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TOKYO: The world's oldest person, a Japanese woman, died, a few weeks after celebrating her 117th birthday.Misao Okawa died of heart failure and stopped breathing as relatives and nursing home...
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Scooter boom: Young women find gusto on India’s roads

Plush pink and ‘burgundy bliss’ scooters are the new buzz on India’s roads, even as the rest of the autos market is sputtering amid an economic slowdown.



‘Empire of the Sun’ internment camp forgotten in China

No public memorial marks the former Shanghai internment camp made famous by JG Ballard’s novel “Empire of the Sun,” where more than 1,800 foreigners were held by the Japanese during World War II.



Tom Cruise sued over ‘Mission Impossible’ script

LOS ANGELES: Hollywood actor Tom Cruise has been sued by screenwriter Timothy Patrick McLanahan for $1 billion, for supposedly plagiarizing the script of his 2011 flick, “Mission: Impossible — Ghost P



Clooney directs pals for cheap in ‘Monuments Men’

LOS ANGELES: George Clooney stars both in front of and behind the camera in his latest film, about a little-known group of heroes who risked all to rescue stolen art from the Nazis in World War II.



Allies come to Woody Allen’s defense on abuse claims

LOS ANGELES: The long-time lawyer of Woody Allen and veteran journalist Barbara Walters came out in support of the Oscar-winning filmmaker on Tuesday following renewed allegations of sexual abuse from



Bieber hits a new low, brags about Gomez encounter

LONDON: Just as one thought the bad boy of music world cannot get any worse, Justin Bieber hit a new low as he made uncouth remarks about his former love Selena Gomez.



Four arrests in probe of Hoffman death

WASHINGTON: US police investigating the apparent drug overdose death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman arrested four people Tuesday night with more than 350 bags of heroin, the New York Times reported.<



In search of cancer cure, with a smartphone game

LONDON: Gaming enthusiasts across the world can from Tuesday join the search for cancer cures with a citizen science project using a smartphone game to help researchers analyze vast volumes of genetic



Rise of the plus size

Hanane Fathallah, a plus size fashion blogger residing in Jeddah is raising awareness about the plus size fashion movement.



The lemon detox diet: A quick weight loss plan

The lemon detox has been around for more than half a century but renewed interest has been generated in the diet program after the internationally celebrated American singer, song writer and actress B

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