Saving China's finless porpoise :: Professor Kou Zhangbing conducts a health check. He tenderly calls the patient over with a tap of his hand, checks tongue and teeth for injuries, eyes for mood, and skin for scratches. As a treat, he hands out a salted fish.
Astronaut gives space lesson :: In a further sign that China is edging ahead as the world's dominant space power, Wang Yaping -- the second Chinese woman in space -- gave a physics lesson to school children from zero gravity.
Beijing's microbrewery boom :: Beijing duck, steamed dumplings or a glass of green tea: these are the culinary offerings most associated with China. But beer?
Week in pictures: 15-21 June 2013 :: Photos from around the world this week
In pictures: Yoko Ono's Meltdown :: Annual event of music and the visual arts
Photos: Life of Nelson Mandela ::
Day in pictures: 24 June 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 24 June
In pictures: Berlin Fotofestival :: Annual photo festival in Berlin
The shutterbug awards :: Northern Ireland Press Photographers Association awards.
Police 'detain journalist Du Bin' :: A Chinese journalist, whose work exposed alleged human rights abuses of the government, has been detained by secret police in Beijing, said a close friend and human rights groups.
In pictures: Indonesia fires :: Forest fires on Indonesia's Sumatra island
In pictures: 'Supermoon' lights up night sky :: A bigger and brighter moon
China's new superhero :: A look at how comic book legend Stan Lee has drawn inspiration from China and India for his superhero characters.
NSA leaker: U.S. hacks China :: CNN 'The Lead's' Jake Tapper discusses new allegations from NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
How segregation got busted :: Gary May says the Voting Rights Act made Southern white politicians seek the support of a growing black electorate. If the Supreme Court weakens its protections, that progress could stall
How JFK's Berlin speech gave a city hope :: President Kennedy's "Ich bin ein Berliner" speech was a message of solidarity to West Berlin. Some 50 years on, previously unseen photographs recreate the drama.
The unbearable sadness of the valleys :: Many parts of the UK have suffered from the decline of heavy industry, but the Welsh valleys are a grim emblem of the despair that lack of work can create, writes Mark Easton for The Editors, a programme which sets out to ask challenging questions.
Stunning pictures: New UNESCO sites :: North Korea fortress, Japan's Mount Fuji among sites recognized for "outstanding universal value."
A nation with no airline security :: Not too long ago, boarding an airliner with a firearm was as easy as putting a pistol in your pocket and taking your seat. A new book takes us back to the age of "skyjacking."
Australia seeks Triton superdrones for Indian Ocean overwatch :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/srHNR_Mg3Ts/story01.htm
PM in rare visit to Kashmir after attack on soldiers :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Ga74QcAOcDA/story01.htm
Maria Sharapova's taste for business :: Richard Quest interviews Maria Sharapova about her entrepreneurial spirit and her new line of candy, Sugarpova.
Russia rejects any role in Snowden affair - foreign minister :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/apc5mZjbux0/story01.htm
Is it a plane? Is it a drone? :: Is it a plane? Is it a drone? As the aviation industry tightens its belt there's a good chance you're looking at both.
Afghan Taliban attack in Kabul throws peace talks into further doubt :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/qC09ma-QjuU/story01.htm
Day in pictures: 25 June 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 25 June
Moving on from Google Reader :: Next Monday, Google is officially shutting down its popular RSS feed reader, Google Reader.
Google not obliged to delete data :: An EU lawyer says Google does not have to remove sensitive information in a case likely to influence wider debate about data control.
Teachers in England are some of the best paid in the world : They earn more but ... - Daily Mail :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNH7hummPBmWIqyBpNwhi0Zc12roTQ&url=http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2348127/Teachers-England-best-paid-world-They-earn-spend-time-classroom.html
Snowden: I took job to gather evidence :: Edward Snowden took a job with a firm that provides contractors to the National Security Agency solely to gather evidence about U.S. surveillance programs, the self-avowed leaker told the South China Morning Post Newspaper.