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Saudi Arabia unveils first new cinema with 'Black Panther' screening

Saudi Arabia unveils first new cinema with 'Black Panther' screening

Saudi Arabia on Wednesday unveiled its first cinema in over 35 years with a private screening of the blockbuster "Black Panther", the first in a series of trial runs before movie theatres open to the wider public.

Decoding of hair colour genes could aid cancer research

Decoding of hair colour genes could aid cancer research

Scientists on Monday said they have uncovered more than 100 new genes linked to hair colour, a discovery which could advance knowledge on skin cancer and other diseases.

Street side: Indonesia slum kids eye youth 'World Cup'

Street side: Indonesia slum kids eye youth 'World Cup'

Somad rarely ventures beyond his impoverished Jakarta neighbourhood, but the 14-year-old is now gearing for a trip to Russia next month as a player in the 2018 Street Child World Cup.

Lying eyes: Google engineer developing tool to spot fake video

Lying eyes: Google engineer developing tool to spot fake video

In an era replete with fake news stories, you might expect video evidence to provide a clearer picture of the truth. 

Anyone want to buy a dinosaur?

Anyone want to buy a dinosaur?

The skeletons of an allosaurus and a diplodocus are up for auction in Paris this week, marketed as hip interior design objects -- for those with big enough living rooms.

Famed Istanbul modern art museum enters new era

Famed Istanbul modern art museum enters new era

It's a busy afternoon at Istanbul Modern, Turkey's premier modern art museum, and the gallery is packed with visitors taking selfies or discussing the artworks in hushed tones.

Bollywood's Salman Khan guilty of killing rare antelopes

Bollywood's Salman Khan guilty of killing rare antelopes

Salman Khan was found guilty Thursday of killing endangered Indian wildlife nearly two decades ago, a prosecutor said, a charge that could see the Bollywood superstar jailed for six years.

Storied Safari Rally seeks a revival in East Africa

Storied Safari Rally seeks a revival in East Africa

In its heyday, half a century ago, East Africa's Safari Rally was renowned as being among the toughest in the world, a formidable challenge for car and driver, across escarpment and savannah.