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)
NEW YORK: The Beatles were masters of concize yet catchy songs and now Paul McCartney is writing tunes that are even more succinct — to accompany emojis.
BERLIN: Hollywood was out in force to kick off the Berlin film festival with Meryl Streep joining George Clooney and the Coen brothers for the event where Europe’s refugee crisis will also play a star
NEW YORK: Kanye West has finally explained the title of his long-awaited album on the eve of its release — for the most part.
MUMBAI: Parineeti Chopra has been away from the silver screen for so long now and her fans do miss her and are wondering when she would be back.
NEW YORK: Donald Trump’s outlandish campaign claims — and hair — are a regular gift to late-night comedy writers.
LONDON: The script of a new Harry Potter play is to be published following its world premiere in London in July, publishers announced Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES: “Happy Birthday to You,” often considered the most popular song in the world, looks finally set to be free for everyone to sing.
MOSCOW: Residents of a town in Russia’s Far East have been donating their gold and silver for something near and dear to their hearts: Leonardo DiCaprio.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky: Hollywood actress Jennifer Garner is asking Kentucky lawmakers to spend $1 million on an early-childhood education program.
BEIRUT: Arab Idol Mohammed Assaf has broken off his engagement from Lina Qishawi this week, reported Albawaba.
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