New Zealand author Eleanor Catton became the youngest winner of the Man Booker Prize for fiction, claiming the award for her novel "The Luminaries".
Two wildly diverse takes on modern love and obsession have taken the top prize Asia's largest film festival, which draws to a close Saturday.
US fugitive Edward Snowden has been honored with a prize awarded annually by former CIA staff for exhibiting "integrity in intelligence".
Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl shot by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' schooling, added another award to a growing list on Friday.
Kazakhstan judoka Azamat Mukanov has been awarded with 12.5 million tenge ($81 thousand) for winning the silver medal at the World Championship in Brazil.
Harmony Lessons of Kazakhstan film director Emir Baigazin has become a winner of the post-soviet film festival Films from Russia and beyond in Switzerland.
Shal (Old Man) movie directed by Yermek Tursunov from Kazakhstan has been submitted for the American Academy Award in the Best Foreign Language Film category.
Australian actor Hugh Jackman, the star of "Wolverine" and "X-Men", received a lifetime achievement award on Friday at the San Sebastian film festival in northern Spain.
Harmony Lessons of Kazakhstan film director Emir Baigazin received the Best Director award at the 3d International Sakhalin Film Festival On the Edge.
The movie received one of the the festival’s major awards, the Best New Director Grand Jury Prize.
Comedy stars grabbed early prizes at the Emmys Sunday, while the TV world waited to see if Netflix drama "House of Cards" could become the first online-only show to take a major prize.
The winners of the 9th International Film Festival Eurasia that was held on September 16-20 in Almaty have been announced.
Japanese literary superstar Haruki Murakami is favourite for this year's Nobel Prize in Literature, betting odds showed Friday, after repeatedly being mentioned as a contender for the prestigious global gong.
Australian actor Hugh Jackman will receive a lifetime achievement award at the San Sebastian film festival which gets underway Friday in Spain with 13 movies in competition for the best film award.
The prize pool of the Tour of Almaty cycling race in Kazakhstan will make 39 thousand Euro; 20 teams will compete for the prize.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is to give a prestigious humanitarian award to Hollywood A-lister Angelina Jolie for her "impassioned" campaigning work.
Kazakhstan artist Beibut Assemkul was awarded with a gold medal as the author of the new trend called hyper impressionism.
Kazakhstan's young singer Berdibek Kulgarayev has received a special prize at the 22nd International Festival of Arts Slavianski Bazaar 2013 in Vitebsk, Belarus.
Almaty Subway has been conferred ESQR's Quality Achievement Award 2013 in the Gold Category on July 7 in London.
The Oscars will, for the first time, hold a concert in Los Angeles featuring the songs and scores nominated for Hollywood's most prestigious prize.
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