Oscar Pistorius was released from jail late, South African officials said, and will serve his remaining sentence under house arrest after spending a year behind bars for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Kazakhstani model, graphic designer and popular Instagramer Ayaulym Shalkar has presented her debut collection of minimalistic clothing.
Cuban singer Isaac Real and Kazakhstan-based Aldaspan ethnic rock band have recorded a video for their version of a well-known Kazakh folk song Kara Zhorga.
Apple will unveil an "iWatch" in September with the maker of the iPhone finally embarking on its much-rumored foray into wearable computing.
Pulitzer-prize winning journalist and activist Jose Antonio Vargas, who revealed in 2011 that he is an undocumented immigrant, was freed by US border agents after being held for several hours.
Egypt released Al-Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy, who has been on hunger strike for nearly five months in protest over his detention.
Video game publisher Bethesda Softworks on Tuesday delayed release of eagerly awaited horror action title "The Evil Within" to October.
A British journalist has been released without charge after being detained by Ukrainian authorities, the Russian TV channel employing him, RT, said.
US filmmaker Bryan Singer said Thursday he will not help promote the release of his latest "X-Men" blockbuster next month, to keep the launch free of distraction by sex abuse claims against him.
Kazakhstan feature film Harmony Lessons by Kazakhstan film director Emir Baigazin has been released in Portugal.
Bruce Springsteen's 18th studio album "High Hopes" went online in the United States Sunday, 10 days before its general release -- and on the 41st anniversary of The Boss's debut outing.
Israel freed another 26 veteran Palestinian prisoners on Wednesday, alongside US-brokered peace talks.
Kazakhstan's historical drama Zhauzhurek Myn Bala (1000 Brave Boys) directed by Akan Satayev will be released on Video on Demand in North America.
Nine Lebanese Shiite pilgrims kidnapped by rebels in Syria last year have been released, with signs that two Turkish pilots whose abduction was linked to their capture may also be freed.
A terminally ill former Black Panther, who spent 40 years in solitary confinement for murder, was set free Tuesday after a judge reversed his controversial 1974 conviction for murder.
French court has postponed its decision on the motion to release former chairman of BTA bank Mukhtar Ablyazov on bail.
US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday called for the release of two American dual citizens jailed in Iran, saying Washington was "deeply concerned" about their fate.
Egypt's toppled dictator Hosni Mubarak was transferred from prison to house arrest at a military hospital on Thursday, in a move overshadowed by a blistering crackdown against his Islamist successors.
The final batch of taped conversations secretly recorded by US president Richard Nixon and then used to help bring him down during the Watergate scandal were released on Wednesday.
Syria's main opposition group called Saturday for the immediate release of an Italian Jesuit priest who went to negotiate with jihadists and who is feared to have been taken prisoner.
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