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The storm over Renee Zellweger's new-look face has thrown the spotlight on one of Hollywood's eternal questions: how do you grow old in Tinseltown? The "Bridget Jones" star, who won a best supporting actress Oscar in 2004 for "Cold Mountain," appeared unrecognizable at a women in Hollywood awards show earlier last week.

ImageThere's a new demon in town, and she's hiding among the toys. "Annabelle, kicks off October's Halloween offerings at the box office with the origin story of a porcelain doll that masks a sinister secret, a spin-off from last year's Warner Bros. horror hit "The Conjuring."
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Marvel unveiled plans Tuesday for a slate of new superhero films, expanding its already wildly successful comic book universe - and breaking ground with its first solo black and female hero movies. In a surprise announcement, the studio revealed there will be a new two-part "Avengers" sequel in 2018-2019 - on top of one already scheduled for next year to follow the record-breaking 2012 original.
"You know, Sindhis call us panahagir," my phupi told me. It was sometime in the 1950s. She was married to a doctor who hailed from Mirpur Bathoro, a cultured man with a modern outlook, as all educated Sindhis of that time were. The term panahagir was not used by people like him. My aunt obviously meant it was her villager in-laws who used the term panahagir for Mohajirs. It means refugee but the tone in which it was said clearly expressed prejudice. We didn't mind because it is silly to be insulted by what simple, ignorant folk say.
A top-level sacking, harsh words from the artist's son, delays and a huge budget overrun - Paris's Picasso museum reopens its doors on Saturday amid the fallout from a fraught $71-million renovation. Just over five years after it closed for what was intended to be a two-year refurbishment, the museum - housed in a 17th-century baroque mansion in Paris's historic Marais quarter - has been extensively modernised and is more than twice its previous size.
A previously unseen letter written by Pablo Picasso, complete with sketches, has gone on display in western France. The letter, to his friend the French poet Max Jacob, comes from a private collection and is displayed at the fine arts museum in the western city of Quimper.

 



 
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Banking Review 2013


Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlySeptember
Trade Balance $-2.380 bln
Exports $2.181 bln
Imports $4.561 bln
WeeklyNovember 13, 2014
Reserves $13.268 bln