Sri Lanka cricket stars sorry for Enrique concert chaos

An entertainments company owned by two Sri Lankan cricket legends apologized yesterday for an Enrique Iglesias concert where local women shed their underwear, sparking...

Saudi Arabia to host first Arab Fashion Week

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia is set to host in March its first ever Arab Fashion Week, the Arab Fashion Council announced yesterday, overturning decades of...

Folk puppets keeping heritage of Egyptian satire alive

Members of Egypt's Wamda troupe manipulate puppets during a Aragoz puppets show in Beit al-Sehemi, in Cairo's Gamaliya district, on Nov...

Syria war takes role in Ramadan television dramas

'Places that we used to be able to film in are no longer available' The sound of the blast in Syria's capital Damascus brought worried...

Crocodiles guard secrets of Pakistan’s lost African past

 Dancing and chanting in Swahili at a crocodile shrine outside Karachi, hundreds of Pakistani Sheedis swayed barefoot to the rhythm of a language they...

Renowned Indian classical singer Kishori Amonkar dies at 84

A music student of Kishori Amonkar says the singer renowned for her innovative interpretation of classical Indian music has died. Gandhar Bedekar says the...

Rock the vote: Pakistani political music keeps the party going

As the crowd swells with anticipation for their leader Shahbaz Sharif's arrival a DJ blares the anthem "Respect the vote", while supporters chant slogans...

Horror film ‘Curse’ leads the pack on a very slow weekend

For Warner Bros, the release this weekend of "The Curse of La Llorona" brought good news and...

Nepal’s musicians retune to tradition

  Nepal's musical heritage is enjoying a revival as young musicians fuse the sounds of traditional instruments once at risk of disappearing with lyrics that...

Breaking the rules: Click and buy with Tommy Hilfiger

Tommy Hilfiger has been breaking the rules his whole life. So it's no surprise he's revolutionizing fashion by gearing up to sell clothes straight...

Egyptian film star charged with ‘inciting immorality’ for wearing see-through dress

An Egyptian film star faces trial next month promoting immorality after attending the Cairo Film Festival in a see-through dress, state-owned online newspaper Al-Ahram...

LA’s French film fest debuts stunning Nazi escape tale

Joseph Joffo's childhood came to an end at the age of 10, when his father gave him and his brother 5,000 francs each and...

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29th October