LONDON: Fatima Bhutto, the niece of assassinated Pakistani former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, has been nominated for the Women’s Prize for Fiction, the judges announced Friday.
MANILA: Filipino fans of American singer-songwriter Bruno Mars are in for an ultimate music treat as the two-time Grammy Award winner is bringing “The Moonshine Jungle Tour” to Manila on March 22,
DUBAI: Yachts worth 280 million dirhams have been sold so far at the ongoing 22nd edition of the Dubai International Boat Show, emirates247.com reported.
LONDON: British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday laughed off the widespread mockery of a photo he posted on Twitter of him looking serious while on the phone to US President Barack Obama.
MUMBAI: Leading Bollywood actor Aamir Khan on Friday said he is not interested in joining politics, and does not consider himself a social activist either, ndtv.com reported.
CAIRO: Archaeologists in Egypt have found a nearly 3,500-year-old statue of the daughter of pharaoh Amenhotep III in the famed temple city of Luxor, the antiquities ministry said on Friday.
TOKYO: Misao Okawa, a Japanese woman believed to be the world’s oldest person, turned 116 on Wednesday and celebrated by tucking into a white cake decorated with strawberries and candles.
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