‘Historic night’ as Somalia screens first film in 30 years

Somalia hosted its first screening of a movie in three decades under heavy security on Wednesday, as the conflict-ravaged country hopes for a cultural...

Niger nomad festival reverberates with electric guitars

"That guitar sounds crazy happy!" grins Oumar Alassane, sitting on his motorbike with an arm around the shoulder of a friend, a short distance...

Treats and tradition in Tehran’s oldest, tiniest teahouse

With his trimmed beard, red scarf and bronze-coloured waistcoat, Kazem Mabhutian serves a steady stream of customers in the smallest and oldest teahouse in...

Audiences back in Milan as Italy fashion seeks ‘rebirth’

The taxis and courtesy cars, street style and front row stars were back in Milan yesterday as fashion week returns with mostly live audiences...

Cavers find snakes but no genies in Yemen’s ‘Well of Hell’

A team of Omani cavers has made what is believed to be the first descent to the bottom of Yemen's fabled Well of Barhout-a...

Art exhibition showcases India’s timeless heritage

By Sajeev K Peter An 11-day-long art exhibition titled 'Glimpses of Timeless India' by Indian artist Joice Sibi Thampuran was inaugurated at Kuwait Art Association...

Sahara camel race glory brings boy jockey big dreams for his future

Ten-year-old Moussa will bask in the glory of the weekend camel race in Niger for a long time. Little higher than his victorious charger's...

Five things to know from London Fashion Week

London Fashion Week closed with a flourish yesterday, the first major return to live runway shows in the British capital in 18 months following...

BTS dance through UN to promote youth solutions for planet

It wasn't exactly the screaming audience BTS is accustomed to but the Korean pop sensations had another sort of world stage Monday as they...

Emmy ratings edge back up from recent lows

The Emmy Awards ended their run of record-low ratings as 7.4 million viewers tuned in for television's version of the Oscars, figures showed Monday....

‘Art is dying’: Afghan artists hope to resist Taleban rule

Two days after the Taleban seized Kabul last month, 26-year-old artist Sara took the terracotta plates she'd painted with images praising inspirational Afghan women-and...

Nirvana’s Nevermind: An album forged by contradictions

Released 30 years ago this week, "Nevermind" was a generation-defining milestone that sold 30 million copies and made a tragic icon of Kurt Cobain....

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