The Hollywood awards season reaches its glittering climax at the Oscars on Sunday with “La La Land,” a starry-eyed love letter to the glamour of Old Hollywood, tipped for glory.
Here are the nominees in key categories for the 89th Academy Awards, to be handed out on Sunday in Hollywood:
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un’s half brother was assassinated with a lethal nerve agent manufactured for chemical warfare, Malaysian police said Friday
The highest-profile critic of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s deadly drug war was arrested on Friday following an overnight vigil at the Senate, according to AFP reporters who witnessed her surrendering to police.
Guatemala’s navy on Thursday dispatched a vessel to watch over a Dutch “abortion ship” carrying activists vowing to help women circumvent the country’s longstanding prohibition on terminating pregnancies.
Socialist candidate Benoit Hamon picked up new backing Thursday in the rollercoaster French presidential race, as the nation’s left aims to forge a united front with polls just months away.
Islamic State jihadists are forcing children and disabled people into explosives-laden trucks and making them drive at Iraqi security forces in Mosul, a general from the US-led coalition has said.
Two former executives at the Vatican bank were handed four-month suspended prison sentences on Thursday over their role in dubious transactions dating from 2010.
Colombian prosecutors seized $98 million worth of buildings, land and assets belonging to the leftist FARC force as it disbands under a peace deal, an official said Thursday.
Former Israeli fugitive Jacob “Kobi” Alexander was finally sentenced to prison for securities fraud dating from the last century, ending a decade-long saga, the US Department of Justice announced Thursday.
Bosnia on Thursday asked the United Nations’ top court to review its 2007 ruling that cleared Serbia of genocide during the 1990s civil war.