Beijing air on June 19, 2009 and on June 22, 2009. (Asia Society Center on US-China Relations)

Beijing Air 'Crazy Bad'

The air quality index in Beijing sometimes goes above 500. more
Cambodian Buddhist monks gather to pray for victims of the stampede in front of the bridge in Phnom Penh on November 23, 2010.

Photo of the Day: Prayers in Cambodia

Cambodian Buddhist monks gather to pray for victims of the stampede in front of the bridge in Phnom Penh on November 23, 2010. more
Photo taken by a South Korean tourist shows plumes of smoke rising from Yeonpyeong island in the disputed waters of the Yellow Sea after North Korea fired dozens of artillery shells, Nov 23, 2010., killing two people. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

North Korean Attack a 'Shocking Escalation'

An attack by North Korea on Yeonpyeong island in the disputed waters of the Yellow Sea, killed two South Korean soldiers and wounded at least 14 others. more
Protesters from Hong Kong's Democratic Party and China Human Rights Lawyers Concern Group demonstrate for the release of jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobao (pictured C) outside the China liaison offices in Hong Kong on October 11, 2010. (Mike Clarke/AFP/Getty Images)
Jailing the Messengers - China Stands Up
China's ham-handed response to Liu Xiaobo's Nobel Peace Prize has undercut its attempt to project “soft power” around the world. more