Hundreds more bodies are recovered from a Chinese ship wreck after a cruiser capsized in the Yangtze river, leaving only 14 survivors so far.
US officials point the finger of blame at China after hackers break into US government computers, compromising the personal data of 4 million current and former federal employees.
A reported mass suicide attempt in Beijing shows several people lying on the pavement surrounded by onlookers, after apparently drinking pesticide in a busy shopping centre, writes Danny Vincent.
A mentally-ill British grandfather is among more than 19,000 people on death row in Pakistan, according to human rights group Amnesty International.
The Malaysian authorities say a new strategy will be needed if no trace of the missing airliner is found in the southern Indian Ocean by the end of May.
There is no trace of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which disappeared on 8 March 2014, nor of the 239 people on board. It remains one of the great aviation mysteries. Will it ever be solved?
Thousands of people are celebrating the Chinese New Year. And more than ever, the Chinese are choosing to take that holiday abroad.