While the famed festival kicks off with Disney-Pixar's 'Up,' other titles are far less fanciful.
While its efforts may appear excessive, China is determined to be above reproach in the wake of its failures to address SARS quickly six years ago.
A top British minister was left stammering after he was cornered during a TV appearance and asked about the campaign to allow all Gurkhas to resettle in Britain.
The Committee to Protect Journalists issued a report on the "10 Worst Countries to be a Blogger" last week, just days before World Press Freedom Day, today.
Some 35,000 members of the legendary brigade have been denied the right to retire in the country they served.
Governments adopted measures last used during the SARS crisis of 2003.