Australian filmmaker jailed in Cambodia for espionage

Australian filmmaker jailed in Cambodia for espionage

A Cambodian court jailed an Australian filmmaker for six years on Friday after finding him guilty of espionage for flying a drone over an opposition party rally.

Award-winning Italian filmmaker Vittorio Taviani dies

Award-winning Italian filmmaker Vittorio Taviani dies

Italian filmmaker and Cannes Film Festival winner Vittorio Taviani has died aged 88, according to media reports on Sunday citing family sources.

US court grants asylum to Singapore teen blogger

US court grants asylum to Singapore teen blogger

A Singaporean teenager who became notorious for profanity-laced attacks on the city's revered late leader Lee Kuan Yew was granted asylum by a US immigration court, his attorney announced Tuesday.

Film festival spotlights racism in France

Film festival spotlights racism in France

Alexandre Amiel was alarmed when his 11-year-old son asked the day after the attacks on Charlie Hebdo magazine and a Jewish supermarket in Paris: ‘Why do they hate us?’

Fighting shakes Aleppo

Fighting shakes Aleppo

Clashes and air strikes shook the Syrian city of Aleppo yesterday, as heavy fighting resumed after the end of a three-day ceasefire declared by government ally Russia.

'Made in Qatar' film helps raise awareness on dyslexia

'Made in Qatar' film helps raise awareness on dyslexia

A short documentary titled Charlie will be screened at the upcoming Sharjah International Children Film Festival on October 21, Qatar-based filmmaker Ali Ali told Gulf Times.

Probe finds shared needles in India sterilisation deaths

Probe finds shared needles in India sterilisation deaths

The investigation finds that the doctor and his staff operated on 83 women in unhygienic conditions.

Post-election Turkey bond rally revives sukuk market

Post-election Turkey bond rally revives sukuk market

The post-election rally in Turkish bonds is drawing companies back to sukuk issuance after an 11-month absence. Following almost a year of market turmoil...

Celtic desperate for striking impact

Celtic desperate for striking impact

Kris Commons says Celtic are in need of a top quality striker after the Scottish champions crashed out of Europe following a record 6-1 defeat by Barcelona on Wednesday.

‘Accident’ exercise

‘Accident’ exercise

Volunteers pretending to be ‘victims’ look on as firefighters put out a training fire as part of a simulated airplane crash...

Saudi oil output rises to 9.3mn bpd in April

Saudi oil output rises to 9.3mn bpd in April

Saudi Arabia produced 9.3mn bpd of oil in April, up from 9.14mn bpd in March, an industry source said yesterday.