The Sapporo Snow Festival in northernmost Hokkaido prefecture renders Japan's most famous cultural exports in beautiful works of art.
Meet Rajnikanth, the toughest man in Tamil Nadu.
Mukesh Ambani has built a 27-story state-of-the-art residence in the heart of Mumbai worth $1 billion, despite the Prime Minister's call for "moderation".
South Koreans, pioneers in the art of kimchi-making, are in a pickle these days.
Stephen Colbert lampoons 'monkey security' at the Commonwealth Games.
Despite cheap labor in India, the 2010 CWG have costed a whopping $1 billion, giving rise to accusations of corruption and mismanagement in the planning of the games.
A boy poses for pictures on Tiananmen Square in Beijing on September 30, 2010, on the eve of China's National Day.
A photographer poses a tourist the Taj Mahal on September 29, 2010 in Agra, India.
Four-year-old male chimpanzee Yangyang (R) holds the hand of six-year-old female chimpanzee Wan Xing as they get married at a zoo in Hefei, in east China's Anhui province.