Eurovision song contest cancelled due to coronavirus

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The Eurovision song contest, one of the world’s largest television events, will not take place this year due to the global coronavirus outbreak, organizers said on... Read more »

‘A Quiet Place 2’ release joins list of Hollywood coronavirus delays

FILE PHOTO: 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards – Arrivals – Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 27, 2019 – Emily Blunt and John Krasinski pose. REUTERS/Monica Almeida/File Photo (Reuters) –... Read more »

Madonna cancels Paris shows over coronavirus restrictions: promoter

FILE PHOTO: Madonna performs at the 2019 Pride Island concert during New York City Pride in New York City, New York, U.S., June 30, 2019. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon PARIS (Reuters)... Read more »

Belgian designer Raf Simons joins Prada as co-creative director

MILAN (Reuters) – Raf Simons will join Prada as co-creative director, marking the first time the Italian fashion house has hired an outsider to work with renowned head designer... Read more »

Singer Katy Perry named Asian charity ambassador by UK’s Prince Charles

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Charles will announce on Tuesday that U.S. pop singer Katy Perry will become an ambassador for the British Asian Trust to help its fight... Read more »

Senator Rubio bringing Uighur activist as State of the Union guest

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) talks to reporters following a classified national security briefing of the U.S. Senate on developments with Iran after attacks by Iran on... Read more »

Facing economic crisis, Lebanon’s government weighs options

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanon’s Hezbollah-backed government will walk a political tightrope as it acts to urgently secure foreign funding to ward off financial collapse, and could look to the... Read more »

Russia steps up airport screening of Chinese travelers over coronavirus fears

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian airports have stepped up screening of travelers arriving from China to try to identify people infected with the new coronavirus, airport officials said on Tuesday.... Read more »

Libyan commander’s forces choke oil flows, overshadowing peace summit

BERLIN/BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) – Forces loyal to eastern commander Khalifa Haftar have shut off production at all Libya’s major oil fields, an escalation that threatened to strangle the country’s... Read more »

Libya peace summit struggles to draw eastern commander Haftar back into diplomacy

BERLIN (Reuters) – Countries struggled at an international peace summit for Libya struggled on Sunday to draw eastern military commander Khalifa Haftar back into diplomacy, days after he quit... Read more »