The German Casselly family perform with African elephants and ...
Jan 20th, 2012
(AP) - The German Casselly family perform with African elephants and horses during the opening ceremony of the 36th Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival in Monaco, Thursday, Jan 19, 2012. (AP Photo/ Eric Gaillard, Pool) -
BERLIN (AP) - Germany's main opposition party marked a bittersweet 150th birthday on Thursday - trailing badly in polls ahead of September elections and hearing praise for its efforts to reform Europe's biggest economy from French President Francois Hollande, a recent left-wing winner who has lost his luster. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Alexandria Sage CANNES (Reuters) - A film about baby-switching by Japan's Kore-eda Hirokazu that ponders nature versus nurture premiered at the Cannes film festival on Saturday, joining an Iranian challenger as contenders for the top prize. "Soshite Chichi Ni Naru" ("Like Father, Like Son") is one of two Japanese films o... [Full Article]
Bruno Mars - and his band - kicked off the Billboard Music Awards in silky red suits that matched their silky dance moves, with bright gold disco balls hanging above them. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Angus MacSwan LONDON (Reuters) - African diva Angelique Kidjo was named Best Artist in Songlines magazine's annual world music awards on Friday, lauded for her high-energy shows and her championing of social causes. French veterans Lo'jo, who mix French folk with African and Arabic sounds, picked up the Best Group award and the young Z... [Full Article]