The four-centuries-old art mixing costume, drama and music joins other global customs and traditions.
A teenage girl is believed to have shot and killed one person before shooting herself.
The decision to release the movie profiling the American scientist follows criticism that the film largely ignored the impact of the bombings that killed more than 200,000 people in Japan.
Since the collapse of nuclear talks between Pyongyang and Washington in 2019, analysts see a major shift in North Korea’s foreign relations. It has turned increasingly to Moscow.
With a record number of oil, gas and coal representatives at this year’s COP28 climate talks, climate scientists worry industry influence could water down language on fossil fuels.
The U.S. said Israel should create safe zones to minimize civilian deaths from Israeli airstrikes. But Palestinians and international aid groups say the zones have been inadequate or nonexistent.
One of the biggest Chinese-language acts is in trouble over a rarely-enforced regulation.
News24 | Former US House Speaker Kevin McCarthy says he will leave Congress, raising Republican worries
Ousted US House Speaker Kevin McCarthy said on Wednesday that he will leave Congress at the end of this year, a move that raised anxieties among his fellow Republicans about the path that lies ahead for their narrow and fractious majority.
Three people were killed and another seriously injured by a gunman who was shot dead by police at a US university on Wednesday.
A fourth woman has publicly accused music mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs of a sexual offence alleging that he and others gang-raped her when she was 17, according to a lawsuit filed on Wednesday.
Citizens have been ordered to stay home after a blast in an industrial zone causes major destruction.
Many parts of Chennai city are still water-logged after torrential rains ahead of a severe cyclone.
Agnes Chow, 27, told the BBC she jumped bail ‘at the last moment’ for fear of being arrested again.
Time is running out for DeSantis, Christie, and Ramaswamy to break away from the pack
Soldiers are deploying, days after Venezuela announces plans to take over part of Guyana.
Fujimori, 85, was serving a 25-year sentence in connection with the slayings of 25 Peruvians by death squads in the 1990s.
Alberto Fujimori, Peru’s divisive former leader, is pardoned over corruption and human rights violations.
The move comes after eight service members died in a crash off the coast of Japan last week.
Extreme weather and a range of economic hurdles are affecting the region’s flourishing apple trade.
Nearly 10 years after 43 students disappeared, families say they will look “until the last beat” of their hearts.
A year on, protesters who hastened the end of a crushing policy tell the BBC they worry for their safety.