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: “Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to diverse TV,” Idris Elba joked on stage after winning twice at Saturday’s Screen Actors Guild Awards, where actors of color claimed a slew of wins amid a
BEIRUT: The winner of Star Academy 11 has finally been announced: Lebanese aspiring singer Marwan Youssef beat fellow contestants Naseem Raisi, Heidi Moussa and Mohammad Abbas to bag the title on Frid
CAIRO: Egyptian soprano Fatma Said has won this year’s Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition in Dublin, coming ahead of baritone William Davenport, (2nd prize, USA), soprano Adriana Gonzale
PARK CITY, Utah: After turning 40, quitting her late-night talk show, traveling the world and living alone, Chelsea Handler is feeling more thoughtful and more insecure than ever before.
TORONTO: Canadian sports fans cried foul on Friday after the National Basketball Association snubbed local rap star Drake in favor of the British singer Sting to headline the halftime show at its upco
NEW YORK: Rock legend David Bowie wanted his ashes scattered in Bali “in accordance with the Buddhist rituals,” and he left most of his estate to his two children and his widow, the supermodel Iman, a
NEW YORK: Poor Barbie. She had plastic surgery to become more socially acceptable. But a lot of her critics still don’t like her.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.: “Scandal” actress Kerry Washington took home a shiny little pudding pot after being feted with a raucous parade through Harvard Square and a roast by Harvard University’s Hasty Puddi
MUMBAI: Coldplay and Beyonce’s new video Hymn for the Weekend has sparked a debate on social media with many accusing the British rock band of reinforcing ‘stereotypes’ about India as being a land of
LONDON: Ten months after quitting One Direction, Zayn Malik has released his first solo single. As the title suggests, Pillowtalk is a sensual track.
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