The movement against sexual misconduct is to take centre stage at this year's prestigious awards as many female stars and other guests are expected to dress in black as a statement of solidarity with victims of harassment and abuse.
The fire in 1,300-year-old Jokhang temple in Tibet's Lhasa was quickly extinguished and there were no casualties, local sources said.
US television personality Jimmy Kimmel urges President Trump to pressure Congress to "do everything possible to keep assault rifles out of the hands of people who are going to shoot our kids."
Thousands across the world have celebrated the beginning of the Chinese Lunar New Year by lighting incense sticks and praying at temples to wish for an auspicious start to the Year of the Dog.
The 68th Berlinale runs from February 15-25. Roughly 400 films are shown in various sections. The International Jury is headed by German director Tom Tykwer.
Activists demand better protection for tribespeople who speak a previously-undiscovered indigenous language in Malaysia.
Carnival in Haiti goes back to 1804 and not even the country's devastating 2010 earthquake was enough to eliminate celebrations.
Former US President Barack Obama joked about his ears and gray hair and praised his wife Michelle Obama's "hotness" at the unveiling of the couple's official portraits at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says he wants to ensure a sizable victim's compensation fund for women victimised by film mogul Harvey Weinstein. Schneiderman's civil lawsuit against the Weinstein Company has delayed the company's sale.
State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the company repeatedly broke New York law by failing to protect its employees from pervasive sexual harassment and discrimination.
The award-winning Icelandic composer and producer Johann Johannsson who combined classical sounds and modern electronics on the acclaimed soundtracks to "The Theory of Everything" and "Sicario," has died at age 48.
More than two centuries after its first publication, author Mary Shelley's work of science fiction, "Frankenstein," is alive and well, still scaring up fans in 2018.
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