Tag: age

Sidney Poitier, black actor who wrote Oscar history, dies at the age of 94

Sidney Poitier, black actor who wrote Oscar history, dies at the age of 94

Sidney Poitier, Hollywood's first great black movie star, who led the fight for racial equality in film many decades before the #OscarsSoWhite and ...
Assunta Maresca: Ex-beauty queen and first boss of the Camorra Mafia died at the age of 86

Assunta Maresca: Ex-beauty queen and first boss of the Camorra Mafia died at the age of 86

A former teenage beauty queen who shot and killed her husband's killer before becoming the boss of the Camorra mafia clan has died ...
Joan Didion, “new journalist” who explored culture and chaos, dies at the age of 87

Joan Didion, “new journalist” who explored culture and chaos, dies at the age of 87

Joan Didion, whose biting messages about California culture and the chaos of the 1960s made her a leading proponent of New Journal ...
Chinese dishwasher tycoon Xie Zhikun has died at the age of 61

Chinese dishwasher tycoon Xie Zhikun has died at the age of 61

Chinese wholesaler Xie Zhikun, whose portfolio of investments raised concerns about debt risk among tax authorities, died of a heart attack at the ...
“Unprecedented”: the fastest rate of global warming since the Ice Age

“Unprecedented”: the fastest rate of global warming since the Ice Age

Global warming has always been an issue of concern for the entire globe. In the midst of the COP26 summit, a recent revelation fr ...
South Africa’s last white president, FW de Klerk, dies at the age of 85 after battling cancer

South Africa’s last white president, FW de Klerk, dies at the age of 85 after battling cancer

South Africa's last white President Frederik Willem (FW) de Klerk died on Thursday morning at his home in Ce Town, the FW de Klerk ...
The French Church employs 3,000 child molesters over the age of 70, Commission finds

The French Church employs 3,000 child molesters over the age of 70, Commission finds

An independent commission investigating church sexual abuse in France estimates that 3,000 child molesters - two-thirds of them priests - have work ...
Space age exhibits are among the main attractions of the Zhuhai Air Show

Space age exhibits are among the main attractions of the Zhuhai Air Show

Fighter jets, missiles and space research exhibits were among the exhibits presented at China's largest air show on Sunday. The China Internationa ...