The Spaniard addresses the gala in a recorded video instead.
There is a tight race for the Emmys with newcomers challenging established series.
The Portugal captain says he is no friend of the Argentine but credited his rival for helping push him further in his own career.
He urges Muslims to always preserve the peace in the face of adverse challenges in today's Islamic world.
China’s foreign ministry spokesman calls Ilham Tohti a separatist who supports extreme terrorism.
The singer is not expected to perform at the ceremony although he was expected to use the occasion to promote his charity work.
The Skytrax World Airline Awards are regarded as the global benchmark for airline excellence.
Raheem Sterling was recognised for his fight against racism in the sport and for using his platform to call for more action to be taken.
The prime minister was honoured for his contributions to the UN, OIC and Asean.
US golfer Tiger Woods receives the comeback of the year award.
She won the Berlinale 2015 festival's Silver Bear for Best Actress in her role in Andrew Haigh's romantic drama '45 Years'.
Mohamad Ridzuan Mohamad Puzi set a new world record at the Asian Para Games in Jakarta last October.
"Star" - and its power duo of Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper - is the movie with the most buzz heading into Sunday night.
Four of the divers were given awards for exceptional bravery while the three others were made Members of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE).
The foundation said Suu Kyi's indifference to the atrocities against the Rohingya runs against the values the award stands for.
The 26-year-old is just the second player after Jay-Jay Okocha to win it two years running.
Six of the eight 2019 nominees for Best New Artist are women.
De Niro's career began on Broadway, before he discovered cinema at age 20.
The film upset the highly touted martial-arts epic "Shadow," by veteran director Zhang Yimou.
Elvis was part of seven Americans being awarded the Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honour.
Suu Kyi's international reputation as a rights icon is in pieces and Amnesty's move is the latest in a string of rescinded accolades.
In March, the US Holocaust Memorial Museum rescinded its top award from Suu Kyi and she has had other honours withdrawn.
The award is the country's highest civilian honour, and recognizes "meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States.
The conferment is in recognition of the prime minister's contributions to strengthening bilateral ties.