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Spider-Man star caught in Indian Twitter storm mix-up

New Delhi - "Spider-Man" star Tom Holland was grappling with an angry Twitter storm in India on Friday in a case of mistaken cyber identity.

Half a million dead: a timeline of US Covid catastrophe

Washington - Unfathomable just one year ago, the United States on Monday passed the horrific marker of 500,000 dead from Covid-19.Here is a look at the past 12 months and how the coronavirus came to exact such a devastating toll on America.

Half a million dead: a timeline of US Covid catastrophe

Washington - Unfathomable just one year ago, the United States on Monday passed the horrific marker of 500,000 dead from Covid-19.Here is a look at the past 12 months and how the coronavirus came to exact such a devastating toll on America.

In Spain, virtuoso violinist pays tribute to war-torn Lebanon childhood

Madrid - In the garage where he sought shelter from bombs in his native Lebanon, Ara Malikian discovered the power of music.

'We need you' German tenor Kaufmann tells pandemic public

Madrid - German tenor Jonas Kaufmann says not being able to perform in front of a live audience for months has been hugely detrimental for musicians who thrive on connecting with real people.

Ex-king's former lover says Spain spy chief threatened her life

Madrid - The ex-lover of Spain's king emeritus testified Friday that her life had been threatened by a former spy chief on orders from the exiled monarch himself in a conversation that "terrified" her.

Indian sari pioneer Satya Paul dies at 78

Mumbai - Indian fashion designer Satya Paul, whose eponymous brand breathed life into the traditional sari, modernising the garment with funky prints, has died at 78, his family said.

Biden and Harris named Time 'Person of the Year'

New York - US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris were named Time magazine's 2020 "Person of the Year" on Thursday for their election victory over Donald Trump.

Imagine: John Lennon shot on his doorstep 40 years ago

Paris - Late on a mild December evening in 1980, a young man with a revolver shot John Lennon four times in the back as the singer arrived home from a recording studio with his wife, Yoko Ono.

Imagine: John Lennon shot on his doorstep 40 years ago

Paris - Late on a mild December evening in 1980, a young man with a revolver shot John Lennon four times in the back as the singer arrived home from a recording studio with his wife, Yoko Ono.

Imagine: John Lennon shot on his doorstep 40 years ago

Paris - Late on a mild December evening in 1980, a young man with a revolver shot John Lennon four times in the back as the singer arrived home from a recording studio with his wife, Yoko Ono.

Obama likens India opposition figure to inept student

Washington - Former US president Barack Obama in his memoir has likened Indian opposition figure Rahul Gandhi to a hapless student, in biting commentary on the dynastic scion who twice led his party to crushing defeats.

Sindika Dokolo, husband to Angola's Isabel dos Santos, dies

Luanda - Sindika Dokolo, the husband of Isabel dos Santos, billionaire daughter of Angola's former president, has died, his family announced on Friday.

South Korean tycoons pay tribute to late Samsung chief

Seoul - South Korea's billionaire business leaders lined up Monday to pay respects to the late Samsung Electronics chairman Lee Kun-hee, for decades the country's richest and most powerful industrialist.

Lee Kun-hee: 'Hermit king' of the Samsung empire dies at 78

Seoul - South Korea's richest and most powerful industrialist, Lee Kun-hee, turned Samsung Electronics into one of the world's biggest tech companies but lived a reclusive existence.

Lee Kun-hee: 'Hermit King' of the Samsung empire

Seoul - South Korea's richest and most powerful industrialist, Lee Kun-hee, turned Samsung Electronics into one of the world's biggest tech companies but lived a reclusive existence.

Magician and debunker of the paranormal James Randi dies

Washington - Escape artist and magician James Randi, who spent decades investigating and debunking faith healers, mind readers, psychics and other fraudsters and charlatans who claimed paranormal powers has died, his foundation said. He was 92.

Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt says 'victorious' in cancer fight

Mumbai - Sanjay Dutt, one of Bollywood's top stars, said Wednesday he had emerged "victorious" after being diagnosed with cancer earlier this year.

Troubled Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt confirms cancer diagnosis 

Mumbai - Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt, whose life has been so colourful and tragic that it became the subject of a biopic, confirmed he has cancer following weeks of media speculation."This is a recent scar of my life, but I'll beat it.

Bollywood star Deepika Padukone questioned in drugs probe

Mumbai - Indian police hauled in Bollywood megastar Deepika Padukone for questioning on Saturday in an escalating drugs probe following the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

From Belarus farm boss to Soviet-style strongman on Europe's doorstep

Minsk - Belarus strongman Alexander Lukashenko is a former collective farm boss who has leveraged Russian backing and Soviet-style political oppression to run a personal fiefdom on Europe's doorstep for 26 years.

Moroccan village riffs on Hendrix legends and myths

Essaouira - Some claim to have seen him, others to have spoken with him -- 50 years after guitar legend Jimi Hendrix's untimely death, a village on Morocco's Atlantic coast pulsates with his memory."I saw him here.

Italy's Berlusconi leaves hospital after virus scare

Milan - Former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi left hospital Monday 11 days after being admitted with coronavirus, describing it as "perhaps the most difficult ordeal of my life".

What they said: 'historic' Israel to UAE flight

Abu Dhabi - Israel and the UAE made history on Monday when an El Al jet flew from the Jewish state to Abu Dhabi, the first time an Israeli commercial flight made the journey.

What they said: 'historic' Israel to UAE flight

Abu Dhabi - Israel and the UAE made history on Monday when an El Al jet flew from the Jewish state to Abu Dhabi, the first time an Israeli commercial flight made the journey.

Berlin hospital says Navalny tests 'indicate poisoning'

Berlin - The Berlin hospital treating leading Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny said Monday that test results indicated he had been poisoned, although Russian doctors quickly responded that they had not found the toxin in question.

Spain ex-king under fire over move to UAE

Barcelona - Spain's former king Juan Carlos came under fire on Tuesday for moving to the Middle East, with critics calling it the "worst" destination because corruption allegations he faces have links to the region.

Troubled Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt 'diagnosed with cancer'

New Delhi - Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt, whose life has been so colourful and tragic that it became the subject of a biopic, has been diagnosed with lung cancer, Indian media reports said Wednesday.

Lukashenko: Tainted strongman on Europe's doorstep

Minsk - Strongman Alexander Lukashenko has ruled over ex-Soviet Belarus for nearly three decades and says he cannot bear to part with his "beloved" country.

Lukashenko: Soviet-style autocrat on Europe's doorstep

Minsk - Strongman Alexander Lukashenko, who has ruled over ex-Soviet Belarus for nearly three decades, is facing down the greatest challenge to his rule ahead of presidential elections on Sunday.
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