Why I dread Chinese New Year :: For me, Chinese New Year used to be fun.
Will radar-rattling turn to conflict? :: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe this week condemned China's "unnecessary escalation" of tensions between the two nations over disputed islets known as Diaoyu in China and Senkaku in Japan.
Will Year of Snake bring you fortune? :: If were born in the year of the Rooster, here's something to crow about: You are in for a "ss-super" 2013. Likewise, it's going to be a strong year if you're a Dog or an Ox.
China bans television ads for bling :: China has banned advertisements for luxury products on its official state radio and television channels. The move is an apparent attempt to douse growing social frustration in the wealth gap between the country's rich and poor -- and to stop corruption conducted through luxury gift-giving.
China's great migration from 'Hukou Hell' :: At this very moment, in a major Chinese city, a worker is boarding a train home.
Hong Kong's mounting food waste :: Nestled among the granite peaks of eastern Hong Kong a new, man-made mountain is emerging.
Racism in Lebanon :: Lebanon prides itself on its image as a melting pot on the Mediterranean: an ancient bastion of civilization boasting a diverse tapestry of cultures and creeds.
Abusive relationships :: This week, as the Senate decides whether to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act and Valentine's Day approaches, it's worth noting that most domestic violence victims don't ask for roses, chocolate or federal funding. Instead, we have one simple wish: We want the abuse to end.
In pictures: Grammy Awards 2013 :: Images from the 55th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles
Building sites reveal unseen London :: A photographic exhibition of construction sites
Grammys you don't see :: If you are parked in front of your TV to watch the Grammys, you'll only saw a fraction of what happened at the annual music awards show Sunday.
Dozens killed in Indian station stampede :: A crush at an Indian railway station left 36 people dead among millions of pilgrims flocking to the banks of the Ganges for the world's largest religious gathering.
Why do victims of abuse stay? :: As Valentine's Day approaches, most domestic violence victims don't ask for roses or chocolate but for an end to abuse, and not their relationship.
In pictures: Pope Benedict XVI's life :: Looking back at the career of Pope Benedict XVI
In pictures: Bafta Film Awards 2013 :: A look at the winners and attendees
How often does food fraud happen? :: Amid a wave of food fraud, from beef burgers that actually contain horsemeat to fake olive oil, how can we be sure of what's in what we eat?
So long, Lolong: Largest croc dies :: "So long, Lolong."
Day in pictures: 11 February 2013 :: Twenty four hours of news photos: 11 February
CNN Explains: Drones :: CNN's Nic Robertson gives you the ins and outs of drones from their military to civilian uses.
North Korea releases bizarre music video :: North Korea's new bizarre video has the iconic song "We are the world" and Call of Duty. Erin Burnett reports.
Man + horse + skis = ?? :: CNN's Francesca Cumani looks at a sport that combines man, horse and skis.
Dell's humble beginnings :: Dell decides to go private, the latest move by Michael Dell to take the computer company he founded to new heights.
Pope's legacy :: CNN's Jim Bittermann looks at the legacy and controversies that have marked Pope Benedict XVI's reign.
Dirt on menu :: It reads like a palate-pleasing menu.
Diet soda 'makes you more drunk' :: A new study that finds mixing diet instead of regular soda with alcohol makes people more intoxicated.
In Pictures: Architectural Review Future Projects Awards :: Architectural Review Future Project Award winners
Pupil premium 'could be used better' :: A significant minority of schools in England are still not spending extra funding for poor pupils effectively, warns a report from inspectors.
Cruise ship stranded near Mexico :: Passengers and crew members on a cruise ship stranded in the Gulf of Mexico have limited access to food and bathrooms after a engine fire on Sunday.
New Iran centrifuges could shorten path to atomic bomb: Netanyahu :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/eZMQhynmVTY/us-israel-iran-idUSBRE91A0ZF20130211
Nightmare for SEAL who shot bin Laden :: He's the man who rolled into a bedroom in Abbottabad, Pakistan, raised his gun and shot Osama bin Laden three times in the forehead.