• Angelina plans to give up acting

    November 21, 2014 , By AFP

    SYDNEY - Hollywood A-lister Angelina Jolie says she plans to give up acting after a ‘few more’ films and switch her focus to directing.Jolie walked the red carpet in Sydney with husband Brad Pitt this week at the premiere of her new movie, World War II epic ‘Unbroken’, which was filmed in Australia. It was her second foray ...

  • Arrests over killing of Honduras beauty queen Alvarado

    November 21, 2014

    Santa Barbara  - Police in Honduras have arrested two men over the killing of beauty queen Maria Jose Alvarado, 19, and her sister who vanished on a night out last week.The bodies of Ms Alvarado and her sister Sofia Trinidad, 23, were found buried beside a river near the northern city of Santa Barbara. Ms Trinidad’s boyfriend confessed ...

  • Palestinian dancer seeks change through ballet

    November 21, 2014 , By AFP

    RAMALLAH - Ramallah dancer Shireen Ziyadeh wants to use pirouettes and plies to change the place where she grew up, training aspiring ballerinas to show that ‘something beautiful comes from Palestine’. In tights and a white tunic, her hair scraped back in a flawless bun, the 24-year-old Palestinian repeats instructions to a group of ...