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18 Jul
Action thriller "Raging Fire" won best film at the 40th Hong Kong Film Awards on Sunday (July 17), taking home three other trophies for best director, best editing and best action choreography.
18 Jul
Singer Jennifer Lopez and actor Ben Affleck have married in Las Vegas, media reported on Sunday, after the celebrity couple rekindled a romance almost 20 years after they first got together.
17 Jul
From Annie Hall to Manhattan and from Zelig to Blue Jasmine, Woody Allen has some 49 movies under his belt. The director is back with "Rifkin's festival", a film that tips its hat to some of cinema’s greats, from Bergman to Bunuel. It follows a neurotic writer who unravels during the San Sebastian film festival as his publicist wife assists a trendy young French director.
17 Jul
Avignon may be France’s oldest arts festival, but it has a resolutely contemporary approach to the dramatic arts, with experimental performances that draw on dance, theatre and poetic traditions. We sit down with multidisciplinary artist Kubra Khademi, whose performance “From Armour to Jackets” kicks off the festival, to hear about the military detritus that became a poignant symbol of the American retreat from her native Afghanistan. Kubra talks about being forced to flee Kabul after a controversial artistic performance in 2015 and discusses how the Taliban have now left Afghans “trapped in their own country”.
16 Jul
Berlin's Fête de la Musique took place this time without coronavirus restrictions for the first time in two years. The outdoor concerts are free for all. But while many are celebrating the end of the pandemic, infection numbers are rising again.
16 Jul
Sometimes the best way to send a powerful message is through music, and many in Mali are aware of that. The West African country is home to the Desert Blues, a style of music pioneered by Grammy winner Ali Farka Toure. Now his son is making his own headlines.
15 Jul
Director Ali Abasi paints an unforgiving picture of institutional misogyny, corruption and the power of the court of public opinion in Iran, as he revisits a series of murders in the holy city of Mashhad. The film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, where Zar Amir Ebrahimi won the award for Best Actress for her performance as a journalist trying to uncover the killer.
15 Jul
It may seem sweet when your lover wants to be by your side all the time. But when does this behaviour become possessive, manipulative, or even abusive? Join us on the first episode of our all new podcast, Don't Hold Back, where gender-based violence survivor and activist Lona Bawuti shares her story with host Nozibele Qamngana-Mayaba.
14 Jul
How do you know when drinking has become a problem rather than just a “good time”? In a frank discussion, Nozibele Qamngana Mayaba quizzes motivational speaker and author Clive Vanderwagen on everything from binge drinking to mindfulness to hangover cures, and how a healthy relationship with alcohol helped Clive optimize his life.
14 Jul
With a minimum of 30 days of paid leave per year, French people have the reputation of being on vacation all the time. During the summer months of July and August, parts of the country virtually shut down. So, what do they do with these cherished “congés payés”?
12 Jul
France: A father fights for his daughter
12 Jul
A casting of Auguste Rodin's "The Thinker" sculpture, one of the most iconic works of art in the world, sold for 10.7 million euros ($11.14 million) at a Paris auction on Thursday.

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5 hours ago
A Shanghai court said the billionaire, who had not been seen in public since 2017, was sentenced and his investment firm was fined for embezzlement and bribery.
5 hours ago
A German former world-class high diver has said he was sexually abused by his coach over a period of several years. Jan Hempel said the abuse continued even after he had informed the national swimming federation.
6 hours ago
Kenya's presidential election results came down to a knife-edge, and may be contested. But winner Ruto says "there is no room for vengance."
9 hours ago
A small group of women rallied in the Afghan capital for the first time in months, demanding a return of their freedoms, after the Taliban reneged on promises to maintain the marginal gains women made in recent years.
9 hours ago
The Chinese military responded to US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan by launching a series of drills after she left. The drills have not just caused political tensions. They have also impacted everyday life along the Taiwanese shoreline.
10 hours ago
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