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Placido Domingo absent for Mexico music prize amid scandal

The Spaniard addresses the gala in a recorded video instead.

Who will wear the Emmy crown? New faces battle old favourites...

There is a tight race for the Emmys with newcomers challenging established series.

I deserve more Ballon d’Or awards than Messi, says Ronaldo

The Portugal captain says he is no friend of the Argentine but credited his rival for helping push him further in his own career.

Social media posts can destroy harmony, warns Maal Hijrah award recipient

He urges Muslims to always preserve the peace in the face of adverse challenges in today's Islamic world.

China says Uighur award nomination is ‘supporting terrorism’

China’s foreign ministry spokesman calls Ilham Tohti a separatist who supports extreme terrorism.

Elton John to receive France’s top honour

The singer is not expected to perform at the ceremony although he was expected to use the occasion to promote his charity work.

AirAsia wins world’s best low-cost airline award for 11th year running

The Skytrax World Airline Awards are regarded as the global benchmark for airline excellence.

England’s Sterling honoured with award for fighting racism

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.

Mahathir conferred Pakistan’s highest civilian award

The prime minister was honoured for his contributions to the UN, OIC and Asean.

Tennis player Djokovic, gymnast Biles win top Laureus awards

US golfer Tiger Woods receives the comeback of the year award.

Actress Charlotte Rampling gets lifetime achievement award at Berlin fest

She won the Berlinale 2015 festival's Silver Bear for Best Actress in her role in Andrew Haigh's romantic drama '45 Years'.

Paralympian Dik Wan wins 2018 Best Asian Male Athlete award

Mohamad Ridzuan Mohamad Puzi set a new world record at the Asian Para Games in Jakarta last October.

‘A Star Is Born’ expected to win big at Golden Globes

"Star" - and its power duo of Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper - is the movie with the most buzz heading into Sunday night.

British divers in Thai cave rescue among recipients of UK honours...

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).

South Korea foundation scraps award for Suu Kyi

The foundation said Suu Kyi's indifference to the atrocities against the Rohingya runs against the values the award stands for.

Salah retains BBC African Footballer of the Year award

The 26-year-old is just the second player after Jay-Jay Okocha to win it two years running.

Rap star Kendrick Lamar, women nominees lead Grammys race

Six of the eight 2019 nominees for Best New Artist are women.

De Niro gets tribute award at Marrakech film festival

De Niro's career began on Broadway, before he discovered cinema at age 20.

‘An Elephant Sitting Still’ wins top prize at Golden Horse

The film upset the highly touted martial-arts epic "Shadow," by veteran director Zhang Yimou.

Elvis awarded highest civilian honour at Trump ceremony

Elvis was part of seven Americans being awarded the Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honour.

‘We don’t need their prize’: Myanmar defiant as Amnesty pulls Suu...

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.

Amnesty International strips Myanmar’s Suu Kyi of ‘conscience’ award

In March, the US Holocaust Memorial Museum rescinded its top award from Suu Kyi and she has had other honours withdrawn.

Elvis, Babe Ruth, Scalia to receive US Presidential Medal of Freedom

The award is the country's highest civilian honour, and recognizes "meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States.

Mahathir conferred Japan’s highest award

The conferment is in recognition of the prime minister's contributions to strengthening bilateral ties.