Thirty per cent of the Old City of Aleppo has been destroyed and 60 per cent significantly damaged amid the ongoing conflict there, UNESCO said Friday.
Thousands of children sang and danced Friday as the Danish city of Aarhus opened its year as European capital of culture, an honorary title it shares with the port town of Pafos in Cyprus.
Hollywood action star Vin Diesel arrived in India on Thursday to promote his film "xXx: The Return of Xander Cage," being released there a week ahead of the rest of the world.
Jewish reform groups welcomed a ruling by Israel's highest court on Wednesday, which called for an explanation on why women are forbidden from reading the Torah at a Jerusalem holy site.
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The cause of death of British singer George Michael remained unclear after an autopsy, British police said in a statement Friday.
Hollywood star Debbie Reynolds died Wednesday in Los Angeles, just one day after the death of her daughter Carrie Fisher.
Germany's culture minister Wednesday called on the nation's museums to ensure they are not housing any art looted by the Nazis.
Actress Carrie Fisher, best known for her portrayal of Princess Leia in the "Star Wars" films, died Tuesday in a Los Angeles hospital, her family said.
A year after "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens" dominated North American cinemas, the latest spinoff of the series is the box-office champion for the year-end holidays.
Musicians from Britain and around the world paid tribute Monday to British popstar George Michael, who died of heart failure at age 53.
British pop singer George Michael has died, the British news agency PA reported Sunday, citing his publicist.
Pope Francis called for peace on Earth and consideration for the victims of war and terrorism in his Christmas message given from the loggia of St Peter's Basilica in the Vatican on Sunday.
Closed doors and defended borders are metaphors for fear that breed violence, the top Roman Catholic cleric in Jerusalem said in his midnight Christmas homily in Bethlehem.