Amy Schumer, Regina Hall and Wanda Sykes to host Oscars
16 February 2022 | 9:22 am
Comic actors Amy Schumer, Regina Hall and Wanda Sykes will host the Academy Awards ceremony in March, Hollywood publication Variety and other media outlets reported on Monday.
11 Apr 2021
A worsening relationship between North and South Korea is not the only hurdle the rivals will need to overcome to win the bid, which aims to promote "world peace through sports."
18 Apr 2021
Oscars 2021 presenters revealed
26 Apr 2021
"Nomadland," the story of van dwellers in America, won the best picture Oscar and two other Academy Awards on a triumphant night for women, as well as several historic firsts for diversity.
27 Apr 2021
The Academy Awards looked different this year: The red carpet was hemmed, and the after-parties were cut. The ceremony was held almost two months later than usual, at an in-person event split between the Dolby Theater in Hollywood and Union Station in downtown Los Angeles. Nevertheless, history was made at the prestigious award ceremony. Here is a rundown of major historic moments from the 2021 Oscars.
23 May 2021
Politicians reiterated the country's "special responsibility" at a Berlin demonstration, which aimed to show solidarity with Israel and reject antisemitism. For some onlookers, the government response was "one-sided."
22 Jun 2021
In a bid to increase access to coronavirus vaccines in Africa, the World Health Organization is setting up a hub to share mRNA technology to produce the jab in the continent.
30 Jun 2021
Romesh Ranganathan is to host a brand-new series of 'The Weakest Link', after taking over from Anne Robinson.
23 Jul 2021
Brisbane is the first winner in the new streamlined format that allows the IOC to pick from among the initial bids and approach a host city to open uncontested negotiations.
9 Aug 2021
James Corden has reportedly been offered £7 million to host ‘The Late Late Show’ for at least two more years, ahead of his current contract coming to an end in 2022.
17 Aug 2021
Cameroon holds the draw for the Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday. After the coronavirus scuppered the football event last year, the Central African nation is set to host the CAN in January and February last year. As Cameroon battles with the war against Boko Haram, separatist conflict in English-speaking areas and the health crisis, the financial benefits and morale boost offered by the competition can't come soon enough.
1 Sep 2021
Albania agreed to host Afghan refugees while they are being vetted for visas for the US. Although some in the country feel that Albania has a duty to help its NATO ally, others feel Albania is struggling enough as it is.
18 Sep 2021
Joe Biden will host prime ministers of India, Japan and Australia at the White House for the first Quad summit. COVID-19, climate change and China are expected among the key issues at the meeting.
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The European Union plans to invest up to €300 billion to reduce its dependence on Russian fossil fuels, the European Commission announced.
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North Korea reported more than 200,000 new illnesses on Thursday, bringing the total number of suspected cases to 1.98 million. Pyongyang has also not responded to offers of help from the WHO and other countries.
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Bombs and weapons used in Afghanistan by militants and US forces are making their way into India-administered Kashmir, raising fears that they could bolster an Islamist insurgency in the area.
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We take a look at some fake news stories that have been circulating in the context of the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard defamation case in the US.
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Rising production costs and logistical issues could lead to a beer bottle shortage, breweries say. Small and mid-sized breweries are likely to be most affected.