In year of Wonder Woman, comes the remarkable tale of her creation

Superman and Batman were born, like brothers, in 1938 and 1939, respectively. But psychology professor William Moulton Marston had grander and more progressive aspirations...

Cambridge to return looted Benin statue

A Cambridge University college has said it will return a bronze cockerel statue looted from Nigeria, which formed the focus of protests...

Beyond Dubai’s shadow, Sharjah shines light on Arab art

Manal Ataya, director-general of the Sharjah Museum Authority is pictured during an interview with AFP at Sharjah Art Museum. - FP...

Kuwait National Cinema Company launches #SpiritofKuwait campaign

Kuwaiti National Cinema Company (KNCC) recently launched a public awareness campaign titled “Spirit of Kuwait” which celebrates the human rights, legal and moral foundations...

Michael Douglas among film stars honored by AARP

Michael Douglas was initially confused when he was told that he was being honored with a career achievement honor by the AARP Movies for...

On Syria river, craftsmen revive famed water wheels

This picture shows a view of the Maamorieh Noria (water wheel) along the Orontes (Assi) river in the city of Hama...

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...

Bollywood stars attend Rajput’s funeral as death sparks mental health debate

Bollywood actor Rajkummar Rao (left) and producer, director Dinesh Vijan (right) attend the funeral of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, in...

Soweto virtuosos embrace ‘white people’ music

A young child plays the violin during a lesson with Buskaid at the Reformed Presbyterian Church in Diepkloof, Soweto.-AFP photos

Afghans, Pakistanis weave a livelihood on Emirati coast

Far from his home in Afghanistan, Nour rises each morning before the sun's rays touch the coastal Emirati town of Kalba for a new...

Broadway and Hollywood mix for hybrid musical ‘Grease: Live’

Fox is gearing up to give Broadway a serious dose of the Hollywood treatment. "Grease: Live," goes beyond other made-for-TV live musicals such as...

Paris couture reaches creative climax in Valentino, Saab, Fendi

Paris couture week reached a creative climax Wednesday with strong showings from Maison Margiela, Valentino and Elie Saab. Here are some of the highlights...

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