[LOS ANGELES] Another weekend, another US$100-million-plus superhero opening: This time it was 20th Century Fox's "Deadpool 2," with a US$125.5 million take in North American theaters...

ANOTHER weekend, another US$100-million-plus superhero opening: This time it was 20th Century Fox's Deadpool 2, with an estimated US$125 million take in North American theatres and a huge debut...

ON A ROOFTOP in Syria's capital, Mohammad al-Rihawi plunges silk threads into emerald green dye, preparing it to be woven into the city's famed brocade...

<p/> [NEW YORK] Bill Gold, who created posters for “Casablanca,” “A Streetcar Named Desire,” “Alien,” “Mystic River” and hundreds of other films with an artistry that captured the intrigue,...

<p/> [DAMASCUS] On a rooftop in Syria's capital, Mohammad al-Rihawi plunges silk threads into emerald green dye, preparing it to be woven into the city's famed brocade...

[NEW YORK] Already accused of sexual harassment and groping, US celebrity chef Mario Batali now faces allegations that he sexually assaulted impaired women at a New York restaurant, CBS television...

[PARIS] Where others failed, sometimes spectacularly, French surgeon Emmanuel Martinod has helped people whose windpipes have been ravaged by cancer and other diseases to live and breathe normally...

DID we even realise how much we needed this: the predawn escape to Fairy Tale Land, the sneaking out of bed to let indifferent spouses snooze?

MANGKU Sasak, a 76-year-old Balinese healer, begins and ends each day by meditating. He then goes to the rice fields, where he works with his son. When he returns home around dusk, patients from his...