One Direction band
Best-selling boy band One Direction released a surprise first single as a foursome on Friday, two days after former member Zayn Malik announced a new record deal as solo artist. "Drag Me Down" follows November...
YouTube beauty hit Nikkie Tutorials caused an online sensation with her video "The Power of MAKEUP!" - 2015 INSTAGRAM
FROM perfect surf to rolling vineyards and some of the hottest nightspots in the US, California has it all. If you're heading to LA or its surroundings this summer, then here's what you're going to need to...
Iraqi Ahmad al-Basheer
Defying death threats, an Iraqi television comedian is fighting Daesh group with biting satire aimed at lifting the aura of fear that is one of the jihadists' strongest weapons. Two men with fake beards...
'Fighting street crime with street art in Karachi'
For years Karachi’s walls have been spattered with the bloodstains of murder victims and scrawled with graffiti touting everything from sectarian hatred to quack cures for erectile dysfunction. Now a group of...
Hollywood star Tom Cruise
US actor Tom Cruise has announced that he will return for a sixth instalment of “Mission: Impossible,” in the starring role as Ethan Hunt. He broke the news on “The Daily Show” while discussing...


Abdullah Mohamed Hani Zaher, 23, hopes for a fair trail as state prosecutors build their case...

Art news

A painting entitled 'I Remember When All This Was Trees' is shown inside its crate in a warehouse in Beverly Hills, California in this June 25, 2015 handout photo released to Reuters July 28, 2015. The huge street mural painted on a derelict Detroit auto factory by elusive...
A large street mural painted on a derelict Detroit auto factory by elusive...
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Structured in prose poem-like paragraphs, "The Crocodiles" explores...
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by Benjamin Yeh | Chinese tourists visiting the late nationalist leader Chiang Kai-shek park in northern Taoyuan
One has been beheaded, others defaced. Some are dressed in costumes by...
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A $129,000 crocodile-skin Hermes "Birkin" bag is pictured on June 21, 2007 
Actress and singer Jane Birkin has asked Hermes to remove her name from one of...
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Mohamed Mounir
During Mohamed Mounir's concert tour of Europe, “The King”...
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