Hundreds of mourners packed a church service and children held vigils on downtown streets as Tonga observed a national holiday to bid farewell to prime minister Akilisi Pohiva at a state funeral.
Leaving Neverland, a documentary on alleged sexual abuse by Michael Jackson, clinched an Emmy award while RuPaul was named best reality show host.
Hassa bint Salman, a daughter of King Salman and sister of the powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, handed a 10-month suspended sentence for instructing her bodyguard to beat up a plumber.
Among others recognised, US-Australian actress Nicole Kidman won the Actress Award, Welsh actor Taron Egerton the Actor Award and Australian singer and actress Kylie Minogue, who performed at the ceremony, won the magazine's Icon Award.
Police said the stabbing victim did not sustain life-threatening injuries and were investigating the discovery of a women's body in a nearby apartment that appeared to have stabbing wounds.
Behind the glitz and glamour of royal palaces lie allegations of torture, abuse and incarceration. One after another, why are female members of the royal family fleeing the UAE?
Once again the underbelly of the Indian society is exposed and the case has become a rallying point for activists demanding a change in the laws to protect vulnerable couples.
Brazilian musician Joao Gilberto, who developed bossa nova music and helped turn the style into a worldwide craze, died in his house in Rio de Janeiro, relatives confirmed through messages in social media.
The group that hands out the Oscars said it had invited 842 new members from 59 countries including Lady Gaga, Sterling K Brown and Letitia Wright as the organization strives to further diversify in its ranks.
The 24-year-old from Greece wept as he accepted the honour beating out 2018 MVP James Harden of the Houston Rockets and Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George.
Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen's love letters to Marianne Ihlen sell for $876,000, says Christie's auction house. The collection of over 50 letters were sold by Ihlen's family.
Lee Chong Wei, 36-year-old three-time Olympic silver medallist and a father of two, was diagnosed with early-stage nose cancer last year.
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