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.
Day in pictures: 15 February 2013 :: News photos over 24 hours: 15 February
In pictures: World Press Photo awards :: Syria dominates World Press Photo awards
Horsemeat found in school dinners :: Food Standards Agency tests show that horsemeat DNA is present in some school dinners served in Lancashire.
Pope will have security, immunity by remaining in the Vatican :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/yUQ9A824DpE/us-pope-resignation-immunity-idUSBRE91E0ZI20130215
Judgement reserved over uni cash row :: A judge reserves his decision over whether a student's human rights were breached when an Oxford college turned him down on financial grounds.
Meteorite explodes over Russia, more than 1,000 injured :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/mIyiy4hvqJE/us-russia-meteorite-idUSBRE91E05Z20130215
Hong Kong's mounting food waste :: Nestled among the granite peaks of eastern Hong Kong a new, man-made mountain is emerging.
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
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
Fizzy drinks tax needed - doctors :: Fizzy drinks should be heavily taxed and junk food adverts banished until after the TV watershed, doctors say, in a call for action over obesity.
Do Man Utd really have 659m supporters? :: Manchester United football club says it is followed by one in 10 of the world's population. How strong is the evidence for this?
Publicis: Europe 'world's sick child' :: The London Summer Olympics may have been the most-watched event in television history but advertising revenue from the 2012 Games surprisingly disappointed French advertising group Publicis, as did revenue from last year's highly-watched European football championships.
CNN Hero: Purple Heart Homes :: Dale Beatty co-founded Purple Heart Homes, a nonprofit that helps modify or provide homes for disabled U.S. veterans.
Nike's bullet ad with Pistorius backfires :: Tiger Woods' personal life went off the rails. Lance Armstrong's sporting image crashed in drugs. Both were sponsored by Nike in multi-million dollar deals.
Fur on the catwalk: Worth the fuss? :: When Joseph Altuzarra sent a model down the runway in an enormous black-and-white intarsia fox fur coat on Saturday, Elle's Anne Slowey tweeted,"(Cruella de Vil) eat your heart out."
Syrian Kurds flee to Iraq :: CNN's Arwa Damon joins Syrian Kurds as they flee their home country for Iraq.
Macau's motorcycles go electric :: A Macau company's love for motorcycles is helping the planet at the same time. CNN's Andrew Stevens reports.
Environmentalists fill U.S. National Mall :: Marching, dancing and poster-waving environmentalists chanting "Hey, Obama. We don't want no climate drama," packed several blocks on and around Washington's National Mall on Sunday, hoping to spur President Barack Obama to take strong measures against climate change.
Stop asking: 'Still single?' :: China Okasi says African moms need to accept that their educated daughters know the world better and take their time to seek good husbands.
Space between stars 'not empty' :: A $10 billion machine that smashes particles together is shutting down this weekend, taking a staycation in its 17-mile tunnel near the French-Swiss border while receiving maintenance and upgrades. The Large Hadron Collider, one of the world's largest science experiments, will resume operations in 2014 or 2015 at unprecedented energies.
Meteor leaves children terrified :: CNN's Phil Black reports from a Russian village on how its close encounter with a meteor frightened the children.
Iberia workers begin five-day strike :: Workers at the Spanish airline Iberia have begun a five-day strike in protest at planned job cuts and salary reductions.
Pistorius :: Days after a tragic shooting turned an Olympic hero into a murder suspect, South Africans tried to make sense of hazy details surrounding a case that has left the nation stunned.