A traditional Day of the Dead offering in Frida Kahlo's iconic home in Mexico City has taken on a wider artistic homage, with an exhibition helped by French designer Jean Paul Gaultier also remembering artists who have died in past pandemics.
A 59-year-old man is in critical condition after a shark attacked him on Sunday at Australia's Great Barrier Reef, near the north Queensland city of Townsville, rescuers said.
Peruvian archaeologists have uncovered a 37-metre-long cat etching in a little-explored area of the country's celebrated Nazca Lines UNESCO heritage site which is home to hundreds of gigantic geoglyphs dating back more than 2,000 years.
Peru opened the ruins of Machu Picchu for a single Japanese tourist after he waited almost seven months to enter the Inca citadel, while trapped in the Andean country during the coronavirus outbreak.
New Zealand Rugby is expecting a “near-capacity” crowd of some 47,000 to pack into Auckland's Eden Park for the second Bledisloe Cup international against Australia on Sunday.
A dramatic close encounter between Australian world championship surfer Matt Wilkinson and a shark off the east coast of the country was captured by a drone, showing the shark circle him, close in, and then dart away from his feet.
The Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday went to US poet Louise Gluck, the jury at the Swedish Academy said, honoring a writer known for themes of childhood and family life. Gluck, 77, was honored ”for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal,” the Academy said.
The Royal Ballet, Britain's largest ballet company, leaps back into action on Friday after seven months of COVID-19 gloom with an extravaganza that mixes classics such as Romeo and Juliet and Don Quixote with playful modern dance.
Quino, the creator of the comic strip Mafalda (1964 to 1973) passed away from natural cause on Sept. 30 at the age of 88. He was born in Mendoza, Argentina in 1932 as Joaquín Salvador Lavado Tejón, son of Spanish immigrants, and trained as an illustrator first by his uncle and then by a brief stint at the Fine Arts College of Mendoza.
Oscar-winning film directors James Cameron, Clint Eastwood and Martin Scorsese joined forces with movie theater owners on Wednesday in an appeal for financial help, saying they feared for the future of the industry.