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: Nick Fradiani is the latest winner of “American Idol.”
CANNES: Women dominated day one at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday, with a female director in the opening slot for only the second time, presenting an unusually gritty drama in a slot normally r
QUITO: Activists have launched a campaign urging Hollywood heartthrob Brad Pitt not to make a movie based on what they call a biased account of Ecuador’s battle with oil giant Chevron over environment
Growing up in Jeddah, Basmah Felemban decided she was born to be a graphic designer. In spite of this, and after years of experience in the field, she began to find this field too constricting.
NEW YORK: Fox is lowering the curtain on “American Idol,” ending a series that dominated television throughout the 2000s and made stars of the likes of Simon Cowell, Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwoo
MUMBAI: Superstar Salman Khan has begun filming the final leg of his upcoming Eid release “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” in Kashmir, reports NDTV.
NEW YORK: A vibrant, multi-hued painting from Pablo Picasso set a world record for artwork at auction, selling for $179.4 million on Monday night, and a sculpture by Alberto Giacometti set a record fo
NEW DELHI: “Dastaan,” a Pakistani drama based on the partition of subcontinent, has raised quite the furor.
CAIRO: Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef has been chosen to host the 2015 International Emmy Awards Gala in New York in November.
LOS ANGELES: Superhero sequel “Avengers: Age of Ultron” pummeled its rivals at the North American box office this weekend, delivering another Hulk-sized haul as it surged toward a worldwide take of $1
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