Geography of Asia
Geography of Asia reviews geographical concepts of classifying Asia, the central and eastern part of Eurasia, comprising approximately fifty countries.
The land mass of Asia is not the sum of the ...
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Russia Warns U.S. Against Attack On Syrian Forces
Russian news agencies quoted Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova as saying that a U.S.
Floating Markets of Southeast Asia
Floating markets, where goods are sold from boats, are a trademark attraction among the Southeast Asian countries such as Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam. They originate from a time when water transpo...
American Tourist Killed In 1 Of 3 Terror Attacks In Israel During Biden Visit
Israeli authorities responded Tuesday to three terror attacks occurring minutes of each other that badly injured three Israelis, two of whom were in serious condition.
A Country That You Might Not Expect Is Undergoing A Sexual Revolution
Much like its politics and economics, Myanmar’s social conventions are evolving, pitting modern attitudes toward relationships and sexuality against traditional norms. Some women are challenging stric...
Syria Conflict: Bashar Assad Vows To Retake Whole Country
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said that he intends to retake "the whole country" from rebel forces. In a rare interview, he told AFP news agency that defeating the groups ranged against him cou...
East Asia Cold Anap 'Kills 85 In Taiwan'
A cold snap sweeping across East Asia kills at least 85 people in Taiwan and strands 60,000 tourists in South Korea. Taiwanese media reported deaths from hypothermia and cardiac disease following a su...
Iran Expects Lifting Of Sanctions Today, Officials Gather In Vienna
Iran has met its obligations in a landmark, internationally brokered nuclear arms deal, the United Nations announced Saturday in Vienna, meaning economic sanctions are lifted and Iran will quickly h...
Laksa - How Intermarriage Created One of the World's Most Delicious Foods
A few things are definitive of an afternoon on the coasts of Southeast Asia: inescapable heat, the smell of the sea, and a steaming bowl of laksa. If you...
ISIS video shows beheading of alleged Russian spy
ISIS released video Wednesday showing the beheading of a man it claims joined the terrorist group but was in fact a Russian spy, as well as a message chastising Russian President Vladimir Putin and th...
Are The Reclusive Shihuh People Of Musandam The Original Arabians?
Two hours’ drive from Dubai in the mountains of Musandam lives a reclusive tribe of people who appear culturally unrelated to any others in the Arabian Peninsula, yet who may well be its original inha...
US Navy Destroyer To Patrol Near Chinese Islands
The move is likely to anger China, which is building artificial islands to boost territorial claims.The move, which U.S. officials have been considering for months, is sure to anger Beijing, which has...
Israel And Jordan Strike Deal On Jerusalem Holy Site
The US announces a deal between Israel and Jordan in an effort to ease tensions surrounding a prominent holy site in Jerusalem. Issues relating to the complex have been at the centre of fresh violence...
Saudi Arabia Hajj Disaster Death Toll At Least 2,121
The crush and stampede that struck the hajj last month in Saudi Arabia killed at least 2,121 pilgrims, a new Associated Press tally showed Monday, after officials in the kingdom met to discuss the tr...
US Official: Russian Missiles Aimed At Syria Crash in Iran
Four Russian cruise missiles launched from warships in the Caspian Sea crashed in Iran, falling short of their targets in Syria, a U.S official confirmed to VOA. The official said there has been no in...
Nuclear Smuggling Deals 'Thwarted' In Moldova
Moldovan police and the FBI are reported to have stopped four attempts by smugglers to sell nuclear material to extremists in the Middle East. The most recent case was in February when undercover agen...
Name of Asia
Asia (/ˈeɪʒə/ or /ˈeɪʃə/) is the Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the eastern and northern hemispheres. Though it covers only 8.7% of the Earth's total surface area, ...
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Arabian Peninsula
This video was taken by the crew of Expedition 29 on board the ISS on a pass from Western Europe to the Arabian Peninsula.The Arabian Peninsula (Arabic: شبه الجزيرة العربية‎ šibh al-jazīra...
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Caucasus
The Caucasus /ˈkɔːkəsəs/ or Caucasia /kɔːˈkeɪʒə/ is a region at the border of Europe and Asia, situated between the Black and the Caspian seas. It is home to the Caucasus Mountains, which contain Euro...
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Central Asia
Central Asia is the core region of the Asian continent and stretches from the Caspian Sea in the west to China in the east and from Afghanistan in the south to Russia in the north. It is also sometime...
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East Asia
East Asia or Eastern Asia is the eastern subregion of the Asian continent, which can be defined in geographical or cultural terms. Geographically and geopolitically, it covers about 12,000,000 k...
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Khorasan
Khorasan may refer to:
Middle East
The Middle East (also called the Mid East) is a region centered on Western Asia and Egypt. The corresponding adjective is Middle Eastern and the derived noun is Middle Easterner. Formerly, the eurocen...
North Asia
North Asia or Northern Asia is a subregion of Asia, consisting of Siberia in the Asian portion of Russia – the area east of the Ural Mountains.
Most estimates are that there are around 38 mil...
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Northeast Asia
Northeast Asia and Northeastern Asia refers to the northeastern subregion of Asia.Countries within Northeast Asia are Japan, North Korea, and South Korea and may also include China, Russia (typically ...
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Asia-Pacific
Asia-Pacific or Asia Pacific (abbreviated as Asia-Pac, AsPac, APAC, APJ, JAPA or JAPAC) is the part of the world in or near the Western Pacific Ocean. The region varies in size depending on context, b...
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Federal subjects of Russia
The federal subjects of Russia, also referred to as the subjects of the Russian Federation (Russian: субъекты Российской Федерации subyekty Rossiskoy Federatsii) or simply as the subjects of the f...
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South Asia
South Asia or Southern Asia is a term created about 50–60 years ago to replace the centuries older term Indian Subcontinent, used to represent the southern region of the Asian continent, which compris...
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Southeast Asia
Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is a subregion of Asia, consisting of the countries that are geographically south of China, east of India, west of New Guinea and north of Australia. The region lie...
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