Ai Weiwei's case suggests China may be ratcheting up the pressure against its internal critics.
Thousands of homeless people are seeking refuge from the cold wave that has killed 160 people in India.
Rising food prices are raising concerns of a repeat of the 2008 food crisis, which led to widespread food shortages and rioting across Asia.
Indian Sikh devotees gather to pay their respects, as lights glow at The Golden Temple in Amritsar.
Pakistani civil society activists light candles in front of a portrait of the slain governor of Punjab, Salman Taseer.
Vishaka N. Desai explains what sets Asia Society above and apart from other groups trying to deepen ties between Asia and the United States.
In three weeks, 10,000 bras were donated.
Almost 3,000 people participated in the calligraphy contest to celebrate the start of the New Year in Tokyo.
Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell says the US has "become a nation of wusses," and "the Chinese are kicking our butt in everything."
The first solar eclipse of 2011 covered the sun by 30 percent and could be seen in many parts of the world.
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