Six books from Europe, South America and the Middle East are finalists for the Man Booker International Prize for fiction in translation. The winner of the $65,000 prize – split between author and translator – will be announced May 21 in London.
Rubana Huq, 55, is managing director of Mohammadi Group, which owns factories supplying brands like H&M and Primark. Bangladeshi women traditionally negotiate with male managers over pay, safety and harassment in the country's 4,500 factories.
The smash hit "Old Town Road" by the previously unknown artist Lil Nas X was streamed more than 46 million times in the week ending April 4, industry tracker Billboard says.
DJ Avicii left behind a collection of nearly finished songs and was close to completing a new album, his representatives said in a statement.
The bronze weapons of famed Terracotta Warriors have remained in pristine, almost perfect shiny condition with sharp blades, even after being buried for two millennia. Scientists have finally solved the mystery after decades of being baffled.
The City of Chicago has decided to sue Jussie Smollett after he refused to pay over $130,000, which authorities say is the cost of investigating a staged racist attack.
Artist Youssef Shaabou is one of millions of Syrians hoping to find some comfort in the midst of a war that has killed hundreds of thousands of people.
The 51-year-old Canadian singer says she expects to release her 12th studio album in November.
Sudanese political cartoonist Khalid Albaih is in self-imposed exile in Denmark as his social and political commentaries convey scathing criticisms of authoritarianism.
The British band postponed the North American leg of their "No Filter" tour on Saturday, saying the frontman was told by doctors "he cannot go on tour at this time."
Multiple people were injured including two in critical condition after a stampede broke out while hundreds of fans were attending a vigil for slain rapper Nipsey Hussle in Los Angeles, US.
29-year-old Emma Coronel said she was calling for interested designers to make contact via her lawyer Mariel Colon, one of the defense attorneys who represented her husband.
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