In pictures: Life in Baltistan :: Life in the remote region of Baltistan
How to pretend you're Canadian :: Flag-jacking isn't enough. Here's some advice on how Americans can fake being Canadian.
'Enter the Dragon' actor Jim Kelly dies :: Jim Kelly, who parlayed his martial arts skills into a successful but brief career in action movies, has died. He was 67.
Jessica Simpson names baby boy... :: It's a boy!
Tennis female icons gathers :: It was the ultimate gathering of tennis talent.
In pictures: Arizona wildfire :: Battling a wildfire in central Arizona
Football amid fury: Brazil's Cup win :: Brazil beat Spain 3-0 while protests raged outside the stadium.
Star helps fight prostitution :: In her debut film, "Slumdog Millionaire," Freida Pinto won plaudits for her portrayal of a girl from the slums groomed for a life of prostitution. Off screen the Hollywood actress is now lending her voice to save other girls from that very same fate.
The rise of the extreme house-sitter :: In today's tough economic climate, people are finding unusual ways to cut back on living costs while saving up for a deposit.
Tensions easing in South China Sea? :: China has agreed to hold formal talks with its southeast Asian neighbors about establishing a "code of conduct" to ease maritime tensions in the South China Sea, a major step forward in the long-running dispute.
Thousands brave typhoon rains demanding China honour Hong Kong democracy pledge :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/elvsRd3Ioqk/story01.htm
John Kerry presses China, Southeast Asia to ease sea tensions :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/qGwQYpQBAAA/story01.htm
China ramps up security in Xinjiang :: In a show of force after unrest last week that left 35 people dead, Chinese authorities have ramped up security in the far-western region of Xinjiang.
In pictures: Egypt protests :: Mass rallies against President Mohammed Morsi
Tainted Kalmadi loses top Asian athletics job to Qatari Al-Hamad :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/q3U-p1vJWAo/story01.htm
World's largest building is here :: A building big enough to hold 20 Sydney Opera Houses opens.
AirAsia: aggressive plan for India domestic service :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/pGCq-apJ-E0/story01.htm
China 2.0? :: Africa can emulate China's success, but not without making sacrifices, says China's special representative on African Affairs.
Prince, Blanket celebrate Jackson's life :: A business management expert testifies Monday as lawyers try to prove Michael Jackson's last concert promoter is liable in the singer's death.
Apple applies to register 'iWatch' trademark in Japan :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/ViBJGq-9Liw/story01.htm
Day in pictures: 1 July 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 1 July
Will Speaker Boehner make history? :: Julian Zelizer says John Boehner has several tools he can use to gather enough support to pass immigration reform
Iraq violence kills 761 in June - UN :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/1mu81PCTTms/story01.htm
Football: Man U signs new sponsor :: Manchester United may face a new challenge on the field next season without Alex Ferguson but the English Premier League giant appears to have no domestic equals commercially with its ever expanding list of global sponsors.
Suraj Pancholi given bail in Jiah Khan suicide case :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/14Ha2TQUcwk/story01.htm
J-Lo's song to 'repressive' leader :: Jennifer Lopez sang "Happy Birthday, Mr. President" to the president of Turkmenistan.
HK makes first Snowden movie :: While it's not a stretch to imagine the Edward Snowden saga would spawn books and movies, a group of amateur filmmakers in Hong Kong have already beaten Hollywood to the punch with a short thriller dramatizing the events that unfolded in the city last month.
Cirque performer dies after accident :: A performer from the famed troupe Cirque du Soleil died in a weekend accident during a show at a Las Vegas casino, authorities said Sunday.
Photographs show largest fire yet :: Ferocious blaze in Smethwick
EXCLUSIVE - Pakistan angers Afghans by suggesting Taliban share power - minister :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/-9gy-38oDa4/story01.htm