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Kim family values on show at North Korea parade

Pyongyang - Before tens of thousands of soldiers and civilians marched before him, along with some of the most fearsome weapons at his command, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and his audience were shown portraits of his grandfather and father.

Kim family values on show at North Korea parade

Pyongyang - Before tens of thousands of soldiers and civilians marched before him, along with some of the most fearsome weapons at his command, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and his audience were shown portraits of his grandfather and father.

Kim family values on show at North Korea parade

Pyongyang - Before tens of thousands of soldiers and civilians marched before him, along with some of the most fearsome weapons at his command, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and his audience were shown portraits of his grandfather and father.

From Netherlands to Norway, Klangstof on dark rock journey

Indio - When Koen Van Der Wardt was 14, his parents moved with him from their native Netherlands to rural Norway, longing for nature. His musical awakening was an unintended consequence.

Cannes: Films in the running in 2017

Paris - From the tale of a mysterious giant beast to a family drama set against the European migrant crisis, here are the movies appearing in the main competition at next month's Cannes film festival:- 'The Beguiled' -Among the titles causing the most buzz at ...

Coppola, Haneke, Haynes films in lineup for Cannes

Paris - Sofia Coppola's Civil War thriller "The Beguiled" starring Nicole Kidman and "Happy End" by Austria's Michael Haneke starring French icon Isabelle Huppert are among the 18 films picked to compete in Cannes, organisers said Thursday.

Cannes festival accused of airbrushing star's thighs

Paris - The official poster for this year's Cannes film festival sparked an outcry Wednesday over claims that Italian actress Claudia Cardinale's thighs had been airbrushed to make them thinner.

How about Nat? Devotees dance for Myanmar party spirit

- The medium spins around in a frenzy of red and gold while glugging from a bottle of whisky, part of an age old ritual to honour Myanmar's spirit guardian of drunkards and gamblers.

Burkina parties for top film festival a year after attacks

Ouagadougou - A year after jihadist attacks killed 33 people, Burkina Faso's capital is kicking up its heels on the back of Africa's top film festival, which it has hosted since 1969.

Bare cheek as Japan men strip off for naked festival

Okayama - With only a skimpy loincloth to protect their modesty, thousands of men brave freezing temperatures to fight for lucky charms thrown by a priest at Japan's annual Naked Man Festival.

Refugee comedy, transgender love story tipped at Berlin festival

Berlin - A European refugee comedy and a transgender love story are tipped to clinch prizes Saturday at the Berlin film festival, an event dominated by criticism of US President Donald Trump.

Richard Gere slams Trump travel ban as stoking hate

Berlin - Hollywood actor Richard Gere said the "biggest crime" of US President Donald Trump and European right-wing populists was to equate refugees with terrorists as it fomented hate.

Thousands celebrate Hindu Thaipusam festival in Malaysia

Wilayah Persekutuan - Hindus gathered in temples across Malaysia on Thursday to celebrate the annual Thaipusam festival, with many piercing their bodies with hooks and skewers to showcase devotion to the deity Lord Murugan.

Thousands celebrate Hindu Thaipusam festival in Malaysia

Wilayah Persekutuan - Hindus gathered in temples across Malaysia on Thursday to celebrate the annual Thaipusam festival, with many piercing their bodies with hooks and skewers to showcase devotion to the deity Lord Murugan.

Thousands celebrate Hindu Thaipusam festival in Malaysia

Wilayah Persekutuan - Hindus gathered in temples across Malaysia on Thursday to celebrate the annual Thaipusam festival, with many piercing their bodies with hooks and skewers to showcase devotion to the deity Lord Murugan.

Spanish village hurls turnips to drive away evil

Piornal - Residents of a Spanish town pelted a devil-like character portrayed by a young man with thousands of rock-hard turnips Thursday in a tradition that aims to drive away evil.

'Django' biopic to open Berlin film festival

Berlin - The Berlin film festival will open next month with the premiere of a biopic about Gypsy-jazz great Django Reinhardt focused on his family's persecution by the Nazis, organisers said Wednesday.

Film on Cuba's gay intolerance pulled from Havana festival

Havana - Drama spilled beyond movie plotlines and into real life Thursday at the opening of a Latin American film festival in Havana, where the authorities have excluded a movie touching on Cuba's intolerance toward gays under Fidel Castro.

I wanna eat like you-oo-oo: Thai town lays on monkey banquet

Lopburi - It is a feast fit for a monkey king. On Sunday the central Thai town of Lopburi put on a five-star banquet for its hundreds of macaque inhabitants, sparking a mass simian food fight.

Church protests drug war killings as Philippines honours the dead

Manila - Philippine church leaders on Tuesday renewed calls for an end to killings linked to President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war as millions of people took part in traditional ceremonies to remember the dead.

'Mommy's Box' wins big at Malibu West International Film Festival

The feature film "Mommy's Box" was a big winner at this year's Malibu West International Film Festival. Congratulations are in order for the whole team.

Chinese movies dominate Asia's top film festival

Busan - Chinese movies have taken the two main prizes at Asia's premier film festival, with judges lauding their portrayal of two very different versions of modern reality in their country.

Film seeks new take on foreign domestic workers

Busan - A documentary that takes an intimate look at the daily dramas of foreign domestic workers has premiered at Asia’s largest film festival, with its director pushing a fresh perspective on the millions employed in homes across the globe.

How far to go? Photographers divided over graphic war snaps

Bayeux - How far to go in terms of gore and shock value when covering conflict? Capturing violence on camera was hotly debated on the fringes of Bayeux, a major French photography festival.

Swords and skewers at Thailand's gruesome vegetarian festival

Phuket - Swords, axe handles, kebab skewers and even a model boat were among the bizarre array of objects pushed through devotees' cheeks on Sunday as southern Thailand's gruesome vegetarian festival got under way.

Pulling a rip cord over North Korea

Kumhwa - When he booked his tour, Swiss lawyer Rafael Studer hadn't seriously considered the option of jumping out of a Russian-made helicopter at 2,000 meters strapped to a North Korean soldier.

Festival brings (some) world cinema to Pyongyang

Pyongyang - Sex and graphic violence were largely a no-no, although a glimpse of naked Russian buttocks made the cut, while a Bollywood offering was well received and Hollywood was locked out completely.

Munich's Oktoberfest opens amid tight security

Munich - The Oktoberfest, Munich's annual beer festival, opened on Saturday with a stronger police presence than usual after a string of attacks in recent months in Germany.

Spain's Tomatito: 60 guitars and family-style flamenco

Seville - He's won Latin Grammy awards, toured the world and played with flamenco's superstar "gods" Camaron de la Isla and Paco de Lucia.

'Fire dragon' draws thousands to Hong Kong festival

Hong Kong - Thousands of festival goers packed a historic neighbourhood of Hong Kong Wednesday night to watch a "fire dragon" lit with incense sticks carried through the streets, recreating a century-old ritual.
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