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Russian Actor and Director Making 1st Movie in Space Back on Earth

MOSCOW — A Russian actor and a film director making the first move film in space returned to Earth on Sunday after spending 12 days on the International Space Station (ISS).The Soyuz MS-18 space capsule carrying Russian ISS crew member Oleg Novitskiy, ...

Pan African Film Festival Begins in Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO — The Pan-African Film Festival of Ouagadougou returns to Burkina Faso this weekend after being canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.One Burkinabe director, who has made a film documenting a nursery for the infants ...

Paul McCartney: John Lennon Responsible for Beatles Breakup

Paul McCartney has revisited the breakup of The Beatles, flatly disputing the suggestion that he was responsible for the group's demise.Speaking on an episode of BBC Radio 4's "This Cultural Life'' that is scheduled to air on Oct. 23, McCartney said it...

Ethiopia’s Tura, Kenya’s Chepngetich Win at Chicago Marathon

Ethiopia’s Seifu Tura Abdiwak won the Chicago men’s marathon on Sunday and Kenya’s Ruth Chepngetich the women’s race.The 24-year-old Tura completed the 42-kilometer course in 2:06:12, beating out American Galen Rupp, who finished close behind with an o...

Rags to Riches: Boxing Great Pacquiao Announces Retirement

MANILA — Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao is officially hanging up his gloves.The eight-division world champion and Philippine senator on Wednesday announced his retirement from the ring."I would like to thank the whole world, especially the Filipino peopl...

China Tells Effeminate Male Celebrities to Man Up

WASHINGTON — Macho men are in and effeminate male performers are out as Beijing expands its crackdown on China's entertainment industry, blaming the rise of unmanly men on U.S. influence in Japan.Male celebrities, even top moneymakers, are changing the...

3rd European Business, Kitesurf Summit in Dakhla on Sept. 24-28

Dakhla - The 3rd European business and kitesurf summit (B2B Kite Summit) will be held on September 24-28 in Dakhla, with the participation of 250 entrepreneurs, announced the regional news website "Dakhla Spot Online."Organized in partnership with the ...