Friday, October 9, 2015
Belarussian writer Svetlana Alexievich won the 2015 Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday, honored for her work chronicling the horrors of war and life under the repressive Soviet regime.
In a hall filled with psychedelic ice sculptures, there are shrieks of excitement as a toboggan careers down an ice run, its occupants snugly wrapped up against the sub-zero temperatures.
The London Film Festival opened Wednesday with "Suffragette," the story of British women who fought for the right to vote -- a milestone on a journey to equality that many believe is still unfinished.
These are trying times at the Broadway show "Therese Raquin" -- first a show was interrupted by a man in the audience who threw flowers and now star Keira Knightley has had to withdraw from Wednesday's performance.
After designing cars shaped like a hamburger, tennis ball, shoe, handbag and a toilet, quirky Indian artist Sudhakar Yadav decided to go big.
Thursday, October 8, 2015
In a mural splashed across a four-story building in central Kiev, a small boy nonchalantly throws paper planes.
The hugely successful "Twilight" vampire romance series is marking its 10th anniversary with a twist -- a gender swap.
A new South Korean girl group, Twice, which has drawn attention in Taiwan as one of its members is Taiwanese, will officially hit the airwaves Oct. 20 in their own right, JYP Entertainment announced Wednesday.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
A rare drawing of comic book hero Tintin by Belgian cartoonist Herge fetched over US$1 million at auction in Hong Kong Monday as experts say comic art is becoming as collectible as paintings.
Best-selling Swedish crime writer Henning Mankell, whose detective character Kurt Wallander became a worldwide phenomenon, has died at 67 after a battle with cancer.