Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty
15 March 2019 | 1:48 pm
"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett appeared in court in Chicago on Thursday and pleaded not guilty to falsely reporting to police that he was the victim of a hate-crime assault.
6 Feb 2020
Actor and activist Mark Ruffalo visits the European Parliament to discuss his movie "Dark waters". In front of journalists and political representatives, he speaks about the issue of toxic chemical levels in water sources, asking leaders to 'be the heroes'. of Mark Ruffalo at the EU Parliament.
3 Mar 2020
Veteran Nollywood actor, Olukayode Odumosu, popularly known as Pa Kasumu is dead. The 66-year-old actor died this afternoon after struggling with a heart ailment since 2013. He had received financial support from well wishers which facilitated his trip to India but reports say his health worsened upon his return to Nigeria.
29 Apr 2020
The Bollywood star was one of the first Indian actors to make a real mark in Western cinema and had appeared in several Hollywood pictures, including "Life of Pi" and "The Namesake."
4 May 2020
Hafthor Bjornsson, who played Gregor ‘The Mountain’ Clegane in the Game of Thrones television series, claims a deadlift world record of 501 kilogrammes or 1,104 pounds.
12 May 2020
How Nollywood actor, Bilal Nosser, was abducted
15 May 2020
Film critic Lisa Nesselson speaks to Eve Jackson about NASA's plans to make Tom Cruise the first actor to shoot a film in outer space.
23 May 2020
Papers in South Africa headline on massive lines for food aid, with lockdown measures making it difficult for some communities to access food. After French drug company Sanofi seems to promise the United States preferential vaccine access, one editorialist for Le Monde writes that the French government's anger is "morally understandable, but a bit hypocritical". We also look at the love affair between American actor Matt Damon and the Irish village where he's on lockdown. Plus, a survey finds that 8 percent of French women bid adieu to bras during lockdown.
20 Jun 2020
Australia's government and private sector are being targeted in large-scale sophisticated cyber attacks by a foreign entity, the country's Prime Minister Scott Morrison has said, but declined to name the actor.
20 Jun 2020
Australia's Prime minister Scott Morrison says his country is under a broad cyberattack from a "state-based actor" targeting government, public services and businesses, but declines to name the suspect(s) at this stage. China, Iran, Israel, North Korea, Russia, the United States and a number of European countries are known to have developed advanced cyberwarfare capabilities. But suspicions immediately fell on Beijing, which has clashed repeatedly with Canberra as it looks to increase the cost of Australia speaking out against Communist Party interests.
3 Jul 2020
Hollywood star Geoffrey Rush wins a record multimillion-dollar payout after an appeal by a Rupert Murdoch-owned newspaper against a defamation ruling was thrown out by an Australian court.
1 Nov 2020
Scottish movie legend Sean Connery, who shot to international stardom as the suave, sexy and sophisticated British agent James Bond and went on to grace the silver screen for four decades, has died aged 90.
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India's teams will not be able to play and the country can't host the upcoming under-17 World Cup after the All India Football Federation was suspended. FIFA took the decision "due to undue influence from third parties."
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William Ruto has been declared the winner of Kenya's Presidential election, narrowly beating his rival Raila Odinga. Speaking at his victory rally, Ruto said that he would be a leader for all Kenyans, no matter which way they voted in the election.
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Norwegian authorities have killed a walrus that was drawing large numbers of human onlookers. They said it was necessary because people had failed to heed warnings that their safety could be in danger.
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People in several towns had to flee their homes due to a raging forest fire. The blaze began near the town of Anon de Moncayo, 70 kilometers west of the northeast city of Zaragoza.
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The head of Kenya’s election body on Monday declared William Ruto the winner of the country’s close-fought presidential election, despite several commissioners rejecting the results.
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On August 15, 2021, the Taliban overthrew Ashraf Ghani's government and seized power in Afghanistan. One year later, the country is facing multiple challenges that demand immediate global attention.