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How Mexicans became Hollywood’s best directors
Birdman's Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu just became the second Mexican in a row to win the Oscar for best director.
French film board says 12-year-old children can see 'Fifty Shades of Grey'
This stand-up comic is so funny he doesn't have to speak
Which is great, because his disability won't allow him to talk anyway.
Mexico loves the Super Bowl
And Americans love avocados.
Here’s what moviegoers in Baghdad think of ‘American Sniper’
Portrayals of the Iraq War look a little different from Iraq.
Myanmar’s most dazzling and dangerous festival (PHOTOS)
A mix of gas and pyrotechnics to celebrate the end of the monsoon season.
Pain and gain: Inside the world of Australia’s female body builders
Badass women building figures out of solid muscle now rule this formerly male-dominated sport.
How Lebanon is reacting to the news that one of the world's most popular porn stars is home-grown
Mia Khalifa's rapid rise in the adult entertainment industry has divided her home country.
In Berlin, the party isn’t over — it's just no longer free
The German capital’s legendary club scene has gone for-profit.
N. Korea calls Obama 'monkey,' blames US for blackout
The isolated dictatorship threatened the US with 'inescapable deadly blows.'
North Korea threatens 'ultra-harsh action' on US soil over hacking allegation
The North vowed to surpass the 'proportional response declared by Obama.'
North Korea says did not hack Sony, wants joint probe with US
North's foreign ministry said there would be 'grave consequences' if Washington refused to agree to the joint probe.
Chinese meth bust smells a lot like ‘Breaking Bad’
Unemployed family man seized the opportunity, got busted, but ended up a folk hero.
Oppenheimer’s ‘The Look of Silence’ casts a chilling gaze at massacre survivors
The sequel to the Oscar-nominated ‘Act of Killing’ shows how mass murderers became heroes in Indonesia.
Thai orphanage girl wouldn’t live with Kim Kardashian 'even for tons of money'
13-year-old Pink — whom the reality star wanted to adopt — is 'indifferent' to Kardashian’s riches.
In India, public kissing is becoming a national movement
Protesters who gather to kiss have been arrested, tear-gassed and assaulted with rods. Still, they keep kissing.
K-pop fuels a hot new mainstream market: makeup for men
With face powder, eyeliner, and lipstick, you too can look like a male pop star.
This acclaimed Russian author believes he's found the embodiment of the Russian spirit — in Ukraine
Nationalist writer and activist Zakhar Prilepin shows how many of his countrymen view the conflict next door.
This South African musical about police brutality has audiences cheering
Two years ago, South African police shot dead 34 striking mineworkers at the British-owned Marikana platinum mine. Now, there's 'Marikana: The musical.'
No one wants to host the Olympics anymore
Nations are dropping out of the running for the 2022 Olympics all over the place. Can't blame 'em.
War: So funny it hurts
American TV comedians are finding the lighter side of chaos, destruction and death.
The Islamic State is causing a culture war in Germany
Some Germans fear rap music is fueling jihad. Musicians say a wave of sensationalism is stoking latent Islamophobia.
Message to Vietnamese Facebook users: Don’t post incriminating stuff. The cops will bust you
Crimes unwittingly exposed have included bear poaching, revenge porn and even murder.
In South Korea, real business gets done in brothels and karaoke joints
Now, the country’s tax office is cracking down on this sleazy billion-dollar corporate write-off.
If you only listen to one 80s Latin rock song, make it this one
Argentine musician Gustavo Cerati, who died Thursday, helped define what cool music is.
China is increasingly arresting celebrities for drug use
The latest is actor Jackie Chan’s son, allegedly busted with more than 3.5 ounces of pot.
Edinburgh’s feminist revolution
A steep rise in the number of women comedians at this year’s Fringe Festival reflects changing social mores.
This dude in Australia plays amazing techno with just PVC pipes and flip-flops
Cancel your tickets for Blue Man Group and just go see this guy.
China denounces pet dogs as filthy imports from the West
Dog lovers fall prey to a 'ludicrous imitation ... of a Western lifestyle.'
These ladies love the Israel Defense Forces this much
Sacrificing midriff for country.
Arrested Japanese artist: 'My vagina is not obscene'
Since when did any old vagina become verboten in the land of kinky fetishes?