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Clint Eastwood, 86, hints at return to acting

Monday, 22 May 2017

Hollywood screen legend Clint Eastwood said Sunday that he isn’t ruling out a return to acting ......

Netflix big-beast thriller ‘Okja’ impresses at Cannes after boos

Friday, 19 May 2017

A technical glitch on Friday halted the screening of Netflix’s first movie to compete at the ......

High-wattage stars kick off Cannes Film Festival

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

The 70th Cannes Film Festival opened Wednesday under the lights of Cote D’Azur sunshine and ......

Cannes deploys flower power to boost film festival security

Monday, 15 May 2017

Cannes’ promenade was pretty enough before authorities installed a row of 400 giant flowerpots ......

Iran picks taut moral drama ‘The Salesman’ for Oscar film entry

Saturday, 17 September 2016

Iran on Saturday chose Oscar-winning Asghar Farhadi's “The Salesman” as its entry for ......

French PM in naked breasts call as burkini ban overruled

Thursday, 01 September 2016

A French court has overturned a ban on burkinis issued in Cannes - the first in a series of local ......

Burkini ban is the culture war desired by extremists on both sides

Saturday, 27 August 2016

Azeem Ibrahim is Senior Fellow at the Centre for Global Policy and Adj Research Professor at the Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College. He completed his PhD from the University of Cambridge and served as an International Security Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and a World Fellow at Yale. Over the years he has met and advised numerous world leaders on policy development and was ranked as a Top 100 Global Thinker by the European Social Think Tank in 2010 and a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. He tweets @AzeemIbrahim

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Forcing secularism by banning one burkini at a time

Saturday, 20 August 2016

Brooklyn Middleton is an American Political and Security Risk Analyst currently based in New York City. She has previously written about U.S. President Obama's policy in Syria as well as Bashar al-Assad's continued crimes against his own people. She recently finished her MA thesis on Ayatollah Khomeini’s influence on the Palestinian Islamic Jihad militant group, completing her Master's degree in Middle Eastern Studies. You can follow her on Twitter here: @BklynMiddleton.

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Three more towns in France to join burkini ban

Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Three resorts in France were poised Tuesday to join three other seaside towns in banning the burkini ......

Police in Cannes stop Muslim women wearing burkinis

Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Ten Muslim women wearing burkinis to the beach have been apprehended by police in the southern ......

Second French Riviera resort bans burkinis

Sunday, 14 August 2016

A second resort on France’s Riviera coast, Villeneuve-Loubet, announced on Saturday a ban ......

Cannes top picks: ‘Divines,’ a moving gender-bending girl buddy film

Sunday, 12 June 2016

Director: Houda Benyamina Writer: Houda Benyamina, Romain Compingt, Malik Rumeau Cinematography: ......

‘I, Daniel Blake,’ a tragicomic indictment of the British welfare system

Saturday, 04 June 2016

Director: Ken Loach Writer: Paul Laverty Cinematography: Robbie Ryan Cast: Daniel Blake (Dan): Dave ......

Tattoo lands Iranian actress in feminism controversy

Wednesday, 01 June 2016

A popular Iranian actress has found herself at the centre of a dispute over feminism in the Islamic ......

‘Bilal:’ Saudi message about Islam aired at Cannes festival

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

The 69th Cannes Film Festival kicked off with an exciting line-up of films from across the world. ......

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