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)
LOS ANGELES: Actress and comedian Anne Meara, whose comic work with husband Jerry Stiller helped launch a 60-year career in film and TV, has died. She was 85.
CANNES: Actor-director Nandita Das visited the recently-concluded Cannes Film Festival to look for producers and financiers for her upcoming film on famous Urdu short story writer Saadat Hasan Manto.<
CANNES: A French thriller spotlighting the plight of traumatized refugees building new lives, “Dheepan,” captured the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or top prize on Sunday.
LOS ANGELES: Brad Pitt is reportedly buying Angelina Jolie a vintage seaplane for her 40th birthday next month.
LOS ANGELES: Sci-fi adventure-drama “Tomorrowland” starring George Clooney went straight to the top of the North American box office on its debut weekend, estimates showed Sunday.
KALLABARI, Nepal: Oscar-winning Hollywood actress Susan Sarandon is urging tourists to come to Nepal, where two powerful earthquakes in the last month killed thousands of people and raised concerns th
CANNES, France: An Icelandic movie about two sheepfarming brothers who have not spoken in 40 years but are brought together by an outbreak of a disease that threatens their flocks won the Un Certain R
LOS ANGELES: Amal Clooney wants to appear on the cover of American Vogue.
EGYPT: Egyptian actor Omar Sharif is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and is struggling to remember his most famous films, his son has revealed.
VIENNA, Austria: Sweden narrowly beat Russia Sunday in a nail-biting 60th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, winning its sixth crown in Europe’s annual anything-goes music extravaganza.
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