Articles for category: Entertainment, News

Rexa Vella

Doha Film Institute’s Qumra Workshop to Kick Off With Toni Collette, Claire Denis, Atom Egoyan Among Masters and Project Mentors

Doha Film Institute’s Qumra Workshop to Kick Off With Toni Collette, Claire Denis, Atom Egoyan Among Masters and Project Mentors

The Doha Film Institute’s unique Qumra incubator kicks off Friday with six days of master classes, labs and mentoring sessions and some 200 industry professionals – including programmers from Cannes, Venice, Toronto, Berlin and many other major festivals – expected to make the trek to the Qatari capital. Qumra, which is an Arab word believed ...

Connie Queline

Putin warns West against sending troops to Ukraine in major speech

Putin warns West against sending troops to Ukraine in major speech

Getty ImagesCopyright: Getty Images We’ve passed the hour-mark of Putin’s speech now, and he’s getting into a highly detailed description of his economic plans. We’ve spotted a few nodding heads (and occasional yawns) in the audience. Praising the Russian economy, he says that “hundreds of new brands have arrived” as “people want to start a ...

Rexa Vella

MTV EMAs Set for Manchester in 2024

MTV EMAs Set for Manchester in 2024

The MTV Europe Music Awards will take place in Manchester, U.K. this November, the network has confirmed. The show, which will be held in Manchester venue Co-op Live on Nov. 10, will also mark the awards’ 30th anniversary. As well as broadcasting on MTV in over 150 countries the EMAs will also be available to ...

Connie Queline

Gaza death toll exceeds 30,000, health ministry says

Gaza death toll exceeds 30,000, health ministry says

Getty Images By Yolande Knell BBC News, Jerusalem More than 30,000 Palestinians have now been killed in Gaza since October 7, the Hamas-run health ministry says. That number equates to about 1.3% of the 2.3 million population of the territory – the latest grim marker of the awful toll of this war. The ministry says ...

Connie Queline

French readers enjoy world’s only leap year newspaper

French readers enjoy world’s only leap year newspaper

By Hugh Schofield BBC News, París The world’s only quadrennial, or four-yearly newspaper, has hit the kiosks again in France with the release of a new issue of the satirical La Bougie du Sapeur. The singularity of the 20-page tabloid is that it only comes out on 29 February – so once every leap-year. The ...

Connie Queline

Australia jails first student for a school shooting

Australia jails first student for a school shooting

Getty Images By Nicholas Yong BBC News A teenager has been jailed for carrying out what is thought to be Australia’s first school shooting. The 15-year-old from Perth fired three shots with two rifles at the Atlantis Beach Baptist College last May. Staff and students were left cowering in cupboards and under desks before police ...

ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds ecds