Every spring, cities across the world come alive with the pink and white cherry blossoms. Here are some of the most beautiful places, including Washington, Tokyo and Wuhan in China, to see the cherry blossoms.
Solar Impulse, the world's first attempt to circumnavigate the globe in a solar powered aircraft is underway andmake a stopover in Nanjing on Wednesday. Nestlé Research is providing the pilots of the plane with specially designed and personalised food, sustaining them on their mission around the world.
Three-fourths of robot installations over the next decade are expected to be concentrated in four areas: transportation equipment; computer and electronic products; electrical equipment and machinery.
Guests at a Brazilian wedding see triple as sisters marry, happiness rules at a Hobbit hotel, love keeps growing for platinum couple, raw fish diet saves shipwrecked sailor and a new hand for a lucky seven-year-old.
Take a look at some of the most striking images from major stories around the world in the past week including fierce fights with attackers who had stormed Garissa University in Kenya and an Air Canada flight which skidded off the runway in a snowstorm in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Try a whopping dose of burger-scented perfume as an April Fool's Day treat, read how late Singaporean PM won an Ig Nobel prize and ditch that 'qwerty' keyboard for one with expressive power. Interesting, funny and downright odd anecdotes from around the world are all in our kaleidoscopic news review of the week.