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Show of Love: Public kissing the rage in India Wed, 19 Nov '14 | 11:24 PM ET
People protest during the Kiss Of Love, a Facebook campaign, near Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) office at Jhandewalan near the Metro station in New Delhi, India.

Indian protesters who gather to kiss have been arrested, tear-gassed and assaulted with rods. Still, they keep kissing. The Global Post reports.

The Hunger Games in numbers     Thu, 20 Nov '14 | 7:00 AM ET
"Catching Fire"

The latest installment in the Hunger Games trilogy comes out on Friday. We take a look at how the series as done so far.

F1's Vettel to replace Alonso at Ferrari Thu, 20 Nov '14 | 5:48 AM ET

Quadruple world champion Sebastian Vettel will replace Fernando Alonso at Ferrari next season after signing a three-year deal, the Italian team said on Thursday.

Why China won't be Asia's dominant power Wed, 19 Nov '14 | 12:17 AM ET

China may be Asia's economic powerhouse but it won't become the region's dominant power, according to a new report.

Why Putin is buying so much gold Tue, 18 Nov '14 | 4:05 PM ET
Gold bars and Vladimir Putin

With all of its income from oil sales, Russia's central bank is making a big move toward gold.

Blackpool beach

A hotel in the north of England that charged a couple £100 ($156) for leaving a "bad review" of a hotel on TripAdvisor, has scrapped the charge.

Keystone XL pipeline explained     Wed, 19 Nov '14 | 11:00 AM ET

CNBC's Phil Han explains why there is so much controversy surrounding the Keystone XL pipeline.

With retail sales in Britain expecting to reach £36.5 billion ($57 billion) this December, businesses hope to impress with marketing campaigns.

Customers walk outside Tsukiji Market in Tokyo

Many Japanese voters remain confused by why Prime Minister Abe called a snap election despite little opposition to plans to delay a sales-tax hike.

Bob Marley, circa 1976

Bob Marley heirs say they are creating a pot-focused brand dubbed Marley Natural, reports NBC News.

Recent cheers at nascent signs of a global recovery now look premature, amid mounting concerns about a number of pressure points.

How the big guys are teaming up with start-ups Tue, 18 Nov '14 | 3:55 AM ET

Consider the benefits large companies could reap from partnering with start-ups, writes Accenture's Matt Reilly.

Indonesia may put the kibosh on its "fragile five" membership as its new president took bold action to eliminate most of its expensive fuel subsidy.

Apple is worth how much?!     Tue, 18 Nov '14 | 7:00 AM ET

CNBC's Phil Han takes a look at just how much the world's most valuable company is actually worth.

Hats off to our deficit-cutting bankers Tue, 18 Nov '14 | 1:19 AM ET

The fines that the five banks have coughed up, will now go straight into UK finance minister George Osborne's pre-election coffers.

Ancient companies still going strong Mon, 17 Nov '14 | 4:14 AM ET

Worried about your business? Don't be - some of the following companies have been around for over 1,000 years.

Piccadilly Circus for rent?     Tue, 18 Nov '14 | 4:00 AM ET

CNBC's Phil Han finds out how one company may be able to get its name up in lights at Piccadilly Circus for a few million dollars a month.

A driver has racked up at least £9,490 ($14,836) in parking fees after abandoning their Mercedes Benz in a U.K. parking lot for two years.

Where will dollar-yen be trading at year-end? Sun, 16 Nov '14 | 11:23 PM ET
10,000 Japanese yen and 100 U.S. dollar notes arranged for a photograph.

Where do you think dollar-yen will be trading by year-end?

Facebook seeks foothold in your office Mon, 17 Nov '14 | 1:38 AM ET
People are silhouetted as they pose with mobile devices in front of a screen projected with a Facebook logo in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Oct. 29, 2014.

Facebook is working on a new website called "Facebook at Work" that will see it compete directly with Google and LinkedIn, the FT reports.

India wants to ban porn—will it work? Sun, 16 Nov '14 | 7:32 PM ET

India is trying to block access to online pornography in a move that has triggered fears over digital freedoms in the world's largest democracy.

CNBC's Phil Han speaks to the the CEO of VistaJet, Thomas Flohr about where he is seeing growth in the private aviation business.

Airbus applies to patent 'flying saucer' plane Mon, 17 Nov '14 | 6:30 AM ET
The Airbus patent design

Airbus is hoping to patent a new plane that looks more like a doughnut or flying saucer than the usual passenger plane.

China’s stock market cracks open Mon, 17 Nov '14 | 3:08 AM ET

The Shanghai-Hong Kong stock connect is set to begin, in a sea change that will crack open China's A-share markets to foreign investment, potentially breaking the market out of a long downturn.

South Korean buys trademark Napoleon headgear Mon, 17 Nov '14 | 3:53 AM ET

A two-cornered hat that belonged to French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte was sold to a South Korean bidder for 1.9 million euros ($2.4 million).

Family-run firms are turning to mediators to help quell feuds about which heir will take the helm when the patriarch — or matriarch — steps aside.

Seven things Apple is bigger than Fri, 14 Nov '14 | 12:38 PM ET
People entering an Apple store in New York

Let's just all agree: Apple is enormous and taking over the world.

Hiring a college planner to help navigate the admission process is a growing trend, but is it worth the high price tag?

Foreign governments buying up London     Fri, 14 Nov '14 | 5:00 AM ET

CNBC's Phil Han takes a look at which foreign governments are buying up big chunks of prime London real estate.

Health workers wearing protective equipment are pictured at the Island Clinic in Monrovia, Liberia.

A tweet or phone call could be the answer to containing the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, according to mobile researchers .