'1917' marches to box-office victory in North America

Entertainment News Jan 13, 2020

'1917' marches to box-office victory in North America

Universal's war drama "1917" took command of the North American box office this weekend, riding its Golden Globes success to earn an estimated $36.5 million, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations reported Sunday. The film's unexpectedly strong showing was timely, with Oscar nominations set to be announced ...

Last kaiser's heirs fight for riches once lost behind Iron Curtain

World Aug 30, 2019

Last kaiser's heirs fight for riches once lost behind Iron Curtain

A century after Germany's monarchy was abolished, some of its blue-blooded descendants are riding back into battle to reclaim what they see as their royal birthright. At stake are fabulous palaces and thousands of priceless artifacts and artworks. The fight has thrown a new spotlight on ...

Editorials Nov 10, 2018

A centennial to remember

As we mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, politicians and publics around the world must recognize that peace is fragile and it must be nurtured.

Czechs fete centenary with largest military parade since communist era

World Oct 29, 2018

Czechs fete centenary with largest military parade since communist era

The Czech Republic marked 100 years since the creation of Czechoslovakia on Sunday with the biggest military parade in its post-communist history, highlighting a weekend of celebrations. More than 4,000 military personnel took part in the event, which saw tanks and artillery roll down Evropska ...