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Canada Extradites Mother, Uncle to India over Honor Killing

Canada has extradited the mother and uncle of a woman killed 19 years ago to face justice in India for their alleged roles in her honor killing, media said Thursday.

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Labaki Hopes to Represent Women Filmmakers in 'Best Way Possible' at Oscars

Nadine Labaki is standing taller than usual. The Lebanese director, a source of national pride, this week became the first female artist in the Arab world to be nominated for an Academy Award.

Labaki's foreign language nomination for "Capernaum" makes her one of the only female directors to compete at this year's Oscars, which feature another all-male lineup in the best director category.

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'Stalinist Truman Show' Claims It Will Change Art Forever

It is billed as a human "safari", the most controversial and potentially game-changing Russian cultural export since the Ballets Russes left the West shocked and awed 110 years ago.

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French Sex Workers Seek Repeal of Ban on Paying for Sex

French sex workers have lodged a constitutional challenge to a 2016 law making it illegal to pay for sex, reopening a debate on whether women should be free to sell their bodies.

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Tunisia Mother Faces Trial for Racism against Teacher

A woman faces trial in the eastern Tunisian city of Sfax under a new anti-racism law for allegedly hurling insults at a teacher who threw her daughter out of class, prosecutors said Wednesday.

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First Nudist French Farce Hailed as Naked Success

It might seem like a cruel joke on one of the coldest nights of the year, but French naturists are in the pink over the success of a Paris play the audience had to strip to see.

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Top U.S. Court Allows Trump to Restrict Transgender Military Service

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed President Donald Trump's restrictions on transgender military service to take effect pending the outcome of litigation on the sensitive issue.

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Nadine Labaki's Capernaum Nominated for Foreign Film Oscar

Lebanese director Nadine Labaki's film 'Capernaum' was on Tuesday selected among four nominees for the best foreign language film Oscar, which will be handed out on February 24 in Hollywood.

Below is the list of nominees:

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China's Ageing Elite Live Golden Years in Style

At a gated community for Chinese senior citizens, retired military personnel, film-makers and top university professors settle into a new routine: ballet lessons, weightlifting and catered dining.

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Women in Australia March for Safe Streets after Israeli Student Killed

Thousands of protesters have marched in Australia calling for an end to violence against women, days after the murder of an Israeli student in Melbourne.

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