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Nintendo asked to name ‘Zelda’ after Williams

TOKYO: Robin Williams fans are asking Nintendo to name a character in the next instalment of its popular “Legend of Zelda” series after the Oscar-winning actor, who died last week.



‘Garfield’ gets television makeover in Indonesia

JAKARTA/SINGAPORE: The comic strip cat Garfield was created in America, but the animated television series based on the famous Jim Davis cartoon character is produced at a sprawling studio on the Indo



SRK’s trailer of new movie highlights Dubai landmarks

DUBAI: The trailer of Bollywood star Shahrukh Khan’s (SRK) new Dubai-set blockbuster “Happy New Year” has been unveiled.



Hip hop and graffiti in Lebanon tag a nation’s woes

BEIRUT: In a red-lit cafe in Beirut, a Filipino Syrian rapper Nasser Shorbaji, and local singer Marwan Alameh try not to knock the microphones over while laughing during the broadcast of their weekly




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