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TOKYO: The world's oldest person, a Japanese woman, died, a few weeks after celebrating her 117th birthday.Misao Okawa died of heart failure and stopped breathing as relatives and nursing home...
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’Star Wars’ hits $2bn global sales mark

LOS ANGELES: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has soared to the $2 billion mark in global ticket sales, Disney announced Sunday, as the movie landed in fourth place at the North American box office, beh



Rihanna tops US charts after unusual release

NEW YORK: Rihanna’s long-awaited album “Anti” hit number one Sunday on the US chart after an unusual roll-out that included two commercial tie-ups.



Urdu poet and lyricist Nida Fazli passes away

MUMBAI: Noted poet and lyricist Nida Fazli, 78, passed away in Mumbai following a heart attack.






Bernie Sanders makes ‘SNL’ appearance

NEW YORK: Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders made a cameo appearance on “Saturday Night Live” three days before the New Hampshire primary, appearing in a skit with host Larry David, the



Cumberbatch, Emma named Oxford fellows

LONDON: Benedict Cumberbatch and Emma Watson have got new roles: Visiting fellows at Oxford University.



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