Thunberg joins Schwarzenegger in call for climate action

Climate activist Greta Thunberg called on citizens to "change everything" to avert climate crisis, at the start of a conference in Vienna...

With cash, crime and drama, Nigeria politics inspire movie makers

A man passes by Nigerian movie billboards at a cinema in Lagos With its alliances and betrayals, crimes...

Private TV channel launched in Kuwait

KUWAIT: Kuwait Media House Company yesterday launched the "Sawt Al-Arab" television channel in collaboration with its European sister concern Sawt Al-Arab for...

Indian Tamil cinema superstar Rajinikanth to enter politics

Rajinikanth, the wildly popular Indian cinema star who inspires almost godlike adulation in some parts of the country, announced his entry into politics Sunday....

Indian film star prepares for new role – in politics

Indian movie star Kamal Haasan, whose latest film releases today, enjoys causing a stir as an actor and now he is looking to shake...

Music for the masses winning Indonesian voter’s hearts

From Indonesia's hip-swivelling juggernaut dangdut to thumping rock bands and Islam-infused tunes, music could be the clincher for winning hearts-and votes-as the...

‘Tokyo Story’ star Setsuko Hara, muse of Ozu, dies at 95

The Japanese actress who starred in famed director Yasujiro Ozu's "Tokyo Story" and a host of other classic films has died aged 95 --...

Obama hails Spielberg’s ‘boundless imagination’

President Barack Obama awarded the highest civilian honor Tuesday to filmmaker Steven Spielberg, the man behind Hollywood hits "E.T.," "Jurassic Park" and "Indiana Jones."...

New film shows painful legacy of China’s one-child policy

To see what China's one-child policy has done to the most populous country on Earth, you just have to look around you,...

Anger as Minaj cancels Saudi concert

RIYADH: The cancellation of a concert by rapper Nicki Minaj in Saudi Arabia triggered a fresh social media storm yesterday, with many...

‘The Mikado’ revamped for 21st century with Trumpian twist

Members of the troupe perform during a rehearsal of the Mikado comic opera at The Lovinger Theatre at Lehman College in...

Two more K-pop stars embroiled in sex video scandal

Two more K-pop stars quit yesterday, their agencies said, as a scandal over illicit sex videos and other offences rippled further across...

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