Egypt's Morsy makes his power plays :: Six months into his presidency, Mohamed Morsy has at times taken investors on a rollercoaster ride of uncertainty. Events of the past week are an accurate reflection of the ups and downs that investors have been experiencing.
New year, same old problems? :: This month, the world's political and business elite will converge on Europe's highest-altitude town for the annual talk-shop that is the World Economic Forum, held this year under the banner of "resilient dynamism."
Quest: U.S. economy on the agenda :: It is that time of the year, again. Come January, as soon as the Christmas trees are taken down and the winter sales flood the shops, the world of business starts thinking about the World Economic Forum -- better known as Davos.
In pictures: Terry O'Neill TAG Award :: Alessandro Penso wins the Terry O'Neill award
Hong Kong's mounting food waste :: Nestled among the granite peaks of eastern Hong Kong a new, man-made mountain is emerging.
Day in pictures: 25 January 2013 :: Twenty four hours of news photos: 25 January
London Mayor on 'cyclotron of egos' :: While Prime Minister David Cameron's speech this week -- voicing his intent to let the British people vote on whether to stay in the European Union -- has caused concern on the continent, the mayor of London says it's all part of democracy.
Week in pictures: 19-25 January 2013 :: News photographs from around the world this week
Can sanctions deter North Korea? :: North Korea has threatened new nuclear tests, but George A. Lopez believes sanctions will kick-start talks.
Another Tibetan sets himself on fire :: A Tibetan man protesting China's rule of the region set himself on fire Saturday, his death believed to be the first case of self-immolation this year -- but one that adds to a grim, growing toll.
Is China easing up on media? :: China's traditional iron-handed approach to the media has taken a surprise turn of tolerance with Beijing's soft handling of a recent dispute with local reporters, in what could well become a more open attitude toward the media under the incoming administration of presumed new President Xi Jinping.
Playtime that protects the planet :: CNN's Pauline Chiou goes to Hong Kong's annual toy fair to find out about the growing market for eco-friendly toys.
The cost of being a Davos delegate :: The great Davos talking shop is now up and running, with delegates of all levels of importance, shapes and nationalities zeroing in on this quaint, alpine town to put the world to rights.
Croatia lucky on EU membership? :: On July 1, 2013 the 27-nation European Union will become 28.
The curious US cult of Jane Austen :: Some 200 years after her most famous work, Jane Austen inspires huge devotion in the US. What makes her so appealing to Americans?
Australia: See baby winched from flood :: Australia's powerful storms led to an amazing rescue of two women and a baby stranded in a truck.
Medvedev defends U.S. adoption ban :: Fareed Zakaria speaks with Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev on the decision to ban Americans from adopting Russian children
2013: A 'game-changer' on climate? :: As leaders gather for the World Economic Forum in Davos, signs of economic hope are upon us. The global economy is on the mend. Worldwide, the middle class is expanding by an estimated 100 million per year. And the quality of life for millions in Asia and Africa is growing at an unprecedented pace.
Game on for North Korea, U.N. :: North Korea has responded to new Security Council sanctions condemning its December 12 rocket launch with a declaration that it plans a third nuclear test and more missile launches. Politically, it has made unambiguous that its "aim" is its enemy, the United States.
The rise of over-familiar websites :: From social networks to the websites of venerable High Street stalwarts, online over-familiarity has spread like the plague, says Colm O'Regan.
Mali: Making musicians soldiers :: The Mali conflict is turning musicians, artists and writers into soldiers.
'Argo' wins ensemble cast :: Actors and actresses honor their own in television and film at the 19th Annual SAG Awards.
Food scares drive HK organic market :: CNN's Patricia Wu looks at Hong Kong's craving for quality organic food.
Deadly blazes :: Early Sunday, a massive fire at the Kiss nightclub in southern Brazil killed more than 200 people. Nightclub infernos have claimed hundreds of lives over the years. Here are some of the worst in recent memory:
Why haven't we learned from fires? :: You would think the world would have learned from tragic nightclub fires in recent years, but we haven't, author John Barylick says.
Mixed reviews for Steve Jobs movie :: A movie about the early life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs premiered Friday night at the Sundance Film Festival to mixed reviews, with some critics saying it presents a fawning, one-sided portrait of the late tech icon.
Touring Jane Austen's England :: Jane Austen is one of the English language's best-loved writers; celebrate the 200th anniversary of her most popular book, Pride and Prejudice, with a tour of key locations from her life and work.
Medvedev on Syria :: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's odds of holding power "are slipping away" as the nearly 2-year-old revolt against his rule grinds on, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says.
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Mali fighting :: French-led troops in Mali have seized control of the airport in Timbuktu from Islamist militants and are fighting their way into the city center, a spokesman for the Malian military said Monday.