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.
PM in rare visit to Kashmir after attack on soldiers :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Ga74QcAOcDA/story01.htm
Russia rejects any role in Snowden affair - foreign minister :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/apc5mZjbux0/story01.htm
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
Is Egyptian statue spinning? :: A museum is baffled by a statue apparently turning by itself in a sealed case.
A love story that survived :: Survivors from the "Kindertransport" rescue mission are reunited in London. CNN's Rosie Tomkins reports.
Flirting in the Big Apple :: Dating has become a huge industry. As CNN's Felicia Taylor reports, flirting is part of the game.
Egyptian statue cursed? :: An ancient Egyptian statue at the Manchester Museum mysteriously rotates in its display case without being touched.
Sharapova's taste for business :: Richard Quest interviews Maria Sharapova about her entrepreneurial spirit and her new line of candy, Sugarpova.
Too poor to live at home :: Suma was bonded into labor when she was 6 years old, and she worked as a house servant from 4 a.m. until late at night.
Armstrong's cycling legacy :: CNN's Amanda Davies looks at the state of cycling in the wake of the Lance Armstrong doping scandal.
What's next for Italian politics? :: What comes next for Italian politics after Silvio Berlusconi's conviction? Professor James Walston explains.
U.S. fury as Snowden flees :: It was clear from the statement from the National Security Council (NSC) on Monday that the United States is deeply annoyed with Hong Kong.