Green Mile actor Duncan,54,dies
LOS ANGELES: Michael Clarke Duncan,whose movies included an Oscar-nominated performance as a death row inmate in The Green Mile and hits including Armageddon,Planet of the Apes and Kung Fu Panda,died Monday at age 54,after a heart attack.
Bomber kills 25 in Afghanistan
KABUL: A suicide bomber killed 25 civilians at a funeral for a village elder in in the village of Shagai in eastern Nangarhar province.
Arab-American in Green Lantern series
DETROIT: In the relaunched Green Lantern series,DC Comics has introduced an Arab-American superhero,Simon Baz,who has Lebanese descent.
In UK cabinet rejig,Hunt promoted
LONDON: PM David Cameron shook up his cabinet with one major surprise: the promotion of Jeremy Hunt to health minister despite his entanglement in a phone-hacking scandal.
Maldives girl gets 100 lashes for sex
MALE: A 16-year-old girl has been sentenced to 100 lashes,which shell face when she turns 18,for having sex. A Raa Atoll court handed a 29-year-old man 10 years in jail for the same incident.