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.
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.
Hong Kong's mounting food waste :: Nestled among the granite peaks of eastern Hong Kong a new, man-made mountain is emerging.
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
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
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.
In Pictures: Architectural Review Future Projects Awards :: Architectural Review Future Project Award winners
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.
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.
Surfer on riding 100-foot wave :: CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to Garrett McNamara about potentially breaking the record for surfing the biggest wave.
Birds' synchronized flight dazzles :: It looks like a dark cloud, but it's starling birds synchronizing their flight to help them find food.
Shipping looks to clean up its act :: At nearly the length of four football pitches, the container ship Eugen Maersk takes some stopping when traveling at full speed -- around 7 kilometers (4.3 miles) before it can come to a complete halt.
Why HK craves organic food :: CNN's Patricia Wu looks at Hong Kong's craving for quality organic food.
What will Year of Snake bring you? :: 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.
Photos: Celebrations around Asia ::
Photos: Ganges gathering :: Millions of Hindu devotees gather for the Maha Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, India, where they bathe in the Ganges to cleanse themselves of sin.
Opinion: Don't try to be sexy at Grammys :: "Be sure that buttocks and female breasts are adequately covered." "Thong type costumes are problematic." "Avoid sheer see-through clothing."
All eyes on Bafta as Oscars preview :: CNN's Becky Anderson gives a preview of the upcoming BAFTA awards in the UK.
How big is 'too big' for a superyacht? :: When pictures leaked out in December of the late Steve Jobs' new yacht, Venus, leaving The Netherlands, interest was once again sparked in the mysterious world of the super mega yachts, and in those who build them for the super mega rich.
Why shoe throwing is so insulting :: The shoe attack on Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Egypt, the latest on a politician in the Middle East, causes many in West to ask: Why is throwing a shoe such a big deal?
Flying Dutchman's sporting gamble :: It was a "crazy" high-stakes routine that risked everything in the pursuit of gold.
How a town takes on Mexican cartels :: Fed up with drug cartels, residents of one Mexican town take justice into their own hands. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
Sochi project highlights Putin ambition :: Russia will host the Winter Olympics for the first time next February at Sochi - it's a project that Vladimir Putin hopes will transform an ailing region.
Is NYC new country music capital? :: CNN's Maggie Lake reports on country fever hitting New York City, and its popularity is going worldwide.
Private jets of the rich and famous ::