Indian security personnel patrol a street ahead of a potentially explosive court verdict on whether Hindus or Muslims should control a disputed holy site in Ayodhya, India,
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South Koreans at the Seoul Railway Station watch Tuesday as a TV news program shows a portrait of Kim Jong Un. The youngest son of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Il is being groomed as the country's next leader, but little is known about him.
Some 2,000 Chinese workers clash with police as they stage a strike outside the Taiwan-funded KOK Machinery rubber factory in Kunshan, east China's Jiangsu province, on June 7.
Elderly Japanese exercise on the grounds of a temple in Tokyo in celebration of Japan's Respect for the Aged Day on Sept. 21, 2009. Japan prides itself on the world's longest life expectancy but is struggling with a disturbing footnote to that statistic -- revelations that hundreds of thousands of people listed as its oldest citizens are either long dead or haven't been heard from for decades.
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