Hundreds of people marched and prayed in the Midwestern US city where an Indian expatriate was killed and another wounded in a suspected hate crime that has prompted calls for action. Indians at home and in the United States have expressed shock at Wednesday's shooting in the Kansas community of
Mahershala Ali on Sunday won the Oscar for best supporting actor for his moving portrayal of a Miami drug dealer in coming of age drama "Moonlight."
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The Hollywood awards season reached its glittering climax Sunday as the Oscars began with pop star Justin Timberlake doing a rendition of his nominated song "Can't Stop the Feeling."
For Hollywood's A-list, Oscars night is the biggest fashion moment of the year. And Tinseltown's top actresses did not disappoint on Sunday, with winter white gowns among the key trends.
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Vandals have broken and overturned more than 500 gravestones at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, the latest in a spate of recent bomb threats and attacks against sites for Jews across the United States. A local rabbi, who was unnamed, told ABC television affiliate WPVI, that the affected graves at
Here are five takeaways: - Flowers - It may only be February but the northern Italian city famed for its grey skies was in full bloom: there were blossoms across the board on dresses, skirts, coats and scarves, from Gucci and Fendi to Alberta Ferretti and Fausto Puglisi. Dolce&Gabbana models not only
The following factors are likely to influence Malaysian palm oil futures and other vegetable oil markets. FUNDAMENTALS * Malaysian palm oil futures recovered in late trade on Friday on forecasts of stronger ...
Hollywood will be sprinkled with stardust on Sunday at the Oscars, with dreamy nostalgic musical "La La Land" tipped for glory on the film industry's biggest night. Damien Chazelle's glossy tribute to the all-singing, all-dancing Golden Age of Tinseltown's studio system is vying
Hollywood actor Bill Paxton, best known for his roles in such blockbusters as "Apollo 13" and "Titanic," has died at the age of 61, a family representative said Sunday. "It is with heavy hearts we share the news that Bill Paxton has passed away due to complications from surgery
An African road movie about four women wowed its audience Sunday as it kicked off the Panafrican cinema and television festival (Fespaco), a showcase for the continent's burgeoning film industry. Along the way the women -- Ivorian, Senegalese, Burkinabe and Nigerian actresses -- are spared nothing
Stargazers applauded as they were plunged into darkness Sunday when the moon passed in front of the sun in a spectacular "ring of fire" eclipse. Astronomers and enthusiasts in Argentina were among the first to see the so-called annular eclipse as it crossed South America shortly after 1200
A giant kitchen grater with menacing blades, an ironing board festooned with penises and Marcel Duchamp's repurposed urinal greet visitors to the Israel Museum's new show "No Place Like Home". The exhibition focuses on the reinterpretation of household objects in art, and takes Duchamp
Guatemala has expelled a Dutch "abortion ship" carrying activists who had vowed to help women circumvent the country's longstanding prohibition against terminating pregnancies, the army said Sunday. Activists from the group Women on Waves had been guarded aboard their moored sailboat by
Thousands of film fans gathered in London's Trafalgar Square Sunday for a screening of "The Salesman" by Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, who is boycotting the Oscars over US President Donald Trump's policies. Just hours before the Oscars ceremony in Los Angeles, where the film is
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen on Sunday accused the media of "campaigning hysterically" in favour of Emmanuel Macron, her centrist rival for the presidency, as polls showed him enjoying a jump in support. Le Pen, speaking at a rally in the western city of Nantes, launched a series
Iraqi forces battled jihadists in west Mosul on Sunday, aiming to build a floating bridge across the Tigris to establish an important supply route linked to the recaptured east bank. A week into a major push on the western side of the city, where an estimated 2,000 holdout jihadists and 750,000 civilians
A veteran opposition leader in Kyrgyzstan was arrested on corruption charges Sunday, sparking nationwide protests as political tensions mount ahead of presidential elections in November. The State Committee for National Security (GKNB) said Omurbek Tekebayev, who leads the nominally socialist Ata-Meken
Jordan Peele's socially conscious horror film "Get Out" scared off last week's holdovers, beating expectations to grab the top spot at North American box offices on its debut weekend, an industry group projected on Sunday. Peele's feature directorial debut -- the actor is half
Germany recorded more than 3,500 attacks against refugees and asylum shelters last year, according to new interior ministry figures, amounting to an average of nearly 10 acts of anti-migrant violence a day. "People who have fled their home country and seek protection in Germany have the right to
Police arrested a Croatian far-right party leader on Sunday after dozens of supporters marched through the capital Zagreb chanting pro-Nazi slogans. Supporters of the far-right A-HSP party, which has no presence in parliament, marched through downtown Zagreb before gathering at the main Ban Jelacic
Pope Francis attended a service at the All Saints' Church in Rome on Sunday, becoming the first pontiff in history to visit an Anglican church in the Italian capital. Francis's visit marked the 200th anniversary of the All Saints' church, furthering a rapprochement between the Vatican and
Rainstorms and landslides in Chile killed four and contaminated a major river, forcing authorities to cut off drinking water to four million people in the capital, authorities said. The torrential rain that started Saturday prompted mudslides and rubble to surge into the Maipo river which supplies most
The United States called on Russia Sunday to "immediately" observe the ceasefire in Ukraine, accusing combined Russian and separatist forces of targeting international monitors. "We call on Russia and the separatist forces it backs to immediately observe the ceasefire, withdraw all heavy