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Bollywood icon Sridevi dies aged 54

Bollywood icon Sridevi dies aged 54 Sat, 24 Feb, 2018

Sridevi, Bollywood's leading lady of the 1980s and '90s who redefined stardom for actresses in India, has died at age 54.
Moscow cinema stops showing 'Death of Stalin' after police raid

Moscow cinema stops showing 'Death of Stalin' after police raid Fri, 26 Jan, 2018

A Moscow cinema which screened British comedy "The Death of Stalin" in defiance of an official ban has announced that it will stop showing the film after a raid by Russian police on Friday.
Iceland closes gender gap but violence against women remains

Iceland closes gender gap but violence against women remains Tue, 12 Dec, 2017

For nine years in a row, the World Economic Forum has ranked Iceland as having the world's smallest gender-equality gap, and for about as long gender studies professor Gyda Margret Petursdottir has been asked how the Nordic island nation became such a paradise for women.
50 killed at Las Vegas concert in deadliest US shooting

50 killed at Las Vegas concert in deadliest US shooting Mon, 02 Oct, 2017

A gunman killed at least 50 people and wounded more than 200 others when he opened fire on a country music concert in Las Vegas Sunday in the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history.
Germany celebrates first gay marriages

Germany celebrates first gay marriages Sun, 01 Oct, 2017

Germany celebrates its first gay marriages Sunday as same-sex unions become legal after decades of struggle, but campaigners say the battle for equal rights isn't over yet.
Portugal wins Eurovision Song Contest for first time

Portugal wins Eurovision Song Contest for first time Sat, 13 May, 2017

Portugal's Salvador Sobral won the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest performing a jazz-style ballad written by sister Luisa, beating second-place Bulgaria.
'Moonlight' takes best picture Oscar after stunning mix-up

'Moonlight' takes best picture Oscar after stunning mix-up Mon, 27 Feb, 2017

Coming-of-age drama "Moonlight" won the best picture Oscar on Sunday, but not before the film industry's biggest night was marred by one of the worst fiascos in its history, as "La La Land" was mistakenly handed the award first.
Croatians protest over gay club tear gas attack

Croatians protest over gay club tear gas attack Mon, 13 Feb, 2017

Some 1,000 people protested in Zagreb on Monday calling for tolerance after unknown attackers released tear gas in a nightclub hosting a gay party at the weekend.
Trump denounces Streep as 'overrated Clinton flunky'

Trump denounces Streep as 'overrated Clinton flunky' Mon, 09 Jan, 2017

Donald Trump took on one of the Hollywood greats Monday, accusing Meryl Streep of being an overrated actress and a Hillary Clinton "flunky" after the multiple Oscar winner tore into him at an awards ceremony.
World celebrations ring in New Year 2017

World celebrations ring in New Year 2017 Sun, 01 Jan, 2017

Much of the globe celebrated the beginning of 2017 with fireworks, parties and other festivities, though many were somber in reflecting on the politics and popular culture of the past tumultuous year.
India's Supreme Court orders cinemas to play national anthem

India's Supreme Court orders cinemas to play national anthem Wed, 30 Nov, 2016

Indian cinemas must play the national anthem before screening a film and the audience must stand and listen, the country's Supreme Court said on Wednesday in a ruling echoing growing nationalist sentiment under Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
US songwriter Bob Dylan wins Nobel Literature Prize

US songwriter Bob Dylan wins Nobel Literature Prize Thu, 13 Oct, 2016

American music legend Bob Dylan on Thursday won the Nobel Literature Prize, the first songwriter to win the prestigious award and an announcement that stunned prize watchers.
Pakistan bans Bollywood films as Kashmir tensions rise

Pakistan bans Bollywood films as Kashmir tensions rise Sat, 01 Oct, 2016

Indian films have been banned in cinemas across Pakistan as tensions between Islamabad and nuclear-armed rivals New Delhi over recent scuffles in the disputed Kashmir region spilled into the world of Bollywood and celebrity.
Nepal criticized for not stopping child marriages

Nepal criticized for not stopping child marriages Thu, 08 Sep, 2016

Traditional practices, poverty, last year's massive earthquake and Nepal's ongoing political instability mean child marriages remain a serious problem in the country, where 10 percent of the girls marry before they are 15, even though the government says it is making progress to combat the problem, rights groups say.
Pope declares Mother Teresa a saint

Pope declares Mother Teresa a saint Sun, 04 Sep, 2016

Mother Teresa, the nun whose work with the dying and destitute of Kolkata made her a global icon of Christian charity, was made a saint on Sunday.

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