San Francisco's revamped modern art museum eyes global splash

A file photo taken on April 27, 2016 shows The San Francisco Museum of Modern&nbs...

Royalty, Obama & fans mark 400 years since Shakespeare died

Tourists watch an actor perform at the house where William Shakespeare was born during cele...

Things to know about Shakespeare, 400 years after his death

People hold up face masks with William Shakespeare's portrait during celebrations to ma...

Such stuff as dreams are made on: fans mark Shakespeare's 400th

Wearing masks of the "Bard of Avon", members of the public prepare for the parade...

Metsu painting stolen by Nazis, heads to auction

File picture of an ongoing auction at Sotheby's.    New York: Sothe...

Sweden's newborn prince to be named Alexander

  STOCKHOLM: Sweden's palace has announced that the latest addition to the roya...

Half of women on boards like quotas but male colleagues say no - survey

By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK: Half of women sitting on corporate boards of direct...

Replica of 5,000-year-old 'Iceman' made on 3D printer

US Paleo artist Gary Staab works on another copy of the Oetzi mummy at the South Tyrol Muse...

German museum exhibits racist stickers spanning 130 years

BERLIN: One of Germany's main history museums is exhibiting racist and anti-Semitic...

Canapes under the canopy? Paris gentrifies rusty mall

PARIS: Swapping burgers for lobster souffle and rusty welding for a state-of-the-art cano...

'Chaplin's World' honors cinema legend with first museum

Portraits of Charlie Chaplin are pictured above his bed during a media visit of 'Chapli...

What happens when your child joins ISIL?

Zara Azam and Farshid Rokey; Photo by Tristram Kenton; London National Theatre ...

Monks, families gather for Bhutan holiday

  (File photo) Monks in Bhutan  REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton   Th...

Lights, camera, action! Charlie Chaplin museum springs to life

A picture taken on April 6, 2016 shows Charile Chaplin's hat and stick displayed i...

Harry Potter author's chair sells for $394,000 at auction

This file photo taken on April 4, 2016, shows a chair used, and later decorated, by author ...

Fast fashion to ethical couture: Vietnam's design evolution

A woman working at a local embroidery workshop in the central city of Hue. AFP / HOANG DINH...

Painting by Chinese master fetches record $35 million in Hong Kong

Splashed ink and colour painting "Peach Blossom Spring" by the late painter Zhang...

What's in a name? China paper blasts foreign nomenclature

Thames Town residential complex emulates facets of England such as red telephone boxes and ...

In Australia, surfing soothes asylum-seekers' fears of sea

  By KRISTEN GELINEAU SYDNEY: They gather under the blazing sun and blue...

Chinese 'parachute kids' flock to US schools

Chinese students Tony Lu and Henry Li (R) spend their free time connected to China on their...

Mobile messages tell stories of refugees fleeing war

A woman looks at images taken by Jordanian photographer Tanya Habjouqa of Syrian refug...