The Sapporo Snow Festival in northernmost Hokkaido prefecture renders Japan's most famous cultural exports in beautiful works of art.
A 47-year-old father of four known as "Wolf Dad" is causing a stir in China for parenting practices that that make "Tiger Mom" Amy Chua look like Mary Poppins.
Ai Weiwei and India's Anna Hazare are two plausible contenders — and so are the Japanese rescue crews who risked everything in the radioactive ruins of Fukushima.
Air pollution in Beijing is nothing new. But this week international media has been reporting that the thick smog hanging over China's capital actually appears to be getting worse.
Writer and photographer Kashish Das Shrestha shares his photos of anti-Monsanto protests and the agricultural landscapes in Nepal.
Pakistani actress Veena Malik sparks controversy with a provocative nude cover for Indian magazine.
Faced with a historic opportunity, the American President goes for traditional garb at an official dinner.
Pakistani officials cite concerns for the country's young people in announcing a ban on obscene text messages.
Navy suits instead of aloha shirts: President Obama vetoes a beloved tradition at this year's APEC summit.
Netizens demand justice for Reuben and Keenan.
In new media (Twitter) and old (TV news), public reaction to the match-fixing scandal.