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: “Furious 7” surged ahead of its North American box office competition for a third straight week, taking in an estimated $29 million to hit $1 billion in worldwide ticket sales.
NEW YORK: Belgium’s Stromae brought in a fellow superstar from across the Atlantic, Kanye West, in a surprise Sunday on the final day of the Coachella festival.
ARLINGTON, Texas: Miranda Lambert won four awards, including album and song of the year, but the singer lost the night’s top prize to Luke Bryan at Sunday’s Academy of Country Music Awards.
LOS ANGELES: Actor Angelina Jolie and husband Brad Pitt are reportedly planning to adopt a little Syrian girl as their seventh child.
MUMBAI: Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif will make her debut at the Cannes film festival this year.
WASHINGTON: Hollywood megastar Ben Affleck, also known for his support of liberal causes, asked documentary makers to censor their discovery that one of his ancestors owned slaves, according to a leak
A full program of free initiatives and workshops themed around the prestigious Jameel Prize 3 Exhibition has attracted hundreds of visitors from all sections of the community to the Museum of Islamic
YABRUD, Palestinian Territories: Gripping tightly with her hands, her feet searching for a foothold, Salwa Khashan edges along a sheer rock face in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, urged on by friends
LOS ANGELES: An author in Kuwait has sued Disney and its hit film “Frozen” screenwriter Jennifer Lee, claiming the plot of the movie was pinched from a story included in her book “New Fairy Tales”.
LONDON: Jeremy Clarkson, the former star of television show “Top Gear,” said Sunday that he would work on another motoring program after being dropped by the BBC for hitting a producer.
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