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: Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey capped off a blockbuster year Monday as he received a star on the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame.
SYDNEY: Hollywood star Angelina Jolie said Tuesday she wanted her World War II epic ‘Unbroken’, which was filmed in Australia, to act as an antidote to the violence and hate in the world.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan: Pakistani education campaigner Malala Yousafzai, the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize winner, urged children in her homeland Tuesday to stand up for their right to go to school.
NEW YORK: U2 frontman Bono will be getting surgery after injuring his arm in a fall from his bicycle in New York’s Central Park, the band said Sunday.
MUMBAI: Bollywood actress Sameera Reddy, who tied the knot with businessman Akshai Varde in January, is all set to become a mother.
LONDON: British progressive rock group Pink Floyd topped the album charts for the first time in nearly 20 years on Sunday with “The Endless River,” the Official Charts Company said.
SYDNEY: “Unbroken,” a film Angelina Jolie directed about the plight of an American Olympian turned World War II prisoner, helped her tackle motherhood, the Oscar-winning actress said on Monday.
PARIS: A new pop-up shop in the hip Marais district of Paris is giving people the opportunity to immortalize themselves with a tiny printed 3D figurine for the not so tiny price of 230 euros ($286).
BANGKOK: An elephant trampled its handler to death and ran off with two Russian tourists — a mother and her 9-year-old daughter — who were riding it during a trek in southern Thailand, police said.
MUMBAI: Queen of reality TV Kim Kardashian is all set to make a special appearance on Bigg Boss 8 on her maiden visit to India next week to promote her new fragrance.
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