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Bollywood superstar Sridevi dies aged 54

Bollywood superstar Sridevi dies aged 54

Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor, one of the biggest names in Hindi cinema, has died after suffering a heart attack in Dubai, her family told PTI Sunday.

Saudi Arabia to host first Arab Fashion Week

Saudi Arabia to host first Arab Fashion Week

Saudi Arabia is set to host in March its first ever Arab Fashion Week, the Arab Fashion Council announced Monday, overturning decades of draconian policies on arts and entertainment. 

No-sweat exercise may prolong life for the elderly: study

No-sweat exercise may prolong life for the elderly: study

A few hours a week of light exercise -- walking the dog, puttering about in the garden -- lower the risk of death in older men, even if workouts are brief, researchers said Tuesday.

Valentine's Day brings sparkle to Belgian diamond hub

Valentine's Day brings sparkle to Belgian diamond hub

Sparkling new diamond rings will grace many fingers around the world on Valentine's Day -- and most of those gems will have passed through a drab district in the Belgian port city of Antwerp.

Desert trail: a mix of thrill and tranquility

Desert trail: a mix of thrill and tranquility

In the vastness of the desert, its silence speaks to you. It surrounds you in such a way that you feel one with nature – experiencing life in every grain of sand, in the whispering wind, in the mysteries of constellations that seem to hang just an arm’s length away, to be plucked from the inky blue desert night sky.

'Game of Thrones' creators to make new 'Star Wars' films

'Game of Thrones' creators to make new 'Star Wars' films

Lucasfilm announced plans Tuesday for a new series of "Star Wars" films made by the team behind "Game of Thrones," as it seeks to build on the lucrative sci-fi franchise.

Work among the penguins? France is looking for candidates

Work among the penguins? France is looking for candidates

Fancy a job at the North or South Pole? A French research institute is looking for you.

In quest for growth, German toymakers keep it real

In quest for growth, German toymakers keep it real

In an industry upended by the changing play habits of tech-savvy kids, German toymakers are pinning their hopes for growth on traditional, real-world toys -- with a little help from the big screen.