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The first woman to lead a major US orchestra, Marin Alsop believes that Western classical music -- long seen as a stuffy, elitist club -- can be "a great equaliser" between people of all backgrounds.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met China's President Xi Jinping on Friday and bagged a $10-billion oil deal, pressing on with his diplomatic charm offensive in Asia following a global outcry over the Khashoggi killing.
Scenes outside of R&B superstar R. Kelly’s studio as his lawyers say he is going to turn himself in. The 52-year-old singer was charged in Chicago with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sex abuse against four victims, three of them minors.
Albania is not at war, ruled by an authoritarian regime or battered by natural disasters, but its young people are leaving in droves, chiefly for economic reasons. Frustration with the lack of opportunities at home bubbled over in mass student pro...
Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido -- recognized by more than 50 countries as interim president -- arrives to attend an aid concert in Colombia despite having been barred from leaving the country by the government of rival Nicolas Maduro.
Venezuelans are happy about the charity concert on the Venezuelan-Colombian border organized in defiance of a blockade by the government of President Nicolas Maduro.
He will be the only Frenchman at the Winter Triathlon World Cup on Sunday in Québec - at 35 years old, former snowshoe racing world champion Stephane Ricard is ready for a new challenge.
The three-day "Hands Off Venezuela" concert organized by President Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela begins. It is taking place 300-meters away from the opposition charity concert organized by British billionaire Richard Branson in Cucuta, Colombia, cal...
Opposition supporters and community organizations took the streets of several Bolivian cities to protest against President Evo Morales' plans to stand for a fourth term of office.
Venezuelans gather at the Tienditas border bridge ahead of Nicolas Maduro's "Hands Off Venezuela" concert on the country's border with Colombia.
Resident of Lagos, the economic capital of Nigeria, share their views on the eve of the rescheduled presidential and parliamentary elections.
Thousands of people gather for an aid concert on the Venezuelan-Colombian border in defiance of a blockade by the government of President Nicolas Maduro.
Late drug kingpin Pablo Escobar's old fortress in Medellin is razed to the ground with explosives to make way for a park dedicated to the victims of drug trafficking.
Thousands of people attend a rally in the Indian capital to shine a light on victim blaming in rape and sexual assault cases, something campaigners say allows perpetrators to get off scot-free.
Amidst the artisans' workshops dotting the banks of the Saône river in Lyon, in southeast France, a humble facade hides the expensive treasures of the David Leonard Wiedmer, who, at only 29 years old, has already established himself as one of the ...
Video clips of a Tanzanian football juggler, Hadhara Charles Mnjeja, have gone viral prompting US president Donald Trump to post a tweet. The 29 year-old footballer is in Malawi until March, where she is earning a living through street performance...
This week on Africa Weekly, we focus on Senegal ahead of Sunday’s presidential poll, from the president’s claims of economic development, to the growing concern of the country’s educational needs.
In Hanoi’s bustling Old Quarter, souvenir vendor Truong Thanh Duc is busy making T-shirts for the upcoming summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
A tortoise thought to be a Chelonoidis phantasticus, which was believed to have gone extinct about a century ago, is discovered during an expedition to Fernandina Island in Ecuador’s Galapagos archipelago.
European Trade Ministers meet in Bucharest for a first political discussion on the opening of negotiations for a limited trade agreement with the United States, which still threatens to tax European cars, with the aim of speaking with a single voi...