Famed Egyptian actor Nour El-Sherif dies of illness at 69

Egypt’s state news agency says well-known Egyptian actor Nour El-Sherif has died. He was 69. The news agency said he died Tuesday after battling...

Guy Ritchie and Jacqui Ainsley celebrate nuptials at screening

At dusk in the cobbled courtyard of a former palace, Warner Bros “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” took his bow to the world at London’s...

Singapore turns 50 with huge parade

Independent Singapore turned 50 Sunday with fireworks, a massive military parade and a tribute to late founding leader Lee Kuan Yew, who helped transform...

Iraq’s Jon Stewart combats jihadists with laughs

Defying death threats, an Iraqi television comedian is fighting the Islamic State group with biting satire aimed at lifting the aura of fear that...

‘Rogue Nation’: 5 reasons it’s the best ‘Mission: Impossible’

Just when Tom Cruise had been written off as an action star, he makes a triumphant comeback- at age 53 — with “Mission: Impossible-...

New film highlights struggles of gay Palestinians in Israel

During last summer’s Gaza war, Khader Abu Seif was living with his then Israeli boyfriend in Tel Aviv, wondering whether Hamas rockets could reach...

Oculus debuts virtual reality film ‘Henry’

Oculus is hedging its bets that an adorable critter named Henry can help convince consumers - and Hollywood - about the viability of virtual...

35 Cosby accusers on NY mag cover – Victims speak out

NEW YORK: Thirty-five women who allege they were sexually assaulted by US comedy legend Bill Cosby were united yesterday on a magazine cover to...

Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina dead at 22

Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of pop legend Whitney Houston and singer Bobby Brown, died Sunday aged 22, six months after she was...

Nearly 30 years on since debut album, Gipsy Kings keep crowds dancing

Nearly 30 years after launching their “Rumba Flamenca” music style, the Gypsy Kings are still keeping crowds around the world dancing to hits such...

Bollywood star, judge urge clemency for riot bomber

NEW DELHI: A Bollywood superstar and a former senior judge yesterday urged India’s top court to consider sparing the life of a convicted bomb...

Minaj shows black women’s challenges

Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda” video opens in a jungle and the camera goes straight to the heart, or rather bottom, of the matter-the rapper’s derriere,...

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