Once France's most unpopular post-war president, Francois Hollande has experienced a dramatic surge in approval ratings.
The president who set himself up as "Mr Normal" finds himself in a highly abnormal position: never has a French head of state been so unpopular.
Honeybees probably originated in Asia, not Africa, said scientists who had teased interesting tidbits from the busy little pollinators' genome.
Popular approval for French President Francois Hollande rose slightly around the time news broke of his affair with an actress.
Fantasy blockbuster "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" ruled the North American box office this weekend, holding off a strong festive season challenge from Disney's animated musical "Frozen," estimates showed Sunday.
Britney Spears opened a two-year sojourn in Sin City late Friday with a dazzling performance to a crowd of adoring fans at the city's Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino.
World WBA middleweight Super Champion Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin from Kazakhstan has been named the Fighter of the Year 2013 by Boxing 101.
Kazakhstan's professional boxer Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin has been acknowledged the Most Exciting Fighter of the Year 2013.
The Kazakh premier of the most titled Kazakhstan’s movie Harmony Lessons of debuting film director Emir Baigazin took place in Almaty city on December 5.
Caricatures of prominent Kazakhstan figures have been presented at the exhibition in Astana.
US President Barack Obama's popularity has slumped to an all-time low, with a majority of Americans for the first time believing him to be dishonest and untrustworthy, a new survey showed Tuesday.
American newspaper USA Today has named boxer Gennady Golovkin from Kazakhstan the most talked-about Kazakh since Borat.
Vinyl records are back in fashion in Britain where they have recorded their best sales for a decade as devotees and new fans relish what they say is a livelier sound than digital formats.
Cher may have her ideal burial place all mapped out, but the veteran pop star is far from having one foot in the grave with a new album and feisty views on feminism and the "genius" of Miley Cyrus.
Fans of Bridget Jones, rushing to find out the London diarist's latest adventures, were left baffled on Thursday after pages from the autobiography of a British actor were mistakenly inserted in her new book.
Crowds of movie lovers cheered as Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's latest film "Chennai Express" screened in Cairo theatres, marking the return of Hindi cinema to Egypt after more than two decades.
Even as she lay dying, Edith Piaf carefully controlled the image that made her a star -- and 50 years after her death a legend -- in her native France and around the world.
Bridget Jones returns after a 14-year break on Thursday, in a new book which sees the famed British singleton widowed with two children but still grappling with modern life and unsuitable men.
Former Disney teen idol turned bad-girl pop star Miley Cyrus hit back Thursday at Sinead O'Connor, rebuffing advice by the Irish singer that she stop prostituting herself for music business bosses.
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.
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