France's influential economist Thomas Piketty, author of "Capital in the 21st Century", on Thursday refused to accept the country's highest award, the Legion d'honneur, to criticise the Socialist government in power.
A World War II heroine who parachuted behind German lines on "perilous" spy missions, but was so modest she only told her children about it 15 years ago, was Tuesday presented with France's highest honour.
Among the inductees at this year’s Canadian Walk Of Fame is comedian Phil Hartman. He's best-known for his work on Saturday Night Live, The Simpsons, and NewsRadio, and the award is the result of years of work by his fans and family.
The past few weeks of campaigning has seen ugliness in the U.S. Crowds whipped into frenzies that to an outside observer could border on mob mentality. Those views may be the final straw for voters. Honour or mob mentality could decide the election.
Two brother in Pakistan have beaten their sister and her lover to death with bricks for bringing (APPARENT) shame upon their family as they were not married.
The couple were discovered by the brothers in what one of them quoted as "A WRONG SITUATION...