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Prince Harry suffered ‘total chaos’ over Diana’s death

Britain's Prince Harry suffered "total chaos" before eventually seeking help to deal with the death of his mother Princess Diana, he said in an interview published Monday.
Source: AFP | 2017/4/17 22:48:40

Charlie Chaplin fans set a world record for largest costumed gathering

Six hundred and sixty-two people on Sunday set a world record for the biggest gathering of Charlie Chaplins, each donning the black jacket, shoes, bowler hat, toothbrush moustache and cane of the comic's signature creation, the Little Tramp.
Source: AFP | 2017/4/17 17:08:39

Malala accepts honorary Canadian citizenship

Nobel Prize laureate and newly designated UN Messenger of Peace Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan Wednesday addressed the Canadian parliament after accepting a honorary Canadian citizenship from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/13 7:10:55

Panda pair leaves China for luxurious Dutch home

The capital of Southwest China's Sichuan Province, Chengdu, sent two giant pandas to the Netherlands on Tuesday as part of China's "panda diplomacy."
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/11 22:43:40

‘Sapiens’ author calls for world leaders and citizens to join hands in facing the future

When it comes to humanity, there is one thing that Israeli Historian Yuval Noah Harari thinks will never change - our desire to pursue more.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/9 17:23:39

Rockin’ politics

Late rapper Tupac Shakur and 1960s protest singer Joan Baez were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Friday on a night where nostalgia was mixed with calls to political action.
Source: Reuters | 2017/4/9 17:13:39

Ivanka Trump's youngest son follows sister by learning Mandarin

While her US president father is known for his tough rhetoric on China, Ivanka Trump has shown a softer side with her admiration for Chinese culture, and for the way she is bringing up her children.
Source: CGTN | 2017/4/8 9:27:09

US model Bella Hadid speaks out against US President Donald Trump

US model Bella Hadid has spoken out against President Donald Trump's attempted travel bans, saying she is proud to be a Muslim and the daughter of a refugee.
Source: AFP | 2017/4/6 18:18:41

Prince Charles, Camilla commence Austrian visit

Prince Charles of Britain and his wife Camilla Parker Bowles commenced a two-day visit to Austria on Wednesday by meeting with the nation's leaders.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/6 7:39:01

Warhol Mao portrait fetches $12.7m in Hong Kong auction

A classic Andy Warhol portrait of former Chinese leader Mao Zedong fetched $12.7 million at auction in Hong Kong on Sunday, Sotheby's said - well short of the top estimate of more than $15 million.
Source: AFP | 2017/4/4 18:43:39

Madrid show delves into Picasso's dark journey to 'Guernica'

It’s an artistic journey through terror, panic and fear that culminates in Guernica, Pablo Picasso’s universal howl against the ravages of war that turns 80 next month.
Source: AFP | 2017/4/4 17:13:39

Jackie Kennedy’s intimate letters with UK diplomat sold at auction

Letters written by Jackie Kennedy to a British diplomat rejecting his marriage proposal years after the assassination of her husband, US president John F. Kennedy, were sold in a London auction on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2017/3/30 18:48:41

Bob Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm

Music icon Bob Dylan is to receive his Nobel Literature Prize this weekend at a meeting with the Swedish Academy in Stockholm, it was announced Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2017/3/29 21:43:39

Britain's Duchess of Cambridge Kate arrives for 2017 Portrait Gala

Britain's Duchess of Cambridge Kate arrives for the 2017 Portrait Gala at the National Portrait Gallery in London, Britain, on March 28, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/29 8:14:01

Beckham’s ‘48 hours in China’ post sparks netizen controversy

He may be celebrated for getting the ball in the back of the net, but British footballer David Beckham sparked controversy this weekend, after posting a video entitled "Great 48 hours in China" following a visit to Hong Kong and Shanghai.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/27 23:33:39

Stephen Hawking "beamed" to Hong Kong to deliver speech

"Could you hear me?" Stephen Hawking asked in his iconic computer-synthesized voice, getting a cheerful "yes" from hundreds of people in a speech hall at the Hong Kong Science Park.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/25 10:21:34

Ivanka Trump has White House office

President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka now has an office at the White House, although she will not be a government employee, an administration official told AFP on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2017/3/21 22:48:39

Time served?

A judge said Monday he would issue a written ruling on whether fugitive filmmaker Roman Polanski can return to the US without fear of being jailed for having sex with a minor.
Source: AFP | 2017/3/21 17:38:39