Japan's Misao Okawa, then 114, poses with the certificate of the world's oldest woman, which was presented to her by Guinness World Records Japan Country Manager Erika Ogawa, unseen, at a nursing home in Osaka, western Japan. (AP)
MEXICO CITY: A young Mexican’s fascination with Harry Potter has grown into the world’s biggest private collection of toys, books, clothes and other items related to author J.K.
MANILA, Philippines: Seventy years have not dulled the memories of survivors of the monthlong Battle of Manila.
LOS ANGELES: Leonard Nimoy, world famous to "Star Trek" fans through a beloved cult TV series and a half-dozen films as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spock, has died.
BUDAPEST, Hungary: If “king for a day” sounds too majestic, a small Hungarian village will let you become deputy mayor for a few days.
Guess who is on cloud 9 these days? Yes, it’s Fawad Afzal Khan, after bagging the Filmfare Award. He is what fairytales are made of.
NEW YORK: Scarlett Johansson can expect her name to boost sales, but her new band’s decision to call itself the seemingly innocuous The Singles has triggered a firestorm.
OTTAWA: A school in Canada’s mostly French-speaking Quebec province has resorted to using software to teach students to speak French after being unable to find a qualified instructor, trustees said We
WASHINGTON: Big news for Lady Gaga’s legions of Little Monsters — she is headed to a television screen near you, in what is sure to be a creepy role.
A female Saudi filmmaker won an award for best drama at the Saudi Film Festival, the chief juror said Wednesday, hailing a higher quality of entries this year.
ROME: Daniel Craig has been taking advantage of new James Bond movie “Spectre” being shot in Rome to sample the local cuisine in between high-speed car chases around the Eternal City.
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