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The Arts Council of Pakistan, Karachi has given the opportunity to the youth of Karachi to prove their talent and abilities through 'I Am Karachi Youth Festival' each year held at its premises. This year the youth festival was organised in collaboration with Koocha-e-Saqafat. The aim of the festival was to revive the peaceful environment of Karachi and promote creativity among the youth of the city.
It took a decade to get to the negotiating table, and it could easily take another to finish the job, but UN talks in New York to safeguard life in the high seas finally begin in earnest Monday. The stakes could hardly be higher, experts and diplomats agree.
Design students from London's Royal College of Art have created a prototype coat that transforms into a tent or sleeping bag. They believe the garment could offer aid agencies a cheap and sustainable solution to help refugees arriving in Europe.
Superheroes are not the only ones seeking redemption in the new "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" film. Actor Ben Affleck also wanted a do-over playing a superhero after being panned in Marvel's 2003 film "Daredevil."
Standing out from Japan's myriad of girl bands can be a daunting task, but one group, the "Kamen Joshi", or "Masked Girls" in Japanese, has found the answer by hiding behind masks.
A cheer exploded as comic action hero Daredevil burst from a "war room" on the Netflix campus and dashed to nearly every country in the world the instant Friday arrived.
French director Alice Winocour and Belgian actor Matthias Schoenaerts said they drew on their own personal experiences for "Disorder", a paranoia thriller about a former soldier suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).