North Korea fires 2 short-range ballistic missiles
The missile launch comes ahead of a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Seoul on Thursday.
This Singapore blogger lost everything just by criticizing the prime minister
Now the internet is coming to his rescue.
This chart shows which countries produce the most electricity from renewable energy
Norway for the win.
More than 200,000 Hong Kong residents vote for democracy in an unofficial referendum
Last week, Beijing released a white paper reasserting Beijing's total control over Hong Kong in what many saw as a veiled warning.
China sentences 3 anti-corruption activists to jail
Graft oils the wheels of China's government and probes into party elites have revealed billions of dollars in undisclosed assets.
Ai Weiwei wants you to pose with your leg as a gun. Here's why.
"Leg-guns" are the hot new selfie craze.
China's 'thong condom' is one step closer to reality
Hard to say if that's a good thing. You be the judge.
Are any countries seriously trying to tackle the climate crisis?
Obama wants the US to lead. Is anyone interested in following?
Some scary practices return to US property market, but the bubbles are overseas
Could a Chinese crash do the kind of damage that the US property market’s bust did in 2008?
World’s oldest pants found in ancient Chinese grave have a seriously huge crotch
They're 3,300 years old and they belonged to some badass Bronze Age mummies.
The World Cup: Brought to you by one of China's greenest corporations
Yingli's got solar panels, and Latin America's got sun. Hey, perfect match.
Cambodia is finally starting to get serious about commemorating genocide victims
Survivors had hoped for money. Instead, they'll have to settle for books, memorials and maybe a day off.
China's deserts are expanding at an alarming rate. So it's fighting back, with straw mats
The expanding sands have already claimed ancient relics, cities and even sections of the Great Wall.
#tbt: Chinese security use umbrellas to disrupt CNN coverage of the 20th anniversary of Tiananmen
Beijing's umbrella cops are the stars of this week's global throwback.
Myanmar’s army still abducts civilians and forces them to act as guides and human shields
Serious abuses persist despite closer ties to the US and EU.
Thousands in Hong Kong mark the 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre (PHOTOS)
A large number of mainland Chinese also flocked to commemorate the crackdown in the former British territory, where a vigil has been held every year since the massacre.
China defends Tiananmen Square crackdown on eve of 25th anniversary
'In China there are only law breakers — there are no so-called dissidents.' Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said.
Beijing has the answer to its terrorism problem: dogs
Police in China's capital have added dogs to their anti-terrorist campaign.
China indicts 8 people over last year's deadly Tiananmen Square attack
The government blamed the Beijing attack on separatist militants from Xinjiang.
7 things you can do with your dead body
A city in China is outlawing coffins to preserve land. Here's what to do if they come for yours.
This is the absolute worst subway experience you've ever seen
Due to tightened security, Beijing commuters are facing these incredibly long lines.
Putin and Xi Jinping spend a couple of nights in Rodanthe
The leaders of Russia and China were like 'why not?' after signing behemoth trade deal.
China is holding mass public trials again
This time the defendants are Muslim Uyghurs.
These maps show which countries use (and produce) most of our non-renewable energy resources
The United States is addicted to oil and China's got a serious coal problem.
The biggest terrorist attack in years kills 31 people in China's Xinjiang region
Xinjiang has been plagued by violence for years, but rights activists and exile groups say the government's own heavy handed policies in the region have sowed the seeds of unrest.
China evacuates 3,000 citizens from Vietnam after deadly attacks
On Sunday, police flooded major cities in Vietnam trying to avert anti-China protests.
How has your week at work been? Would you rather get paid to play with pandas?
The position of "panda caretaker" includes free room and board, an SUV and a salary of $32,000.
Because of China's preference for baby boys, some men now buy ‘wives’ from abroad
Here’s one Cambodian woman’s ordeal as a trafficked wife.
The world is falling all over itself to attract Chinese tourists
Here's a look at all the ways governments and companies are doing whatever it takes to woo the valuable Chinese tourist.
China produces and consumes almost as much coal as the rest of the world COMBINED
That is one serious coal habit.
This Chinese performance artist is crazier than Ai Weiwei
He Yunchang cut out his own rib and wears it as a necklace.