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Chile's ex-President Frei undergoes emergency surgery

Santiago, Dec 11 (efe-epa).- Chilean former President Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle underwent successful emergency surgery Monday at a clinic in Santiago, a...

Jerusalem marks centennial of entry of British troops

Jerusalem, Dec 11 (efe-epa).- Costumed actors re-enacted the entry of British troops into Jerusalem to mark Monday's 100th anniversary of the start of...

Mexican director's "The Shape of Water" enchants Golden Globes

Los Angeles, Dec 11 (efe-epa).- "The Shape of Water" by Mexico's Guillermo del Toro starts off as the big favorite at the 75th Golden Globes with seven...

Half a million Christmas lights turn German home into dazzling spectacle

Bücken (Germany), Dec 7 (efe-epa).- Visitors from all over Germany on Thursday flocked to a small village in the country's north to watch a glaring sight:...

Protests as illegally purchased artifacts prepared for return to Spain church

Lleida, Dec 11 (efe-epa).- More than 100 protesters clashed with riot police outside a museum in a northeastern Spanish city on Monday as technicians from a...

Thebe's majestic Hatshepsut sanctuary opens after 55-year restoration

Luxor (Egypt), Dec 10 (EFE).- The most sacred sanctuary dedicated to the Egyptian god Amun Ra, inside the massive temple built by order of the legendary...

Museum of Ice Cream brings artsy take on the frozen treat to Miami Beach

Miami, Dec 10 (efe-epa).- The Museum of Ice Cream is opening this week in Miami Beach, giving tourists and residents an opportunity to enjoy different ways...

ICAN to accept Nobel Peace Prize for promoting nuclear prohibition treaty

Oslo, Dec 10 (efe-epa).- The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons is set to accept on Sunday the highly-coveted 2017 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo...

"The Square" by Sweden's Ostlund is big winner at European Film Awards

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Paris turns out to bid Johnny Hallyday a massive final farewell

By Enrique Rubio

Kirk Douglas turns 101 surrounded by family

Los Angeles, Dec 9 (efe-epa).- Kirk Douglas, the last great leading man of Hollywood's golden age, turned 101 Saturday without a lot of fanfare but...

A mummy, funeral masks, frescoes, found in 2 New Kingdom tombs

Luxor (Egypt), Dec 9 (efe-epa).- A mummy, funeral masks, and intact frescoes are among the treasures announced on Saturday to have been discovered in two...

Mexico's Del Toro says "The Shape of Water" is his most humane film to date

Los Angeles, Dec 9 (efe-epa).- Acclaimed Mexican director Guillermo del Toro says "The Shape of Water," which has emerged as an early Oscar contender, is...

Muslims hold White House protest against Trump's Jerusalem decision

Washington, Dec 8 (efe-epa).- More than 200 Muslims demonstrated here Friday outside the White House against US President Donald Trump's decision to...

US filmmaker accused of raping teenage boy in 2003

Los Angeles, Dec 8 (efe-epa).- A prominent Hollywood filmmaker who days ago was fired as director of the Queen biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody" has been sued for...

Bangkok's favorite street food stays busy after awarded Michelin star

Bangkok, Dec 8 (efe-epa).- Customers packed Jay Fai, a longstanding eatery in Bangkok's old quarter, after midnight on Friday after the restaurant was...

"The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" named best game of 2017

Washington DC, Dec 7 (efe-epa).- Nintendo's "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" won the game of the year award at The Game Awards gala, held in Los...

Geoffrey Rush sues Sydney tabloid over reporting of inappropriate behavior

Sydney, Australia, Dec 8 (efe-epa).- Australian actor Geoffrey Rush said on Friday he has filed a defamation lawsuit against The Daily Telegraph after it...

Saudi crown prince the real buyer of Da Vinci painting, WSJ says

New York, Dec 7 (efe-epa).- Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Mohammed bin Salman was the real buyer of a Leonardo Da Vinci painting that fetched a...

Ireland's pipes become UNESCO's latest Intangible Cultural Heritage

Dublin, Dec 7 (efe-epa).- The president of Ireland on Thursday celebrated UNESCO's decision to include the Irish bagpipes on the Representative List of the...

Neapolitan pizza making recognized as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage

Seoul, Dec 7 (efe-epa).- Neapolitan pizza making has been recognized as Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO, the organization's intergovernmental...

Saudi prince bought Da Vinci painting at auction, daily reports

New York, Dec 6 (efe-epa).- The mysterious buyer who last month acquired the Leonardo da Vinci painting "Salvator Mundi" for $450 million is a Saudi prince,...

Satellites monitoring endangered pink dolphins in Brazil's Amazon region

Sao Paulo, Dec 6 (efe-epa).- Threatened by hydroelectric projects, pollution and fishing, Amazon river dolphins - also known as "botos" or pink river...

Women who broke silence about sexual abuse named Time's Person of the Year

New York, Dec 6 (efe-epa).- Time magazine announced on Wednesday morning that it has selected as its "Person of the Year" a large group of women - and some...

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