BERLIN - African films are enjoying a high profile at this year’s Berlinale festival, with debuts from South Sudan and the Central African Republic (CAR) turning heads along with a new take on “Nollywood”.
LONDON - Queen Elizabeth II returned to royal duties at her Windsor Castle residence on Tuesday, carrying out her first engagements since fears emerged that she could have contracted coronavirus last week.
KUALA LUMPUR - An AirAsia passenger plane was forced to divert and make an unscheduled landing after a snake was spotted slithering through the overhead lights, the Malaysian budget carrier confirmed Monday.
ATAFONA - Vultures roam the sand in the Brazilian resort town of Atafona amid the ruins of the latest houses destroyed by the sea, whose relentless rise has turned the local coastline into an apocalyptic landscape.
NEW YORK - Brad Pitt and his Make It Right Foundation continue to being called out by victims of Hurricane Katrina who are protesting the construction of defective homes by actor, according to Page Six.
LONDON - Who would have thought the day would come when you could see the words “Adele,” “pole dancing” and “beige pantsuit” in the same sentence? The Grammy award-winning singer became a trending topic Saturday after footage surfaced of her performing an impromptu pole dance for the audience at the G-A-Y event.
BERLIN - A period of pandemic-enforced solitude and his actress daughter’s enthusiasm led Italian horror legend Dario Argento, 81, to snap open his director’s chair after a decade’s absence to make one more of his signature gorefests.
Paris - Thousands of protesters headed toward Paris on Friday in convoys from across France, with many hoping to blockade the capital in opposition to Covid vaccination rules and other restrictions despite police warnings to back off.
ISLAMABAD- Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) on Thursday launched a series of cultural activities in collaboration with The Sadequain Foundation USA to commemorate the 35th anniversary of a legendary master artist, Sadequain.
NEWS DESK - The on-site medic from Rust hits the production team back with a lawsuit citing ‘severe emotional distress’ and ‘tremendous shock’ from Halyna Hutchins death as the reason she is unable to return to work.
ABINGDON - Scientists in Britain said Wednesday they have smashed a previous record for generating fusion energy, an achievement hailed a “milestone” on the protracted path towards harnessing a power source considered cheap and clean.
TORONTO - Buses in the Canadian city of Toronto are decorated with Tiger images to mark the Lunar New Year for the first time, and they are intended to better exhibit the Chinese culture, the designer of the bus decorations told Xinhua in a recent interview.
LOS ANGELES - The following are the nominees for the best international film Oscar, which will be handed out on March 27 in Hollywood: “Drive My Car” (Japan) “Flee” (Denmark) “The Hand of God” (Italy) “Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom” (Bhutan) The Worst Person in the World” (Norway).