• Anguished families make 'last visit' before Indonesia executions

    Relatives of two Australian drug smugglers on death row in Indonesia cried out in anguish as they arrived at a prison island Tuesday, in distressing scenes as they paid what could be their final visit to the condemned men ahead of their executions. Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, ringleaders of…

    • Salma Hayek pays tribute to Lebanese roots with film of 'The Prophet'

      By Sylvia Westall BEIRUT (Reuters) - Mexican actress Salma Hayek says her new film "The Prophet" was a labour of love that helped her explore her relationship with her late Lebanese grandfather, who adored the book that inspired it. The animated film, which draws on the 1923 book by Lebanese-born…

      • 3 life hacks that will save you up to 10 hours a week

        Kim Kardashian recently blew up the internet by telling Into the Gloss that she washed her hair only once every five days, a habit stylists agree with. "Hair washing is very individual so there is no perfect amount, but if you have normal to dry hair, which Kim's hair appears to be, then every five…

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        • Review: Robbie Williams an all-round entertainer in Abu Dhabi

          If you thought Robbie Williams named his latest world tour Let Me Entertain You after his hit song of the same name, you would be mistaken. After seeing his performance in Abu Dhabi, we reckon the tour’s name comes from Williams simply being an all-round entertainer. In a two-hour set, Williams…

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          • Iran leader criticises rich kids after deadly car crashes

            Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei criticised fast-driving wealthy youngsters Sunday for creating "psychological insecurity" on the streets after two high-speed accidents killed five people. Addressing an audience of police chiefs, Khamenei said officers needed plans to deal with drivers…

            • Thousands beg Australia not to deport autistic Filipino boy

              A 10-year-old autistic Filipino boy made an emotional plea Monday for permission to stay in Australia, as tens of thousands called for him not to be deported despite the potential cost of his condition. Tyrone Sevilla, who arrived in Australia from the Philippines legally as a two-year-old with his…

              • Akshay Kumar: I envy Shruti Haasan for singing so well

                By Jahnavi Patel, Glamsham Editorial Macho Bollywood actor, Akshay Kumar, who will be seen with Shruti Haasan for the first time in the upcoming Bollywood film GABBAR IS BACK was all praises for his co-star's singing. At an interview, when asked Akshay

                • George W. Bush just sharply criticized Obama for the first time

                  Former President George W. Bush apparently did something over the weekend that is quite rare for him: He criticized his successor in the White House. According to multiple reports on a closed-door Saturday event with Jewish donors, Bush offered his harshest public assessment of President Barack…

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                  • Fight Club: Patience still a virtue for Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson

                    If we didn’t know any better it might have seemed like Demetrious Johnson was messing with us. Johnson submitted challenger Kyoji Horiguchi via armbar with one second remaining in his five round flyweight title fight, but the manner in which the contest played out made it seem like ‘Mighty Mouse’…

                    • Russian Cargo Ship Suffers Glitch After Launching Toward Space Station

                      Everything went smoothly until the cargo vessel separated from the rocket. Progress 59's solar arrays deployed on schedule, but some of its navigational antennas apparently did not deploy, NASA launch commentators said. Russian flight controllers have also been having trouble uplinking commands to…

                      • Children the ultimate victims of maid culture

                        Most psychological problems among children in the Eastern Province are caused by poor parenting, in particular the handing over of care to untrained domestic workers, a recent study has found. Ahmed Al-BuAli, director of the Jalawi bin Abdulaziz Center for Child Development in the Eastern Province,…

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                        • Qatar unveils design for fifth 2022 World Cup stadium

                          Organisers of the 2022 Qatar World Cup have revealed the design for the Al Rayyan Stadium as the fifth proposed host venue for the prestigious tournament. The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SCDL) said Al Rayyan Stadium will be built on the site of Al Rayyan Sports Club’s former stadium…

                          • Saudi-led coalition continues to pound Yemen's Shiite rebels

                            Saudi-led coalition warplanes pounded Shiite rebels and their allies overnight and early Tuesday in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, and in the south, while officials loyal to the country's exiled government criticized past attempts by the coalition to airdrop weapons to pro-government fighters in Yemen.…

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                            • Israel to airlift 25 infants from Nepal born to surrogates

                              Israel said Sunday it planned to airlift 25 infants from quake-hit Nepal born to surrogate mothers, along with their Israeli parents, most of them homosexual couples. Officials said Israel was sending a military delegation to offer aid and help repatriate its citizens from Nepal following the quake…

                              • The Airbus A380, the flagship of the Emirates fleet

                                Ten years ago, the world’s largest passenger jet, the Airbus A380-800, completed its maiden test flight. Thirty months later it entered into commercial service with Singapore Airlines flying it from Singapore to Sydney, Australia. A year later, in 2008, Emirates started operating the aeroplane.

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                                • Winehouse family criticizes 'misleading' movie about singer

                                  The family of Amy Winehouse has criticized a documentary about the late singer that is due to have its premiere at next month's Cannes Film Festival. The statement said the film suggested family members did too little to help the singer, who died in July 2011 at age 27 of accidental alcohol…

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                                  • ISIS leader Baghdadi is reportedly 'unable to move' after a spinal injury

                                    "Sources tell us Baghdadi is still alive, but still unable to move due to spinal injury sustained in the March air strike," Shaheen tweeted. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who last year declared himself caliph of the Islamic State (also known as ISIS, ISIL, and Daesh), was reportedly wounded in a US-led…

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